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The Real Reason ESPN Suspended Goodell Critic Bill Simmons

If you have any interest in the NFL, and the Ray Rice/what-did-Roger-Goodell-know-and-when-did-he-know-it case, then you have probably heard ESPN contributor Bill Simmons’s f-bomb-laced rant on the topic. Simmons, who edits the sports and entertainment website Grantland and comments on the

The Real Reason ESPN Suspended Goodell Critic Bill Simmons

ESPN Insults Viewers with Infantile Anti-Redskins Crusade

In light of polling data confirming what we already knew–that the vast majority of NFL fans, players, and Americans want the Washington Redskins to keep their name–ESPN is doubling and tripling down on the network’s thinly-veiled political crusade to force owner

ESPN Insults Viewers with Infantile Anti-Redskins Crusade

Socialistic Offside Rule Ensures Americans Will Never Catch Soccer Fever

The American ‘soccerati’–soccer moms, knee-sock-wearing kids eating orange slices, illegal aliens, hipsters, and self-righteous sportscasters–feels pretty good today. After all, the 2014 World Cup just ended in a vortex of self-congratulatory euphoria: America has finally caught up to the rest

Socialistic Offside Rule Ensures Americans Will Never Catch Soccer Fever

Atheist Group Sues Clemson Football Program for Prayers, Bible Studies

Coach Dabo Swinney and his Clemson football program face a blitz again. This time it’s not South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney seeking to slam their quarterback into the turf, or even a lighthearted sound-byte from Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier aiming to

Atheist Group Sues Clemson Football Program for Prayers, Bible Studies

Duke Talks About 'D,' But Dawkins, Offense Key to NCAA Title Hopes

In the aftermath of Duke’s 93-81 win over North Carolina, the victorious Blue Devils talked like many Duke players have during the last three decades. They talked about defense. They insisted that their success comes from D and that their

Duke Talks About 'D,' But Dawkins, Offense Key to NCAA Title Hopes

Northwestern's Union Play: Could It End Women's College Sports?

It’s been almost comical to watch the liberal sports media’s obvious arousal over what they deem the heroic effort by the Northwestern football team to unionize. I say almost comical because this effort is something that could change the face

Northwestern's Union Play: Could It End Women's College Sports?

Russell Wilson's Amicable, Confusing Divorce from NC State

When Russell Wilson recently termed the turmoil that defined the end of his college career as “a whole Pack of Badgers,” the Seahawks’ quarterback was referring to three years for the N.C. State Wolfpack and a year with the Badgers

Russell Wilson's Amicable, Confusing Divorce from NC State

Shameful Maryland Leaving ACC on Low Note

In the same week that the University of Maryland announced a decision to contemplate covering gender re-assignment surgery for their students, the school has filed a 157 million dollar counterclaim lawsuit against the Atlantic Coast Conference related to their conference

Shameful Maryland Leaving ACC on Low Note

FSU-AUBURN: WHAT THE BOWL GAMES TELL US

It’s a dangerous thing to use comparative scores of the previous bowl games to predict tonight’s BCS Championship game – but until kick-off, it’s all we have. And besides, it’s fun, even if it proves to be inaccurate. So with

FSU-AUBURN: WHAT THE BOWL GAMES TELL US

ESPN's 'Pajama Boy' Attempts to Redefine Masculinity

ESPN’s  normally excellent “Sports Reporters” show joined the ranks of GLAAD, Organizing For America (OFA), Out2Enroll and others in yet another attempt by the cultural left to redefine what it means to be a man in this country in 2013.

ESPN's 'Pajama Boy' Attempts to Redefine Masculinity

Are Panthers Turning Cam Newton into Trent Dilfer?

As the Carolina Panthers have charged to 10 wins in their last 11 games, clinching a playoff spot and needing only to beat the Falcons to secure a division title and playoff bye, there has been a common media meme:

Are Panthers Turning Cam Newton into Trent Dilfer?

NFL's Obamacare Touchdowns, Rush Limbaugh, The Big Bang theory

It is no secret that the National Football League, and football in general, has been under attack from a lot of quarters recently. Concussions, murder, bullying, and controversial rules changes have dominated the headlines. Youth football participation is reportedly down

NFL's Obamacare Touchdowns, Rush Limbaugh, The Big Bang theory

Zany SEC East: Three Teams Still Alive

The SEC East race is still a delightful mess, with three teams still holding on to title hopes. Each of these three teams has a set of requirements, and also a wish list, and yet the prize would appear to

Zany SEC East: Three Teams Still Alive

Show-Me State Magic: Mizzou atop Crazy SEC East

The SEC East went full-speed schizophrenic this weekend, as South Carolina, Georgia and Florida fell to Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Missouri, respectively. While Missouri’s 36-17 win over Florida is technically not an upset in the way that the Tennessee and Vandy

Show-Me State Magic: Mizzou atop Crazy SEC East

Are the ACC's Days Numbered (Part 2 in a 3-Part Series)

In part one of this series, I established that in spite of good news for the ACC surrounding new member schools – and having a couple of teams in the top 5 in football – that North Carolina’s athletic director

Are the ACC's Days Numbered (Part 2 in a 3-Part Series)