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In Defense of Winning Time
In Defense of Winning Time

April 21, 2022
Laker legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West are none too happy with the new HBO series. But there is much to be said for it.

Jackie Robinson’s Last Fight
Jackie Robinson’s Last Fight

April 15, 2022
As baseball celebrates the 75th anniversary of Robinson’s breaking the color line, it’s worth remembering a man at odds with his own myth.

The Portland Timbers Deny a Cover-Up. Fans Demand the Truth.
The Portland Timbers Deny a Cover-Up. Fans Demand the Truth.

April 13, 2022
Questions remain as to whether the Portland Timbers management tried to convince the partner of a player to avoid pressing charges related to a domestic violence allegation.

The Bad Aftertaste of the NCAA Men’s Tournament
The Bad Aftertaste of the NCAA Men’s Tournament

April 6, 2022
The North Carolina Tar Heels seemed to come apart physically, and the grown-ups just stood around and watched.

Listen to Bernie Sanders and End the Bosses’ Baseball Lockout
Listen to Bernie Sanders and End the Bosses’ Baseball Lockout

April 4, 2022
This is not a strike. The corporate greed needs to stop.

Portland Soccer Feels the Power of Protest
Portland Soccer Feels the Power of Protest

March 30, 2022
A movement to remove franchise owner Merritt Paulson could send shock waves beyond the Rose City.

The Tactical Silence Has Failed: Say Brittney Griner’s Name
The Tactical Silence Has Failed: Say Brittney Griner’s Name

March 28, 2022
The State Department believes that raising up the basketball star’s name will make her situation in a Russian prison worse. She could be sentenced to a labor camp. How much worse can it get?

A Tale of Two Women Athletes: Why the GOP Wants to Erase Brittney Griner and Lia Thomas
A Tale of Two Women Athletes: Why the GOP Wants to Erase Brittney Griner and Lia Thomas

March 23, 2022
The GOP is fueled by conspiracy theories, white nationalism, and moral panic. Their response to these two athletes reveals their political bankruptcy.

A Lone Voice in the Sports World Asks: “What About Palestine?”
A Lone Voice in the Sports World Asks: “What About Palestine?”

March 16, 2022
One of the greatest squash players on earth wants us to reckon with the hypocrisy of supporting Ukraine while ignoring other injustices.

Brittney Griner Is a Political Prisoner
Brittney Griner Is a Political Prisoner

March 15, 2022
It’s time to raise the volume on the plight of the WNBA superstar, who is languishing in Russian custody.