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That’s a Wrap

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
That’s a Wrap

“How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss It has been four years since I first stepped foot on the campus of UNC Charlotte. In 2009, […]

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Cheaters never prosper?

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Cheaters never prosper?

Recent allegations against the University of Auburn football program have sucked the sports world back into the NCAA violations debate like an uncontainable whirlpool. It is a never-ending struggle between the league and the various athletic programs. When news broke of Auburn’s alleged grade-changing scheme to maintain players’ eligibility, the public seemed outraged. When I […]

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Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball: state of the team

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball: state of the team

As hard to believe as it is, March Madness is right around the corner. Soon we will all be filling out brackets and aimlessly predicting which teams will advance in the NCAA Tournament and how far they will go. The question is, will Charlotte be included in those brackets? The easy answer is, well, possibly. The […]

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Livestrong or Live Wrong?

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Livestrong or Live Wrong?

It seems to me that the battle against performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) in sports is very similar to the war on drugs in America. No matter how hard authorities try to prevent it, people will find a way to produce, sell, purchase and use drugs. It’s a problem and I don’t like it, but it’s […]

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COLUMN: The BCS playoff: problem solved?

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
COLUMN: The BCS playoff: problem solved?

There’s just a season-and-a-half left before the chaos is over. A mere 28 months before college football will join the rest of the sporting world and determine who will battle for a national title through a new medium: a game. No longer will it be up to the media, the coaches and a computer to […]

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COLUMN: Enough With the Replacement Refs Already

| September 17, 2012 | 1 Comment
COLUMN: Enough With the Replacement Refs Already

Okay, NFL. The joke’s over. Enough of the blown calls. Enough of the unseen personal fouls and bogus, unprofessional penalty descriptions over the PA. The second week of the 2012 NFL season is in the books and we still have replacement officials working all games. I had faith that these rookie refs could handle making […]

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COLUMN: Where is the Passion?

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
COLUMN: Where is the Passion?

Last weekend, I was in Blacksburg, Va. for a Virginia Tech football game. The Hokies were playing big bad Austin Peay and took care of business as they should have, but the game experience is not what I took away from the mountains of Virginia. I happened to witness an encounter between a few fans […]

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