Topic: Sports

When a Sports Team Asks for Government Help and Incentives

May 3, 2016
Dallas Cowboys Stadium

Any city, county or state which is asked to help fund a sports facility project should leave their jerseys at home bring sharp pencils. The numbers will sometimes work. Often they will not. 

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Encourage Athletes to Create an Identity Outside of Sports

April 28, 2016
Johnny Maziel

We have created a toxic environment that strips premiere athletes of perspective and accountability.

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Why do we value sports over the arts?

March 5, 2016

USA Today recently reported that Nick Saban, head football coach for the University of Alabama, made more than $7 million. Most tenured faculty members at universities throughout the country earned 70 times less than that.

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How Money and Privilege, Not Humanity Nor Ethics, Drives Racial Equity Action on Campus

Nov. 18, 2015

There are important things to consider about the racially charged events occurring at Mizzou and both traditional and social media have brought these to light.

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NFL Sunday Football Adele Parody Exposes America’s Racist Name Problem

Nov. 14, 2015

Notice how after a meaningful pause, Ken Jeong emphasizes just how racist the National Football League's Redskins team name is. “It’s sooo racist.”

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