Jordan Kobritz

Can Dutee Chand compete as a female sprinter?

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Chand’s tests disclosed that she suffers from a condition known as hyperandrogenism, a medical term that denotes elevated levels of testosterone in females.by Jordan Kobritz   Dutee Chand’s goal is to compete as a member of her country’s track and field team. However, in September the eighteen-year old Indian sprinter was banned from international competition…

Baseball is thriving, not dying – by Jordan Kobritz

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                   “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” Mark Twain The accuracy of the statement attributed to Samuel Clemens, a/k/a, Mark Twain, is a matter of debate. However, there should be no debate when baseball uses the same retort. Every year it seems we are inundated with reports that baseball is dying. For support,…

Barry Bonds conviction is on appeal

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Being self-absorbed and an egomaniac isn’t a crimeby Jordan Kobritz If you’re sick and tired of reading or hearing the name Barry Bonds, then this column isn’t for you. But if you’re interested in justice, and protection from an abusive government, read on. Bonds is in the news again because his 2011 conviction for obstruction…

Rule changes for college football – by Jordan Kobritz

College Football Playoff rule for 2014 The college football season opened last week and there are a number of changes from last year for the most popular collegiate sport. The most talked about change is The College Football Playoff, a Final Four style postseason format which has replaced the controversial BCS, where the two “best”…

First woman elected NBPA executive director

Not a man’s world anymoreby Jordan Kobrtiz “This is a man’s world; this is a man’s world…” It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World, by James Brown That may have been the case in 1966, the year James Brown recorded his hit single that reached No. 1 on the Billboard R & B chart. But two…