Roger Goodell Pens Letter To NFL Teams, Believes 'Everyone Should Stand'

In an effort to end the ongoing debate around standing or kneeling during the national anthem prior to NFL games, Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a letter to team executives saying the league needs “to move past this controversy” and that a plan for doing so would be discussed at a league meeting next week. Goodell […]


Aaron Rodgers Says Colin Kaepernick Should Be On An NFL Team 'Right Now'

Colin Kaepernick’s prolonged unemployment has caught the attention of arguably the NFL’s best quarterback.  “I think he should be on a roster right now,” Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers told ESPN the magazine in an article posted Wednesday. “I think because of his protests, he’s not.” Kaepernick has been unable to land a […]


Arizona basketball should have been doomed. Instead, 3 freshmen are saving its season

The amount of adversity Arizona basketball has faced this season would seem comical if it wasn’t so sad. Consider: This would have been enough to sabotage the season for a lesser program, but it hasn’t happened to Arizona. After beating Utah, 66-56, on Thursday night, the Wildcats are now 14-2 overall, 3-0 in the Pac-12, […]


Should Supporters Of The Failed NFL Boycott Over Kaepernick “Take A Knee?”

Earlier this year, conservatives like John Hawkins with Townhall.com took to the Internet to call for a boycott of the NFL over its refusal to punish San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee during the National Anthem. But research shows that such boycott efforts are fading, and interest in the NFL has […]


Why Travis Rudolph Should Win The 2016 Heisman Trophy For His Selfless Act

On December 10, 2016, some college athlete will be crowned the next Heisman Trophy Winner, the award given to the most outstanding football player. While it will likely go to one of these five players, it should go to someone who wasn’t invited, Florida State University Wide Receiver Travis Rudolph. It’s not that the finalists […]


Team owner says Dale Earnhardt Jr. should receive medical clearance in December

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is expected to be medically cleared to return from a concussion next month, team owner Rick Hendrick said Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Earnhardt has not raced since July 9 after sustaining a concussion in a June 12 crash at Michigan International Speedway. It was NASCAR’s most popular driver’s third concussion in four […]


What Should The NY Jets Do?

It was not even fun while it lasted, but the 2016 NY Jets season is effectively over. We will not make the playoffs for the sixth year in a row. At best, maybe we will end 5-11 and even that may be optimistic. The team is regressing on all sides of the ball, the fan […]


Supreme Court Won't Review Disputes Over Whether College Athletes Should Be Paid

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the contentious issue of pay for college athletes, leaving in place a lower court’s decision finding that rules by the governing body for collegiate sports limiting compensation violate antitrust law. The justices declined to hear an appeal by the National Collegiate Athletic Association seeking to […]

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The Olympics And World Humanitarian Day Should Remind Us Of The Same Universal Ideals

As we near the closing of the first ever Olympics in South America, the Summer Olympic Games of Rio 2016, the world also celebrates, on August 19, the values of humanitarian action. How can we link the Olympic spirit and World Humanitarian Day? Thirteen years ago, in 2003, a suicide attack against the United Nations […]