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Weekends, Races and a Winner

Weekends at my house are just messes of people trying to get a lot done in very little time. Last weekend also involved working out a time to go pick up Number Five from college as his “Easter/Passover” break was beginning. On top of that, he had broken a tooth a week ago eating trail… Continue reading Weekends, Races and a Winner

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NCAA Sports

I have written about collegiate sports on many occasions.  This particular occasion comes to you via an ad that the NCAA is running during the current basketball tournament.  I have to write about something having to do with the Madness and my bracket is not the thing as it is dismal after two days of… Continue reading NCAA Sports

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NCAA Recruiting Rules Change

Surprise!  Surprise! The NCAA thinks it is just like big time professional sports and has an annual meeting to discuss rules and changes to said rules.  If you have ever gone through the NCAA recruiting manual, I am amazed there are not more violations.  It is like reading a state report but much more dry… Continue reading NCAA Recruiting Rules Change

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How do you teach teens that working within the system can change things?

When did teenagers, especially those of voting age, become so cynical?  How can we, as responsible adults, teach them that working within the system can bring about change when it rarely does in their world? Case in point, the Niagara University athletic department has made national, not just regional, headlines recently.  Four members of the… Continue reading How do you teach teens that working within the system can change things?