Genetically Tied?

Photo Credit: http://www.reviewjournal.com Penn State University’s football program had a rich history of winning. Well, until 2011, before all of their wins were vacated from the record books. Defensive Back coach Jerry Sandusky received 48 charges on accounts of sexual assault. He was found guilty of violating at least 10 kids over a span of 15 years within the Penn State football athletic facilities. As I mentioned earlier, … Continue reading Genetically Tied?

MLB should raise Strike Zone

Photo Credit: thesportspost.com Major League Baseball has made a proposal to the players’ union to raise the bottom of the strike zone by 2 inches. The strike out record for a single season has been broken in 9 consecutive seasons and the majority of these strike outs have occurred at the bottom of the strike zone..In 2011, 24 percent of taken strikes occurred at the bottom of … Continue reading MLB should raise Strike Zone

Baylor Should Receive the Death Penalty

Photo Credit: ESPN San Antonio The death penalty is a punishment most people are not familiar with, probably because it has only been delivered to one Division I program in the history of NCAA football. Southern Methodist (SMU) was punished in 1986 for illegally recruiting. The athletic director at the time told the head football coach to purposely recruit illegally simply because he believed that that … Continue reading Baylor Should Receive the Death Penalty

Accountability

Photo credit: usatoday.com Accountability is an important key in the life of a star athlete. The sooner an athlete takes responsibility for their poor actions, the sooner fans forgive and the media forgets. Being a star athlete is a package deal, even if you’re not being paid. It comes with fame, soon to be money (assuming the college athlete makes the pros), and being a role model. … Continue reading Accountability

America’s Team Flourishing

Photo credit: WRGZ.com Week 1 of the 2016-17′ season an unfamiliar number 4 jogged out onto the turf to lead the Dallas Cowboys in the huddle. The fourth round draft pick in the 2015 NFL Draft out of Mississippi State and NFL MVP candidate, Dak Prescott, completed 25 of 45 passing attempts for a total of 227 yards. Not bad for a rookie stepping in … Continue reading America’s Team Flourishing

Does Kansas Have Enough to Earn a 12th Straight Big 12 Title?

Photo credit: KUsports.com In the 1987-88 season, The University of Kansas and ‘Danny and the miracles’ snatched the 1988 National Title on Danny Manning’s game sealing free throws. As sweet as that sounds, legendary coach Larry Brown was facing multiple NCAA sanctions due to recruiting violations during the ’88 season, causing him to step down. Kansas was searching for a coach and found the perfect man, Roy Williams. Roy Williams had been an … Continue reading Does Kansas Have Enough to Earn a 12th Straight Big 12 Title?