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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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Zirin Ch.4 Zombie Teams and Zombie Owners Private vs. Community Ownership

Critical Blog: In Chapter 4 “Zombie Leagues & Zombie Owners” of Dave Zirin’s book “Game Over”, he discusses the faceless or perhaps more accurately soulless owners that seem to be so dominant in professional sports today. Zirin gives numerous examples … Continue reading

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Player Compensation In the CHL

The Canadian Hockey League or CHL has been billing itself as a “junior hockey” league for the better part of its whole existence. On countless promotional ads, the league points out how it is not only a top development league … Continue reading

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