Migraine headaches in the NFL

Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin (55) wears special contact lenses and a helmet shade to prevent migraines. By ZACH SCHONBRUN FWhen he woke last Sunday morning, Jeremy Kerley sensed trouble already coming on. Fitful sleep is often his trigger, he said. The migraine eventually hit him like an anvil late in last week’s game against theContinue reading “Migraine headaches in the NFL”

Baltimore Ravens Offensive Lineman John Urschel Publishes Paper In Math Journal

Some NFL players spend their offseason working out. Others travel around the world. Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has done both while also getting an article published in a math journal. Urschel, the Ravens’ 2014 fifth-round pick who graduated from Penn State with 4.0 GPA, also happens to be a brilliant mathematician. This weekContinue reading “Baltimore Ravens Offensive Lineman John Urschel Publishes Paper In Math Journal”

25 American Kids Weigh in on What Language the U.S. Speaks

By Stephanie Meade Founder, Editor-in-Chief of InCultureParent.com When the multilingual Coke ad came under siege at first I couldn’t be bothered to listen to the noise, because that’s all it was to me — misguided rumbling that didn’t deserve attention. But as the #speakamerican clamor crowded headlines and my twitter stream, I knew our childrenContinue reading “25 American Kids Weigh in on What Language the U.S. Speaks”

Texas college turns its football field into an organic farm

Six years ago, Michael Sorrell made a decision that threatened his reputation and maybe his job. His tenure as president of Paul Quinn College started in 2007 and, shortly thereafter, he opted to cut football in an effort to save money. The response on campus was not pleasant. “Predictably, we had folks who were, IContinue reading “Texas college turns its football field into an organic farm”

Congressman Eni F.H. Faleomavaega: “It’s Time to Change the Redskins’ Racist Name”

It is time that the National Football League and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell face the reality that the continued use of the word “redskin” is unacceptable. It is a racist, derogatory term and patently offensive to Native Americans. The Native American community has spent millions of dollars over the last two decades trying earnestly toContinue reading “Congressman Eni F.H. Faleomavaega: “It’s Time to Change the Redskins’ Racist Name””

Former Dallas Cowboys NFL quarterback Jon Kitna finds ‘gold mine’ at his troubled old high school

Before he left the Dallas Cowboys to come home again, Jon Kitna had one request of the two principals who run Lincoln High School: Give me your worst students. The other teachers told him to stop. This was last February and it was going to be hard enough to teach three algebra classes in theContinue reading “Former Dallas Cowboys NFL quarterback Jon Kitna finds ‘gold mine’ at his troubled old high school”

Georgia School Overcomes Hunger to Claim State Football Title

Usually, when an analyst says that a team was hungry for a state title, they mean that in a figurative sense. In the case of the Burke County (Ga.) High football team, that phrase meant something quite a bit more literal: The players were actually hungry. As reported by CBS News, one of Georgia’s newlyContinue reading “Georgia School Overcomes Hunger to Claim State Football Title”

Superbowl XLV Seats Missing Last Night

Local organizers tried to break the Super Bowl record for attendance by exceeding 105,000, but ended up having to tell about 400 people that they’d paid for seats that weren’t there.  Can you imagine arriving at the stadium and finding out that your seat doesn’t exist? http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/06/us-nfl-superbowl-scene-idUSTRE71525620110206