University of California Football Team Admits Fault in Player Death

University of California Football Team Admits Fault in Player Death

This was something that could have been avoided. This seems to be the message this week after court proceedings put the onus of blame square on the University of California at Berkeley football team for the February 7, 2014 death of Ted Agu, a walk-on linebacker who collapsed during an off-season workout and who was later […]

Year-In-Review: 5 Sporting Moments That Went Beyond The Playing Field

Year-In-Review:  5 Sporting Moments That Went Beyond The Playing Field

Each year, there are a number of events where the worlds of sports and politics inevitably collide and the year 2015 was no exception.  Throughout the year there were a number of happenings where either athletes or a game itself became bigger than simply a one-time sporing event.  It was these moments we now choose […]

Year-In-Review: 10 Sports Grinches That Made Headlines in 2015

Year-In-Review:  10 Sports Grinches That Made Headlines in 2015

As we look back on the 2015 year in sports, we will look back on a year that was remarkable in many ways:  We had the first four-team BCS playoff in college football, a controversial lead up to a remarkable Super Bowl, an NBA champion led by the new face of the league, an NHL team […]

Two Missouri legislators seek to suppress Freedom of Speech among Student-Athletes

Two Missouri legislators seek to suppress Freedom of Speech among Student-Athletes

Republican Rick Brattin of the Missouri House of Representatives has proposed a bill that would remove the scholarship of any student who “calls, incites, supports or participates in any strike.” Brattin’s bill was inspired by the protests at the University of Missouri. For those who haven’t been following the Mizzou protests, several of the school’s […]

One Year After Rule Changes, NCAA Athletes Are Finally Allowed to Eat Vegetables

One Year After Rule Changes, NCAA Athletes Are Finally Allowed to Eat Vegetables

Rejoice! Student-athletes are finally allowed to eat vegetables as snacks. Which, I’m sure, is the news they’ve all been waiting to hear. Shockingly, until 2014 the NCAA rules regarding nutrition banned schools from providing snacks other than bagels, nuts, fruit and peanut butter. That rule was changed a year ago, shortly after NBA point guard Shabazz Napier claimed […]