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08/07/17 - An Elite Soccer Team Protests ICE After Their Teammate Is Detained

Lizandro Claros had a soccer scholarship waiting for him, but Trump’s agenda turned a promising future on its head.

08/02/17 - Colin Kaepernick Finally Has a Shot at Getting Signed, but a High-Profile Trump Apologist Stands in His Way

The embattled quarterback is often derided as “divisive”—but it’s Ray Lewis who is dividing Baltimore.

07/26/17 - New Concussion Report Calls the NFL’s Future Into Question

Dr. McKee looked at the brains of 202 former football players and 87 percent of them were found to have the condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

07/24/17 - Rio’s Olympic Legacy: A Body Count

07/20/17 - O.J.’s Parole: A Fitting End to the ‘Fifth Quarter’

07/17/17 - Johnny Manziel: The NFL Owners’ ‘Good Boy’

07/13/17 - Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert: Cleveland’s Corporate-Welfare King

07/10/17 - Venus Williams, a Car Accident, and the Outrageous Police Response

06/29/17 - Colin Kaepernick Shouldn’t Have to Beg to Play in the NFL

06/26/17 - The Seattle Storm and Planned Parenthood Break New Ground

06/18/17 - Colin Kaepernick, Philando Castile, and the Lost Wisdom of Roger Goodell’s Father

06/14/17 - Will the Warriors Turn Down a Trip to the White House?

06/08/17 - The NFL’s War Against Colin Kaepernick

06/01/17 - Even LeBron James Can’t Escape This Toxic Wave of Racist Hatred

05/30/17 - Frank Deford’s Wicked Grace

05/30/17 - A Rally for Colin Kaepernick—and Free Speech

05/25/17 - Why I Called the Murder of Richard Collins III a Lynching

05/22/17 - A Lynching on the University of Maryland Campus

05/18/17 - FIFA Punts on Palestine and Fouls Its Own Bylaws

05/15/17 - ‘I Wouldn’t Be Able to Sleep at Night if I Closed My Mouth on Social Issues’

05/10/17 - Colin Kaepernick’s Message to Chicago Youth: ‘Know Your Rights’

05/08/17 - Los Angeles Residents Start to Organize Against the Olympic Bid

05/03/17 - MLB and Boston Sports Fans Have to Stand Up to Racism in the Stands

05/02/17 - ‘We Must Actively Stand Up’: John Angelos’s Response to Racism at Fenway Park

04/28/17 - Why the ESPN Layoffs Are So Disappointing

04/24/17 - ‘Sports Illustrated’ Gets Everything About Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X Wrong

04/20/17 - Scott Walker Just Cluelessly Exploited the Milwaukee Bucks to Suck Up to Trump

04/17/17 - The First Registered Woman to Run the Boston Marathon Is Running Again Today—50 Years Later

04/13/17 - An Olympic-Sized Bribery Scandal Crashes Down on Rio’s Former Mayor Eduardo Paes

04/05/17 - US Women’s Soccer Just Scored a Big Win

04/03/17 - The NCAA’s Collegiate Cartel

03/31/17 - South Carolina Coach Frank Martin Has It Backward on ‘Today’s Kids’

03/29/17 - Victory! USA Women’s Hockey Team Just Won Their Strike

03/28/17 - The US Women’s Ice Hockey Team Is on Strike—and the Solidarity Is Stunning

03/23/17 - Donald Trump May Be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Colin Kaepernick

03/21/17 - NCAA Players Should Strike at the Final Four

03/16/17 - Here’s Why the US Women’s National Hockey Team Is Going on Strike

03/13/17 - Your March Madness Bracket Is Exploiting Student-Athletes

03/09/17 - Will FIFA Ever Stand Up to Israeli Teams in Illegal Settlements?

03/06/17 - Colin Kaepernick Has Not Stopped Fighting Injustice Just Because He’s Stopped Kneeling

03/02/17 - My-King Johnson Is the First Openly Gay Scholarship Football Player in History

02/25/17 - ‘Where Did You Get Your Name From?’ Muhammad Ali Jr. Is Detained by Immigration Officials

02/22/17 - The Towering Legacy of Ed Garvey

02/20/17 - Why the NBA Is in Revolt Against Trump

02/13/17 - Why Michael Bennett Walked Away From the NFL’s Israel Delegation

02/10/17 - Super Bowl Winners Like Martellus Bennett Are Refusing to Go to the White House

02/09/17 - Open Letter to NFL Players Traveling to Israel on a Trip Organized by Netanyahu’s Government

02/05/17 - Political Fervor Thrums Beneath the Super Bowl’s Surface

02/02/17 - Resistance at Super Bowl LI

01/31/17 - ‘It All Started With A Knee’: Seattle Seahawks Political Athlete Michael Bennett

01/30/17 - The Sports World Must Stand With Muslim Athletes

01/26/17 - Yes, Tom Brady’s Friendship With Donald Trump Matters

01/18/17 - Understanding Jim Brown’s Ugly Support of Donald Trump

01/12/17 - The Unbearable Entitlement of Dabo Swinney

01/09/17 - Athletes Shouldn’t Visit Trump’s White House

01/04/17 - Colin Kaepernick’s Teammates Give Him an Award for Courage

01/02/17 - Why Jack Johnson’s Family Should Refuse Any Exoneration

12/22/16 - Bob Stoops and the Geyser Cesspool of College Football

12/19/16 - The ‘Brutal Solidarity’ of the Minnesota Gophers

12/09/16 - What’s Next for Cuban Sports?

12/05/16 - Soul Men: Coach Pop and Cornel West

12/01/16 - 2016 in Sports: Joy and Resistance While the World Burned

11/21/16 - A Majority-Immigrant Church, Vandalized With ‘Trump Nation/Whites Only,’ Becomes a Site of Resistance

11/18/16 - ‘We Have an Obligation to Fight This Madness’

11/15/16 - Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin With the Words We Need to Hear

11/14/16 - On Colin Kaepernick’s Decision Not to Vote

11/09/16 - Two NBA Coaches Call a Foul on Trump’s Power Play

11/07/16 - Giving the Game Away: Trump Argues to Preserve Racist Reds**** Brand

11/03/16 - The Sweetest Escape: The Chicago Cubs Win the World Series

11/02/16 - ‘Africa Has Given Enough of Its People to the Sea’

10/31/16 - Detroit Lion DeAndre Levy on ‘Locker-Room Talk’ and Why He Raises Money to Test Abandoned Rape Kits

10/28/16 - One Anthem Singer Exposed How the NBA Will Police Player Protest

10/25/16 - Did the NFL Try to Bully a Domestic-Violence Survivor?

10/21/16 - Another Shocking Domestic Violence Case Is Rocking the NFL

10/19/16 - Sports and Laying Siege to Racism in Seattle

10/17/16 - ‘The Woke Tailgate’: The Brave of Buffalo Kneel in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick

10/12/16 - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Could Not Be More Wrong About Colin Kaepernick

10/10/16 - Not in My Locker Room

10/06/16 - Why a Radio Station Censored the East Carolina University Band and Deepened a Backlash

10/04/16 - Talking Kaepernick Protests With 1968 Olympian John Carlos

09/29/16 - Colin Kaepernick Has a Right to Hate Both Candidates

09/28/16 - On the Passing of HBCU and Olympic Coaching Legend Ed Temple

09/26/16 - The Unbearable Bigotry of Mike Ditka

09/23/16 - The NBA Is Trying to Convince Players Not to Protest Police Brutality on the Court

09/21/16 - Colin Kaepernick on Terence Crutcher and ‘Racism Disguised as Patriotism’

09/19/16 - Bigots Beware: White Athletes Are Becoming Sympathetic to Anthem Protests

09/15/16 - The Seahawks Are Trying to Reroute Kaepernick’s Protest, and They’re Completely Missing the Point

09/14/16 - Sports, Protest, and Risking Your Life: Interview With 2016 Olympic Medalist and Protester Feyisa Lilesa

09/12/16 - Solidarity With Kaepernick Ripples Through the NFL on September 11

09/09/16 - Colin Kaepernick Is Winning

09/08/16 - Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf: The NBA Player Who Was Colin Kaepernick Twenty Years Before Colin Kaepernick

09/06/16 - This Is What Solidarity Looks Like: Why Soccer-Star Megan Rapinoe Stands With Colin Kaepernick

09/02/16 - Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Has Nothing to Do With the Military

08/31/16 - An NFL Executive Compares Kaepernick to a Man Who Murdered a Pregnant Woman

08/30/16 - America Needs to Listen to What Colin Kaepernick Is Actually Trying to Say

08/29/16 - Thoughts on Colin Kaepernick From an Athlete Who Walked That Path

08/27/16 - What the NFL Players’ Union Chief Has to Say About Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

08/25/16 - This Rio Olympic Medalist Risked His Life to Show Solidarity

08/22/16 - Now That the Games Are Over, the Real Olympic Drama Begins in Rio