Category: Callahan’s Corner

Power of Sports on Full Display During Pandemic | Callahan’s Corner

It’s been just over one month since the NBA suspended its season indefinitely on March 11 in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. This suspension set in motion a domino effect that’s caused professional leagues to close their doors indefinitely. It’s been several weeks since live sports have been televised, leaving fans deprived of sports’ [...]

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Callahan’s Corner | Coronavirus Threatens to Shutdown Tokyo Olympics

In under two months, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has plunged economic markets into disarray, claimed the lives of thousands of people and evoked fear worldwide. Emory professionals are leading the fight to slow the spread of and find a cure for COVID-19. Until then, however, the virus may claim another, unexpected victim. The 2020 Summer Olympics [...]

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Callahan’s Corner | NFL, Once Again, Betrays Its Mission

Advertisement The NFL can’t stop getting in its own way. The league has already had a rocky season, highlighted by the potential relocation of the Los Angeles Chargers to England and a sham tryout for the disgraced quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Both instances violated the NFL’s mission and values, and now the proposed central bargaining agreement [...]

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Callahan’s Corner | Wade Sets Example for Parents and Athletes

Advertisement Dwyane Wade is one of the greatest NBA players of all time. The 16-year veteran was a 13-time NBA All-Star, eight-time All-NBA selection, three-time NBA champion and was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP as a member of the Miami Heat. Arguably, his defining moment came recently when he and his wife Gabrielle Union [...]

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