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January 30, 2023

By Greg Wilson

SSI was privileged to screen the movie “Behind the Shield: The Power & Politics of the NFL,” which deals with the reality of politics in the NFL at the Wexner Center for…

January 25, 2023

By Lauryn Luderman

There are few better ways to acknowledge the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., than spending an afternoon with NFL and Buckeye star Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State…

January 21, 2023

After Damar Hamlin’s tragic football injury, there was renewed interest in the safety and appropriateness of tackle football.

OSU sociology PhD candidate Mariah Warner and associate…

January 21, 2023

By Lauryn Luderman

SSI Assistant Director Ryan Ruddy and the Ohio State’s Sports Analytics Association visited the Columbus Metropolitan Library Friday to help school-age children to learn…

January 18, 2023

By Lauryn Luderman

After the death of Mahsa Amini, killed in police custody after her arrest for improperly wearing her hijab, protests erupted throughout Iran and were even prevalent in…

January 18, 2023

SSI is honored to have supported and contributed to research in a variety of forms and over many topics. Here is our annual report of research productivity.

SSI Affiliate Research Awards…

January 5, 2023

Injuries are an unfortunate part of any sport – none more so than in the NFL, where players can be felled in front of a TV audience in the tens of millions.

December 15, 2022

A limited number of SSI Student Research Grants will be awarded to graduate students who commit to conducting sports and society research with an SSI faculty affiliate from Summer 2023 through…

November 15, 2022

The Aspen Institute’s Project Play initiative today released "State of Play 2022," the seventh edition of its annual report, which this year features work from SSI affiliate Dawn Anderson-Butcher…