On Sept. 30, myself, along with four other students at the University of Georgia came together to write a letter on behalf of the UGA Jewish community in response to the University scheduling Homecoming on Yom Kippur.
Just like school districts had to do with segregation in Brown v. Board of Education, the NFL should have to explain why it's OK to treat Natives different than every other race.
ESPN has the responsibility to report on the issues surrounding our favorite sports, and sometimes, unfortunately, those happen to be moral and legal issues. However, it is not ESPN's responsibility to uncover facts and break stories.
"What are the major social risks in my business?" and "Who are the partners I need to help mitigate that risk substantively and publicly?" and "What's the public policy goal we can partner around?"
Every generation has its own collective character, its likes and dislikes, its passions and indifferences. While baseball was tops in my dad's day and football in mine, many youth today are embracing soccer as the new "in" sport.
Why not take the incredible brand you have built, the media might that you command, and the economic muscle that you generate and commit the NFL to being a force for positive social change?
Its seems that the defensive end of the Houston Texans, JJ Watt, can do it all this season. Not only is he a feared one-man wrecking crew on the defensive front, but he's even making an impact on the other side of the ball.
According to an unpublished study by two University of Vanderbilt researchers, college coaches are worth the money because of the revenue these coaches bring to the university. The study reaches this conclusion by comparing the salaries paid to college football coaches to the salaries paid to CEOs of public companies.
Back in 1975, the Federal Communications Commission put a rule in place that says cable companies can't carry games that have been blacked out locally, and that rule was eventually extended to satellite TV providers as well.
September is usually a time in American sports when devoted sports fans are treated to both baseball pennant races and the start of the NFL season. Traditionally, it's a time when stars are born and veterans build their legacies.
Michigan quarterback Shane Morris took a brutal hit during a game this weekend. That should have been the end of the story.
As it stands, the Redskins' 1-3 start isn't even the most painful part of their 2014 season. Instead, the team has been dog-piled by bad publicity even before the season began. Embracing the story of the Hominy Indians could be the perfect solution.
When we're kicking back at a football game, many of us reach for one thing: beer.
Unfortunately, a day of overeating is typically followed by setbacks such as fatigue, headaches, and lack of energy. This can be attributed to processed foods and beverages that contain high amounts of sugar and sodium.
By learning about the science of childhood adversity, and following the lead of many other organizations that are becoming trauma-informed, the NFL could have players whose families are happier and healthier, it could have better players.
The NFL has put the final touches on a new drug policy. This new policy, which is the first major update since the last policy in 2010, is between the NFL Players Association and the NFL. The significant changes are with regard to HGH (Human Growth Hormone) testing and marijuana use.