Maryland Accepts Responsibility for Player’s Death…So Now What?

The word “culture” is thrown around a lot in sports. New coaches come in and talk about building a “culture of winning” or a “culture of hard work.” Frequently that attitude is lauded as building character or heralding a new era of competitiveness; but sometimes, the “culture of winning” morphs from an inspirational ideal into … Continue reading Maryland Accepts Responsibility for Player’s Death…So Now What?

Bills, Sabres Shake-Up is a Big Move for Women in Sports     

Buffalo sports fans are in shock, and for good reason.  Just hours ago, Kim and Terry Pegula, owners of the Bills and the Sabres, accepted Russ Brandon’s resignation.  Brandon served as President of both teams and had been part of the Bills organization for more than 20 years. The Buffalo News reports Brandon’s resignation is … Continue reading Bills, Sabres Shake-Up is a Big Move for Women in Sports     

Can the NHL Solve the NFL’s Marijuana Problem?

  89% of all NFL players smoke weed—at least according to former NFL player Martellus Bennett. The recently retired tight end sparked headlines when he made this high—and pretty specific—estimate on a recent Bleacher Report podcast.  Since then, more former players have spoken to the site about marijuana use in the league. You can listen … Continue reading Can the NHL Solve the NFL’s Marijuana Problem?

Ledecky’s Decision to Turn Pro Highlights the Risks of NCAA Amateurism Rules

Remember when swimmer Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games?  She finished more than eleven seconds ahead of her closest competitor—a gap that show-cased the then nineteen-year-old’s dominance in the pool and cemented her status as an Olympic superstar. When the games ended, Ledecky packed up her five medals (four gold, … Continue reading Ledecky’s Decision to Turn Pro Highlights the Risks of NCAA Amateurism Rules