Tag Archives: college football

  • ‘Real Sports’ Tackles NCAA’s Mistreatment of Athletes

    Mar 30, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *The latest episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” focuses on the physical and mental health of college athletes, and whether it’s on the NCAA to bear at least some of the financial responsibility for the bills once the athlete has graduated. The first segment deals with athletes who are unable to play professionally or […]

  • FSU Quarterback Jameis Winston to Enter NFL Draft

    Jan 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Jameis Winston is done with college. The embattled Florida State University quarterback has decided to forgo his junior year and enter the NFL draft, his father announced Wednesday morning, according to ESPN. Initially, Antonor Winston said his son planned to wait until after the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T to announce a decision, […]

  • USC RB Anthony Brown ‘Couldn’t Play For a Racist’, Quits Team

    Aug 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *When it rains, it pours with the USC football team. Already dealing with the suspension of a cornerback for lying about saving his nephew from drowning, redshirt senior running back Anthony Brown abruptly quit the team Thursday, then, used Twitter to call his former coach Steve Sarkisian a racist. Brown, who started six games as […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The New Rules for the Bowl Subdivision’s Super Subdivision

    Aug 11, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *I love tradition. But at some point you have to take a good look at a tradition and see if it still makes sense. College football operates by the assumption that traditions should be maintained – often despite all evidence pointing toward devising a new structure and process. The latest consequence of this philosophy is […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: A Revolution at Northwestern

    Apr 1, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The tide has turned. And not a second too soon. The National Labor Relations Board has concluded that college football players at Northwestern University qualify as workers and are therefore eligible to form a union. With that decision, and the label of labor, comes the ability to bargain for better wages. But more importantly for […]

  • Eastern Michigan Wide Receiver Demarius Reed Found Dead

    Oct 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *A 20-year-old Eastern Michigan player was found shot to death Friday in an off-campus apartment building in what authorities said was a homicide. Police were investigating the slaying of junior wide receiver Demarius Reed, which was discovered a day before a home game against Ohio University, which will still be played as scheduled. “The circumstances […]