Archive

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

Amid turmoil, the IOC selected Brisbane for the 2032 games under a shroud of secrecy.

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

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