MIKE AUSTIN

Mike Austin teaches philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University. He is author and editor of several books, including The Olympics and Philosophy, and he writes the “Ethics for Everyone” blog for Psychology Today. Mike is on Twitter at @michaelwaustin

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When Sports Go Bad, How Can Fans Be Good?
When Sports Go Bad, How Can Fans Be Good?
Does putting on our team's shirt mean that we cover up our sense of right and wrong? With the NFL engulfed in scandal over players' off-field offenses and wavering leadership by league officials, four of our writers discuss the line between fan loyalty and individual morality.
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
Winner of six consecutive wrestling titles, Milo of Croton was one of most celebrated athletes of the ancient Olympics. He was known for his great strength as well as his great appetite – it was said he could eat forty pounds of food and drink eight quarts of wine at a single meal.
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