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‘Playing While White’ examines privilege on and off the field

‘Playing While White’ examines privilege on and off the field | Sports | Scoop.it
Playing While White: Privilege and Power on and off the Field by Washington State University professor David J. Leonard shines a light on whiteness in sports cu…
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The Shame of College Sports

The Shame of College Sports | Sports | Scoop.it
A litany of scandals in recent years have made the corruption of college sports constant front-page news. We profess outrage each time we learn that yet another student-athlete has been taking money under the table. But the real scandal is the very structure of college sports, wherein student-athletes generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies while earning nothing for themselves. Here, a leading civil-rights historian makes the case for paying college athletes—and reveals how a spate of lawsuits working their way through the courts could destroy the NCAA.
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How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain That Controls Motivation

How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain That Controls Motivation | Sports | Scoop.it
Volunteers learned to activate a part of the brain linked to motivation when they got feedback from an MRI. It's much more specific than older forms of
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On C.T.E. and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy

On C.T.E. and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy | Sports | Scoop.it
While playing football and the disease are linked, questions remain about how much risk each player has of developing it, and why some are more prone than others.
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How the NFL Reflects American Culture

How the NFL Reflects American Culture | Sports | Scoop.it
Professional football, like no other game, clearly represents America—the good, bad, loud, violent, ugly and beautiful
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NJ Camp Confidential: Hackensack - MSG Varsity

NJ Camp Confidential: Hackensack - MSG Varsity | Sports | Scoop.it
1,000-yard rusher Justin Marin, sack leader Winston Solomon and two-way athlete Tommy Smith are among the many veteran standouts from Comets' 9-2 squad in 2014
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The Great Defender

The Great Defender | Sports | Scoop.it
How ingenious defensive tactics, unrivaled precision, and a father’s example made New England’s Bill Belichick the NFL’s best coach.
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Developing a Base 4-2-5 Multiple Defense - YouTube

Developing a Base 4-2-5 Multiple Defense is a comprehensive resource for coaches who want to employ the 4-2-5 defensive defense as a platform from which thei...
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Greatest Football Comeback Of All Time (3 Onside Kicks) - YouTube

November 26 1994 - John Tyler vs. Plano East High School Football Game On November 26, 1994, in a high school football playoff game in Texas, the Lions of Jo...
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The Monster Defense, Overload Blitzes and Angle Stunts | Smart Football

The Monster Defense, Overload Blitzes and Angle Stunts | Smart Football | Sports | Scoop.it
Coaches and quarterbacks nowadays are exceptional at identifying and exploiting defensive weaknesses. Defenses now, with the rise of spread offenses, often give
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The attacking 8-3 defense, flipping the script on the spread

More and more defenses are matching the spread-option by overwhelming them with options of their own.
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The Rise of Analytics in Football

The Rise of Analytics in Football | Sports | Scoop.it
From Gil Brandt of the Dallas Cowboys to the recent hiring of Paul DePodesta by the Cleveland Browns, football teams are recognizing the important role that stats and analytics play in scouting and building a roster.
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Four Years A Student-Athlete: The Racial Injustice of Big-Time College Sports | VICE Sports

While the NCAA’s rules governing college athletes are colorblind, the impact of amateurism is anything but—disproportionately costing black football and men's basketball players and benefiting white stakeholders by as much as $2 billion a year.
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The five factors: College football's most important stats

The five factors: College football's most important stats | Sports | Scoop.it
Explosiveness, efficiency, field position, finishing drives, and turnovers are the five factors most directly correlated to winning football games. Check out the numbers.
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Be an expert at your position: Defensive line | Youth Football | USA Football | Football's National Governing Body

Be an expert at your position: Defensive line | Youth Football | USA Football | Football's National Governing Body | Sports | Scoop.it
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Why You Should Consider Post-Grad Prep School for Football

Why You Should Consider Post-Grad Prep School for Football | Sports | Scoop.it
Are you a high school football player hoping to play in college? STACK Expert Pat Curran explains why a post-grad prep school
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Why Every Team Should Apply the Constraint Theory of Offense | Smart Football

Why Every Team Should Apply the Constraint Theory of Offense | Smart Football | Sports | Scoop.it
What kind of offense should you (or do you) run? A typical responses sounds something like: "I run a system with bubble screens, play action passes, screens,
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