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  On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS May 21, 2018, #693…Legalized Sports Betting After further review…There is a line in the song “Alfie” composed by Burt Bacharach with lyrics by the late Hal David that says” What’s it all about Alfie?…are we meant to take more than we give?” The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision (6-3) will allow legalized gambling in […]

On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS May 14, 2018, #692…”The Glass Ceiling” After further review…”The Glass Ceiling” is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (typically applied to minorities) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy. The metaphor was first coined by feminists about barriers of high-achieving women […]

  On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS March 19, 2018, #684… Everybody’s got something After further review…Some years back people were saying the three most important words are: I love you. Perhaps that came about when people in the streets were shouting “Make Love, not War.” However, many psychologists encourage the use of “I need help!” […]

On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS March 12, 2018, #683…Parenting After further review…Parenting is the most neglected, uneducated, misunderstood contributing factor in the economic and moral corruption of American culture.” Denzel Washington offers, “So, you know, I can’t blame the system. It starts in the home. If the father is not in the home, the boy […]

On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS February 26, 2018, #681…”Old School” After further review…A recent news story reported that a rookie NBA player is charging $199 for an autograph. It caught my attention. This player is less than one year from playing at the college level yet is drawing attention. We will allow him some anonymity […]

On The TunneySide of Sports February 19,  2018 #680 Up next…The Philosophy of Kerr! After further review…Steve Kerr is the head basketball coach of the Golden State Warriorsplaying in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association. I guess you knew that. He is 65, married to Margot and has three kids. He played basketball at Pali […]

On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS January 29, 2018, #677… Basketball Chaos! After further review…Recently during a National Basketball Association game, the physicality of the action on the court led to one team so incensed that following the game two of their players burst into to their opponents’ locker room and started a brawl. If you have watched […]

On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS January 8, 2018, #674 – Is Replay Here to Stay? After further review…The use of video replay, and the pressure that comes with it, expanded greatly during 2017. In the World Series, the NFL season, NBA season, and surely, in the upcoming NFL playoffs, the Seriously, life itself is rampant […]

Posted on November 27, 2017 by Jim Tunney Ed.D On the TunneySide of Sports November 27, 2017 #668 Up next… Will Gambling Be An Issue for Pro Sports In Vegas? After further review…With the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas to join the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights as the second professional sports franchises in the city, there are many […]

  On the TUNNEYSIDE of SPORTS August 21, 2017, #654 Up Next… “Full Time?” After further review…The National Football League has recently announced there will be full-time on-field officials for the 2017 season. The announcement stated that 24 officials of the current staff of some 123 will be selected for full-time status. The NFL will then […]


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