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The NFL’s “Wheel of Discipline” is severely broken

Recent inconsistency has eroded trust in the league’s decision-making
Caleb Reed, Sports Reporter September 8, 2022

When the NFL season kicks off on Sunday, teams will take the field following a summer of controversy. Over the offseason, the league was busy handing out punishments with their “Wheel of Discipline.” What...

A brief history of holiday football

A brief history of holiday football

Food, family and football at the end of year celebrations
Caleb Reed, Sports Reporter December 2, 2021

We’re at that time of year again, folks. The trees are shedding their leaves, the air is getting colder and that one cousin you only see once a year is back in town. The holiday season means a lot to...

Opinion: Expanded NFL Playoffs once again put profit over player safety

Opinion: Expanded NFL Playoffs once again put profit over player safety

Extra NFL Playoff Game is detrimental to players
Gail Grady, Sports Reporter January 12, 2021

Opinion: Expanded NFL Playoffs once again put profit over player safety With a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases and growing concerns over the likelihood of injuries, it seems odd that the NFL would...

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Thanksgiving and NFL unite yet again in 2020

Gail Grady November 11, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleFor many families, watching football on Thanksgiving has become just as much of a tradition as the meal itself. Football brings families together in late November to cheer on...

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Fining Coaches for Not Wearing Masks Wrongly Places Blame

Gail Grady October 14, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderThe National Football League (NFL) fined five teams and coaches for not wearing face masks, resulting in more than $1 million in fines after week two of the season. The New Orleans...

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Dreams of going pro: Two seniors are training for the NFL draft despite pandemic

Brian Yancelson April 16, 2020

Photo provided by Nic Hover This article is a part of the Trinitonian’s coverage of Trinity University’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to read the rest of our coverage. When...

Shut up and let them speak

Shut up and let them speak

Evan Brown September 5, 2018

National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick accomplished the lazy man's dream. He made a difference in the world by sitting on his butt. Kaepernick sparked a nationwide conversation about...

Man versus machine: Oracle NFL rank challenge, two years later

Man versus machine: Oracle NFL rank challenge, two years later

Saul Malek February 15, 2018

It doesn’t take a world class computer to let you know that the Golden State Warriors are probably going to stomp all over the Phoenix Suns. A high powered offense of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and...

Stacey Davidson, the advisor for Black Student Union, helped David Tuttle lead the discussion on Colin Kaepernick. photo by Julia Weis

Dean Tuttle holds discussion on Colin Kaepernick, race relations, sports

Saul Malek October 23, 2017

Trinity students and faculty met in the Waxahachie Room on the evening of Oct. 17 for a discussion on the conversation of race within sports to talk about the controversy of athletes kneeling in protest...

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Peaceful protest, free speech and the NFL

Manfred Wendt September 27, 2017

This weekend, the news cycle was once again dominated by President Donald Trump. At both a rally in support of Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange and on Twitter, Trump called for NFL players who protested...

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