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Justifying the "Student-Athlete": Amateurism, Whoremasters, and the Temple the NCAA Built

Justifying the "Student-Athlete": Amateurism, Whoremasters, and the Temple the NCAA Built

A friend said this week that only in America, and particularly in the American South, can one speak justifiably and hear no condemnation, about spending the entirety of every minute of every fall weekend amassed in beer, tailgating food, and endless football games. This kind of attentive fanmanship constitutes an active weekend. It hasn’t always […]

College Football Message Boards... and Sanctification

College Football Message Boards... and Sanctification

One of my favorite pastimes (addictions) is surfing message board related to Alabama football, predominantly TiderInsider and BamaOnline. I love scouring the threads for inside information about player development, recruiting, coaching changes, and SEC rumors. The world of football message boards can be toxic, erratic, and exhilarating all at the same time. When Alabama loses […]

The Modeling Wall

The Modeling Wall

Not even Tim Tebow can make it ‘cool’ to do the right thing; just ask Carlos DunlapBy Ray Melick — The Birmingham NewsDecember 03, 2009, 3:33PM Tim Tebow’s teammates admire him, but apparently not enough to really want to be like him. (Associated Press) Last Sunday night, preparing to do “The Zone” on ABC 33/40 […]