1. NFL Hiring: Is the Rooney Rule Worth It?

    After nearly every season in the NFL the Monday after the end of the regular season becomes “Black Monday”, the day when underachieving or inept head coaches get their pink slips...

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  2. NCAA Football: Does the Heisman Trophy Really Honor the Best Player?

    With the 2012 college football year wrapping up and the awards season starting off, the Heisman Trophy debate should be kicking into high gear. That is, if there were any such thing as a Heisman debate...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 1 year ago 1,034 reads 3 comments

  3. ACC Commissioner Swofford Has Notre Dame Right Where He Wants It

    When the announcement came down that Notre Dame would be leaving the Big East to join the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports except football, I was very excited to hear it...

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  4. NFL Week 2: Are the Replacement Officials Destroying the Integrity of the Game?

    Two weeks into the NFL season and the narrative about the replacement officials has changed from the threat of games being lost because of poor officiating to players being at risk of injury because of it...

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  5. Lance Armstrong's Decision to Abandon USADA Fight Does Not Equal Guilt

    If there is one topic that can spark a lively debate amongst sports fans, it is doping. Some people see it as the worst thing that can happen in sports, while others take a broader view and look at it in the context of a particular sport...

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  6. NCAA Football: Are Transfer Rules Meant to Hinder Football Powers?

    Of all of the gross hypocrisies of the NCAA and its incoherent rules, the most glaring to most fans are the transfer rules...

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  7. NFL and Roger Goodell Willing to Deal on New Orleans Saints' Bounty Penalties?

    According to various sources— including ESPN —the NFL has allegedly offered Jonathan Vilma a deal that would reduce his suspension for his leadership of the New Orleans Saints ' bounty program from the entire 2012 season to eight games...

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  8. Penn State Sanctions: NCAA's Mark Emmert Effectively Destroys Football Program

    Well, I suppose that this satisfies the blood-lust of those who were screaming for the demise of the Penn State football program...

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  9. What Is the Role of the NCAA in the Penn State Scandal?

    With the release of the internal Penn State investigation into the university's actions in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky conviction, many college football fans and writers have come ...

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  10. NCAA Football: Is the New Playoff Format an Improvement over the BCS?

    For years, we college football fans whined and moaned about the travesty that was the BCS, demanding a new system...

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  11. Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder Must Get Tougher to Become Champions

    I like the Oklahoma City Thunder , and I was hoping that they would win this year’s NBA title. I am an avowed Miami Heat hater, but not so much that I cannot give credit where it is due...

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  12. San Antonio Spurs: The Big Three and Popovich Storm Toward Another NBA Crown

    The San Antonio Spurs are on the verge of making history as they head into tomorrow night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City. A win at OKC would give the Spurs 11-consecutive playoff wins and 21 straight overall...

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  13. Syracuse Orange: Laurie Fine Lawsuit May Shed Light on ESPN's Journalistic Style

    ESPN, the self-described “Worldwide leader in sports,” yesterday found itself served with a lawsuit regarding one its most sensational stories of the past year...

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  14. Minnesota Vikings Get New Stadium Deal: Is the NFL Holding Cities Hostage?

    Sports and politics often intersect, from athletes speaking out on hot button issues, to former athletes becoming actively involved as candidates and elected officials...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about 2 years ago 1,420 reads 23 comments

  15. New Orleans Saints Bounty Scandal Exposes NFLPA Conflicts of Interest

    The commissioner has finally handed down his punishments to the players he deemed most culpable in the bounty scandal that has rocked the New Orleans Saints franchise...

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  16. New Orleans Saints: New Scandal Further Taints Saints as Sinners

    For the New Orleans Saints , the hits just keep on coming. Following the revelation of the bounty scandal that cost Sean Payton a season, general manager Mickey Loomis an eight-game ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 2 years ago 1,089 reads 6 comments

  17. Marlins Manager Guillen Susupended: Is This the End of Ozzie Being Ozzie?

    Let’s engage in some hypothetical thought, shall we? Going into this I want to stipulate that none of the people mentioned next have ever said or indicated anything that we are about to discuss...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 2 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  18. Saints Bounty Scandal: Is Gregg Williams a Rogue Coach or a Scapegoat?

    Earlier this week I wrote about the Saints bounty scandal in light of the decisions by Sean Payton , Mickey Loomis and GM Joe Vitt to appeal the suspensions handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 2 years ago 676 reads 34 comments

  19. Sean Payton Appeals Suspension: Do the New Orleans Saints 'Get It?'

    Do Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis get it? Do they understand why Roger Goodell dropped the hammer on them? Do they really think that an appeal of their suspensions will work? No, no and no...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 2 years ago 1,250 reads 19 comments

  20. NCAA Championship 2012: Will Kentucky's John Calipari Get to Keep the Crown?

    It was bound to happen I suppose, but I surely wasn’t looking forward to it. With Kentucky's 67-59 win over Kansas, John Calipari has won a national championship, so now ...

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  21. North Carolina Basketball: Roy Williams Faces Tough Rebuilding Job in 2012-13

    With the decisions of John Henson, Harrison Barnes and Kendall Marshall to leave the Carolina basketball program early for the NBA, the Tar Heels find themselves in a truly unfamiliar position...

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  22. North Carolina Basketball: How Loss of Marshall Doomed Heels' Title Hopes

    I had to wait a few days before writing this, because as a Tar Heels fan, I was sorely disappointed by the loss to Kansas in St. Louis...

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  23. North Carolina Faces Bittersweet 16: Henson Returns, Kendall Marshall Goes Down

    Just as John Henson returned from a wrist injury and brought the North Carolina Tar Heels back to full strength, Kendall Marshall went down with a broken wrist and put the Heels' title hopes in jeopardy...

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  24. New York Knicks Basketball: Don't Blame Carmelo Anthony for Team's Woes

    Soon after “Linsanity” hit the Big Apple, the buzz changed from being simply about the rise of Jeremy Lin to being an indictment of Carmelo Anthony ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 2 years ago 995 reads 11 comments

  25. North Carolina Basketball: How the Henson Injury Could Help the Heels

    When John Henson went down in the Maryland game with a wrist injury, as a fan, my stomach sank. This was the worst possible timing for the Heels' power forward to go down with an injury...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Edwards about over 2 years ago 1,469 reads 0 comments