Friday, September 17, 2010

Replay in Baseball

Daryl sends me a link to an article by Jason Stark in ESPN.com about instituting replay in baseball. The article includes an argument against the "human element" anti-replay line of thinking. Since we have discussed it before, especially in connection to soccer, I wanted to post it here for your comments. If you have any...

P.S. I still think even balls and strikes should be called electronically...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Sports, Risk, and Parental Rights

Here's a post from an occasional contributor, Sven Wilson, a Political Science professor who writes here about letting children play dangerous sports, like football, motocross, etc.

http://pileusblog.wordpress.com/2010/09/04/parental-rights-and-risk-management/

After going to a high school football game Friday night and seeing the surgeon on the sidelines, a dozen players on the bench with crutches, and an ambulance conspicuously parked right next to the field, I was thinking along these lines, too.