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.
He's not the only one who ever broke a collarbone playing football. (Hint. Hint.) ...
I was propped up in the Emergency Room at Long Island College Hospital, my right leg swollen, a bull's eye forming underneath my calf from a tick bite when I decided to audition for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. As a 52-year-old mother of two, I figured my odds of making the team were good and that this mid-life crisis was going to be easier than my first.
In only his second season, the Houston Christian head coach is not your average football coach. Coach Bowman was kind enough to share insight into how he's repeatedly helped turn programs around.
Whether they are on the staffs of senators or congressmen, or work in the myriad halls of cabinet departments and federal agencies, a large number find themselves on the short end of the stick with little recourse.
The first and most obvious argument in favor of keeping Rex past 2013 lies in coming to grips with just how emphatically his team has defied "expert" analysts' expectations this season.
In a statement released today, the National Football League has expressed its utter bewilderment and confusion over the fact that some of its players act like complete assholes.
As Texas A&M and Georgia have proven in the past two seasons, attacking Alabama with multiple, physical weapons and a fast pace is the best way to stay in the game with the Crimson Tide.
Where are the real tough guys in football? I want to see the "real men" who have heart and courage. I am not talking about heroics on the field. I am talking about the guys willing to stand up and say bullying should not be tolerated anywhere in football.
Although few defend Richie Incognito's alleged treatment of offensive line teammate, Jonathan Martin, some NFL players have blamed Martin for deserting his team and publicly criticizing a teammate.
October is both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month; yet you would never know this as the NFL only promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pink gloves, pink shoes, pink goalposts, pink towels, pink jerseys and even pink "eye-black."