New NFL Anthem Rules Show Entire Movement is Still Misunderstood

In a shocking move, the NFL announced the implementation of rules to effectively ban protesting during the National Anthem. The rules prohibit players from doing anything that “does not...

Tailgate Pick ‘Em Week 10 College Football Predictions Including Alabama-LSU

This college football predictions post is also hosted on our sister site, LastWordOnCollegefootball.com There are only two ranked battles this week, but both are blockbuster matchups--they of course are Alabama-LSU,...

Nick’s Gambling Picks

Pay off Your Second Mortgage and Put the Sports Book Out of Business With Nick: The Throw it on the Table Ten: I make ten picks over eight games  Forget...

Sports and Politics Will Always Be Linked

A common phrase circulating mainstream media today is “stick to sports.” Essentially, this means, people are calling for athletes to do nothing other than play their sport. That is...
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NHL Attack on Concussion Science Worse Than NFL

In the on-going drama over controlling the information made available to the public over the link between playing sports, head concussions and the neurological disease chronic traumatic encephalopahty (CTE), there is a more sinister villain which still lurks in the shadows: the NHL attack on concussion science.

No, Nick Saban Was Not the Top Write-In Choice in Alabama’s Senate Special Election

Nick Saban is beloved by around half the state of Alabama that prefers Crimson and White over Blue and Orange, but that popularity and public fame did not translate...

Post-Brexit Britain: United by Sport

During a week characterised by British division in the wake of the referendum vote to Leave the EU, I urge you not to forget that we can be united by sport.

The Stupidity of LeBron James’s “tarnished” legacy

The hottest topic right now is obviously about LeBron’s “tarnished” legacy thanks to his collapse to the superteam of the century. On ESPN and Fox Sports, the most well-known...

Who Should The Pistons Hire To Replace Stan Van Gundy?

For the first time in years, the Detroit Pistons will be looking for a new head coach. And while this period in team history represents a moment of instability,...

The Case for Abolishing the NBA Draft

As the new NBA season beckons, there are many questions. How will Kevin Durant adjust to life in Golden State colors? Will Karl-Anthony Towns continue his meteoric rise, up...