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CTE in Former NFL Players

For sometime now, a few scientists have been trying to study the brains of former NFL players.  Unfortunately, all that’s been found in the brains of these former players has been posthumously (after death).  It was said to be impossible to detect CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in living patients.  UCLA recently discovered brains scans which [...]

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

2013 NFL Draft

Tonight at 8 PM, and continuing throughout the weekend, college football players from all over the country will be waiting patiently and hopeful to hear their names be called.  If their name is called, it is because they have been drafted by an NFL team.  For all the players, this means that their dreams have come true.  [...]

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

2013 NHL Lockout

The 2013 NHL season was delay because of a lockout.  The owners of the teams locked out the players of the teams because the two sides could not come to an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement after the old one had expired.  The new agreement was finally made and they agreed to play [...]

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Rutgers Coach in Hot Water

“Coach” Mike Rice was fired on April 3 for shoving, grabbing, throwing balls, and using gay slurs against players on the Rutgers basketball team. The video takes place over a long period of time and was not an isolated incident. Rice was investigated for this matter and was suspended 3 games, fined $50,000, and ordered [...]

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

March Madness

This month is the biggest for college basketball.  It’s called March Madness.  March Madness is the tournament that the men’s college basketball teams use to figure out which team is the national championship.  It starts with 68 teams and on April 8th it ends with the championship game in Atlanta, Georgia.  The teams are ranked [...]

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Traditional and Individual Talend

I am going to write my blog this week about athletes and how they grow either as individuals by practicing by themselves, or by having a coach help them.  I got a lot of my inspiration for this post from a quote in “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” by T.S. Eliot.   “Honest criticism and [...]

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Steroids in MLB

This weeks post will about about the use of steroids in baseball.  Up until 1991, the MLB had not regulated the use of steroids or performance enhancing drugs.  The commissioner at that time, Fay Vincent, told all the teams that the use of steroids was illegal.  Then in 2005, they set guidelines, with punishments, about [...]

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Super Bowl XLVII

On Sunday February 3rd, 2013 the National Football League held its annual championship game.  This game featured the American Football Conference champions, the Baltimore Ravens, against the National Football League conference champions, the San Francisco 49ers.  The Baltimore Ravens jumped out to a big lead and were winning 28-6 after returning the opening kickoff for [...]

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Hello world!

I’m not really sure how this thing works yet but I’ll figure it out

Thursday, January 31st, 2013