Tag Archives: National Football League

Vick to Kaep: “You betta cut it.”

I must have awakened Michael Vick by mentioning him in my last post. Unfortunately, I wish he would have stayed asleep or at least quiet. Vick is catching volcano lava heat for suggesting that Kaepernick should cut his hair to … Continue reading

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Will Politics Imitate Sports? Again?

The NFL just announced that Sarah Thomas will become the first female referee in league history. Sarah, a fellow Mississippian, has worked her way up through the ranks, officiating NCAA games including bowl games. As a female football fan this … Continue reading

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When doing a good job is enough

Last year it was reported that Pam Oliver would no longer be the sideline reporter for Fox Sport’s A team and would spend her final season, her 20th year, on the sidelines with the B team. (See: Handling Change with … Continue reading

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Fired, but Paid

Ray Rice, the notorious wife beater, just won his grievance against the Baltimore Ravens for $1.588 million. While that’s a nice sum, especially for us working folks, it may be his last check from the NFL. I wish this could … Continue reading

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Passion in Life, Work, and Sports

Passion or being passionate is one of those characteristics that’s needed for a full life. I’ve been reading Onward by Howard Schultz, ceo of Starbucks Coffee Company (I didn’t make a mistake by typing ceo in all lower case.  That’s … Continue reading

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The Real Beauty of Sports

In addition to the miraculous feats of athletes, the brilliant game strategies, or the heart-wrenching obstacles that athletes overcome and the inspiration that ensues, sports are beautiful because they act as agents for social change. Sports have changed the landscape … Continue reading

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Stay in your lane!

RGIII (Robert Griffin III) of the Washington Redskins  has fiercely been rehabbing his knee in preparation for the 2013 NFL season.  His doctor, Dr. James Andrews, has given him the okay to get back on the field, but then added … Continue reading

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