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Gender equality is the NFL’s future

With female representation in the National Football League being scarce, a few women are making strides to break those barriers. 

Commentary: New XFL gives players more opportunities

Vince McMahon, the chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, shook the sports world when he announced that the XFL football league would make a dramatic return in 2020. With the recent crumble of the Alliance of American Football, competition for the NFL is in short supply and the XFL has the opportunity to succeed where the AAF could not. While its first outing was a universally recognized failure, the XFL’s return in 2020 could be exactly what the game of football needs.

Nike stands for free speech

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of their Just Do It Campaign, Nike took a knee with Colin Kaepernick. The multi-billion-dollar apparel giant announced that they would have Kaepernick be the face of the line.

NFL team owners are cowards

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick led the way and still fuels the fight against police brutality across the nation, as well as the debate over kneeling during the national anthem. The man himself, however, remains unemployed since the start of the NFL season in early September, despite more than enough athletic reasons to justify signing him. Apparently, too many teams decided his voice and leadership are a liability.

The Road to Recovery: Sports culture pressures male athletes to put it all on the line to win

“As I was warming up before the first batter came up to the plate, I felt a sharp pain in my left hip during my stride,” former pitcher Joey Stirling said.

Taxpayers shouldn’t foot this bill

Following the St. Louis Rams and the San Diego Chargers – now Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers – the Oakland Raiders have recently announced that they will become the latest NFL team to engage in a location makeover.

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