What John McEnroe & Others are Getting so Very Wrong

What John McEnroe & Others are Getting so Very Wrong

  If you haven’t heard by now, on Sunday while lauding Serena Williams as the best female tennis player of all time, legendary American player John McEnroe also said that if she had played on men’s circuit she’d probably only be “like 700 in the world.” This of course prompted an outcry from many who […]

GENUINE PATRIOTISM

GENUINE PATRIOTISM

Americans aren’t always patriotic and they aren’t patriotic in the same ways. They are a confusing bunch, picking and choose when and how it’s convenient to show their patriotism and love for country.

Let’s Pray for Our Haters

Let’s Pray for Our Haters

There are many things I’d like to be writing about.  I’d like to write about how No. 7 Washington upset No. 2 Maryland last night or how NFL great Randall Cunningham has a daughter who is absolutely murdering the competition in the high jump.  Instead of writing about those wonderful things, however, I’m pondering yet […]

HOW ERICA KINSMAN & AMBER ROSE WON THIS WEEK

HOW ERICA KINSMAN & AMBER ROSE WON THIS WEEK

This week women have had some newsworthy victories.  On Monday, it was announced that Florida State University (FSU) would pay Erica Kinsman $950,000 and commit itself to sexual assault awareness, prevention and training programs in exchange for Kinsman dismissing her Title IX lawsuit against the school.  Yesterday, Amber Rose got a win for every woman […]

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER OUTING

Last night SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Michael Sam of Missouri, announced that he is gay.  Of course the media went hog wild after the 6’2”, 255lb defensive end who seems to be heading to the NFL put his personal preference on public display in an effort to silence rumors about his sexuality began […]

Beyoncé on Sports Marketing

Earlier this week the Beyhive and the whole internet was abuzz after the sagacious Queen Bey came off of her thrown and delivered a brief essay on equality.  With a focus on equal pay, Beyoncé encouraged both women and men to demand that women be treated as equals in the workplace.  I’m the first one […]

HATE THE SEC? I MAY HAVE SOME FUEL FOR YOUR FIRE

On Monday night, much of America watched as the Florida State Seminoles took on the Auburn Tigers for the last BCS Championship game. In a game for the ages, FSU pulled out a 3-point victory in the last 5:00 minutes of the game, winning FSU its third BCS National Championship and putting an end to […]

It’s not Just Incognito

The recent news surrounding the Dolphins’ Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito has, for obvious reasons, brought issues of bullying and racism to the forefront of sports talk.  In America, where the NFL (66.3% black) and NBA (76.3% black) dominate our television screens and many of our most celebrated athletes are people of color; it is […]

The Lady Trainers

Earlier this week Sue Falsone announced via twitter that she was resigning from her position as the head athletic trainer (AT)* of the LA Dodgers.  In 2011, Falsone had become the first female head AT of a major league male professional team in the United States.  It took until 2011 to have the first ever […]

NO OFFENSE, IT’S JUST BUSINESS: HOW THE CURRENT BUSINESS MODEL DEBILITATES WOMEN’S COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

In a continuation of our Title IX series and to kick-off our March Madness series, we present you with an op-ed piece from sports attorney, Amber Jorgensen, about how the current business model of college athletic departments is harmful to women’s sports.  Enjoy, share, comment. NO OFFENSE, IT’S JUST BUSINESS:  HOW THE CURRENT BUSINESS MODEL […]