I would feel better about an award that honors a sportsman, not just a player
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I don’t know anyone who thinks winning is “the only thing”. Not even Vince Lombardi, to whom that mis-used quote is credited, believed that.
Gundy, like a growing number of coaches, chose to harness them to eliminate many, if not all, of Lunt’s preferred options and to keep a potential rival from gaining the services of a highly regarded quarterback entering his sophomore season.
The cultural forces that make something popular and thus more visible and accessible distort the thing itself and are rarely in line with what makes it either good or good for you. How can we keep quality in the conversation when it comes to supporting and promoting athletes, let alone sports programs, trying to do the right thing?