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 […]

Will More Patriots Boycott The White House Visit?

Will More Patriots Boycott The White House Visit?

As is the custom, following their narrow victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, the New England Patriots were invited to meet with the President at the White House. So far, 6 members of the team have publicly declined the invitation, and it’s possible more may join them. This is the largest number of players […]

Super Bowl LI Proves Politics Are Unavoidable Under Trump

Super Bowl LI Proves Politics Are Unavoidable Under Trump

As the Super Bowl festivities began, 500 people gathered at Hermann Park in Houston. They marched through the street cutting a path straight towards NRG Stadium, where the Patriots faced off against the Falcons. This is Super Bowl LI; but, in the era of Trump, politics overshadows everything. Before the big game, many football fans lamented the fact that they’d […]

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 […]

Athletes Honor Martin Luther King in the Age of Trump

Athletes Honor Martin Luther King in the Age of Trump

MLK Day celebrations took center stage during most of the sporting events Monday night. In the NFL, players from around the league honored the fallen civil rights leader by sharing quotes and videos on social media. In fact, the NFL itself joined in this effort, tweeting out a link to a piece about influential African-American football players. The same […]