Archive

02/11/21 - Why Did Mark Cuban Fold?

The controversy over the anthem shows, yet again, that there is nothing “united” about these United States.

02/08/21 - The Super Bowl’s Woke Capitalism

The NFL is desperate to showcase Black talent in an effort to get us to ignore its treatment of Black people.

02/04/21 - The Unbearable Emptiness of Tom Brady

The most successful quarterback in NFL history has become more brand than man.

02/01/21 - Will the ‘Tokyo Olympics’ Further Wreck Florida?

01/23/21 - He Had a Hammer: Henry Aaron Presente

01/21/21 - Kyrie Irving Does Not Have to Be Who You Want Him to Be

01/14/21 - Klete Keller: From Gold Medalist to Capitol Insurrectionist

01/13/21 - In a Shocker, Bill Belichick Spurns Trump’s Medal of Freedom

01/07/21 - WNBA Players Just Showed Their Political Power

01/05/21 - A Women’s Boxing Team Grows in Gaza

12/29/20 - 2020: The Year Sports Should Have Stopped

12/23/20 - The USOPC Defends Olympic Athletes’ Right To Protest

12/15/20 - Why the Cleveland Indians Will Change Their Name

12/09/20 - English Soccer Players Take a Knee

12/07/20 - ‘Sports Illustrated’ Chose the Wrong Activist Athletes

12/03/20 - The Baltimore Ravens’ Cautionary Covid Tale

11/30/20 - The Politics of Maradona’s Iconic ‘Hand of God’ Goal

11/25/20 - Diego Maradona: Comrade of the Global South

11/23/20 - The Olympic Machine Meets With Protest in Tokyo

11/18/20 - Colin Kaepernick Speaks Out for Mumia Abu-Jamal

11/13/20 - Tweaking the NFL’s Rooney Rule Is Not Enough

11/11/20 - Who Will Be the Marcus Rashford of the USA?

11/05/20 - Athletes Are No Substitute for a Functioning Government

10/31/20 - College Football’s Great Defender Has Covid-19

10/28/20 - Covid Takes Center Stage at the World Series

10/23/20 - Betsy DeVos Attacks Trans Athletes Again

10/21/20 - Military Flyovers at NFL Games Are Ridiculous

10/16/20 - NBA Bubble Postmortem

10/12/20 - If the NBA Stands for Racial Justice, What About Tom Gores?

10/07/20 - The NFL Season Could Be Facing a Covid Collapse

09/30/20 - Making Black Lives Matter On and Off the Diamond

09/25/20 - On Louisville, Breonna Taylor, and Muhammad Ali

09/23/20 - Why LeBron James Scares the Racist Right

09/21/20 - Taking a Knee in Alabama

09/18/20 - Maya Moore and Jonathan Irons: More Than a Love Story

09/14/20 - We’ve Entered the Era of ‘Branding for Black Lives’

09/11/20 - The ‘Disposable Populations’ of Sports

09/08/20 - A New Study Exposes Just How Racist College Sports Have Become

09/03/20 - The NFL Is Desperately Trying to Avoid a Players’ Strike

08/31/20 - The Sports Strikes Against Racism Have Not Been Coopted

08/27/20 - Professional Athletes Are Showing America Just How Powerful Labor Really Is

08/26/20 - The Milwaukee Bucks and Brewers Strike for Racial Justice

08/26/20 - Masai Ujiri and Police Who Live Above the Law

08/18/20 - College Football Should Be Totally Shut Down, Even if It Hurts

08/12/20 - Republicans Suddenly Have a Passion for College Football

08/07/20 - The NCAA Finally Faces a Reckoning

08/03/20 - Should the World Boycott the 2022 Beijing Olympics?

07/27/20 - WNBA Players—Again—Show the Meaning of Radical Dissent

07/20/20 - Michael Bennett Thinks the NFL Is Starting to Wake Up

07/16/20 - Anti-Semitic Comments by Athletes Demand a Better Response

07/10/20 - Athletes Are Fighting the Olympic Ban on Protests

07/06/20 - Is Dan Snyder Really Changing the Washington Team’s Name?

07/02/20 - Maya Moore for the Win

06/30/20 - Athletes Are Taking Their Solidarity to the Streets

06/25/20 - Racist IOC President Avery Brundage Loses His Place of Honor

06/22/20 - Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s Only Black Driver, Is Threatened With a Noose

06/18/20 - It’s Time for Roger Goodell to Change the Name of the Washington Football Team

06/16/20 - NBA Players Face the Question: To Boycott or Not to Boycott

06/11/20 - Why NASCAR’s New Ban on the Confederate Flag Is Such a Big Deal

06/09/20 - It’s Time for White NFL Players to Take the Knee

06/03/20 - Olympian Gwen Berry to the USOC: ‘Where’s My Apology?’

06/01/20 - Gregg Popovich: ‘The System Has to Change’

05/28/20 - The Critical Role of Athletes in Fighting White Blindness

05/27/20 - Would a 2020 NBA Champion Ever Be Seen as Legitimate?

05/22/20 - Shut Up and Play, or Shut Up and Die?

05/18/20 - Michael Jordan: Alone

05/15/20 - Baseball’s Plan to Reopen Is All Risk for the Players

05/13/20 - Michael Jordan and the Tragedy of the Bully

05/07/20 - The NFL Is Now Part of Trump’s Reelection Project

05/06/20 - Michael Jordan Is the Antihero of Our Times

04/29/20 - Olympic Workers of the World Unite!

04/27/20 - The NCAA Is Poised to Allow Players to Benefit From Their Labor

04/22/20 - The Unfortunate Ugliness of ‘The Last Dance’

04/17/20 - Trump’s Sports Advisers Represent the Worst of the Sports World

04/14/20 - WWE’s Reckless Approach to Covid-19

04/08/20 - The Plans to Bring Sports Back Are Truly Dystopian

04/06/20 - Trump’s Call to Sports Commissioners Shows Everything Wrong With Our Pandemic Response

04/01/20 - A Bribery Scandal Hits the ‘2020’ Tokyo Olympics

03/27/20 - Athlete Activists Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic

03/24/20 - The 2020 Games Are Postponed, but Should the Olympics Even Happen at All Anymore?

03/23/20 - The Olympics Teeter on the Brink

03/21/20 - Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp Shines Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

03/18/20 - Why Haven’t the Olympics Been Canceled Yet?

03/17/20 - ‘We Will Get Our Sports Back When We Deserve To’: A Q&A With Dr. Adia Benton

03/15/20 - Billionaire NBA Owners Have an Obligation to Help Suffering Arena Workers—Now

03/12/20 - The NBA’s Coronavirus Cancellation and the Workers Left Behind

03/11/20 - Maya Moore Saves a Life

03/06/20 - The Coronavirus Is Coming for Professional Sports

03/04/20 - The Coronavirus Exposes Why the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Should Be Canceled

02/28/20 - Athletes Take a Knee Against Israel’s Occupation

02/27/20 - NFL Bosses Want Their 17th Game