Category Archives: drug prohibition

NFL: reflecting barbaric mores

As Shutdown Corner points out, the NFL has upped their abysmal handling of the Rice situation (my emphasis): The NFL is still being criticized for giving Ray Rice a light, two-game suspension, as well it should. The league did a … Continue reading

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My problem is not with the Olympic idea but the Olympic reality

This is exactly the problem: I have no problem at all with the idea of international sport – and if David Rudisha breaks the world record in the men’s 800 metres final, as I hope he will, I will be … Continue reading

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