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Should the children of Sayreville be adjudicated in the adult justice system?

By now you’ve probably heard about the allegations regarding several members of the football team whom up until recently played for Sayreville War Memorial High School, a suburb located not too far from New York City.  You might have always read that those who have been arrested are between the ages of 15 and 17 and could be tried as adults in the More...

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By Michelle SportsX On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Does the media focus too much on yesterday’s NFL?

What role does the media have in shaping the way Americans view sports? Who decides what stories run on the front page, and which ones get left on the cutting room floor? When I was a student, enrolled in a master’s More...

By Michelle SportsX On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Today’s Opinion Poll: Should a mere allegation be enough to suspend an NFL player?

  Adrian PetersonPhoto Credit: At the moment Adrian Peterson, the suspended NFL player whom, if it not for being arrested on allegations of child abuse, would be somewhere other than a court More...

By Michelle SportsX On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Sayreville H.S. football bullying: Shades of Gray Matter

Update:  According to reports at [ ] the allegations may involve seventeen and eighteen year old students who would have lights turned out and grab an underclassmen and hold them down, stick a finger More...

By Michelle SportsX On Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Sayreville High School football team at center of hazzing accusations

Just the other day I was speaking with a legal analyst, Bram Maravent, about the liabilities associated with municipalities surrounding their involvement in student athletic programs, as well as other athletic events, More...

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By Michelle SportsX On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Dallas Cowboys player C. J. Spillman is “INVOLVED in the INVESTIGATION,” doesn’t mean he’s guilty

  (AP Photo) Seems some in the media are ready to brand Dallas Cowboys, special teams player a rapist, even though  it doesn’t appear he’s been arrested.  Even if he were arrested, still doesn’t More...

By Michelle SportsX On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Dirty Little Secrets; Dirty Little Lies. From Media to Pro Sports, Do We Ever Get the Full Truth?

Years ago Don Henley released a song called ‘Dirty Laundry’ and it was all about how the media was more focused on the telling of a story than reporting with any compassion or accuracy.  The lyric that More...

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By Michelle SportsX On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Will Ray Rice end up being seen as the victim?

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Lately there has been a lot of focus on the National Football League with regard to how they have been handling domestic violence within the league.  Seems you can’t sign More...

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By Bob Whitney On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A with Kristi Dosh, Leading Sports Business Reporter

Kristi Dosh is one of the sports world’s leading authorities and reporters on the business of college and professional sports. She has used her lifelong passion for sports and her extensive legal background More...

By Jacque Medina On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Ray Rice Arrested for Knocking His Fiancée Out At NJ Casino

(USATSI) Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested this past weekend, after he was caught on an Atlantic City casino surveillance video, knocking his fiancée Janay Palmer unconscious. Rice’s police More...