Jackie Robinson: Legacy Redefined

Jackie Robinson will always be remembered as the man who broke the color barrier in all of sports. He was the first African-American athlete who played baseball in the Major Leagues. Robinson also turned out to be an amazing baseball player. However, did you know he played football in college? In 1939, Robinson was on … Continue reading Jackie Robinson: Legacy Redefined

College Football National Championship Game: Trip of a Lifetime

*The following are my own personal thoughts not reflecting anyone else’s. Consider this a journal entry. Now, enjoy. What a difference a day makes! I entered Monday, January 11, 2016 like any other day. I went to work doing what I love doing: writing. The slightly warmer day helped in making the hectic workday easier. … Continue reading College Football National Championship Game: Trip of a Lifetime

Northwestern University: Unionizing a Blessing and Curse

Tuesday April 1, 2014 A huge announcement was revealed to the world last week. It involved Northwestern University and a judge ruling, and if upheld, it could change the NCAA forever. According to the Chicago Tribune, the National Labor Relations Board ruled on March 26 Northwestern football players are employees of the school and can … Continue reading Northwestern University: Unionizing a Blessing and Curse

Johnny Manziel: Not Inheriting the Role Model Role

September 2, 2013 Johnny Manziel is making quite the name for himself. Ever since he won the Heisman, the Texas A&M quarterback sophomore’s life has been centered on controversy. It first was swept in parties on campus. His latest adventure could put him in a light that isn’t pretty. The NCAA suspended Manziel for signing … Continue reading Johnny Manziel: Not Inheriting the Role Model Role