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).

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participation trophies have got to go.

Youth sports are a beautiful thing. They encourage kids to get out and be active, while also helping them build friendships that will most likely last a lifetime. They teach lifelong skills, such as teamwork and work ethic, that the children can apply to their lives every single day as they grow older. They begin … Continue reading participation trophies have got to go.