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Cheerleaders: The Perception and the Reality

A number of NFL cheerleaders are suing their various employers for failure to pay promised wages. The case of the Oakland Raiderettes and the...

Joey Julius and the Reality of Eating Disorders

There is a college football player named Joey Julius who struggles with something called Binge Eating Disorder. He is not alone. It is estimated...

Armour: We Must do Better for Adam Jones and Others

The apologies, as sincere and well-meaning as they were, are not enough. Not anymore. Not when it’s 2017 and Adam Jones is subjected to appalling...

Separation of Coach and Doctor in Sports

I’ve read quite a few stories, cases at Indiana University being apparently the most egregious, about athletes who suffered injuries that were not properly...

The More Who Pay, the More Who Play

It’s a Saturday morning, young people across the country wake up early to prepare for the big day…..Game Day!! They reluctantly grab a small...

Some Silken Moments

Ahhh, Ha! We have it, yes! Right where we left off – in my post from last week…you remember, right? We were talking about...

The Sad Death of Aaron Hernandez

A former football player named Aaron Hernandez was found dead hanging in his jail cell while serving a life sentence without the possibility of...

For Generations to Come

Can you imagine birthing a child – a child that looks, acts, thinks, does, and is – nothing like you? Like, this is your...

You Tell Me…

Parks and Recreation Magazine is the official publication of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Interestingly, the March issue of this magazine introduced...

Based on a True Story (Part 2)

So perhaps your most pressing question from Based on a True Story (Part 1) is, so did that guy die? Yes, he did. That was...

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