To Play or Not to Play?

While many continue to analyze, discuss and complain about Sunday’s very uneventful super bowl game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, a greater issue continues to challenge the National Football League – the concussion lawsuit. As a former club soccer player, I personally have experienced the consequences of repeated concussions and have witnessed […]

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Targeting the Target Rule

If you have paid attention to any of the talk involved with the University of Georgia’s football team lately, you have definitely heard some things about the targeting penalty. After a season already marred by injuries, the football team suffered another strike this past Saturday at Vanderbilt. Two of Georgia’s best players were called for […]

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Wild Weekend in College Football

The college football world experienced some tremendous excitement this past weekend. There were huge upsets, big blowouts, and high scoring offensive shootouts all over the country. Entering the 9th week of the season, there is a pretty good idea of the few teams that have a strong chance of contending for the national title. In […]

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Lane Kiffin Gets The Boot

Get fired once, that is unfortunate. Get fired twice from the same kind of job, well that is maybe a sign to choose a new career. Lane Kiffin, head coach of the USC football team, was fired the morning of Sunday, Sept. 29 after the Trojan lost 62-41 against Arizona State. Prior to coaching at […]

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A Costly Victory

I think I speak for most UGA football fans when I say that Saturday afternoon was one of the most stressful football games I have ever had to sit through. As a fan you feel even more powerless watching your team play away, and this weekend was no exception. There is no question that the Tennessee […]

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Investigative Journalism: What to Do and What Not to Do

If the month of August in college football was defined by the Johnny Manziel autograph signing scandal, September’s off-the-field news has come from  two separate reports of breaking the rules. The first investigation to make news was Sports Illustrated’s five part series on Oklahoma State indiscretions beginning in 2001. The reports, titled The Money, The […]

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Fantasy Football: Who Really Knows Best?

Going into my fourth season of playing ESPN Fantasy Football I have yet to figure out the key to success. I have ended every season broken-hearted and just shy of that championship title. Nevertheless, I still manage to somehow find myself believing that through the experience, I gained the insightful knowledge necessary to wining it […]

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Are Sports Getting More Dangerous?

By David Rajecki It is pretty obvious that sports and athletic activity can cause injuries, but what is the accepted amount of danger or number of injuries per season? Who decides when rules should be changed because a sport has become “unsafe?” Moreover, what role does the media play in affecting how and when organizations […]

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4th Quarter Controversy: Should Refs Ease Up on Controversial Penalties?

By Jennifer Lvovich No one can argue that the Superbowl was entertaining to watch this year. There were the always-hilarious commercials mixed with a high-scoring game and a big-time artist performing at halftime. While I personally did not have a particular team to root for in the Superbowl as the Falcons barely missed their chance, […]

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NFL Officials Keeping Players in Check

            By Leslie Crews Tom Brady caused quite a stir when he covered up the Nike swoosh on his official team sweatshirt with a piece of tape at a press conference last month. As the official uniform provider of the league, Nike’s signature swoosh logo appears on all 32 NFL teams’ practice and game day […]

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