The shame should really be on all of us, not just Richard Sherman. Sportsmanship should be the topic, with an emphasis on respect.
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The alarming rate of dementia and suicides among NFL players hasn't stopped parents from sending off their 7-year-old boys to football camps so that they may someday get into the leagues. When it comes to football, common sense does not apply.
Ironically, the same folk that are calling Sherman a thug are the same folk that called Jonathan Martin a "sissy" for taking a professional and personal stand against harassment.
Most of the time, we would rather avoid uncomfortable truths that are right in front of our eyes because they force us to reflect on the things we hold dear.
If an incredibly talented, emotional player like Sherman should be forced to mute himself to fit into the conventional wisdom of how a professional athlete should behave, then what's the point of having sideline interviews or post-game interviews to begin with?
The various lawsuits have been filed in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. On the forefront of concussion litigation, and a Missouri attorney himself, is Paul D. Anderson.
Sherman ruined Sunday's game for fans who yearn for the sportsmanship and decency that once marked the conduct of sports.
Don't get me wrong. I completely respect the Chilis body of work, but there had to have been a more cohesive and suitable act available. How on earth did the NFL come to that weird combination in the first place?
Sherman, in his brash, egotistical mini-monologue is neither a hero nor a villain. He's a human being, something the NFL has brilliantly excised from its product.
Sherman's outburst has been the subject of Twitter wars, public scorn and heaping praise in the past 24 hours. Whether you love his antics or hate them, there is something you can learn from him to get ahead at work.
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