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Butt-Chugging Lawsuit?

On October 10, 2012 By

By now, many of you young readers have heard about the incident at the University of Tennessee where a member of the University’s Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) chapter was accused of “butt-chugging.” And for those of you who don’t know, you probably already have a suspicion of what this is. If you’re squeamish, you may […]

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So it seems that a couple of my recent blog posts have been about alcohol, specifically a bourbon’s red wax trademark and an alleged drunken beat-down. This post is no different, concerning the immensely popular Jack Daniel’s whiskey, which has a long and storied history, has been featured in iconic […]

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Blue Laws Make Valentine's Day Sad, Sober

On February 18, 2010 By

For the first time since 1999, Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday, meaning that people in at least 14 states spent the loneliest of holidays with limited (or no) ability to buy alcohol–yikes. Given the religious significance attached to Sunday, many states prohibit certain activities on the day, like purchasing alcohol. […]

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It seems that Major League Baseball is mentioned in the news more often for steroid-related scandals than for actual sports news. While steroids have certainly become a major problem for MLB, the media rarely addresses the subject of the league’s culture of alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse in MLB clubhouses is usually […]

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One Strike and You're Out

On July 16, 2008 By

This week, Major League Baseball (MLB) celebrated the All-Star Break.  Among the many heroes and stories of the 2008 season that were highlighted, few are bigger than the Legend of Josh Hamilton.  Hamilton’s story is truly the stuff legends are made of, and MLB has gone to lengths (as it should) to […]

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