Welcome to my baby and brain child, First Down Sportanista! Now I know you're probably scratching your head a bit at the name, but it is a play on words because a fashionista is someone devoted to all things fashion and since I am a girl completely devoted to sports, it just seemed to work. … Continue reading First Things First
This week has seen not one but two bench clearing brawls in Major League Baseball, but one was a little more serious than the other. Miami Marlins pitcher José Urena beaned Atlanta Braves' young superstar Ronald Acuña Jr in the first inning of their game. The benches immediately cleared because the Braves needed to defend … Continue reading MLB Whiffs on José Ureña Suspension
Remember that bombshell story that broke about the toxic culture of Maryland Football and in response Maryland suspended Head Coach DJ Durkin, well Maryland has an update on the whole situation and honestly it's nowhere near good enough. Tuesday Maryland accepted responsibility in the death of Jordan McNair and Strength and Conditioning Coach Rick Court … Continue reading Dear Maryland Football, Do Better.
Jacksonville Jaguars Cornerback Jalen Ramsey has been suspended for a week from training camp following his "threat" towards Phillip Heiman, a Jaguars beat reporter. Ramsey had issue with a beat reporter tweeting out a video of a altercation during practice and voiced his concern on Twitter threatening the media. The Jaguars decided to suspended Ramsey … Continue reading Jaguars Jalen Ramsey Gets Week Off as Punishment
ESPN published an article Friday detailing what can only be described as a toxic culture within the Maryland Football program. This stems from the death of Jordan McNair back in June after a football workout. The article details just how head coach DJ Durkin and and Rick Court, head strength and conditioning coach, go about … Continue reading Another Big Ten Football Coach Put on Administrative Leave
It seems that more frequently there are news stories coming out about professional athletes (and coaches) with crimes against women whether they be domestic violence related or sexual assault related, so I have a radical idea on how to curb these actions, fire them. I know it seems like an extreme action, but aren't you … Continue reading A Radical Idea
After watching a bunch of interviews and reading a lot of articles regarding the current situation at Ohio State involving head football coach Urban Meyer, I've come to the conclusion that people are missing the entire point as to why Meyer's actions are a problem. Meyer and his staff is responsible for 85 players who … Continue reading Let’s Get Real about the Ohio State Urban Meyer Situation
In an effort to finally move on from the national anthem discussions, the National Football League has told Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to stop talking about it. This comes after reports surfaced that Jones was planning on punishing any Cowboys player that didn't participate in the national anthem, which you know drew criticism from … Continue reading NFL Hits Mute on Hypocritical Jerry Jones