Archive

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

Human-rights organizations have a simple demand for FIFA: Follow your own bylaws.

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

The scathing criticism aimed at Colin Kaepernick for ending his protests of the national anthem is hypocrisy writ large.

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

His story represents the future of LGBT athletes.

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

08/18/16 - Ryan Lochte Is One of Many Privileged First-World Tourists—and Brazilians Are Fed Up

08/17/16 - One Community’s Resistance Will Be the Rio Olympics’ Longest-Lasting Legacy

08/12/16 - The Other Olympic Village Continues to Resist Displacement

08/11/16 - Teachers and Students Occupy Schools in the Shadow of Olympic Rio

08/10/16 - Olympic Joy in the Face of Erasure

08/05/16 - The Other Olympic Refugee Story

08/01/16 - The Last Dance: On Heading to Olympic Rio

07/25/16 - The Problem With the International Olympic Committee’s Decision on Russia

07/22/16 - The NBA Moves the All-Star Game, but Also Punishes Players for Political T-shirts?

07/19/16 - Outspoken British Olympian on Brexit, Rio, and the Perils of Speaking Out

07/14/16 - The Media Are Totally Wrong About the Role of Athletes in Black Lives Matter

07/11/16 - WNBA Teams Show What Black Lives Matter Solidarity Looks Like

07/08/16 - 6 Times Athletes Spoke Out in Support of #BlackLivesMatter This Week

07/06/16 - Rio’s Police Say ‘Welcome To Hell’

07/05/16 - Kevin Durant and the Discomfort With Player Power

06/29/16 - Front Row for the Fall of England

06/20/16 - LeBron James Wins His Own Rumble in the Jungle

06/17/16 - Read What Malcolm X’s Daughter Said at Muhammad Ali’s Funeral

06/15/16 - ‘Sleep Easy, My Brother’

06/12/16 - The Orlando Killings and the Message of Muhammad Ali’s Funeral

06/10/16 - Muhammad Ali’s Funeral Was His Last Act of Resistance

06/08/16 - Andrew Cuomo Would Have Blacklisted Muhammad Ali

06/06/16 - LeBron James on the Legacy of Muhammad Ali

06/04/16 - ‘I Just Wanted to Be Free’: The Radical Reverberations of Muhammad Ali

06/03/16 - Is Hillary Clinton Getting Crossed Over During NBA Finals?

06/01/16 - Ken Starr’s Misogyny Comes Home To Roost

05/23/16 - This NFL Hall of Fame Member Won’t Let His Grandson Play Football

05/19/16 - Interview With Rio’s Dr. Rodrigo Brindeiro on Controlling Zika and the Olympics

05/18/16 - Don’t Move the Olympics, Protest Them

05/12/16 - Dispatch From Rio: An Interview With the Activist Behind the ‘Olympic Anti-Souvenir Shop’

05/11/16 - Dispatch From Rio: The Muted Olympic Hype Is Deafening

05/06/16 - Are Brazil’s Corruption Scandals Finally Hitting the Olympics?

05/03/16 - NFL Player Stands Up to Rape and Gives a Lesson in Consent

04/29/16 - Meet Two Women Tackling Misogyny in Sports Journalism

04/26/16 - Brotherhood of Bullies: Bob Knight Endorses Donald Trump

04/21/16 - The 1988 Seoul Olympics Were a Horror Show of Human Rights Abuses. Will Rio Be the Same?

04/19/16 - Wrestling With Kobe Bryant’s Forgotten Apology

04/13/16 - Steph Curry on North Carolina’s HB 2: ‘No One Should be Discriminated Against’

04/11/16 - Ken Burns on Jackie Robinson and the Republican Party’s ‘Pact With the Devil’

04/07/16 - Charles Barkley Calls for the NBA to Move the 2017 All-Star Game, and Makes My Head Spin

04/05/16 - US Women’s Soccer Is More Popular Than Men’s, but the Players Are Still Paid Less

03/31/16 - The Lakers Can Kindly Shove Their Bro Code