Intent to Injure

New England Patriots defensive back Brandon Browner went over the line when he said he would tell his teammates to try to hurt injured Seattle players.

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“How” Matters

The play of the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII is a classic example of the ABC Wide World of Sports open with “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat”. The Seahawks played their best game of the season. The Broncos played their worst. On a scale of 1-to-10, Seattle…

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The Line Between Hitting Hard and Intent to Injure

Why is there a problem seeing the line that separates violence built into football, and violence that is not? Chuck WilsonFounder & Executive Director Chuck Wilson is an award-winning host, interviewer and commentator. He was an original host on ESPN Radio and was with the network for close to 17-years. He is the Founder of…

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Jets Want to See How Mark Sanchez Responds

The New York Jets are widely being criticized for the trade bringing in Tim Tebow as the # 2 quarterback. And, I get it. “Tebow-mania” will be uncontrollable unless the Jets offense is productive and the team wins. Mark Sanchez will have to perform well or the fans will be calling for Tebow. And it’s…

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It Isn’t Just NFL Player Safety at Stake

It’s a simple question. Why severely punish the New Orleans Saints for allowing its defensive players to pay teammates bonuses for hits that injured opposing players? The answer is just as simple. Chuck WilsonFounder & Executive Director Chuck Wilson is an award-winning host, interviewer and commentator. He was an original host on ESPN Radio and…

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Individual Actions have Team Consequences

The Tim Thomas story extended to the NHL All-Star Game Sunday with team owner Jeremy Jacobs coming to the defense of his netminder. No doubt, you’ve heard the story. Chuck WilsonFounder & Executive Director Chuck Wilson is an award-winning host, interviewer and commentator. He was an original host on ESPN Radio and was with the…

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Judge’s Decision Discourages Good Fan Behavior

When you only hear the results of a court case and haven’t heard all the arguments made, it is dicey to weigh in with opinion from afar. That said, I found the ruling by a San Diego judge to be a poor one, sending the wrong message about what should be allowable conduct by fans…

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