Archive

07/16/21 - Anti-Asian Racism and the 2020 Olympic Games

How can IOC President Thomas Bach force through these games against the will of 80 percent of the population? It helps if you don’t even know who they are.

07/08/21 - Olympic Athletes Deserve Freedom of Speech

The IOC’s efforts to stifle dissent have no place in a free society.

07/02/21 - Gwen Berry Is the Hero We Need

The Olympic hammer thrower is facing attacks similar to those felt by anti-racist educators and activists around the country. And she is not backing down an inch.

06/16/21 - The IOC Says the 2032 Olympics Are Coming to Brisbane

06/08/21 - The Tokyo Olympics Are In Peril

06/02/21 - Naomi Osaka and the Growing Backlash Against Athletes Who Dare to Speak Out

05/26/21 - New York Needs Trae Young

05/21/21 - Remembering Lee Evans, Athlete-Activist Legend

05/20/21 - Kyrie Irving’s Comments on Palestine Are a Big Deal

05/13/21 - The IOC Is Now Daring Olympic Athletes to Protest

05/06/21 - Sports Unions Come Together to Fight for the PRO Act

04/30/21 - Voices Are Raised Against the NBA Launching Its New African League in Rwanda

04/21/21 - The Tokyo Olympics Are in Trouble

04/12/21 - MLB, NBA, and NHL Games Are Canceled in the Twin Cities

04/09/21 - The Last Time People Tried to Get Baseball to Move the All-Star Game

04/06/21 - Baseball Says No to Jim Crow 2.0

03/31/21 - Will MLB Celebrate Jackie Robinson While Holding Its All-Star Game In Georgia?

03/26/21 - The Olympic Battle for Echo Park

03/24/21 - Appreciating the Legend of Elgin Baylor

03/18/21 - Will the NFL Survive the New Science of Brain Damage?

03/12/21 - So What the Hell Is Race Norming?

03/03/21 - Kelly Loeffler Just Lost Her WNBA Team to a Player She Refused to Meet

02/25/21 - Welcome to the Real March Madness

02/19/21 - When Rush Limbaugh Was Too Racist for The NFL

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

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

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

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