The Washington Post published a long-overdue expose on the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) today, laying bare its many short- and long-term issues and wrapping it together under the story that the conference has been a year and a half without a commissioner, an uncomfortably long-time for a major conference. Let me pause here at the beginning… Continue reading How a Lack of Leadership Can Derail the Most Powerful High School League in the U.S.
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My Modest Reform for the Baseball Hall of Fame Voting
There is no Hall of Fame more revered, more controversial than the baseball HOF. Every year, fans debate passionately who belongs and who doesn't, citing stats, perception, and more emotion than the climax of a Nicholas Sparks movie. An added twist is the steroid debate, where some of the most dominant players of the game… Continue reading My Modest Reform for the Baseball Hall of Fame Voting
Soccer Honors Paris Terror Victims in Their Own Way
Soccer leagues across the world honored Paris Saturday, but each way was unique and important.
Quick Take: The Positive Side of Nationalism Through Sports
Nationalism in sports can lead to violence, conflict, and death. But often it can lead to healing and finding peace in chaos.