Tag Archives: ncaa

  • 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: Athletic Scholarships

    Mar 25, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Phil Everyguy* loved basketball. Throughout childhood he dreamed of playing in the NBA. Phil knew that he would have to go to college first so he worked hard to improve. Earning a scholarship became the most important thing in his life. Finally he was offered a scholarship. Phil was excited; he had made it to […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: On Collegiate Athletic Conferences

    Mar 17, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

     *I have gotten a number of emails from folks who believe I automatically jump to a conclusion based on race or ethnicity. Over the past few years I haven’t responded to any of these messages in my column. I only do so here to assert that I do think about an issue for a good […]

  • AT&T’s Fun New NCAA/NBA Commercials

    Apr 3, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *AT&T may have a winner on its hands with the company’s new commercial campaign, featuring some of the greatest former basketball players in the NBA. Flowing from the “It’s not complicated” commercials, where a group of kids sit around comedian Beck Bennett to discuss why ‘more is better than less,’ this round of NCAA themed […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Paying College Players – Again

    Feb 25, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *In light of the recent situation regarding the NCAA investigation methods, it makes sense to come up with a way to avoid this predicament again. And the solution is simple: allowing players to be compensated. Here is a column I initially wrote after Ohio State was sanctioned for improper benefits going to players about a […]

  • Kourtney Kardashian Refuses to Sit Near Reggie Bush

    Nov 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *Reggie Bush is making news on two fronts today. First, Kourtney Kardashian, the sister of his ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian, was overheard refusing to sit anywhere near the NFL star at a restaurant in Miami, where the famous siblings are shooting their E! reality series “Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.” According to the New York Post, […]