Salute To The Captain

The world was a very different place in 1995: Bill Clinton was president; Seinfeld was still in first runs on television; only a few people had cell phones (and they were quite large); we were just getting used to e-mail and the Internet; and the Twin Towers were still standing proudly in lower Manhattan. In the years that followed, rapid change became the norm, terrorism … Continue reading Salute To The Captain

The NFL Crisis

As a Political Psychologist I am very critical of the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.  Certainly I do not blame the Commissioner for the actions of some players who have obvious behavioral problems.  And before we start with any criticism it is important to point out how many players conduct themselves extremely well and donate time and money to the community.  However, there are a … Continue reading The NFL Crisis

Sleeping With The Enemy: The Dark Story Circling Ray Rice

Sportscasters and various pundits have offered a variety of responses to Ray Rice’s suspension from the NFL following the release of a video purportedly showing a violent interaction with his then girlfriend (now wife). Suspicion abounds as to whether the league was aware of the video and chose not to react in light of the criticism it received earlier in the summer over Rice’s two-game … Continue reading Sleeping With The Enemy: The Dark Story Circling Ray Rice

Ray Rice Gets 2 Game Suspension For Hitting Fiancée

Complete outrage. Twitter has been blowing up with outraged NFL fans who know a penalty for hitting a woman should be a lot worse than a penalty for substance abuse. I would have to agree. Maybe it’s because society is so used to the fact that athletes play with women like they play with toys, either way – it is unacceptable. Lane Johnson of Philadelphia, … Continue reading Ray Rice Gets 2 Game Suspension For Hitting Fiancée

Michael Jordan’s Last Contract is Up For Sale

Michael Jordan. The GOAT of the NBA. Fans save his jerseys, hang up his posters, frame his autographs, collect memorabilia – that’s what happens when you are a walking legend.  Now imagine if you had the chance to own the last contract MJ every signed with the Chicago Bull. Darren Rovell of ESPN informed the sports world of their chance at putting their imagination to … Continue reading Michael Jordan’s Last Contract is Up For Sale

Mayweather Set to Meet Maidana

“I’m going to do a lot more physical training for this fight because it is safe to say I’m not fighting a boxer, I’m facing an MMA fighter,” Floyd Mayweather addressed the roughhouse tactics used by Marcos Maidana regarding their fight bout. And so “Mayhem” begins, Mayweather has officially started his five city promotional tour for his rematch against Maidana, September 13 at the MGM … Continue reading Mayweather Set to Meet Maidana

Jimmy Graham is Now the Highest Paid TE in the NFL

Rest easy Saints fans, Jimmy Graham has confirmed he will continue to be rockin’ black and gold! It’s a win-win situation. A long term deal has now been agreed to before the 4:00 PM deadline for franchise players. The New Orleans Saints has made Jimmy Graham the highest paid TE in NFL history with a 4 year, $40 million contract and $21 million guaranteed, who … Continue reading Jimmy Graham is Now the Highest Paid TE in the NFL