Recently, in a discussion of UCLA quarterback and projected high first round draft pick Josh Rosen, the language that is used to discuss the Jewish player’s draft-ability came to up.Read More »
If football is deadly, why do we still watch?
There are two reasons why pro football in particular and organized football in general won’t go out of existence, despite a consistent flow of head injury stories.Read More »
Football, Unity, and Anthems: The ethic of sport
Many people who are staking out a position of protest against the various actions and reactions of sports figures have called for politics to be kept out of sports.Read More »
Viewpoints: Colin Kaepernick and the National Anthem
NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernik has refused to stand for the National Anthem during preseason football games as a way to raise awareness to issues surrounding race, discrimination and inequality. Fans have both supported and heckled the athlete for his decision.Read More »
NFL Pro-Bowler is an atheist. So what?
Earlier this month, NFL star Arian Foster, a running back for the Houston Texans, sent ripples through the world of professional football when he came out as a nonbeliever in the pages of ESPN The Magazine.Read More »
The ‘men’ of the NFL aren’t acting like it
Hopefully, we teach our children to accept responsibility for their actions. I say “hopefully” because it appears that our society is becoming increasingly narcissistic.Read More »