A Rational Look At Whether Student Athletes Should Be Paid: The First in a Series

If you have two ears and a brain you have probably been in at least one vicious argument over the discussion of whether students who participate in intercollegiate athletics, should be paid (and please note the word choice… these students are already compensated greatly).  If you were party to such a discussion hopefully you avoided… Continue reading A Rational Look At Whether Student Athletes Should Be Paid: The First in a Series

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THE NCAA, PUBLIC ENEMY NO. 1

Allow me to start by saying that the NCAA is by no means perfect. With countless calls for reform, mostly involving amateurism and deregulation of a handbook that could be about a hundred pages shorter, the writing is on the wall that a number of people have issues with the current governance. However, this article… Continue reading THE NCAA, PUBLIC ENEMY NO. 1

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Leeman v. NHL and the Future of Fighting in Hockey

On November 25, 2013, the first lawsuit alleging that the NHL failed to adequately protect former players against the dangers and effects of concussions was filed. The lawsuit, filed in the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia, counts 10 former NHL players, most notably former All-Star Gary Leeman, as its plaintiffs. The… Continue reading Leeman v. NHL and the Future of Fighting in Hockey

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2014 Sochi Olympic Preview

Four years ago in Vancouver, hockey fans enjoyed a stirring Olympic tournament capped with one of the greatest hockey games of all time in the Gold Medal game between Canada and the United States. The overtime thriller, won by Canada on a quick shot by Sidney Crosby, was a perfect end for Canada to the… Continue reading 2014 Sochi Olympic Preview

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