Football Season vs Dating: How to Keep Your Private Life Alive in Busy Times

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Football season is upon us and it can be hard to keep your private life flourishing during this time. Anyone that is a serious fan knows that this sport can claim hours of a person’s life throughout a given week. How in the world do you strike a proper balance between spending time with a romantic partner and the game?

Here’s what you need to know. 

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John Calipari Pleads Strongly: “just wear a mask”

University of Kentucky Coach John Calipari met the media, virtually, via Zoom this morning for a session that focused primarily on his recently having partnered with the McClendon Foundation.

Calipari will work with other college basketball coaches to help launch the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (follow this link for more), but the main takeaway from the session was Coach Cal’s pleas to “just wear a mask.” The Wildcats head man said this phrase a few times, and he’s absolutely right to keep repeating this message. Simply put, a lot of people are just not listening, and they need to finally “get it.”

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Is the name Redskins Offensive? First Consider the Source

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(re-post from November 2013, as the Redskins potentially changing their team name controversy heats up again)

During halftime of the Cowboys-Redskins game, NBC Analyst and Broadcaster Bob Costas offered his candid view of the nickname controversy.

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Aaron Boone Encourages Yankees Players Speaking Out on Social Issues

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone says his players have been “awesome” in the way they have “stimulated and “encouraged” conversation in regards to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Gleyber Torres, Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton, James Paxton and Gary Sanchez are among the group of current Yankee players that have strongly spoken up in support of Black Lives Matter, and Boone applauds their efforts.

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Seven Ways Teams Have Filled the Stands in Era of Social Distancing

Before 2020, sports fans couldn’t have imagined being stuck at home for so long, waiting on long season delays and rooting for their team in their living rooms instead of in the stands. But desperate times call for desperate measures, and these sports teams have found creative – and hilarious! – ways to fill their arenas with support. 

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Develop an Awesome Personality and Captivate the World

It is said that, ‘First impression is the last impression’, and the main key to impress anyone at very first appearance is your great personality. Your personality always illustrates about your nature. Usually, everyone gets attracted to the opposite one either by his personality or the look, though personality matters the most.  [Read more…]

Using Sports to Prevent Drug Abuse

Sports may seem like an obvious and common activity in all societies. But, thinking about sports deeply reveals that it is different from other types of physical activity. It is also different from art forms and entertainment. Activities like cycling, skateboarding, figure skating, dance competitions, bocce, sailing, triathlons, formula 1 car racing, survivor competitions, and rock climbing are common physical activities in different cultures and situations. But, are all of these sports?  

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Photos, Videos of Notre Dame Football at Juneteenth Rally #StaNDTogether

This is not the first time that the Notre Dame community and the Notre Dame football team fought against the ugly forces of hate and intolerance that exist in our society. The Fighting Irish nickname comes from a Saturday in 1924 which saw the ND student body beat down the Ku Klux Klan and drive them out of South Bend.

The KKK had chosen South Bend as their rally location due to the city’s high percentage of Catholics and the large Catholic University being located there. When the students fought back against the hate group, legend has it that ND starting quarterback Harry Stuhldreher, one of the acclaimed Four Horsemen, was instrumental in the incident. [Read more…]

FBI Joins NASCAR in Noose Investigation, Lifetime Ban for Perpetrator

NASCAR President Steve Phelps made it absolutely clear- whomever placed the noose in the garage of Bubba Wallace will be banned from the sport forever.

“Unequivocally they will be banned from this sport for life,” Phelps said on a conference call with the media minutes ago.  “There is no room for this at all.  We won’t tolerate it.  They won’t be here.  I don’t care who they are, they will not be here.”

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NASCAR Bans the Confederate Flag, Enjoy the Comments Section

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155 years after the Confederate States of America lost the Civil War, we’re still dealing trying to get rid of their propaganda. It’s utterly unbelievable- a treasonous and later crushed rebellion, built on the tenet of white supremacy, never recognized as a real country by anyone in the entire world, still somehow has a brand presence today.

Confederate monuments are coming down at a rapid pace everywhere, the Confederate flag is likely on its way out as well. Now NASCAR, yes, NASCAR is distancing itself from it. This is huge, as the main group of people that think favorably of that flag comprise the sport’s core audience.

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Jurgen Klopp Really Proud of His Team Supporting Black Lives Matter

American media doesn’t often cover the rest of the world’s news all that extensively. However, United States current events are typically top of mind for nations outside the USA. The world is watching as Black Lives Matter protests have engulfed the entire USA and now spread worldwide.

Globally, people are seeking justice for George Floyd and that includes athletes in several different sports and multiple nations. The German Bundesliga has seen several stars show support for the  #JusticeForGeorge and #BlackLives Matter causes.

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Lovie Smith: “systemic racism exists in our world”

Illinois Football coach Lovie Smith and Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher are good friends, dating back to their days together with the Monsters of the Midway. A few days ago, Urlacher gave his take on the current state of affairs in this nation.

It was lacking to say the least, and it conveyed just how much #54 doesn’t get it. He needs to listen to his friend Lovie Smith, who appeared on NBC Sports Network’s Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico today, where discusssed racial injustice in America.

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