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The Wrecking Yard
As they limp into the sunset, retired NFL players struggle with the game's grim legacy: a lifetime of disability and pain
Whatever Happened To The White Athlete?
Unsure Of His Place In A Sports World Dominated By Blacks Who Are Hungrier, Harder-Working And Perhaps Physiologically Superior, The Young White Male Is Dropping Out Of The Athletic Mainstream To Pursue Success Elsewhere
The Toughest Coach There Ever Was
Though many football people acclaimed him as a genius, and everyone accepted him as a man of integrity, no one would dare hire him in the ...
'I Do Love the Football'
Bear Bryant says that unequivocally after 43 years of coaching and 314 wins, tying Stagg's record, which he can break against Auburn
THE QUESTION: Should college football players be housed in athletic dormitories apart from the rest of the student body?
JESS NEELYHead football coachRice InstituteNo. Football players are an important part of the student body. If they are segregated they're nothing but athletes.
Handsome is as Handsome Does
We assume the best-looking football players are quarterbacks. (Just look at the actors who portray them.) But is it really so? You can run the numbers on this ... And guess what, pretty boys?
An Unfolding Tragedy
As football injuries mount, lawsuits increase and insurance rates soar. The game is headed toward a crisis, one that is epitomized by the helmet, which is both a barbarous weapon and inadequate protection
The Damage Done
While concussive hits dominate the debate, a groundbreaking new study suggests that minor blows—and there can be hundreds each game— are just as traumatic
The Writing is on the Wall
The rash of phony transcripts and academic cheating spells out the fact that athletics are now an abomination to the ideals of higher education. Victims: the student-athletes. Culprits: the system and those who run it