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The Bracket Racket has dragged athletes and institutions of higher learning into the mud of big money and pseudo-professional sports.
Former NBA player John Amaechi's admission that he is gay exposed the league's compassion and bigotry.
If the holiest day on the American calendar is Super Bowl Sunday, Vince Lombardi and Joe Namath were its early saints. So what does that make Pat Tillman?
Kudos to Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy for being the first two black coaches to lead teams to the Superbowl. But hold the applause for the NFL.
Big-money athletics cannot help but sabotage what our colleges and universities are for: instruction and research.
The day The Champ turned 65 was marked by the release of a line of snack foods bearing his image. Lost in the hype was Muhammad Ali's proud history as a war resister.
Carmelo Anthony pays the price for the melee between the Nuggets and the Knicks, but it's NBA commissioner David Stern who should be benched.
The Democrats won the House and the Senate because the Republicans lost
the garage. How Nascar fans helped turn the tide of the election.
As the two top-ranked college teams clash on Saturday, the world stops, vote-counting is halted in a tight Congressional race and cities brace for violence.
Take time out to acknowledge the return of the NBA--and the beginning of
a political season of sorts for NBA players with a social conscience.
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