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End the Charade: Let Athletes Major in Sports

David Pargman, professor emeritus at Florida State University, gives his reasons why athletes should study sports, their real focus in college.

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Is It Immoral to Watch the Super Bowl?

Steve Almond, writing for the New York Times, believes that fans must admit that they are complicit in the brain-damaged players that football produces.

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Sneakernomics: How Golf Lost the Millennials

Are young people captivated by the sport of golf? Author Matt Powell says no, exploring the reasons for their lack of interest.

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Ultimate Frisbee’s Surprising Arrival as a Likely Olympic Sport

What is ultimate frisbee? In this article, author Charles Bethea explains the sport and why its players believe it belongs at the Olympics

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