Monthly Archives: November 2013

Games Within a Game – Recent Coaching “Tactics” (Creative Response Blog)

Games Within a Game – Recent Coaching “Tactics”             This week there have been some interesting occurrences in different professional leagues with coaches being more “involved” in the game than they should be. The first example is of Brooklyn Nets … Continue reading

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MLB’s annual drug testing report puts focus on rising Adderall use

On Friday November 29th 2013, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association released an annual report from the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program’s Independent Program Administrator testing over 1200 MLB players.  Based on the research and … Continue reading

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The Inconvenient Truth of Hosting Global Sporting Events

Hosting a major sporting event such as the Olympics or FIFA World Cup can be extremely exciting for host countries. These events attract the world’s attention and the host city gets immense media coverage. According to the governments of hosting … Continue reading

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That’s All Folk: NHL Canadian Broadcasting and the possible end to the Don Cherry Era

By: Paul Dermody Over the last week the National Hockey League has been in the news for more than its’ hockey. The NHL and Rogers Sportsnet signed a whopping $5.2 Billion dollar deal for the next 12 years to give … Continue reading

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Critical Analysis Blog Zirin Ch. 5 Joe Paterno: Death, Remembrance, And The Wages of Sin

  In chapter 5 of his book Game Over, Zirin outlines the horrific events of the Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse scandal that rocked Penn State University and brought about the downfall of legendary coach Joe Paterno. Zirin illustrates how the … Continue reading

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“OFFENSIVE” or an offensive lineman

The Miami Dolphins’ Richie Incognito was allegedly accused for throwing racial slurs and threats to teammate Jonathan Martin back on November 3rd, 2013. It was a lot of locker room talk that was negative, cruel, and disrespectful. He officially was … Continue reading

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The NHL’s Salary Cap Floor- Bad for Business

The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) entered into a collective bargaining agreement in 2005, which include the implementation of a hard salary cap system. This system sets maximums each franchise can spend on … Continue reading

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