Let Me Tell You About Your Favorite Pro Athletes

Like many others, I have been spending the past week at home socially distancing myself from the outside world. With no sports (and no anything) for the foreseeable future, many have been taking this...

The National Women’s Soccer League Still Has Work to Do

Following three years since ex-commissioner Jeff Plush stepped down in 2017, the National Women’s Soccer League announced the appointment of Lisa Baird as the new league commissioner last week. The hiring of Baird, former...

Is This the End of Smart Sports Commentary?

Last week, ESPN announced that it was canceling “High Noon,” a studio talk show featuring two of ESPN’s smartest commentators, after less than two years.  The company cited low viewership for the decision — the...

Manchester City’s Greed Made Them Invincible — Until It Didn’t

For years, Manchester United was on top of the soccer world.  Manchester United won more trophies than any other team in England, pumped out talent like nobody else and did it all with the most...

NBA All-Star Weekend Is Fun

Celebrity Game The NBA made ESPN sports personality and meme-famous Stephen A. Smith a head coach for this year’s Celebrity All-Star Game and boy, he did not disappoint. Receiving the first technical foul in the...

The Return of the XFL Highlights the Lack of Support for Women’s Sports

In case you missed it, the XFL kicked off its inaugural season this past weekend. If you don’t know what I’m blabbering about, the XFL is a new professional football league that will last...

The USWNT Is Simply Too Good

A 4-0 win over Haiti. An 8-0 absolute goal fest against Panama. Large scorelines have become the norm for the U.S. women’s national soccer team and this past week’s action in CONCACAF, Women’s Olympic...

The Olympics’ Ban of Protests Is Hypocritical and Unfair

Earlier this month, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) announced it would institute a ban on protesting ahead of this summer’s competition in Tokyo. The IOC said it would discipline athletes who fail to adhere...

Monday Musings: On Colin Kaepernick, Harden’s Heroics and the Internet’s Favorite NBA Player

Don’t Forget About Colin Kaepernick In case you missed it, ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick had a 40-minute workout with eight NFL teams last month. Despite being out of the game for three years after being...

Didn’t See That Coming! Three Shockers in the NBA

1. Ja Morant Is the Real Deal The Memphis Grizzlies No. 2 pick is currently leading all rookies in points per game and assists per game with 19 and six, respectively.  On Saturday night against LeBron James...

Monday Musings: On Melo’s Return, the Spurs’ Coaching Dilemma and Lamar Jackson

Carmelo Anthony Is Back, Baby After a year away, former New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will be making his return to the NBA — this time with the Portland Trail Blazers. Sure, the memory of...

Monday Musings: On the Ducks, NBA Kicks and the Knicks’ French Connection

Sabrina Ionescu Is the G.O.A.T. On Saturday night, the University of Oregon women’s basketball team beat the U.S. women’s basketball team 93-86 in front of a crowd of 11,530. It was the first time in...
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