Tianlang Guan Shouldn’t Be Babied at the Masters

Tianlang Guan Shouldn’t Be Babied at the Masters

I’ve seen and heard comments from people who were outraged that 14-year-old Tianlang Guan almost missed the cut at the Masters, after being penalized one stroke for slow play Friday. They’ve been crying about it being “unprecedented” for somebody to actually receive the penalty instead of just receiving repeated warnings, and claiming that rules officials are […]

The Culture of Homophobia: Why We’re Years Away From Having An Openly Gay Professional Athlete

The Culture of Homophobia:  Why We’re Years Away From Having An Openly Gay Professional Athlete

Some barriers take time to cross.  Just ask Jackie Robinson. On Thursday, Mediatakeout.com, a website that bills itself as “The Most Visited Urban Website In The World” released three photos of NFL safety Kerry Rhodes on vacation.  The first photo taken had a picture of Rhodes with his arm around another man on a boat. […]

Pro Bowl switching to “Draft” format – Nobody Cares

Pro Bowl switching to “Draft” format – Nobody Cares

Apparently, the NFL is likely to move to a “draft” format for the Pro Bowl starting in 2014, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora who cites “league sources.” The draft format would possibly consist of team captains picking players for each team after fan voting is complete. The league hopes this would […]