Instead of passing blame, the NCAA should be instituting athletic health care standards across all collegiate sports.
I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend last weekend throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference foe Alabama.
I think you and I are exactly alike in practically every way. We both live in New York City. We both like Auburn. We both enjoy biking. We both wear cargo shorts even though every single other person in the world thinks they're stupid. You were in Blood Diamond and I want one.
Local organizers in Charleston, South Carolina are pushing the NCAA to allow them to bring a Bowl Game to the Lowcountry. Bowl Games bring money and exposure to the cities that host them, and unlike larger, multi-day events, no real problems.
The NCAA has delegated the concussion issue to schools as a strategy to avoid any legal liability and potential financial losses. Meanwhile, the NCAA continues to rake in billions of dollars from television and other sources through its revenue-at-all-costs policies.
Why does an organization formed when the idea of paying money to attend a sporting event was in its infancy still operate under the same (now completely out-of-context) model?
While many journalists are understandably questioning the ethics of recruiting athletes so young, we must also keep our eye on the ball with regard to the physical impact such a practice may produce.
The NCAA and President Mark Emmert seem incapable of reorienting college athletics within higher education as a positive component of the campus experience, instead embarking on a Darwinian chase for revenue. Student welfare and development is no longer the priority but an afterthought.
College football is arguably the most popular sport at the nation's colleges and universities. Like every area of higher education, finding the right blend of diversity on the football field is a challenge.
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Notre Dame is undefeated, and that counts for something. However, this year's Irish are the least impressive undefeated team in recent memory.
In the midst of college conference realignments and billion dollar media deals the plight of student athletes sometimes does not receive the focus that it should.
The 2012 college football season is well underway, and the usual dominant teams are crushing opponents in the march to one of the two coveted spots in the BCS Championship game.
Unless the media decides to take note of their lack of high quality non-conference schedules, the SEC will still be claiming "good losses" to teams like this year's Arkansas or Auburn.
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