It’s Time For Us To Forgive Ray Rice

According to ESPN, four teams are currently looking at signing Ray Rice now that his indefinite suspension from the NFL was overturned on appeal. One of the teams alleged to be interested is my favorite team, the New Orleans Saints. While it is unlikely that the Saints will sign Ray Rice as their backfield already […]

How the World Cup and Olympics Hurt the Poor

While many of us enjoy a good night out with the fútbol and international sports fans, whether we’re interested in the actual games or checking out the crowds (soccer fans are pretty intense and I think they talk funny), or whether we’re cheering on the Red, White & Blue athletes and the accumulation of medals, we should […]

Super Bowl XLVIII: Denver Columbine Survivors vs. Green Bay Drunk (How’s That for “Honor”?)

In 2000, a private institution of higher education nestled in a quiet Chicago suburb decided that the time was nigh to change its collegiate mascot.  Odds are not even the most bratwurst-scarfing, jersey-junkie, beer-chugging sports fan in the nation had ever heard of—let alone followed—the athletic endeavors of the NCAA Division III Wheaton College Crusaders.  […]