A champion is someone who surpasses all rivals or fights for a cause on behalf of another. NFL Safety Jordan Kovacs, who is the poster boy for "Make your dreams come true" is an example of the former.
The real problem lies in the fact that not only have people criticized this young man for his mistakes made during his development period as a person, not as a quarterback, but they have taken shots at him for trying to better himself.
High-profile cases and serious accusations make headlines. The best way we, as a global community, can stand up for victims and show that sexual assault, rape and dating abuse are not tolerable is by preventing it in the first place.
The controversy surrounding the Washington football team name is in some ways a bellwether. Americans do not know enough about our shared history even to be properly offended at the lack of an inclusive narrative that illuminates the history of this continent in all of its complexity.
The overall impression is that the franchise is now in the hands of football savvy, mature, grownups. There are no signs of former GM John Idzik's catastrophic draft cluelessness. By all accounts, the NY Jets had a great draft this year that was universally praised.
The race organizer tried to physically throw her out of the race, but she successfully completed the marathon.
Marcus Mariota is the next in line of Hawai'i football greats. But unlike his forebears, he has catapulted his state -- his people -- into a spotlight where the beam shines much brighter.
Jerry Rice is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in the history of the National Football League. In addition to winning three Super Bo...
Parents need know that times are a changing. The NFL and the youth organizations have heard your concerns about player safety and are taking actions to address them. As a result, youth football is getting a long overdue makeover.
Floyd Mayweather has a history of violence and brutality -- and not just inside the ring. I'm talking about a history of battering women that spans more than 12 years. It's time we all do our part to stop domestic violence. Let's face the issue and make a decision that will send a message.
As NFL Draft activities kick off, let's not forget what's happening -- or not happening -- in school gymnasiums, parks, and backyards across the country.
In many ways, Winston represents the perfect reputation zeitgeist for the NFL. He's an awesome football player with perceived character issues. That makes him less likable, and in the case of some Tampa Bay fans -- particularly women -- he hurts the overall experience.
My first (and final) mock draft for 2015's class does not take into account any trades that may happen before or during the draft, and takes into account team needs and overall talent projections that I've accumulated from a variety of sources.
For those who see the advantages to rehabilitation and redemption, be it from one horrible mistake or a deeply-rooted lifetime of wickedness, you should be hoping that Rice's hometown team, the New York Giants, puts him on their roster today.
As the 2015 NFL Draft quickly approaches, the same troubling question seems to permeate the potential pool of prospects every year: how well can one actually judge the character of a college student?
After wrapping up that marijuana infused marathon, executive producer Gary Cohen says he's hooked.