Marquette Wire

Editorial: What Colin Kaepernick can teach us about free speech

September 20, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It’s been two weeks since the 2016-'17 NFL season kicked off, and several players have decided to join San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in his decision to kneel during the national anthem. Given the current political climate and social tensions of the nation, this subtle, symbolic, thoughtful and peaceful demonstration goes beyo...

LEARY: Home field advantage plays major role in weekend games

Patrick Leary

September 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

After this weekend, I can’t help but believe in the very real power of home field advantage. Last night, the two best teams in the National Football Conference squared off in Seattle. On one side, the fearsome defending NFC champs, ...