Despite Lawsuits, Congressional Scrutiny College Football Players Still Grossly Exploited

The economic reality is that every year Big Time D-1 football and basketball programs continue to earn more and more revenue.   Without a doubt, the more the revenue increases, the more egregious the exploitation of the on-field participants becomes.  Worse as the universities and the NCAA continue to reap  increased revenue (in 2008  the NCAA’s March Madness  alone brought the NCAA …

After 900th Win Syracuse Coach Proves He Is A Hall of Famer

  I completely understand why my good friend and Syracuse basketball legend Etan Thomas  has such great love and respect for long-time Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim.  Lastly night after getting his milestone 900th victory, Coach Boeheim could have just basked in the glory of his illustrious coaching career. Yet, he chose to exhibit real leadership on an issue …

Jalen Rose Exposes ESPN’s Bayless for Skipping Truth and Respect

In this video clip, Jalen Rose,  the former NBA star and current ESPN basketball analyst, calls out noted sports “hater” Skip Bayless about Skip’s over-the-line critiques of professional athletes and Skip’s fraudulent claims of high school basketball stardom.   I wanted to write about this when it happened in April, but I was recovering from my bout of Bells Palsy. However, the lessons …

No Place for Thug Behavior in College Sports

Last night  Xavier’s Kenny Frease (#32), was sucker punched by Cincinnati’s   Yancy Gates (#34) and then stomped in the head while he was on the ground by #13 Cheikh Mbodj.  Both Gates and Mbodj have been suspended for six (6) games, and both of their actions are regrettable.  However, I believe that Mbodj’s actions were much more egregious than […]