Will Manziel ever get his life together?

most recently on the weekend of April 4th-6th, Manziel was accused of causing nearly $20,000 in damage to an LA home by a letter given from the attorney of the homeowner. Niki Ghazian reported to ESPN, “evidence suggests” Manziel and his friends were partying the whole weekend until the police showed up on the 6th because of a noise complaint. It has been reported that … Continue reading Will Manziel ever get his life together?

School Athletic Programs VS. Budget Cuts

 by: Katie Jones “It sounds like the introduction to a bad joke: A musician, a poet and an athlete get up at a budget meeting to plead for the School Board to keep funding their programs,” said Barbara O’Brien, Buffalo News staff reporter. According to the National Retail Federation, the school supply lists for students is increasingly growing and that’s just one sign that the school … Continue reading School Athletic Programs VS. Budget Cuts

What is more important? Sports or Class

  If you have ever gone to college whether it is D1, D2 or D3 you might think that athletes receive a large amount of accommodations One who does not play these sports would say that athletes comes to colleges and universities just to play the sport they have trained for not because of the education. There is some truth in that statement, depending on … Continue reading What is more important? Sports or Class

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

By: Cameron Barlow   In 2005, Venus Williams prepared to cement her return to the top tier of women’s professional tennis. Williams, the former number one player in the world, met then number one player Lindsey Davenport in the final of The Championships, Wimbledon. The two players would participate in the longest Wimbledon ladies’ final in history, a match two hours and forty-five minutes, with … Continue reading Breaking the Glass Ceiling

How Do Athletes’ Commodify Their Personal Brand? “That’s A Clown Question Bro”

 By: Ryan Carwile When you think of Bryce Harper, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Baseball player? 2010 number one overall pick? Washington Nationals right fielder? 2015 National League MVP? I can bet that one word that didn’t come to mind was brand, however, the word brand might be the most important descriptor of Bryce Harper. A brand is “the name given … Continue reading How Do Athletes’ Commodify Their Personal Brand? “That’s A Clown Question Bro”