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All cover photos are courtesy of The Lantern and its photographers: Mackenzie Shanklin is a third-year journalism major with a minor in both photography and media production and analysis. She is from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and is currently the photo editor at The Lantern. Christian Harsa is a first-year psychology student with a minor in photography. He is from Twinsburg, Ohio, and is the current assistant photography editor at The Lantern.

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August 11, 2022

Here’s another good reason for kids to participate in organized sports: They can develop the “grit” that helps them overcome challenges as adults, a new study suggests.

Grit is defined as…

July 19, 2022

At least 50 high school football players in the U.S. have died from heat stroke after falling ill on the field in the past 25 years. And high school athletes in other sports are not immune from…

June 23, 2022

Congratulations to SSI Affiliate and OSU Sport Management Prof. Kwame Agyemang for being recently awarded with a 2021 Best Paper honor from the Sport Management Education Journal.

His co-…

June 22, 2022

Allowing fights among players in the National Hockey Leagues does not deter greater violence in the modern game, according to a new study.

In fact, teams and players that fight more often…

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Associate Professor
Trevon Logan
Hazel C. Youngberg Distinguished Professor of Economics
Associate Professor of Sport Management
Yana Hashamova
Professor, Chair: Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures