Football

Opinion: Ray Rice domestic abuse case

Football, Sports September 28, 2014 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Roughly 45 percent of the National Football League’s fan base is made up of women, yet the NFL continues to promote the idea that women are not worthy of respect by continuing to employ men who are abusive. Eighty-seven arrests involving 80 players have been made over the last 14Read More

Adrian Peterson: An excuse of a man

Football, Sports September 28, 2014 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

In 2013, shortly after the death of his two-year-old son, whom he had never met, Adrian Peterson told reporter Laura Okmin that “God wants good to come from it” when asked about his son’s death. Correct me if I am wrong, but I don’t think God meant for the goodRead More

Adrian Peterson: Disciplining v. abuse

Football, Sports September 28, 2014 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

On the football field, Adrian Peterson is a star, perhaps the best running back in the NFL. But as Peterson runs through the record books, he will never be able to outrun his latest allegations of child abuse. As of Sept. 12, Peterson is under investigation for “reck­less or negligentRead More

Football: Winning the day on, off the field

Football: Winning the day on, off the field

Football, Sports September 11, 2014 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

Every Randolph-Macon football player is familiar with the long practices, the heat, the sweat drenched uniforms, and the rewarding feeling at the end of the day that makes it all worth it. With a team of 126 players, each player is ready to accept the challenge of being a partRead More