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Commencement Season

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2013 | 1:11 PM

Commencement season is upon us. And although I haven't been invited to speak at a graduation, I have something to say to the class of 2013. The rest of you might find this interesting too...

[Approaches the podium to thunderous applause]

Please, please. Settle down. You are too kind. Thank...

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Happily Ever After?

(14) Comments | Posted April 7, 2013 | 5:04 PM

Every sports fan was outraged by the video of former Rutgers men's head basketball coach Mike Rice physically and verbally assaulting his players. Lebron James and New Jersey Gov. Christie spoke for most of the country when expressing anger and disappointment in the behavior of head basketball coach Mike Rice....

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March Madness: Exploitation at Its Finest

(75) Comments | Posted March 17, 2013 | 8:24 PM

March Madness is here. The passion, drama, and excitement that accompany this annual college basketball tournament season are infectious and fun. The system also happens to be incredibly lucrative.

At most Division I schools, the revenue generated by a college's football and basketball teams supports the rest of the...

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It's Time for All Jocks to Embrace Diversity

(116) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 2:58 PM

I sat down this month planning to write a post using Dr. Martin Luther King's speech about the dignity of labor to remind people of the value of unity and importance of every individual's contribution to the collective good. You know, a nice Black History Month piece no one can...

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Character Matters

(7) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 3:52 PM

In the wake of recent devastating tragedies inside and outside of the NFL family, it is easy to be overcome with anger, confusion, and most of all, disappointment. Trying to understand what drives some people to make astoundingly callous decisions continues to perplex and dishearten me, as an American citizen...

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We Must Accept and Learn From Our Past -- Not Drown in It

(24) Comments | Posted February 28, 2011 | 3:56 PM

"Hey, you boys play ball?"

It rolled off her Alabama tongue almost as easy as "War Eagle," the battle cry of her favorite team, the reigning national champion Auburn Tigers. That question interrupted a debate in the lobby of the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis between Chester Pitts, player and...

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