“Role models, really?” the chosen ones For the longest, athletes have been seen as these role models, especially to a younger generation. But what happens when the onus is … Continue reading ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES
“They win we cheer, they keep winning we hate.” a winning franchise Since the early 2000’s, the New England Patriots have been a powerhouse franchise. Years removed from the franchise … Continue reading X PATS: WHY PEOPLE TRULY HATE WINNERS ALL THE TIME
“Give me some money.” the big bucks In my lifetime I have heard of some pretty major contracts to play professional sports. Kobe Bryant signing his $126 million contract, Floyd … Continue reading SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE
“You’re just not good enough.” the dream As a young boy growing up, we have all had these visions of ourselves becoming a top athlete in sports. But somewhere in … Continue reading HOOP DREAMS: WHY SO MANY NEVER MAKE IT
“Are we really compensated?” they play, we watch Throughout my life, I would turn on the television to see these major college sports games being played. You scan the crowd … Continue reading PAID TO PLAY: SHOULD THE NCAA PAY ATHLETES?
“What do they do now?” athletic retirement We watch, they play, we celebrate; but what happens when it all goes away? Eventually, when they put up the cleats and … Continue reading AFTER THE LIGHTS: WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THEY RETIRE
“I wish were into it like the rest.” soccer This is a sport where billions of the world’s population can’t wait for the World Cup to take place. An event … Continue reading THE REAL FUTBOL: WHY HAS SOCCER BECOME NOT SO POPULAR IN AMERICA
“His greatness enrages people, but for what?” King James Since being drafted into the NBA, Lebron James has remained strong over the past 15 seasons going on to win 3 … Continue reading KING JAMES: WHY WE WON’T ALLOW HIM TO BEAT MICHAEL JORDAN