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Sports Nerd Tackles Bad Officiating and Bad Storytelling

Sports Nerd Tackles Bad Officiating and Bad Storytelling

The Sports Nerd 5 – Tune in to the Sports Nerd as we discuss yet another week in the NFL, which was a remarkably bad week in terms of officiating. We’ll also take a look at the final week in the MLB regular season and the two-horse race between the Rockies and Brewers, and an extensive […]

Concussion education questions the future of football

Concussion education questions the future of football

How come people aren’t more educated about the effects that CTE has on player’s careers? The education of concussions from the NFL down to youth football takes a toll on the lives affected by this one disease because CTE is a universal disease that is showing more in deceased players per year. Not only is […]

Concussion and its clash within football

Concussion and its clash within football

For more than a decade, concussions have been an issue in sports. Conversations about concussions in football, from little league all the way to the professional level, have been held about whether football is a safe sport to play anymore. The NFL has begrudgingly worked with scientists for years trying to create solutions to limit […]

Rapid reaction: Broncos edge Chargers

Rapid reaction: Broncos edge Chargers

The Denver Broncos (1-0) defeated the Los Angeles Chargers (0-1) by a score of 24-21. Denver entered the fourth quarter with a three possession lead, but mental errors that were easily avoidable nearly lost them the game. It was a shaky win with plenty of positives and negatives to takeaway. Let’s be clear, the Chargers […]

Students gather to discuss student-athlete compensation

Students gather to discuss student-athlete compensation

The ongoing issue of student athlete compensation was debated by MSU Denver Associate Director of Athletics John Kietzmann and MSU Denver Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Ethics and Social Justice Samuel Jay on Feb. 16. Kietzmann, Jay and about 20 students gathered for the conversation, which was a part of the weekly tri-institutional Hot Topic series. […]

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime performance reflected on a larger pattern we’ve seen throughout the nation since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s controversial policies materialized. The performance came in typical Gaga style, with mesmerizing costumes, synchronized audience participation and a death- defying jump from the top of the stadium. The pop singer, who […]

Gender equality keeps MSU Denver football team on sidelines

Gender equality keeps MSU Denver football team on sidelines

With more than 19,000 students, a 150-acre campus and an insatiable hunger for it statewide, one may wonder why MSU Denver doesn’t field a football team. Dustin Porter, like many other MSU Denver students, wonders why MSU Denver doesn’t have a team. “We have so many other sports teams that football would make more sense,” […]

Sports Stance: No place for lingerie football in Denver

Sports Stance: No place for lingerie football in Denver

On Jan. 21, more than 100,000 people marched in support of women’s rights in Denver. On Jan. 28, there will be open tryouts for the Denver Dream, a new football franchise for the Legends Football League. For those unfamiliar with the LFL, it’s an indoor football league akin to the Arena Football League but for […]

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