Should standing for the National Anthem be mandated in sports?
Can a sports league mandate patriotism? That’s what U.S. Soccer is hoping for when they released a new rule requiring all players to stand respectfully during the National Anthem.
While I’m personally not a fan of mandating patriotism or bringing politics to work, it’s an interesting debate to be had when half of our major sports league play the National Anthem with players in attendance. While the other half of leagues play it before their players ever step foot onto the field of play.
The ladies of ‘Helmets and Heels‘ debate if more leagues should adopt this rule or if this should be mandated to begin with.
The brand ‘GuysGirl’ was born a decade ago. But after some recent career decisions, I was left in a tough spot of what to do with the future of a blog that lead to a work from home career. I have a pretty good idea of where I want to go, but I also want to hear from you on the changes I have coming up.
You would think the NFL would learn from past mistakes. But if their response to the latest domestic violence incident involving Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt is any indication, they haven’t learned a damn thing.
Jessica Blaylock was born and raised in Jacksonville, spent some time at sports radio station 1010XL before being promoted to the big leagues as FOX Sports sideline reporter for both the Miami Marlins and the Florida Panthers. Jessica was the first woman in sports...
Sunday’s Jaguars-Cowboys game left much to be desired for fans in Jacksonville. So the ladies of Helmets and Heels have another therapeutic vent session asking where it all went wrong. Plus some fun discussions on Kawhi Leonard’s laugh and the most annoying sounds in the world. (not related)
The Jaguars-Jets game resulted in Jacksonville finishing the first quarter of the season with a 3-1 record. But as the team strives to make winning consistently a thing, they head to Kansas City this weekend to face off against the undefeated Chiefs.
Mackenzie Thirkill is the sideline reporter for the Orlando Magic and like many of us, grew up loving sports. Listen as we chat with Mackenzie on her career in sports, broadcasting and how she continues to hustle.
SEC Network reporter Alyssa Lang spent quite a bit of time in Jacksonville, Florida covering the area’s sports teams. In collaboration with Void Magazine, I interviewed Alyssa to get details on her life growing up as a sports fan, getting involved in sports media, and the challenges she faces in this ever-evolving industry.
If I told you a year ago, Blake Bortles would out-play Tom Brady in an AFC Championship rematch you would assume I was on some really good drugs. But I’m not! And Blake did! We recap his stellar performance and preview Blaine Gabbert making his return trip to Duval on this week’s show.