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On October 18, 2010 By Ryan Sawyer
The 2010-11 National Football League (NFL) season began with a powerful sign of solidarity. Prior to the opening kickoff, members of the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings raised a hand in the air and pointed their index fingers towards the sky. The message to the owners, and to the millions of [...]Continue Reading →
On the field, “NFL football” and “cutthroat competition” are virtually indistinguishable phrases. However, off the field, in the realm of NFL paraphernalia, Reebok was the sole “team” possessing a monopoly in the market. In 2000, the NFL signed a ten-year licensing agreement that gave Reebok the exclusive rights to manufacture and sell jerseys, [...]Continue Reading →
On May 21, 2010 By Joe Cesta
The Big Ten Conference is thinking expansion. On December 15, the athletic conference announced it would take the next twelve to eighteen months to consider adding additional schools to its ranks. Rumors and analyses of how it will play out have run rampant since the announcement (Frank the Tank’s [...]Continue Reading →
In contact sports, injuries often occur, and the line where an honest play turns into violent assault is a blurry one. The line gets clearer, however, when violence occurs after a play has stopped.
A few days ago, in an NBA first-round playoff game, power forward Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics Continue Reading →
The Cleveland Browns have endured a lot of problems. The once-proud organization that produced four AFC and four NFL Championships during the 1940s and 1950s, along with hall-of-fame running back Jim Brown, is now remembered for its more infamous losses: “The Drive” and “The Fumble.” The Browns also endured [...]Continue Reading →
On April 16, 2010 By Richard Jacques
Well, it finally happened. America’s second-oldest institution for higher education has decided on its mascot. The College of William & Mary, founded by King William III and Queen Mary II of England in 1693, has once again changed its mascot. The winner . . . (drum roll please) . . . a [...]Continue Reading →
As March Madness wrapped up last week, the NCAA unveiled a proposal to expand the men’s basketball tournament to 96 teams, an increase of 31 from the current 65-team competition. Although the plan has not been confirmed, it appears likely the NCAA will adopt the expansion by next season.
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Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.
Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.
Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.
Three [...]Continue Reading →
On December 14, 2009 By JETLaw
Title IX, originally conceived to protect women from gender discrimination, has had the unfortunate and unintended effect of significantly reducing opportunities for male athletes to compete in their sports at the collegiate level. The various Department of Education opinion letters interpreting Title IX and its regulations provide three routes by which universities [...]Continue Reading →
Most people would agree that when it comes to watching football, more is better. But is more always legal? With the rise of pay-per-view television in the 1980s, enthusiastic fans have been willing to pay a premium to watch their favorite teams engage in normally untelevised action or view other notable sports [...]Continue Reading →