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  1. NCAA faces increased heat for amateur model - ESPN The Magazine

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview Issue, Howard Bryant writes that in the face of increased heat for its amateur model, the NCAA is trying to get away with its most audacious defensive tactic yet: blaming the players.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
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  3. Sports and patriotism

    Howard Bryant

    Sports, which once avoided the complex world, now embraces it, serving as the chief staging ground for expressions of patriotism, and has codified it into its game-day identity.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  4. Jason Collins opens door, more work to come

    Howard Bryant

    What happens over the next months and years will say more about American society and its boundaries of acceptance than it ever could about Jason Collins or Kirk Walker or Kevin McClatchy or Martina Navratilova.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  5. TV money inflates sports bubble

    Howard Bryant

    In a time of high unemployment and low job creation, oddly, there still seemed to be money for sports. A closer look reveals a largely stagnant industry -- except for skyrocketing media rights to broadcast sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  6. Is sports bubble about to burst?

    Howard Bryant

    The games today are different. The feel is different. Because of scandals, concussions, PEDs and other strains, if sport has not reached its tipping point, it is in the throes of serious transition.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  7. Today's pro players overscheduled, overstretched

    Howard Bryant

    Professional sports has reached its tipping point. The players, already too big, already too fast, already too strong, are now engaged in a game of attrition not against the other team, but against the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  8. Focus can finally be on victims, change with football decision ou...

    Howard Bryant

    With the penalties now levied, and Penn State now reduced on the field for the next several years and in the public imagination permanently, it's long past time to step beyond sports, to clear the lens.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  9. Penn State cannot be allowed to have a football team

    Howard Bryant

    It went so far that this Penn State four could no longer keep their corrupted priorities. An outside report makes it impossible to deny what now must be done: Penn State cannot be allowed to have a football team.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  10. Sandusky's crimes will hang over Penn St.

    Howard Bryant

    Over the coming weeks, much energy will be devoted to the attempted closure of the Penn State scandal; to the isolation of Jerry Sandusky as a disturbed man with serious and criminal psychological problems; to the alleged dereliction of duty by Penn ...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  11. Jerry Sandusky's crimes, the failure to stop him will hang over P...

    Howard Bryant

    The enduring question of why Jerry Sandusky was allowed to abuse boys for as long as he did will hang over Penn State and the legacy of Joe Paterno.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  12. Paterno's death a time for taking stock

    Howard Bryant

    When any person dies, his or her time must be viewed in its totality, out of respect for a life lived, to give the ritual of death its dignity; and for the sake of posterity, to provide clarity as emotions surge and cool over the months and years. ...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  13. The life and death of Joe Paterno as an opportunity to re-evaluat...

    Howard Bryant

    As the tug of war over his legacy begins, we should take the time to reassess the institutions that created, and brought down, the late Joe Paterno.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2012
  14. Sam Hurd, Jerry Sandusky, athletic entitlement and criminal charg...

    Howard Bryant

    As the year 2011 comes to a close, the distance between the athlete and the public remains immense, but because of the nature of the Sam Hurd and Jerry Sandusky offenses seems more immediate than ever.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  15. The Second Mile backers, including pro coaches, athletes, celebri...

    Howard Bryant

    The children of this sordid, incomprehensible Penn State case, the actual victims, still haven't come first. To date, no single entity involved has voluntarily done the right thing, the decent thing.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  16. Penn State, Joe Paterno and failure of power

    Howard Bryant

    Joe Paterno and Penn State officials were faced with a critical choice with damning information and chose to protect the program. This is what power has become. This is what power has always been.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  17. Tony Dorsett's "modern-day lynching" comment about the Cam Newton...

    Howard Bryant

    Tony Dorsett's reference to the Cam Newton investigation as a "modern-day lynching" undermines some vital points about sports issues and America.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010