Lurie, when asked at Philadelphia Magazine's Thinkfest conference, argued that football is not dangerous at the NFL level, despite the record $870 million settlement that the NFL agreed to pay former players.
According to Hawking, there exists an entire universe that is based on that innocuous bread choice. Somewhere, in a galaxy far, far away, you are eating sourdough toast and Virginia stops Virginia Tech at the 42 yard line and walks away with the win.
The dramatic circumstances of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases raise the issue of which aspects of an athlete's private life should be subject to public awareness and judgment.
Back when the Arizona Cardinals were 7-1 and had the best record in the entire NFL, I wrote a piece here entitled "Why We Shouldn't Trust the Arizona Cardinals' Early Success" and was generally bashed for my stance and analysis.
On November 26th, the nation's highest-profile pollster -- Nate Silver of the New York Times -- gave ten teams a better chance of making the inaugural College Football Playoff than the University of Wisconsin.
WARNING: This long-term effect of this game is lethal to civilization on Earth. Only we can prevent it.
Will you make a difference in someone's life this Thanksgiving weekend? Beyond the football, the turkey, family and friends, will you take the time to make someone's day?
I shouldn't have been surprised when I was asked what separates a sport from something else. I answered by paraphrasing Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's attempt to define obscenity: I'm not sure what a sport is, but I know it when I see it.
So men, think about this. Imagine being old and trotting around an oxygen tank. You no longer inspire the fear you could pretend was respect, and when you die no one comes to your funeral because no one loves you.
As someone who has dedicated his life to preparing his students to live active and full lives, I can't bite my tongue any longer. I can't remain silen...
In November, football is at a fever pitch in America at every level of the sport – in high school bleachers, collegiate stadiums and professional do...
As long as sports are interesting to viewers, leagues turn a blind eye and players fail to hold their peers accountable. Ultimately, the responsibility to ostracize those who systematically abuse their positions as superstars and act above the law falls upon the fans.
Amir Bar-Lev's documentary, Happy Valley, about the Penn State sex scandal that unfolded from mid-2011 to 2012, may surprise people.
We need to help young people make healthy choices and engage in healthy activities. This means investing in programs that encourage safe and age appropriate exploration of health and sexuality, making such programs accessible to all of our city's children and youth.
I found five QBs who fit the profile of Griffin: first-time starting QBs with extremely high efficiency scores who suddenly and precipitously fell off over the span of just two years.
I don't know how to cook food, but I have a new recipe called Andra Fuller. This guy is educated, good looking AND funny. I know, right? Where'd he come from?! Step aside, people! Yeah, that means you. I'm in line first.