The Devil’s Advocate: Sportsmanship

In a world where protecting everyone’s feelings is the primary focus of every one, everywhere, it is impossible to discuss the other side of sportsmanship, the side where celebrating a touchdown or outscoring an opponent by 100 points is okay, without upsetting someone. It is impossible to find any support of the notion that competition … Continue reading The Devil’s Advocate: Sportsmanship

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When Athletes Take a Stand (or don’t).

In the late summer months of 2016 Colin Kaepernick took a stand by not standing. During preseason games in the middle of August, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback began sitting while the national anthem was being played before the game. He continued this for three games before anyone took notice. After the protest finally gained … Continue reading When Athletes Take a Stand (or don’t).

Go Get Your Money: An Argument Against College Requirements in Pro Sports

I think the answer to this question is very simple: if the NCAA continues not paying college athletes, specifically men’s basketball players and football players, then these young athletes should have every right to go pro immediately out of high school. Our first debate was centered on this issue and I think a lot, if … Continue reading Go Get Your Money: An Argument Against College Requirements in Pro Sports