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AUERBACH: Concussion Concerns Plague Johnson, NFL

AUERBACH: Concussion Concerns Plague Johnson, NFL

The connection between the NFL and concussions is undeniable. Just take the time to watch a single game — chances are, a player will go down showing at least some symptoms of head injury. Concussion protocols are in place, but more often than not players will elect to deny their[Read More…]

by July 15, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Baseball Fans Stay Strong Despite Revenue Drop

RAMLOW: Baseball Fans Stay Strong Despite Revenue Drop

Baseball. There is something in that word that — for many Americans — evokes memories of Little League games and perhaps the first trip to a big league game. It is the children’s game, the national pastime. The sport is rich with history; it is the first of the Big Four[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Deflategate, Brady Could Go to Supreme Court

AUERBACH: Deflategate, Brady Could Go to Supreme Court

First, let me say this. I am not a Patriots fan. I do not like Tom Brady. I am frustrated by him as an athlete and despise him for being so good at what he does. However, I respect him as a player. NFL fans would simply be idiots if[Read More…]

by July 8, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Manziel Suspension Foreshadows End of Maligned Career

AUERBACH: Manziel Suspension Foreshadows End of Maligned Career

This past week, the NFL placed a four-game suspension on free agent quarterback Johnny Manziel under its substance abuse policy. The suspension is the most recent of a series of unfortunate events for Manziel, whose status as a Heisman Trophy winner and first-round draft pick quickly transformed into that of[Read More…]

by July 1, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Hardy’s Twitter Demonstrates Half-Hearted Attempt at Redemption

AUERBACH: Hardy’s Twitter Demonstrates Half-Hearted Attempt at Redemption

Since the rise of Twitter’s popularity as a vessel for fans to communicate with and access the unfiltered thoughts of celebrities, professional athletes and politicians, these high-profile individuals have used it as  a tool in their public relations campaigns. This is no different in the case of former Dallas Cowboys[Read More…]

by June 24, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Robinson Exemplifies Multi-Sport Athleticism

AUERBACH: Robinson Exemplifies Multi-Sport Athleticism

Over time, we tend to take for granted the sheer athletic prowess of professional athletes, and the full extent of their abilities flies under the radar throughout their careers. One such athlete is former NBA player Nate Robinson. During his 11-year career, the former point guard spent time on eight[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: New Rules Aim for Safety

IPPOLITO: New Rules Aim for Safety

In the season that knows no end, the NFL has made the news again for a slew of recent rule changes and several eyebrow-raising comments by evidently out-of-touch owners. Of the seven major rule changes that were enacted by the league last week, three stand out for their desire to[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: RFID Improves Rosters

IPPOLITO: RFID Improves Rosters

The dawn of free agency in the NFL means that teams will now spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a wide array of talent in a process that has always been something of an imperfect science. Teams attempt to use a player’s past performance as a guide for their[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Aaron Maybin is on a mission to prove the power of artistic expression. After Baltimore cut its arts and music programs, Maybin launched his own program in the city with a focus on underprivileged and at-risk youth.

Art as Activism

Aaron Maybin, a former National Football League star, retired from professional football in 2014 to pursue a notable track in art and philanthropy full time, with the mission of encouraging underprivileged youth to create art. On Tuesday night, the Women’s Center, Health Education Services and the Center of Multicultural Equity[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

Study Analyzes NFL Diversity

A new study published and co-authored by Chris Rider, assistant professor of strategy at the McDonough School of Business, found that racial diversity is drastically lacking among National Football League head coaches. The new research found that white coaches are more than twice as likely to get promoted to head[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top