The Sporting News once called Foster “the most interesting man in the NFL.”
This All-Pro NFL running back had a distinguished career with the Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins. An force on the field, Arian is also an accomplished musical artist, actor, writer, and podcaster.
How do our beliefs affect how we live our life? What is the essence of being an amateur athlete? These are just a couple of the questions Dr. G, Meg, and Arian addresses they weigh in on sports, compensation for athletes, fake news, broken education systems, capitalism, politics, life in retirement, and more.
LINKS & RESOURCES
Games Colleges Play by John Thelin:
Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Exploiting College Athletes by Walter Byers
Pay for Play: A History of Big Time College Athletic Reform by Ronald Smith
Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools by Jonathan Kozol
More in Depth History on Paid Athletes: The History Behind the Debate over Paying NCAA Athletes, Jon Soloman for the Aspen Institute.
And here is the article referencing money paid to Obama's inaugural committee: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/how-much-does-an-inauguration-cost-and-who-pays-for-what/2016/12/13/d7c1fe96-be48-11e6-91ee-1adddfe36cbe_story.html
Statistical side by side comparison between the Norwegian and U.S. education systems, https://www.norwegianamerican.com/norway-usa-in-contrast-a-brief-look-at-two-education-systems/
On Purdue's study of money and happiness: