Archive for April, 2014
Last week’s historic vote by student athletes at the Northwestern University to unionize will have some far reaching implications for both sides of the issue. The things that the student athletes are asking for through CAPA do not sound at all unreasonable. But the backlash has been brutal.
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When the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose went down once again to yet another injury early on in the season, most NBA fans wrote the Chicago basketball team off for the year. Everyone, that is, except the Bulls themselves, their coach Tom Thibodeau and their outstanding defensive center, Joakim More >
No, not javelin throwers. These guys are flying around on a field of ice armed it seems with ‘spears’. They call them sticks but they are not exactly that either. But they must really be spears because Milan Lucic of the Boston Bruins just got fined five dimes for ‘spearing’.
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The ‘good old boys’ at NASCAR have changed up the rules for the annual ‘Chase’ to determine the Sprint Cup Champion for 2014. The opening field of contestants has been upped from 12 to 16 drivers with a graduated series of elimination races from which this year’s winner will emerge.
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The San Antonio Spurs are currently the best team in the NBA with a league leading 62-18 record. The Spurs have won 8 of their last 10 and currently sit atop the Western Conference with a 3.5 game lead over the Thunder. The Spurs are playing solid basketball and their record proves it going 32-8 at More >
With seven of the 26 regularly scheduled races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Circuit completed, we already have seven drivers who have qualified for the Sprint Cup Chase under the new rules. As of this season, any driver who registers a win at any of the Sprint Cup races qualifies for the Chase to More >
At present neither computers, laptops, tablets, smart phones nor video devices are allowed on the sidelines during an NFL game. This rule comes down from Roger Goodell and the NFL Commissioner’s office.
However, there is a movement underfoot to introduce the safe use of these devices by NFL players More >