We follow these on University Diaries. Oh my sport I love it so! I’ll never go! All my life is just despair. But I don’t care. When it takes me in its arms the world is bright. All right! What’s the difference if I say I’ll go away when I know I’ll come back on my knees someday. For whatever my sport is, I am his, forever and ever. Evermore!

Though you should probably wonder about any game in which it is customary to have an ambulance in attendance, the violence is not staying on the field where it is channeled and controlled. Much attention has been focused on two incidents at the high school level: the 2012 sexual assault of a 16 year old in Steubenville, Ohio, and the more recent hazing of younger players in Sayreville, New Jersey.

Following the game at the college level is a little bit like reading a crime blotter. And last year’s Heisman watch took the cake with Jameis Winston and his school, Florida State, the subject of extensive reporting by the New York Times regarding allegations of a rape and the school’s casual attitude toward the victim and her rights. Everything seemed to be subordinated to Florida State’s bid for the national championship.

… In all honesty, I doubt that I will ever be able to wean myself from the game.

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One Response to “Yet Another True Confession.”

  1. dmf Says:

    someone needs to develop a pill (or maybe a medicated gum) for these poor addicts

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