Is one and done almost done?

The person who is most outspoken about the NCAA’s “One and done rule” is the one who has benefited from this phenomenon the most. Kentucky’s head basketball coach, John Calipari, has been very vocal with his feelings about men going to play college for only one year before declaring for the NBA draft. Calipari’s team […]

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Fearless Teen Defends Social Justice

This past week, history was made in the state of Pennsylvania. While decades ago, individuals fought fearlessly and ruthlessly for equal rights for all peoples, there are many who have yet to receive these privileges. For example, in the Line Mountain School District in Herndon, PA, girls have been unable to compete in a co-ed […]

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Draft Day Impacts NFL

The NFL has partnered with Summit Entertainment, a production company that has taken on a new and exciting challenge. They have created a film that uses several real NFL stars and key people in the organization. The promotion of this new movie could not have been executed better. The leads of the film held a […]

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The New Braves Stadium: a Good or Bad idea?

Turner Field is a baseball park located in Atlanta, Georgia and has been home to Major League Baseball (MLB) team, the Atlanta Braves since 1997. Turner Field, formally known as Centennial Olympic Stadium was used for many of the the 1996 Olympic events. The “Braves” name originated in 1912 and means Native American warrior. They […]

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Is a new team coming to Atlanta?

Is a new team coming to Atlanta?   With the new news of the Braves moving to a new stadium in Cobb county, many questions have risen about what they are going to do with the stadium in downtown Atlanta, Turner Field. There have been rumors flying around Atlanta that there is talk of having […]

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U.S. Olympic Medalists Adopt Dogs from the Streets of Sochi

Not only did American competitors leave Russia with Olympic medals but they also left a little bit more “humane” in a sense. In Sochi, local authorities reportedly killed hundreds of animals as they tried to clear the streets ahead of the Winter Olympics. Moved by the sight of the remaining poor pups left roaming around in Sochi, many athletes decided to take […]

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Boston Marathon remains Boston Strong

A day before the most anticipated Boston Marathon, the Boston Red Sox honored the survivors at the game April 20th, 2014 with this tweet: “The Boston Marathon bombings did not create Boston Strong, it revealed Boston Strong,” Boston Athletic Association Director said. These words are the exact sentiment of how Bostonians are feeling less than […]

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22 Time Olympian Michael Phelps Ends His Retirement

April 15, 2014, the swimming world was hit with news that people around the world had been speculating for almost two years: Michael Phelps is officially coming out of retirement and is (hopefully) planning to make a run for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  Phelps’ is swimming in his first meet since […]

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College Athletes: Students or Employees?

This past Wednesday, the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board made the decision that Northwestern football players will be able to unionize, considering them to be university employees. Peter Sung Ohr, the NLRB regional director, named time commitment from players and scholarships tied directly to athletes’ performances as reasons for their ability to […]

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Brain Power

As I mentioned in my last blog, I have experienced several concussions in my past when I was playing soccer. Following my last concussion, I expressed many symptoms both physically and emotionally. Even after three years I still have problems with memory, attention and headaches. In the book, “This Is Your Brain On Sports,” the […]

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