To Pay Or Not to Pay: Andre and Derek Discuss Paying NCAA Athletes

March 1, 2016

Derek Thomson To get some background on the issue at hand; many students-athletes in high school dream of going to college in hopes to play a sport at the professional level. The is broken down into three divisions, Division 1, 2, and 3 and usually the Division 1 is considered the most elite out of the three. Students only attending schools with D1 or D2 sports programs can give out…

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The Real Price of Student Athletics

March 1, 2016

College athletics make huge amounts of money for the NCAA.  Coaches at the top schools make lucrative salaries.  Administrators utilize sports as a means of producing massive revenues for schools.  And at the very center of it all are the “student-athletes”. Despite the massive revenues of the NCAA, the players are not paid on the grounds that they are students, not employees. Mark Emmert, President of the NCAA has claimed…

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Wild Horses

They say defense wins championships. They are absolutely right. I was wrong when I wrote last week that this game would be a defining moment in the legacy of two quarterbacks. The only individuals who will want to be defined by their performance in this game are Von Miller and the Denver defense. In one of the most unforgettable defensive performances in the history of the Super Bowl, Denver held…

February 14, 2016
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Super Bowl 50 Preview

It’s an unstoppable force meeting an immovable object. The old man taking on the kid. Goliath vs. Goliath. The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos meet this Sunday in San Francisco, and only one thing is certain: Super Bowl 50 will define the legacy of two quarterbacks. The Panthers, led by quarterback Cam Newton, seek to continue a season of utter dominance. After finishing the regular season with only one…

February 6, 2016
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Denver Holds Back Pats; Heads to Super Bowl 50

In an AFC championship for the ages, the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos met on Sunday night at Mile High Stadium in Denver. Denver, the top seeded team for the playoffs, seeking to ahem…deflate the typical postseason brilliance of Tom Brady, while the Patriots, the number two seed, sought to stifle Denver’s own legendary quarterback, one Peyton Manning. And in terms of stifling…well, let’s just say both defenses…

February 2, 2016
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