Archive

12/27/18 - How to Respond to LeBron James

LeBron posted rap lyrics to his Instagram page about “getting that Jewish money.” He needs to be challenged, but with the goal of solidarity.

12/20/18 - The ‘Story of the Year’ at the Collision of Sports and Politics: The Woman Who Defeated a Cartel

Rachael Denhollander showed that the power of her truth was stronger than USA Gymnastics.

12/12/18 - Rest in Power, Ali Documentarian Bill Siegel

The sudden loss of the filmmaker is a blow to our political world.


12/07/18 - A Team With a Racist Name Passes Judgment on Colin Kaepernick

12/03/18 - The NFL Still Only Cares About Violence Against Women When There’s Video

11/26/18 - What Is Major League Baseball Doing in Mississippi Politics?

11/20/18 - Calgary Olympic Bid Goes Down in Flames

11/16/18 - Le’Veon Bell and the Politics of Anti-Solidarity

11/14/18 - ‘We Are Betting on Ourselves’: The WNBA Players Union Opts Out of Its CBA

11/05/18 - Athletes Speak Out Against Hate

11/03/18 - Student Groups Push ‘Justice for Jordan’ Forward at the University of Maryland

10/31/18 - A ‘Justice for Jordan’ Protest Takes On the University of Maryland

10/29/18 - A Call for Solidarity in the Face of Hate

10/28/18 - Of Course the University of Maryland’s Football Culture Is Toxic

10/22/18 - Colin Kaepernick’s Celebrity Allies

10/15/18 - ‘I’ve Been Raising My Fist Every Day for 50 Years’

10/11/18 - A Poll Sheds Light on Tough Los Angeles Olympic Truths

10/10/18 - The UMD Football Team Comes Together to Kick a Booster Off a Plane

10/03/18 - Eric Reid: Forged in Struggle

09/26/18 - What the Worst of Sports Taught Brett Kavanaugh—and What It Still Teaches Today

09/24/18 - Whither the Jackie Robinson Project?

09/19/18 - True Grit: Vontae Davis Retires at Halftime

09/07/18 - Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced

09/04/18 - On Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad: Will the Revolution Be Branded?

08/27/18 - Why Kyrie Irving’s Connection to the Standing Rock Sioux Matters

08/16/18 - From Richard Collins III to Jordan McNair: The Shocking Negligence of the University of Maryland

08/13/18 - Police Unions Know Exactly Why NFL Players Keep Protesting

08/10/18 - NFL Player Protests Were Never About the Anthem or the Flag

08/06/18 - LeBron Shows Trump What Winning Really Looks Like

08/01/18 - LeBron’s Education Promise Needs to Become This Country’s Promise

07/30/18 - If the Dallas Cowboys Are ‘America’s Team,’ Then Lord Help Us

07/20/18 - NFL Owners Blink, Suspend Their Anthem Policy

07/18/18 - The NBA Is Coldhearted: Ask DeMar DeRozan

07/13/18 - Pro Wrestler Sami Zayn Aims to Save Lives In Syria

07/11/18 - How an Experienced Ref Would Have Handled the AAU Brawl

07/10/18 - On Draymond Green’s ‘Friends of the IDF’ Trip to Israel

06/29/18 - Mohamed Salah Cannot Be Apolitical

06/28/18 - Willie O’Ree at Long Last Makes the NHL Hall of Fame

06/25/18 - Hank Aaron Says He’d Reject a White House Invite

06/20/18 - FIFA’s Weak Attempts to Fight Racism Are on Display at the World Cup in Russia

06/13/18 - NFL Owners Don’t Fear Trump, They Fear Their Own Players

06/12/18 - ‘Athletes Aren’t Roulette Chips’: Bill Bradley Speaks Out on Gambling in Sports

06/08/18 - Who Is Protecting LGBTQ Fans at the 2018 World Cup?

06/06/18 - In a Victory for BDS, Argentina’s National Soccer Team Cancels a Game in Israel

06/05/18 - Why Donald Trump Disinvited the Eagles From the White House

06/05/18 - Why Donald Trump Disinvited the Eagles From the White House

05/30/18 - Dawuane Smoot and the Subterranean Fire in the NFL

05/23/18 - The Real Reason NFL Owners Want to Punish Players for Protesting During the Anthem

05/21/18 - Uncovering the Hidden Resistance History of Black Women Athletes

05/18/18 - Israel’s Most Racist Soccer Club Renames Itself After Donald Trump

05/14/18 - The Affirmative Case for Becky Hammon

05/09/18 - Roger Goodell Tries to Pass Buck on Protests Staged During Anthem

05/04/18 - NFL Washington Cheerleaders Go Public With Horrific Treatment

04/30/18 - Confrontation’: An Interview With Howard Bryant on Today’s Political Black Athlete

04/27/18 - Ex-Cheerleaders Fight Back Against the NFL

04/23/18 - Donald Trump and Jack Johnson Would Have Despised One Another

04/20/18 - How a Feminist Uprising Is Saving South American Soccer

04/19/18 - Cincinnati’s Soccer Stadium Scam

04/12/18 - Eric Reid Is Not For Sale

04/09/18 - Russell Westbrook Is ‘All-In’ With Oklahoma’s Striking Teachers

04/05/18 - Donald Trump and Mike Pence Have No Business Speaking About Martin Luther King Jr.

04/02/18 - Why Does Adidas Sponsor Soccer Teams in Illegal Settlements?

03/27/18 - #BlackLivesMatter and the NBA Collide In Sacramento

03/23/18 - Fans Are the Target of Madison Square Garden’s New Facial-Recognition Technology

03/19/18 - Loyola Soars In March Madness While a Faculty Strike Looms

03/16/18 - Loyola Basketball’s March Madness Success Shaded By Student Unrest

03/12/18 - What Losing the Brooklyn Dodgers Taught Bernie Sanders

03/08/18 - ‘He’s Been Our Voice’: Seattle Says Goodbye to Michael Bennett

03/05/18 - Is It Okay to Watch Football?

03/02/18 - Aly Raisman: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

02/26/18 - Winter Olympic Roundup: New Athletic Heroes Alongside the Same Old Grifts

02/23/18 - 15 Million Reasons Why Russian Olympians May Get Their Flags Back

02/21/18 - An Interview With Aaron Maybin

02/19/18 - LeBron James Flips the Script—Again

02/15/18 - Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Speaks Out Against the NRA

02/12/18 - The Farce of the ‘Olympic Athletes from Russia’

02/08/18 - Why So Many Philadelphia Eagles Are Rejecting This White House

02/05/18 - The Eagles’ Super Bowl Win Shows That Having a Conscience Does Not Distract From Winning the Game

02/01/18 - Hot Protest in an Ice-Cold Super Bowl City

01/29/18 - The Progressive Case for the Philadelphia Eagles (Seriously)

01/25/18 - Larry Nassar’s Imprisonment and Lou Anna Simon’s Resignation Are Not Nearly Enough

01/22/18 - The Progressive Case for the New England Patriots (Seriously)