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Are Moral Courage and Clarity Going “Incognito”? Bullying, Hazing, and Abuse in American Sports

This week, increasingly graphic and sickening reports of alleged abuse by Miami Dolphins’ lineman Richie Incognito against his teammate Jonathan Martin have emerged. I haven’t been able to get this report from espn.com, which I first saw yesterday, out of … Continue reading

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Why Winning Just Might Make You Stupid

A Buffalo Bills fan living in New England endures various kinds of torture. For instance, New England fans think it’s been a “long time” since their team has won a Super Bowl. Today, the two teams met in Buffalo, and … Continue reading

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Let’s Go, Buffalo

My mom is still trying to figure out why my dad, my brother, and I care so much about the Buffalo Bills. Every fall, she has to hear Dad’s house-shaking, cat-terrorizing cries as the Bills get sloppy, get robbed, or get crushed. Then she has to endure … Continue reading

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