Monthly Archives: July 2013

Monday links

A few morning links on a hot Monday:

The legend of Herschel Walker, the greatest college football player of all time. You don’t have to agree, but Joe Posnanski makes a pretty good argument in this entertaining blog post that he recently re-posted following the death of Walker’s dad.

Serena stunned at Wimbledon. What’s it mean? FOX sports columnist Gregg Couch ponders what happened to the American player, who was dispatched in the fourth round by Sabine Lisicki.

FOX columnist, Jason Whitlock, has an interesting take on Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots’ tight end who has been charged with murder. It’s not so much about Hernandez, but about how an athlete can be influenced by today’s society. Whitlock writes:” He is, in my eyes, a symbol that popular culture has installed Tony Soprano as America’s most celebrated and revered icon above Joe Montana.” Whitlock says Hernandez is a reflection of where we are in our society. I don’t often agree with Whitlock, but I think he nails this one. “Bad is good in today’s society,” he writes.og

Oregon got off relatively easy with the NCAA regarding infractions using a recruiting service. Check out this Pac-12 Blog to get up-to-date on what it all means.

Inbee Park just won the U.S. Women’s Open, her third straight major title on the LPGA Tour. Why isn’t she getting more media attention? Here’s some opinions from the Sports Illustrated golf group.

That’s all for today. Keep cool.