• Tailgating Causes Trouble at Reliant Park

    by Andrew Cohen October 2010

    The game-day tradition of tailgating by fans without tickets is a problem for the Houston Texans.

  • Duck!

    by Paul Steinbach December 2009

    As a University of Oregon senior majoring in sociology, Katelynn Johnson probably knew something about mob mentality even before she was rendered unconscious by a full water bottle anonymously launched from within the masses at the University of Arizona's football stadium last month.

  • Still, They'll Be Limited to One 3-Ounce Container of Hair Oil

    by Andrew Cohen October 2009

    The Vancouver 2010 Integrated Security Unit has announced that Sikhs will be permitted to carry ceremonial daggers less than 7.5 inches in length to the Winter Games. The dagger, called a kirpan, is one of the articles of faith that all observant Sikhs must wear, which include uncut hair, a wooden comb to secure the hair (worn in combination with a turban), an iron bracelet and a cotton singlet.

  • Author of Death At the Ballpark Shares Views On Fan Safety

    by Paul Steinbach September 2008

    The co-author of Death at the Ballpark shares his views on fan-safety issues.

  • Storm Fronts

    by Paul Steinbach April 2006

    Schools strategize their defenses against the dangers of postgame celebrations.

  • Sporting Events and Booze a Volatile Mix

    by Paul Steinbach September 2004

    Sporting events and alcohol can make for a volatile mix unless management strategies exist to ensure the safety of all in attendance

  • Appetite for Destruction

    by Paul Steinbach September 2003

    What factors feed students' desire to riot after their team's significant wins and losses? Campus administrators are sifting through the ashes for answers.

  • Securing Sports Facilities, Post-9/11

    by Andrew Cohen November 2001

    By now the images of terror and destruction, so familiar that they replay daily in the minds of many, have lost a little of their power to shock and awe. Americans - unexpected witnesses to a yearlong salvage operation in lower Manhattan, a crippled economy nationwide and the prospect of a war that promises no tidy resolution - have begun to steel themselves for a future very different from the one they might have imagined on Sept. 10.