Should college coaches have a say in student-athlete transfers?

One of the hot issues that came up this week was the story concerning the University of Wisconsin’s basketball coach Bo Ryan’s attempt to block redshirt freshman Jarrod Uthoff from transferring to another school. Continue reading

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Barkley ads big success for Weight Watchers

Like any company that is looking to increase its market, Weight Watchers has been targeting a largely untapped category in the weight-loss game; men.

I say largely untapped because neither one of their biggest competitors being Nutrisystem and Jenny Craig have been able to make much of a dent in the market themselves. This is especially weird when you consider how much advertising Nutrisystem has put into marketing to men. Continue reading

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Are players sleeping through NFL, NBA rookie transition programs?

We are at a time when NFL and NBA players’ salaries are at an all-time high but just as sure as you turn on the news you hear a story about some player filing for bankruptcy. The most recent victim of money mismanagement is former NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp. Continue reading

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Tim Tebow says all NFL players are role models

Tim Tebow gave an Easter Sunday speech to a gathering of about 15,000 people this past Sunday and had a word for all those NFL players who say they aren’t role models.

“Yes you are. You’re just not a good one, Tebow said. Continue reading

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NCAA president hates the One-and-Done

NCAA president Mark Emmert believes that allowing kids to leave after one year to join the NBA erodes the talent of the college game.  As the Kentucky Wildcats storm through the NCAA Tournament with a team of one-and-doners, Emmert tried to push the blame for this phenomenon onto the NBA. Continue reading

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Tebow doesn’t need football, football needs Tebow

Have you ever met a person who you just knew would be successful at anything they tried to do? You don’t meet people like that very often but I’m pretty sure more than a few people would say that about Tim Tebow.

Even looking at him from a distance, I have no worries about Tebow and how things will turn out for him. Why? Because Tebow doesn’t play the game for the same reasons most players play the game. Continue reading

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