Over the past two weeks I have published articles about the racial injustices I witnessed while in higher education as an NCAA coach and the first step towards a solution. After publishing last week’s article, Racism in Higher Education, NCAA Athletics, & NCAA Gymnastics Part 2, I noticed an issue with certain institutions purposely not statingContinue reading “Why are Institutions of Higher Education Not Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement?”
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Racism in Higher Education, NCAA Athletics, & NCAA Gymnastics Part 2
Since the release of my previous article “Racism in NCAA Gymnastics,” I received feedback from many current & former student-athletes, coaches on all levels, friends, family, and strangers. The majority of the responses have been supportive and positive, but there are always going to be detractors and negative responses when speaking out on something likeContinue reading “Racism in Higher Education, NCAA Athletics, & NCAA Gymnastics Part 2”
Racism in NCAA Gymnastics
I spent three years as an Assistant Gymnastics Coach at an NCAA Division I institution from 2016 to 2019. I was fresh out of college with my bachelor’s degree from an extremely diverse university and the youngest full-time NCAA Gymnastics coach in the Nation at 22 years old in 2016. I had joined this programContinue reading “Racism in NCAA Gymnastics”
2020 NFL Draft Preview
Here is my first ten picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, along with a look at where I think some college football stars will land. Be sure to listen to the latest episode of The Nest College Football Podcast with Tony Bono and NFL Draft Analyst Matt Giannettino for the full analysis on these picks andContinue reading “2020 NFL Draft Preview”
Where Will Tom Brady Sign?
For the first time ever, Tom Brady is going to be an unrestricted free agent after 20 years with New England Patriots. Brady is the first NFL player to spend 20 years with a single team and then leave for a different team. Now the question is where will he go? Here is myContinue reading “Where Will Tom Brady Sign?”
2020 Summer Olympics Move to 2021?
The 2020 Summer Olympic Games are set to be hosted in Tokyo, Japan on July 24th – August 9th. The current state of society is one that is in no place to host any type of event at this time, but what nobody knows if the world will be ready by July 24, 2020. AccordingContinue reading “2020 Summer Olympics Move to 2021?”
Should NCAA Give Senior Student-Athletes an Additional Year of Eligibility?
Due to the recent news that the NCAA canceled all Winter & Spring sports for the remainder of the academic year, this leaves many sports, programs, and seniors with unfinished seasons and careers cut short. Leaving many seniors not getting the chance for a senior night in multiple sports. The implications that lie ahead whenContinue reading “Should NCAA Give Senior Student-Athletes an Additional Year of Eligibility?”
The Day the World Stood Still
Earlier today I asked if yesterday, March 11, 2020 was the craziest day in sports history. I was very wrong. Today, March 12, 2020 has easily overshadowed yesterday with the cancellation of Sport. Every single Sport you can think of has been cancelled, suspended, or is done for the foreseeable future, with the exception ofContinue reading “The Day the World Stood Still”
Craziest Day in Sports History – March 11, 2020 or June 17, 1994?
June 17, 1994 OJ Simpson Bronco car chase Arnold Palmer played final round of the 1994 US Open 1994 FIFA World Cup hosted for first time ever in by the US New York Rangers Stanley Cup Finals parade in NYC Game 5 of the NBA Finals – Knicks vs. Rockets Until yesterday, March 11, 2020,Continue reading “Craziest Day in Sports History – March 11, 2020 or June 17, 1994?”
NBA Season Suspended Because Rudy Gobert Had to Be a Child
Monday, March 9th the Utah Jazz played the Toronto Raptors in Salt Lake City, Utah. At the conclusion of the post game press conferences Rudy Gobert thought it would be a genius move to touch every single microphone and recorder. Here’s Rudy Gobert touching a bunch of reporters’ audio equipment 2 days ago. Today, heContinue reading “NBA Season Suspended Because Rudy Gobert Had to Be a Child”