Posts Tagged St. Louis Rams

The Rams Relocation as an Ethical Question

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As is always in good taste, Sports Ethics would first like to send its condolences to the City and people of St. Louis. L.A. fans, I will get to you in a minute but for now, we need to recognize that St. Louis is hurting; not just in a football sense, but in many other ways. Let us also acknowledge that the nonprofit NFL is a big business; a mega-billions business. The NFL has a hierarchy and sitting atop the hierarchy is a group of 32 owners who are very […]

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Don’t Need My Thanks, but Thank You

Rams Defensive Ends William Hayes and Chris Long do not need my thanks. In fact, no one does. That said, I will begin this blog by saying that if you want to read a remarkable and well-written story, please refer to Elizabeth Merrill’s piece on ESPN.com entitled: “Rams DEs Chris Long, William Hayes confront homelessness in St. Louis.” Ms. Merrill details the decision by two professional football players, coming from two very different backgrounds, to explore homelessness by living on the streets of St. Louis for a full day. They saw what […]

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Boundaries ESPN, Boundaries: More on Michael Sam

USA TODAY writer Chris Chase reported this morning (August 27, 2014) about an apology made by ESPN in regard to Michael Sam. The piece, entitled: “ESPN apologizes for report on Michael Sam’s showering habits,” states as follows: “ESPN apologized Wednesday for a SportsCenter report by Josina Anderson that detailed the showering habits of defensive end Michael Sam.”’ESPN regrets the manner in which we presented our report. Clearly yesterday we collectively failed to meet the standards we have set in reporting on LGBT-related topics in sports.’”  Ms. Anderson was doing a […]

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