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The Guide to Administrative Fair Play (the “Guide”) was created by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) for the purpose of providing sport administrators with a reference to Read more >

Examining the criteria that constitute an aesthetic experience while viewing a sporting event may sound abstract to the point of being academic (well, it is), but doing so may hold the key to Read more >

This Essay examines how professional sports leagues address (apparently increasing) criminal activity by players off of the field or court. It analyzes the power of professional sports leagues Read more >

The following provides general information for the public and members of Sport Organizations on how conflict and dispute resolution operates within sport.  Specific and definitive procedures are Read more >

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >

Using ADR to Resolve Collegiate Professional and Sport Business Disputes Read more >


Audio

A look at track & field doping issues and some structural considerations. Track & Field Doping Issues Read more >

Tom Jernstedt of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee joined SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, for a conversation on the history of college playoffs and the newly implemented college Read more >

In this episode of SCI Talk, we explore the NBA with Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. He discusses issues and perspectives concerning the NBA, and some of the developing ideas and concepts Read more >


Books

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >


Case Simulations

This multiparty negotiation simulation features 10 roles and can be played by 10 or more participants. It is an excellent simulation as an advanced topic after students have learned some of the Read more >


Case Studies

Why is the popularity of soccer growing by so many measures while television ratings remain stagnant? In this video, Dr. Ken Pendleton and SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, explore what changes from Read more >

A look at track & field doping issues and some structural considerations. Track & Field Doping Issues Read more >

Comprehensive report regarding the Miami Dolphins and locker room culture involving Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin, and others. Read the Report To The National Football League Concerning Read more >


Documentaries

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >


Tools

Both indirect and direct costs are critical to understand to fully embrace the importance of managing conflict in this $70B industry. This knowledge and skill set represents core Read more >

Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses Read more >

The Guide to Administrative Fair Play (the “Guide”) was created by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) for the purpose of providing sport administrators with a reference to Read more >


Videos

Why is the popularity of soccer growing by so many measures while television ratings remain stagnant? In this video, Dr. Ken Pendleton and SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, explore what changes from Read more >

Joshua Gordon and Ken Pendleton discuss the latest push for NCAA athletes to unionize and some of the things to consider. Read more >

Professor Gil Fried, University of New Haven Sports Management Department and Executive Director of Patron Management discussed fan violence and issues of liability. About Gil Fried: Professor Read more >

Dr. Ken Pendleton and SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, examine some of the challenges in understanding and preventing issues related to locker room culture. “Unfortunately, this is a lot more okay in Read more >

John Zinsser discusses ways in which professional and intercollegiate athletic programs manage conflict and how an Ombuds model might work as a viable alternative. Key Points on Organizational Read more >

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >

Discussion on violence in football. Read more >

You Can Play is supported by athletes of all levels and fans in the fight for respect in sports. Read more >


Weblinks

The sports industry has long utilized alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to resolve a wide range of sports-related disputes, including the administration of cases arising from sports at the Read more >

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is an institution independent of any sports organization which provides for servic­es in order to facilitate the settlement of sports-related disputes Read more >

The Outside the Lines team investigates important trends and topics in sports. Read more >

The International Olympic Academy functions as a multicultural interdisciplinary centre that aims at studying, enriching and promoting Olympism. The foundation of such an institution was inspired Read more >

Jason Belzer writes some of the more well-developed pieces on the business of sports. Click here to access his articles. Read more >

This is the website of the National Association of Sports Officials. There is a special report on this site called “Officials & Independent Contractor Status” that deals with the history of Read more >

NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement (Highlights) Read more >

Here is the PDF of the 2011-20 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Collective Bargaining Agreement Read more >

Troy Vincent’s organization focusing on athlete development on and off the field. Read more >

Olympic.org: Official website of the Olympic Movement Read more >

From WKCR 89.9 FM NY Date Broadcast: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 January’s installment of our series with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) features John Zinsser, Read more >

Official site of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Read more >

Sport BC’s resource library is for sport administrators to find how-tos, toolkits and guides to help inform the operations and activities of sport organizations Read more >

The Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG) is an inter-governmental policy initiative whose aim is to promote the integration of Sport for Development and Peace Read more >

Sport Resolutions is the independent not-for-profit dispute resolution service for sport in the United Kingdom. Read more >

SportAccord’s mission is to UNITE and SUPPORT its members in the co-ordination and protection of their common aims and interests, while conserving and respecting their autonomy. SportAccord is Read more >

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida “serves as a comprehensive resource for issues related to gender and race in amateur, collegiate and Read more >

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is the national anti-doping organization for the Olympic movement in the United States. The U.S. Congress recognized USADA as “the official anti-doping Read more >

Using ADR to Resolve Collegiate Professional and Sport Business Disputes Read more >

“Provide independent advice to athletes at no cost about the applicable provisions of the Ted Steven’s Olympic Amateur Sports Act and constitution and bylaws of the United States Read more >

WADA was established in 1999 as an international independent agency composed and funded equally by the sport movement and governments of the world. Its key activities include scientific research, Read more >