"Sweetheart, where are your parents?" I can't even count on my fingers the amount of times I have heard this statement from a security guard at sport...
Remove the athletes and you remove the profit. Without the athletes, there is no college sports. There are no huge sponsorships from big companies like Nike. The coaches with their million dollar contracts have no one to coach. There is no revenue in ticket sales.
Many people make a career predicting what will happen in sports. Sage users have predicted bold upsets, Super Bowl winners, MVPs and more for 2016. Agree or disagree, we're in for another great year in sports!
Why did I need to be put in line? Because I needed to be shocked out of my extravagant college expectations, which had been influenced by stereotypical "college" stories told by people reminiscing about their "glory days." My initial expectations had been clouded by this way of thinking: I shouldn't be in my dorm room every night; rather, I should be out partying every chance I get.
All three New Zealanders are quality skilled big men and all have a very high potential. It's the first time such high level Division I prospects from New Zealand will head to the USA at more or less the same time.
Paying athletes salaries as university employees is impractical, given the complex set of ancillary issues that option raises. However, allowing college athletes to receive money from outside the athletic department is much more straightforward.
I wish I could follow it all more casually, that I could watch a game, talk trash with my friends and cheer when my team scores. And when it's over, it's over. That's the dream: reaping the good without suffering the bad. But being a fan doesn't work that way.
You know those triumphant stories that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? This is one of them.
Last month, the football coach at Rutgers University got into trouble following allegations that he tried to pressure a part-time faculty member into raising a player's grade. Which raises the question: Rutgers has a football team?
Permanent dynasties are exactly what American sports leagues are trying to prevent. They are trying to create a level playing field and give everyone a chance to win: and that's exactly what socialism is all about. See, Americans already are socialists at heart.
Given the high rate of sexual assault by athletes, colleges have an enhanced duty to ensure that athletes are not given special privileges exempting them from federal legal mandates. It is high time that athletic departments and colleges enforced Title IX, fully.
One conversation that can't be ignored is the economics of college football. In an age when the NCAA is facing multiple lawsuits challenging its standard of amateurism, conversations about college football must consider the money that the sport generates.
The economic model of college athletics is going to change in the coming years. But change certainly isn't always bad. In this case, it will be good. The games will remain exciting and, most importantly, college sports will be more fair and just for the athletes creating the product.
Louisville trial lawyer Sheila Hiestand is 6 foot tall, outgoing and vivacious. She has the total inner confidence that made her a Hall of Fame college basketball player and now one of Kentucky's top trial attorneys.
Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.
As with everything, it depends how you define the question. If "post moves" is--as I believe it is--the ability to conjure up a sequence of basic post fundamentals into much larger, connected, evolving, and unique combinations, then this is what I have to say about that: