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Time to think about the language used to talk about sports, quarterbacks

Recently, in a discussion of UCLA quarterback and projected high first round draft pick Josh Rosen, the language that is used to discuss the Jewish player’s draft-ability came to up. 

If football is deadly, why do we still watch?

There are two reasons why pro football in particular and organized football in general won’t go out of existence, despite a consistent flow of head injury stories.

Football, Unity, and Anthems: The ethic of sport

Many people who are staking out a position of protest against the various actions and reactions of sports figures have called for politics to be kept out of sports.

Viewpoints: Colin Kaepernick and the National Anthem

NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernik has refused to stand for the National Anthem during preseason football games as a way to raise awareness to issues surrounding race, discrimination and inequality. Fans have both supported and heckled the athlete for his decision.

NFL Pro-Bowler is an atheist. So what?

Earlier this month, NFL star Arian Foster, a running back for the Houston Texans, sent ripples through the world of professional football when he came out as a nonbeliever in the pages of ESPN The Magazine.

The ‘men’ of the NFL aren’t acting like it

Hopefully, we teach our children to accept responsibility for their actions. I say “hopefully” because it appears that our society is becoming increasingly narcissistic.

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