Hot Tempers and Edgy Nerves

Hot tempers and edgy nerves are the essence of what NASCAR seems to be founded on, even before the cars hit the race track. As the high powered cars round corners, swap paint, burn tires and deafen spectators, drivers are contemplating the next crash and how to steal a spot from the driver in front […]

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Student Athletes: Academic suspension to 401k Pension

It shouldn’t be a question of If but How Much. In order for an athlete to play at the professional level they must go to the only path, and the NCAA is the best farm team to do that. “If you want the path to the pros, you’ve got to come and play for us…and […]

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WWE in College Football?

OSU S&C Coach Tackles Fan Click the link to watch the video, Via Lantern TV YouTube channel. Go ahead, play it a few times, soak it in. It’s an great clip if you ignore the probable broken ribs the student suffered. We see fans run onto the field all the time in every sport, they inevitably […]

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Holy Heisman! Did you see that?!

Holy cow did you see that?! It was another great weekend in college football as gridirons all around the country geared up with tailgates, corn hole and roaring fans. Nonetheless, the games themselves were pretty exciting themselves including the come-from-behind win by Texan A&M to beat Arkansas in overtime, and Missouri’s one point win over […]

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20 Years Clutch on the Biggest Stage in America

Respect: a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Respect is what any baseball player, baseball fan, or any athlete held for the amazing and unforgettable Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees. Respect is a quality that an individual earns over time, but one that can […]

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“Here’s a no brainer”

There is an article on the ESPN website about how brain impairment in NFL players is beginning at a much younger age and is growing at a much faster rate. It has been a very controversial topic that has brought about many lawsuits on the NFL and equipment companies. Along with all the concern about […]

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Bobo, Always the scapegoat?

During the University of Georgia’s Offensive Coordinator Mike Bobo’s tenure, the offense has seen unheralded success on his side of the football, but when the Dawgs stumble against a foe, he seems to receive unwarranted blame. As the quarterback at UGA, Mike Bobo led his team to a win in the 1997 Outback Bowl, in […]

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Diving and US Soccer Popularity

Andrea Pirlo delivers a lofting ball into the box over the head of the defense to land perfectly at the feet of Mario Balotelli.  With acontroling touch, Balotelli advances toward goal with the defense right at his heels. Again, with another touch it looks as if a goal is certain to come of this beautiful […]

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Bravo, Bruce. Bravo.

The recent buzz about the Hawks being up for grabs caught eye, and not in a good way. Who would have thought a simple email with subject “Business/Game ops” would entail such inflammatory and utter disrespect to the African-American Hawks ticket holders. Well, Bruce Levenson single handily managed to tarnish the beloved Atlanta Hawks, and […]

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Should Student Athletes be Paid?

Growing up in Austin, Texas, I was never quite able to jump on the professional football bandwagon as my city lacked its own professional team. Also, as Austin is home to the University of Texas, the Longhorns were the center of our sports world. As a long-time college football fan, even today, names like Todd […]

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