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John Fox Isn’t the Answer, He’s the Problem

November 17th, 2014

If Denver Broncos fans wanted any indicator of how their team would perform in big games under head coach John Fox and new NFL legend QB Peyton Manning, five games into the 2012 season they got their answer. When the Broncos went 0-3 against the Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans, and New England Patriots, teams whose records would go on to be 14-2, 12-4, and 12-4 respectively, Fox and Manning were just continuing the trend they had become known for in Carolina and Indianapolis: losing the games that mattered. In 2003, in only his second year, Fox led the Panthers to a Super Bowl appearance against... Read More

PEDs in Sport: Is it Time for a Change?

November 10th, 2014

Torn ACLs and MCLs. Broken Backs and bulging dics. Shattered femurs, tibias, clavicles, wrists, or arms. Torn Achilles, Labrum, Pectorals, and Biceps. Dislocated ankles, and rotator cuffs. Concussions. Degenerative Brain Diseases. CTE. Increased Pain threshold. Medication dependency. Headaches, Nausea, Muscle cramps. A false sense of invincibility. Diminished ability to concentrate. Mood instability. Loss of vision. Crippling arthritis. Increased stress on the heart. Increased aggressiveness and sexual appetite. Increased pain threshold. Medication dependency. One of the paragraphs is detailing... Read More

College Athletic Programs: Too Big To Fail?

October 13th, 2014

The University of Colorado made 58 million dollars off of its student-athletes in 2013. In return, the athletes received 8.8 million dollars in academic aid, or 15%. If that sounds lopsided, then you’re reading it correctly. That aforementioned disparity of amount earned versus amount received is at the heart of a very heated debate in society that centers on whether or not student-athletes should be compensated for the money they generate on behalf of their universities while on the field/court. However, there is a more important issue that is lost amidst the student-athlete compensation debate:... Read More

It’s like a Fantasy Football…Fantasy

September 29th, 2014

  It’s a phenomenon that’s generating nearly four billion in revenue a year and conversely, is also projected to cost employers an estimated six and a half billion dollars over a 17-week period. When you calculate the amount of time spent by those involved with it into dollars, along with the advertisements, and other money generated as a result of its existence, Forbes calculated its potential worth at 70 billion. It has hundreds of websites, businesses, and sports networks dedicated to it. There’s even an entire popular TV series about it. I’m talking, of course, about fantasy football.     Top... Read More