Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Athletes, Drugs, and Entitlement

As Division III officials prepare to reduce the penalty for athletes who test positive for non-performance enhancing drugs Saturday, new data released here Wednesday showed that use of marijuana and other drugs is highest among athletes in that competitive level.

The data, presented by National Collegiate Athletic Association researchers here at the group's annual convention, are a preview of findings from two quadrennial surveys of 21,000 athletes on their drug use and social environments.

The surveys also found that many athletes are not comfortable outside their athletic social circles, and feel entitled to more flexibility and special treatment from professors.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/16/drug-use-and-attitudes-about-entitlement-among-athletes#ixzz2qarD2aC0
Inside Higher Ed

Shrimp Marguery

Ingredients: . 2 lb. Shrimp (peeled) . Extra Virgin Olive Oil . 1 Stick Butter, divided . 3 cups Diced Yellow Onion . 1 cup Diced Green Bell pepper . 1 cup Diced Celery . 4 Cloves Diced Garlic . 2 10-oz cans Rotel Tomatoes . 6 Slices Bread (dampened with water) . 2 cans Cream of Mushroom Soup . 6 cups Cooked Rice . 1 cup Chopped Parsley . 1 cup Diced green Onion . Italian Seasoned Panko Breadcrumbs Directions: Cook rice. Using 4 Tbsp butter and EVOO, sauté first 4 veggies in a deep pot. Add shrimp and Rotel and cook on med-high until shrimp are cooked. Add soup and stir. Remove from heat. Add bread by tearing and squeezing into dish. Add rice, parsley & Green Onion and pour all into a baking dish sprayed with non-stick spray. Cover lightly with breadcrumbs and dot with remaining butter. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes.