Sports Controversies

Athletes should not be required to stand for the National Anthem.

One of the biggest controversies of 2016 was when star quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers Collin Kaepernick Knelt during the playing of the National Anthem during three preseason football games during the NFL season. America was outraged. Many thought that Kaepernick was showing his country the most disrespect out of anyone in the entire… Continue reading Athletes should not be required to stand for the National Anthem.

Sports Controversies

From the star player, to the one who never goes in…everyone deserves a consequence.

In sports reporters this week, our discussion was over the NCAA drug testing policy and whether we agree with the rules or not. Personally, I am a fan of the drug testing policy. I believe that it holds every student athlete to an equal playing field. However, there are some flaws that stick out to… Continue reading From the star player, to the one who never goes in…everyone deserves a consequence.

Sports Controversies

You get a trophy. You get a trophy. You get a trophy. EVERYONE GETS A TROPHY!

  Participation trophies are the latest craze in sports controversy world. Some people like to think that participation trophies are the key to helping kids learn the most about competing in the sports world. Personally, I think participation trophies are ruining the ┬ácompetitive sports among are youth today. Participation trophies really don’t teach you anything.… Continue reading You get a trophy. You get a trophy. You get a trophy. EVERYONE GETS A TROPHY!

Sports Controversies

C’s may get degrees…but do C’s get world championships?

On February 8 2017, located in that same decently sized classroom in the NPAC as I mentioned in my first blog post, our sports reporters class met as a group to go over the topic of college becoming a requirement for NBA and NFL players. It was a very interesting topic to be discussed and… Continue reading C’s may get degrees…but do C’s get world championships?