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OWEN | Phelps Destigmatizes Mental Health Issues

OWEN | Phelps Destigmatizes Mental Health Issues

Although athletes today have worldwide fame, fortune and more success than most people dream of, their lives are far from easy. Athletes constantly fight a hidden opponent that’s a far tougher foe than any in their sport: mental health. Mental illness is no joke. According to estimates by the National[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: National Anthem Sparks Controversy

IPPOLITO: National Anthem Sparks Controversy

The national anthem is quickly becoming a lightning rod of controversy for American athletes. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas was hounded by the media for what was deemed inappropriate and unpatriotic conduct when she did not place her hand over her heart for the national anthem in Rio. On Friday, San[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SCATTERGOOD: Week 1 Recap of The Olympics

The Opening Ceremony was not reflective of this year’s Games overall. I feel the need to provide this disclaimer because apparently many viewers were less than impressed – if not straight-up disappointed – with Rio de Janeiro’s performance in officially opening the 31st Olympiad. Gisele walked too slowly down her[Read More…]

by August 13, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SCATTERGOOD: It’s Time to Stop Roasting Rio and Start Applauding Our Athletes

Why complain when there’s so much to celebrate? Records have already been broken The Olympic Games take place in an athletic arena notorious for domination by men — only 25 of the 126 International Olympic Committee members and honorary members are women, and modern Games founder Pierre de Coubertin disparaged[Read More…]

by August 5, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SCATTERGOOD: Team USA Olympic Preview

Much has happened leading up to the kickoff of the 2016 Summer Olympics, particularly the International Olympic Committee upholding the ban on Russia’s participation in track and field events this year. With the games only _ days away, here is what we can expect from Team USA, from household names[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top