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What's lost in all this is that a woman was beaten unconscious and was ignored because we apparently love sports more than we have compassion for others. No player, no matter how famous or rich, should be excluded from full punishment, counseling, and reconciliation. No woman, no matter who her abuser is, should be shamed into silence, isolation, or fear. If you're a sports fan or not, please join with me in demanding better from those who flood our TVs and ask us to love them. The people who make millions of dollars for our entertainment aren't immune to our criticism and should be held to the highest of standards. The sports world is an amazing place with amazing people but we can and must do better than this.
2013 was recently dubbed, "The year of the Selfie," so let us turn the camera around on the sporting calendar and reflect on what shaped these past months.
After months of players changing teams, a shocking amount of crime, and half listening to the ramblings of your Fantasy Football playing friends, the 2013 NFL season is set to begin. There are dozens of storylines heading into 2013 but we're going to highlight just a few here. Keep in mind that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Super Bowl Sunday is indeed the best of times. At the culmination of a superb season of football, after a riveting regular season and a playoff run that only ramped up the excitement.
Ah, but it is also the worst of times. There are parts of the Super Bowl that are impossible to stomach.
NEW ORLEANS - A power outage at the Super Bowl put the nation's biggest sporting event on hold for more than a half-hour Sunday, interrupting an otherwise electric, back-and-forth game that ended with...