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Borland’s Impact on the NFL

“I just honestly want to do what’s best for my health,” Chris Borland explained to Outside the Lines. “From what I’ve researched and what I’ve experienced, I don’t think it’s worth the risk.” Formerly a healthy linebacker for the San … Continue reading

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High School Athletics No Longer Appreciated

Families used to stand in line for hours in preparation for a face-off between high school rivals. The courts and fields used to be absolutely packed, and the intensity of fans could not have been more evident. In the last … Continue reading

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Deflategate Scandal Highlights Larger Problem

The New England Patriots’s recent Deflategate scandal has hit headlines and almost overshadowed news of the upcoming Super Bowl. Of the 12 balls that New England provided for its game against the Indianapolis Colts, 11 were underinflated by 2 pounds … Continue reading

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School Rivalries

Bodies topple each other to make room for Moses as he travels through the center of the crowd. The leader holds a beloved symbol of pride, the spirit stick. The previous week students had dressed in all kinds of crazy … Continue reading

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Racial Tensions Color the History of Sports

His powerful fist shattered the faces of the jukeboxes upon his exit, while his face twisted in rage and disgust. Surrounding him, teammates did the same as a torrent of uniforms stormed from the Texas establishment. A few minutes earlier, … Continue reading

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March Madness is Madness

March Madness lives up to its name. Wide eyes are plastered to screens across the country in the last milliseconds of games, praying for the one shot that could alter athletes’ lives forever. For weeks in advance, crazed fans complete … Continue reading

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The NFL Combine is not Valid

One day. One run. One jump. One chance to determine a player’s future. An individual’s career hinges on his performance for six days. The NFL combine is not an accurate assesment of skill. At the NFL combine, held at Lucas … Continue reading

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