Football and Politics Will Never Be Separable

Football is supposed to be a safe haven. It’s supposed to be a sacred place where people can go to forget about all the problems from the world, big...

Watching NFL Games Has Never Been This Easy

As a kid I remember watching NFL football games with my grandpa in his truck shop. The television was a 19 inch RCA that had an old coat hanger...

Is Colin Kaepernick being Blackballed?

It's May 13th and free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. This piece attempts to find a plausible reason why. The Colin Kaepernick saga continues to unfold in front...

Mess in Minnesota: Vikings Owners Operate Overtly

  The date was December 11, 2010, and the roof of the Vikings home stadium, the Metrodome, just collapsed. Mess in Minnesota: Vikings Owners Operate Overtly I remember the story well because...
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Illinois Senate Bill 12: Options for Professional Athlete Associations

Illinois Senate Bill 12 has gotten the attention of professional athletes in several sports, leaving them considering several options for how to respond if the bill should become law.

Trials Involving Slain NFL Players Challenge Stand Your Ground Law

The fate of the "Stand Your Ground Law" in Louisiana is currently on trial in the cases of two individuals accused of murdering two former NFL players

Brian Sandoval’s Risky Move

Nevada governor Brian Sandoval - and the Las Vegas casinos that own him - are taking a huge bet on the National Football League coming to Sin City. The...

Fear of Fan Backlash on Social Media Keeps Athletes from Speaking Out

When Muhammad Ali passed away, the whole world kneeled before the legendary boxer not because of his accomplishments inside the ring, but because of his work as an activist. He...

Cam Newton Shines in Charlotte Discussion

While the city of Charlotte literally burns around him, Cam Newton has made his voice heard. In Thursday's press conference, Newton didn't talk about their upcoming game against the...

Coaches’ Reactions to Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

This article is about the relationship between San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the coaches who are involved, whether by choice or chance. Kaepernick in short chose not to stand...