Fatherhood or Fandom? The Ethical Dilemma of a Redskins Fan

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What’s in a name? Michael Dorman found out the hard way.

The Wrestler: Should the Academy Awards Test for Performance-Enhancing Drugs?

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“The Wrestler” star Mickey Rourke won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for a performance clearly enhanced with the use of drugs. Why isn’t Bob Costas complaining about that?

Hockey’s Fringe Benefits

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We’re supposed to believe a lack of mainstream appeal is hockey’s tragic flaw. Brian Lutz argues it’s just the opposite.

Shut Up and Sing: Let’s Talk Bob Costas and Make Some College Bowl Predictions

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Bob Costas’ recent stance in favor of gun control has drawn the ire of many. Jim Jividen examines why his remarks about performance-enhancing drugs didn’t provoke a similar response.

We Don’t Talk: Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins

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Liam Day wonders if the tragedy in Kansas City was a part of society’s expectations that men be strong and silent.

Was Bob Costas’ Gun Rant Out of Line?

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Bob Costas quoted Jason Whitlock in saying that were it not for a gun, Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend would still be alive. Do you agree? Was Costas out of line for editorializing?

Yellowface in CLOUD ATLAS

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Yellowface in the new Cloud Atlas movie? Hollywood is getting out of control, forgetting the reality of racism in its mixed-up pursuit of ambition. Shame on the movie business. Last night, I found out that the new Cloud Atlas movie will be sporting several actors in yellowface–that is, white actors made up to look Asian. You can […]

National Glory: Division I Sports and the Olympic Games

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Athletic competition was never a spiritually innocent pursuit. College football is no exception.