Resources on Sports

A question for my fellow football fans: How much brain damage would you be willing to endure to watch NFL games? Would you watch the same amount of football if every game increased your chances contracting palsy, dementia, or Alzheimer's... Continue...

Major League Baseball Opening Day. Just typing that phrase makes me feel a bit better. I mean it. Mentally and physically better. I cannot sufficiently explain the way the game is good for my soul, but I know that it... Continue...

All the sports journalists called it a “meltdown.” The Virginia Cavaliers’ loss to tenth-seeded Syracuse in the NCAA basketball tournament was a complete shock. The Cavaliers led by 15 points with less than 10 minutes to play. The loss was... Continue...

For almost a century, college football bowl games have been a New Year’s Day tradition in the United States. Here are five facts you should know about college football and bowl games: 1. In the late 1890s and early 1900s,... Continue...

When I hear someone say, “War Eagle,” or see someone wearing Auburn sports gear I almost reflexively feel obligated to respond, “Roll Tide!” In fact, it seems like a duty, a moral responsibility even. Years ago, Bill Clinton’s campaign guru... Continue...

You might not remember the Steve Bartman incident that took place on October 14, 2003, at Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs took on the Florida Marlins in the National League Championship Series. If you don't, I envy you. Most... Continue...

The Youth Association Football program in Keller, Texas, made national headlines years ago because of a decision that many onlookers found scandalous. What brought media from major metropolitan cities and national news organizations to investigate the actions of a youth... Continue...

You may not know much about soccer or FIFA, the governing body of international competition, but chances are you will learn something soon. This week United States law enforcement officials arrested several high ranking FIFA officials on allegations of pervasive... Continue...

Wayne Mitchell was not simply the head baseball coach at Robert E. Lee high school in Montgomery, Ala. He was a local baseball institution. He attended Robert E. Lee high school as a student and excelled on the baseball team. In... Continue...

Slate magazine hailed 2014 as “The Year of Outrage.” It appears that Americans are determined to continue the trend into 2015. Since the morning of January 19, the national media has been hijacked by a controversy nicknamed “Deflate-gate” on social... Continue...