DePaoli: Cal U administration has golden opportunity to take a tough stand and change their athletic culture


When I heard about six Cal U football players nearly beating a man to death last week, it was shocking to me since I grew up in that town where we never locked our doors, had a low crime rate even with thousands of students, and this type of thing never happened, plus I am a Cal U alum. On the other hand, with the way the football culture is these days, I guess it wasn’t all that shocking. The most despicable part is that these thugs were reportedly yelling “football strong”, clearly identifying themselves as football players with no regard for the unconscious person lying on the sidewalk as they ran away. The University President absolutely made the right decision in cancelling Cal U’s football game last weekend and I applaud the administration for taking a strong stand, but the sanctions need to be taken a step further. ThisRead More »