The Beacon
RSS Feed

football

College athletes deserve to be paid for their services

Many student athletes, particularly football and men’s basketball players, play college sports at significant risk to themselves and their professional futures. If these student athletes are injured, their careers could be over, and but they play their hardest and still aren’t paid for their services, an unfair deal which allows universities to generate huge profit

Recent controversy shines light on NFL’s weak domestic violence policy

The National Football League has recently faced a lot of controversy regarding its discipline of players who have faced domestic violence charges. The NFL’s mismanagement of numerous cases has led to heavy criticism in past years. This was especially apparent with Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice, two high-profile players who had abused their son and

October Sports Calendar

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 Great American XC Fest 8am (in North Carolina) 2 3 Varsity Volleyball Game vs. Stone Ridge 5:45pm (home)     Varsity Boys’ Soccer Game vs. Banneker 6pm (home)     Varsity Girls’ Soccer Game vs. Banneker 4pm (away) 4 Varsity

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton faces scrutiny

The big story for sports media outlets in the week since the Super Bowl has been Cam Newton’s sulky post-game interview. The Carolina Panthers quarterback has been roundly criticized and ridiculed for abruptly walking out after two minutes of monosyllabic answers regarding his team’s 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos. Newton, who appeared frustrated and

Cousins Leads Redskins to Playoffs

In 2012, the Washington Redskins traded several first round picks to draft a quarterback to lead the team to the playoffs. They also drafted Kirk Cousins. In his first season, Kirk Cousins watched from the sideline as quarterback, Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to the playoffs. Injuries and poor play gave Cousins some playing

Older Posts››