Don’t Be a Tool is an opinion-editiorial style blog written by Mari C. that highlights the positive stories, people and happenings in the world of sports.

San Diego Chargers: A Retrospective

December 30, 2015 1

By: Mari C. I probably get asked 2 to 3 times per day if the San Diego Chargers are leaving town. While I appreciate my friends and family coming to me for the answers, it’s […]

Who’s At Fault-The Fans Or The NFL?

September 3, 2015 0

By: Marisa Cali As a San Diego Chargers fan, I might be alone on this thought but really, I am not upset about the Tom Brady cheating / deflategate fiasco. Similar to other sports-related scandals […]

The State of the NFL

January 30, 2015 0

By: Mari C. So many of us just heard from Roger Goodell on the state of the NFL and I have to admit that I didn’t care to pay attention to his presser. Why? The […]

He’s Good for Football

January 13, 2015 0

By: Mari C. Peyton Manning may not step up to the plate in the playoffs as of late (His record in the playoffs is a dismal 11-13), but, that doesn’t stop him from being an […]

New Year, New Us?

January 3, 2015 0

By: Mari C. We all have seen the memes and cliche status updates about “new year, new me” in the past couple of days. Some have criticized or mocked strangers, some have encouraged others. In […]

Being a Professional Athlete

December 30, 2014 0

By: Mari C. The responsibilities of professional sports players throughout the years has always come with a rulebook, for on and off the field. We have players who rise to the occasion, whether it be […]