In the past decade the consequences of violent sport are being revealed as much more serious than previously thought, or at least previously admitted.
The NFL just agreed to pay out $765 million for injury settlements, medical monitoring, and care for former players who suffered concussions and other brain injuries. While the NCAA may be turning a blind eye, college athletes are starting to take notice.
When Miami Dolphin Jonathan Martin complained he was bullied by teammate Richie Incognito, the public chose sides in a way we have not seen before in recent bullying stories.
Before you start accepting invitations to football viewing parties, there are some etiquette guidelines you may want to verse yourself in to ensure you'll be a good guest.
With three AFC North teams boasting a rather hilarious 4-6 record, the division is kind of wide open, and the Steelers actually have a shot at redeeming what began as a truly horrific season.
The reality is that most players don't need to change how they hold the ball because there's nothing wrong with how they hold the ball. It's worth noting that Tiki Barber had an actual fumbling problem before he changed the style in which he held the ball.
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.
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.
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.