[caption id="attachment_47" align="alignleft" width="267"] Andre Williams hopes to stiff-arm his way to NFL riches.[/caption]Former Boston College running back Andre Williams was recently featured in
Ah, April. The time for renewal and for baseball and for feeling good about ourselves. We just had Jackie Robinson Day on the 15th, when every baseball player in the major leagues wore Robinson's number
NCAA Tournament MVP Shabazz Napier's comments after UConn won the National Championship, warmed up the debate on paying athletes and exposed the hypocrisy of the NCAA making millions off of sometimes hungry
The debate whether to pay college players still rages on. Much of the discussion centers on how to pay them and how much to pay them. Many advocate a stipend so players can pay for gas and flights home.
When you are shaking your fists during this weekend's Final Four while your bracket implodes, know this - what you are watching is stupendous entertainment, and it is also sadly farcical.
Many ring their hands over the perceived criminality of NFL players, but what fans and football observers should be more concerned about is the crime committed at the top of the league hierarchy.
[caption id="attachment_21" align="alignnone" width="300"] Rashard Mendenhall retirement comments were illuminating (Gene J. Puskar AP) [/caption]
Jonathan Martin, Michael Sam and Rashard Mendenhall
[caption id="attachment_12" align="alignnone" width="300"] NFL general managers should find out more about Sam's generation (Brandon Wade/AP)[/caption]NFL scouting departments are known for pouring over