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We all stood as Ali entered. My wife’s eyes were on Ali; my eyes were on my wife, for I had never seen her give respect to a sports personality in this manner.
I learn that there is a general appreciation for the differences between school-sponsored sports and sports on all other levels by all other sponsors.
Michigan was among the handful of states to restrict contact in practice, in 2014, a full season prior to recommendations from the National Federation of State High School Associations . . .
So, when there was recent criticism that our football practice policy wasn’t progressive enough, that it allows (in theory only) too much time for contact drills, my response is: Look at the entire body of work.
In sports as in most other aspects of American society, ours is a free-market system that allows the rich to get richer, with little regard for the consequences.
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