Defense Rules At The Top of the NFL Draft

Defense Rules At The Top of the NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this year across three days in late April. On Thursday, April 27, the first round takes place, with the best football prospects in the country being selected. The top of this year’s draft is interesting for a number of reasons. The Cleveland Browns have two of […]

Should Sports Be A Platform For Political Discussions?

Should Sports Be A Platform For Political Discussions?

For generations, sports stars have enjoyed the ability to use their celebrity for political purposes. Whether they make headlines by helping to break racial stereotypes, like Gold Medalist Jesse Owens at the Olympic Games in Berlin, or utilize athletic ceremonies as a forum for protest, like sprinters Wayne Collett and Vince Mathews did at the 1972 […]

NFL Likely to Hire 17 Full-Time Officials

NFL Likely to Hire 17 Full-Time Officials

It appears the NFL will soon be taking significant steps to improve officiating. According to Troy Vincent, the NFL’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations, the league will likely be hiring 17 full-time officials for the 2016-17 season. In addition to allowing officials to commit adequate time for training and consultation, the hiring of full-time […]

Can the NFL Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence?

Can the NFL Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence?

Within the NFL, many of the players have been accused or arrested for domestic violence. In several instances, the only way that accusations can be verified is through eyewitness testimony or video surveillance substantiating the victim’s claims. If neither is available, many victims are left in a “he said, she said” scenario, which usually favors the NFL […]

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