Category Archives: soccer

Lending an ear

(Note: This appeared in the print edition of The Charlotte Observer on Thursday, Aug. 21) Charlotte Eagles midfielder Wells Thompson said he was having a little trouble hearing the interviewer’s questions after his team’s 2-0 victory over Orlando City Soccer … Continue reading

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No photography allowed

I don’t have a problem with a sports organization wanting to exert some control over its image. In my graduate class in Public Relations in Wingate University’s Sport Management program we spend some time talking about “reputation management”.But too much … Continue reading

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Notes from a "friendly"

It’s always interesting to me when cultures meet. Soccer has always seemed to me to be an especially good setting for that. So, having had the experience of living and working in England for 3-1/2 months a couple of years … Continue reading

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On doing the right thing

It’s been a weekend for thinking about the meaning of “the right thing.” In the summer school session that starts tomorrow, I’m teaching what’s probably my favorite course, Media Law and Ethics. The “ethics” part of that title always presents … Continue reading

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