In the America of today, pro football is king. But what of tomorrow? Is there to be a continuation of this unbridled success? I think not.
What happens next? Presumably, either the school will see reason or they'll put the students in a position where they'll have to pursue legal options to defend their rights.
There's no better feeling than winning with a group of men that you consider to be your brothers, who will take time out of their busy schedules so that we can bond and keep gelling to make this run. One day, one week, one game at a time...
The media has consistently been all over this story since it surfaced, and we at TheLegalBlitz.com thought it best to call in the pros for a proper analysis of some of the sports law issues at hand.
Running into old friends often brings up mixed feelings. Fond recollections. Unfinished business. Bad memories. Petty rivalries. Insecurities. Unrequited love. That's the range of emotions and dynamics in this follow-up film to the 1999 romantic comedy.
Two weeks ago in this same feature, we projected Oklahoma State's upset win over Texas Tech. This week, Oklahoma State is getting too much credit as a three point favorite on the road against one of the most experienced and hottest teams in the country.
When I was a child, my father once yelled at me, "Grow up and be a man!" That statement echoed in my head all throughout my life. Be a man! But what is a man? If I liked football more, would I then be a man? What is masculinity?
I always find it obnoxious and condescending when someone tells me I can't possible know what something is like because I haven't experienced it. I realized most parents take the same attitude with non-parents, and it's equally obnoxious and condescending. But that doesn't make it false.
Rich Cohen stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, to talk about his new book, Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Foo...
Did anyone notice that October was National Bullying Prevention Month? Apparently the Miami Dolphins did not get the memo.
In order to effectively respond to and prevent bullying among youth and similar behaviors among adults we must not lump them all in the same pot.
We need to ask ourselves why the cries of Jonathon Martin took so long to hear. Where were his teammates, coaches, and the rest of people in the Dolphins organization?
The Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin incident -- both on and off the field -- reveals a culture where the "rules of the game" at best tolerated and at worst endorsed a "Wild West" culture of meanness, hazing, bullying and anything-goes.
Thousands of people are spending time, energy and money on a team's nickname, while the depressing plight of Native Americans on reservations today is basically ignored.
Football is a sport that people are passionate about. Boys still want to play. What's a parent or a coach to do? My suggestion: read Carla Killough McClafferty's brilliant book Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-or-Break Moment.
Coming into Sunday, with a contest between two teams that had a combined five wins, well, you knew it was going to be an absolute thriller. Just kidding. It wasn't. But the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to bounce back from a humiliating 55-point, 610-yard loss last week.