Last Monday, during a softball game between the number 3 ranked Florida Gators and the number 5 Auburn Tigers, an incident occurred between an Auburn player and the Florida Gators head coach in the handshake line after the game. The Auburn was shaking hands with all of the Florida players, until she got to the… Continue reading Sportsmanship: Players #1 Responsibility
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.
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.
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 competitive 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!
According to pbs.org, “The National Pastime leads off with the baseball season of 1941, one of the most exciting of all time.” Players like Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, and Babe Ruth have all shaped the young men of America to become better baseball players and learn to play for the love of the game. If… Continue reading Bring Baseball to CSC
This week’s topic in Sports Reporters was about if fantasy sports should be illegal or not. Personally, I was torn on having an outright opinion on the topic. I do not play fantasy sports, nor do I care to get started. However, searching the web for opinions on the issue I found that my thoughts… Continue reading Bet on it. Bet on me.
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?