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Violence in Sports: Promoting Character Development in Youth Athletics

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Sports and regular activity are great for physical and mental health, learning leadership lessons, and engendering teamwork, but many modern sports are also dangerous and prone to conflict.

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Len Berman | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The Lakers continue to be a train wreck, they lost their eighth game out of 11th last night in Cleveland 100-94. A quarter through the season the Lakers are on the outside of the playoffs looking in.

Vilma vs. Goodell Isn't Over Yet

Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

The battle between Jonathan Vilma and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn't over yet, according to the linebacker's lawyer. The New Orleans Saints' sta...

All By Himself: Drew Brees Can't Save Hapless Saints

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

One of Payton's motto's throughout his tenure in New Orleans has been: "Do your job." Without his daily leadership however, it seems as if his message has been either misplaced or completely forgotten.

SAINTS WIN

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

The New Orleans Saints have won a skirmish in their ongoing battle against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, as first reported by Jim Trotter of Sports ...

NFL Star Apologizes For Controversial 'WMD' Tweet

Posted 06.20.2012 | Sports

Brad Biggs, National Football Post No one has ever questioned the off-field commitment Drew Brees has to helping the community. Supporting the a...

Ex-NFL Star Admits To Placing Bounties

Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing One day, I hope the word "bounties" will leave the headlines. That day may not come for a long, long time though. S...

Bounty System -- What Did You Expect?

Chris Carey | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports
Chris Carey

You know the old saying, "There was a fight and a hockey game broke out!" If we really wanted to eliminate violence in sports, we would do it. Fines, suspension, expulsion would end it.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Poof, there goes the government's case? Tuesday Andy Pettitte testified that Roger Clemens told him he used HGH. Yesterday, Pettitte testified that he may have misunderstood the conversation.

How Did NFL Players React To Bounty Suspensions?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

The NFL suspended four players on Wednesday for their roles in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, most notably Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, ...

Vilma Learns Of Suspension From Sportscenter

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

Jonathan Vilma was one of four players suspended by the NFL for his involvement in a bounty program operated by the New Orleans Saints under former de...

Sex, Saints, Yogurt and World Peace: Bemoaning the Loss of Decorum

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 06.27.2012 | Sports
Stuart Muszynski

Whether with baseball and steroids, basketball and greed, or football and "pay-to-injure," the stakes and competition of sports have outpaced classiness, noble intentions and decorum.

Cruelty and Truth-telling in the NFL

Edward Wasserman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports
Edward Wasserman

Inside the question of whether gratuitous mayhem is a strategic element of pro football is a question of a different kind. It involves former Saints standout Steve Gleason and a filmmaker, Sean Pamphilon, who's making a documentary about Gleason's struggle with ALS.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Kentucky was the class of the tournament and now they're champions. So all the kids will now head to the pros and John Calipari will restock with "one and done" kids. Hey, thems the rules, and Calipari is working it to perfection.

The New Orleans Saints Scandal: The Cost of Football

Chelsea Carmona | Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports
Chelsea Carmona

Severe punishments, while certainly justifiable in this case, may further perpetuate football's inner culture of secrecy and in turn, seem counterintuitive.