Aly Raisman hate, victim shaming are completely unwarranted

Photo Credit: abc.net.au WARNING: Parts of this article contain sensitive material and may be NSFW. This past November, two-time Olympic gymnast and six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman came forward with sexual assault allegations against disgraced former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar, the 54-year-old who has now been accused of sexually assaulting more than 260 girls and women over the course … Continue reading Aly Raisman hate, victim shaming are completely unwarranted

The truth about sexual assault in sports

Photo Credit: Vox Until recently, the only time the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, which has been known about for years, got any news coverage whatsoever was when a “high-profile” gymnast accused him of sexual assault. But let’s be honest — it’s gymnastics, not football. Unless you’re like really into that or really into the Olympics when it takes place once every four years, “household … Continue reading The truth about sexual assault in sports

Aly Raisman is the role model today’s society needs

Photo Credit: Maxim A few months, weeks or even days ago, I may not have written this article. In fact, I probably would have never even imagined that a slight chance existed that I’d be writing this article. There comes a time when enough is enough. After watching the feminism movement over the years and seeing how it had inspired some individuals to totally abandon … Continue reading Aly Raisman is the role model today’s society needs

Why the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal is going virtually undiscussed

Photo Credit: Glamour People know who Roy Moore, Republican, is. People know who Al Franken, Democrat, is. What these politicians are mostly known for, however, and how they are viewed in the present day has absolutely nothing to do with politics. I did not think that the following would actually be the case, but I wasn’t exactly shocked to find out it was. An overwhelming … Continue reading Why the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal is going virtually undiscussed

Top 5 can’t-miss NCAA football matchups in 2017

Photo Credit: Cleveland 5. Alabama Crimson Tide @ Auburn Tigers, Week 13 When both teams are top teams, this game is always a can’t-miss, and they both look like national contenders this season, especially with Auburn adding Baylor transfer quarterback Jarrett Stidham, who lit it up in limited playing time two years ago. And ‘Bama is ‘Bama; let’s just leave that right there. On top of … Continue reading Top 5 can’t-miss NCAA football matchups in 2017

Avoiding another B1G Conference debacle

Photo Credit: The New York Times In general, college football conference championships game mean nothing, especially when one division’s champion has three or four more wins than the other division’s champion. But perhaps no conference championship game was more notably meaningless than last year’s Big Ten (B1G) conference championship game, and that was a game that actually featured two of the nation’s top teams: the #6 Wisconsin … Continue reading Avoiding another B1G Conference debacle

Why Stephen Curry is still the NBA’s top point guard

Photo Credit: Celebrity Net Worth It took three years, but Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry finally didn’t win an NBA MVP award. Instead, that award went to Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, who set the all-time record for triple doubles in a season and became the first player to ever finish a season with a triple double average. But MVP and best player aren’t synonymous. While … Continue reading Why Stephen Curry is still the NBA’s top point guard