In a recent interview with the New York Times, world-renowned chiropractor Gerry Ramogida claimed that he was shocked by an Al Jazeera investigation into performance enhancing drugs. In the program, several of Ramogida's alleged business partners were exposed, appearing to offer banned drugs to a British athlete. That athlete, Liam Collins, was working undercover for Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit.
Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, which is hosting the 50th Super Bowl (Super Bowl L), is regarded as one of the worst stadiums in the NFL, if not the worst. So why is it hosting the best game? It's all about rewarding teams with new stadiums, even if they aren't ready to host a Super Bowl.
It was saddening to learn of the latest NFL great to have suffered from the illness, but not shocking. Hall of Famers Frank Gifford and Junior Seau are just two of a growing list of former players who developed the disease, as confirmed the only way now possible -- through an autopsy.
What's important to remember is that God cares about people and that our relationship with Him (as well as the sum of our merits) does somehow play a part in the way everything unfolds, maybe even the outcome of the Super Bowl.
As a recently suffering Oakland Raiders fan, I greeted the death of Kenny "The Snake" Stabler with a cocktail of fond memories. But it's a cocktail laced with the bitter news that Stabler, like so many of his peers, had suffered for years from the effects of concussions.
On Sunday, February 7th the heart of the champion will beat the strongest. The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers reached Super Bowl 50 bec...
The Super Bowl is this weekend and I cannot wait. The Bay Area is chaotic with unfamiliar Super Bowl festivities since this is only the second Super Bowl ever to grace the Bay Area and the last one was in 1985. There are tons of reasons we look forward to the big game each year, but here are my top eight.
There are hundreds of prop bets you can make and during the Super Bowl. Beginning with what fans will wear, how long will it take to sing the national...
It's time to expect more from those we place in charge of safety and well-being of our students at institutions of higher education and those we cheer for every weekend in the fall and for the big game on Sunday.
The last time California's Bay Area hosted the Super Bowl was 1985. Joe Montana and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Miami Dolphins, 38-16. Back ...
The Super Bowl is this weekend and the nation is gearing up for the big game! The Panthers are playing the Broncos in what we hope is an exciting game. But, as thrilling as the game is, the halftime show is always a must-watch!
An adult choosing to play football in the NFL for a nice salary is a completely different situation than adults allowing children with developing brains to play.
Now I'm not saying let's not honor the best players of the season, but I'm sure there are better ways to do it. In fact, every other major sports, like MLB and the NBA, have more events than just the All-Star Game.
The National Football League's 60-minutes of football has become an increasingly complex game. According to the NFL, there have been over 60 rule changes implemented since 1985. Given that propensity, the refs most certainly have their hands full, as do the players and their prospective coaches.
Whether it's Super Bowl season or any time of the year, wing fans are always looking for the next wing adventure!
Rather than distracting us from our daily concerns, the local burden of hosting the Super Bowl is refocusing attention on our city's greatest challenge -- the fast growing gap between rich and poor.