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Rules, they are a-changing

Rules, they are a-changing
April 23, 2013

Football is a violent game that children, as young as five years old, are playing. Safety is crucial when such young kids participate in football. I don’t think safety regulations should start with the...

It’s time to come out

It's time to come out
April 2, 2013

Gareth Thomas Welsh, a professional rugby player, and Justin Fashanu, a fútbol player, are the only two male athletes to come out as gay while playing their respective sport. Fashanu, who came out...

Combine Complications

Combine Complications
March 12, 2013

After watching the NFL scouting combine last week I thought to myself. “Why is this important?” Does a good 40 time show what kind of football player you are, or just that you’re a good athlete? Being...

NCAA goes too far

NCAA goes too far
February 27, 2013

The NCAA have overstepped their boundaries a few times in the past decade, but some of the most recent sanctions they have levied have been the harshest, while not having to do much with sports. Student...

The media “catfishing” for a story

The media
February 13, 2013

If you haven’t heard about the man who was runner up for the Heisman trophy, Manti Te’o has been hoaxed, or at least he says so. The story of the senior linebacker from Notre Dame, who lost his grandmother...

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