July 2012

Hockey

CBA negotiations highlight hypocrisy

As the NHL and NHLPA discuss the terms of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the fans get to wonder whether or not they’ll see hockey this October. The owners made an aggressive first proposal, which has proven their own hypocrisy as even with their current offer on the table, some are still attempting to exploit the loopholes they are trying to close in the expiring CBA.

Football

NCAA president Mark Emmert’s move to quickly sanction Penn State is logical, but shouldn’t set a precedent

The Penn State story continues. The school has decided to remove the statue of fallen legend Joe Paterno, while NCAA president Mark Emmert is alone issuing sever sanctions against Penn State. This potentially opens up a world of new issues, as Emmert is skipping the usual investigative process and instead is taking matters into his own hands.