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The Pros And Cons Of Paying College Athletes

As college athletic programs continue to generate millions of dollars in revenue for their schools, advocates for student-athletes have begun pushing for schools to pay their players, while opponents say that compensating athletes has the potential to ...

New NFL Combine Drill Places Player Alone In Room With Woman

INDIANAPOLIS— Explaining that the new exercise will help teams more accurately and comprehensively assess draft prospects, NFL representatives confirmed Tuesday that the newest scouting combine drill simply places college players in a small room alo...

What Privileges Do Student-Athletes Receive?

This week’s revelation that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill inflated grades for thousands of athletes has shed light on the advantages that many college sports stars are given over other students.

Michael Jordan Mulling Return To Craps Table

LAS VEGAS—Having walked away following nine heart-pounding rounds, sources confirmed Tuesday night that former Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan is considering a return to the craps table at the Bellagio casino.

Revelations From The Wells Report

With the recent release of Ted Wells’ report, Onion Sports examines what the NFL-ordered investigation discovered about workplace harassment within the Miami Dolphins.
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Visionary Sports Columnist Asserts That Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight Wasn’t In The Ring

BALTIMORE—Providing a shrewd and ingenious take on the late boxer’s life, visionary Baltimore Sun columnist Jason Lowe reportedly asserted Monday that Muhammad Ali’s greatest fight did not, in fact, take place in the ring. “Muhammad Ali will certainly go down in history as one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time, but it was outside of the ring where he won his greatest, most formidable fights,” the article read in part, audaciously presenting Lowe’s astute and perceptive argument that Ali’s deadliest weapons were not his fists, but rather his words and compassion. “Ali faced the likes of Joe Frazier and George Foreman, however, let’s not forget that his most daunting opponents were racism and prejudice in America. He was a truly great fighter, but it is ultimately Ali’s opposition to fighting that will define his legacy.” The columnist concluded the article by positing that it was “now up to each and every single one of us to continue fighting until injustice has been knocked out.”

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