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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