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Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

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Keidel: The NFL, ‘N’ Word, And Censorship

The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.

02/28/2014

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom on Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: Bob Chamberlin/AFP/Getty Images)

Former NFL Player Accused Of Raping 9 Women In 5 States

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is accused of nine rapes in five states after arrest warrants were issued in New Orleans Thursday for him and another man, accusing them of raping two women last year.

02/28/2014

A general view of Aloha Stadium during the 2014 Pro Bowl on Jan. 26, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

Report: NFL Considering Moving Pro Bowl To Arizona This Season

The National Football League is reportedly considering moving the Pro Bowl from Hawaii this upcoming season to Arizona, the home of the next Super Bowl.

02/26/2014

Gov. Jan Brewer facing massive political pressure over whether to sign bill that allows businesses that cite religious beliefs to deny service to gays. (Getty Images)

Arizona Governor Returns Home Amid Furor Over Bill

Gov. Jan Brewer facing massive political pressure over whether to sign bill that allows businesses that cite religious beliefs to deny service to gays.

02/26/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Former pro football player Darren Sharper appears in court along with his attorneys Blair Berk (R) and Leonard Levine (L) on Feb. 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit:  Liz O. Baylen-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Former NFL Star Involved In 7 Acts Of Rape

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has reportedly been involved in the rapes of seven women.

02/20/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 28: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks speaks to the media during Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day at the Prudential Center on January 28, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. Super Bowl XLVIII will be played between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos on February 2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

He’s Back? Harvin Expected To Suit Up For Super Bowl

With Seattle having just a handful of players listed on the injury report and with Denver in the double digits, things are looking good for the ‘Hawks.

02/01/2014

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn attend the game between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn, Other Celebrities Cheering For Denver Broncos In Super Bowl

Tiger Woods and his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn, as well as other celebrities are pulling for the Broncos this Sunday. Also, Eric LeGrand gets a chance to experience the Super Bowl in person.

01/31/2014

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