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Point-Counterpoint: Should LeBron stay or go?

David Sacks May 23, 2010

James should bolt to the Knicks - By David Sacks The million dollar question asked everywhere from ESPN to late night talk shows to The New York Times is where LeBron James will sign as a free agent on...

Should honors be rescinded because of steroid usage?

David Sacks May 14, 2010

By David Sacks In January, Brian Cushing won the NFL’s defensive rookie of the year award.  Then last week it was reported that Cushing had failed a drug test during the season, testing positive for...

Was Arizona justified in passing its new immigration law?

David Sacks May 7, 2010

By David Sacks The backlash against the immigration law passed in Arizona, known as SB 1070, has already begun.  Protests have been held throughout Arizona, and people are calling for a boycott of the...

Point-Counterpoint: Myron Rolle, does talent ever trump character?

David Sacks May 1, 2010

By David Sacks Every year during the NFL draft, analysts, scouts and team executives talk about the character of players in the draft.  During the NFL Combine, players are given Wonderlic tests to determine...

Point-Counterpoint: Should athletes be held to a higher standard than the law?

David Sacks April 23, 2010

Roethlisberger should pay the consequences for his actions -By David Sacks Ben Roethlisberger not only makes headlines on the field, but also off the field.  When he plays football, Roethlisberger is...

Point-Counterpoint: Can Woods move on?

David Sacks April 23, 2010

New balance between competition and the fun of the game - By David Sacks By David Sacks As Tiger Woods returns to his domain—the golf course—and seeks to surpass Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors...

Point-Counterpoint:Did The National Enquirer deserve a Pulitzer?

David Sacks April 16, 2010

Article breaking news about Edwards’ affair merited the award - By David Sacks  This past week, the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism were handed out, and the traditional powerhouses such as The New York...

Point-Counterpoint: Who won the Olympics?

David Sacks March 5, 2010

Canada is the true winner of the Winter Games - By David Sacks The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games are officially over, and for most of us it will be another four years until we watch curling, figure skating,...

Point-Counterpoint: The consequences of Climate-Gate

David Sacks February 19, 2010

Recent events should not affect our views on global warming (By David Sacks) So what if it’s cold across the country and Washington, D.C. is snowed in?  Whether or not recent weather patterns reject...

Point-Counterpoint: What the olympics represent

David Sacks February 12, 2010

The purest form of sport - By David Sacks Tonight the opening ceremony in Vancouver will kick off another year of Winter Olympics. For the next few weeks, we will watch sports that almost all of us only...

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