Male Athletes Are Still Stuck in the Closet

NFL veteran Ryan Russell recently wrote a beautiful piece for ESPN in which he came out as bisexual and discussed how he was unable to live an “open life” for much of his early...

The Problem With Kobe Bryant’s Support of Women’s Sports

It has been an objectively good summer for women’s sports. The United States women’s national soccer team won its fourth FIFA World Cup and continues to make national news in its fight for fair...

Don’t Punish Female Athletes for Being Too Good

On Wednesday, the highest governing body in international sports, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, said that female track athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone could not compete as women in certain major...

In Appreciation of the NBA’s Middle Class

One looming, immutable fact weighs on the mind of every NBA fan at the beginning, middle and end of every season. There are 30 teams, and only one of them can end the season...

The WNBA’s MVP Is Out for the Season. Now What?

Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart suffered a ruptured right Achilles tendon in last weekend’s EuroLeague title game, rendering her injured for the entire WNBA 2019 season, which starts next month. Aside from being incredibly...

Avenatti’s Not the Story. Nike Is.

Earlier this month, celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti — after being arrested on extortion charges — tried to single-handedly take down Nike for its alleged bribery of the families of high school athletes “to attend...

As the Knicks Wrap Up Worst-Ever Season, a Look at Owner James Dolan’s Legacy

James Dolan’s tenure as owner of the New York Knicks has been mired in controversy and filled with shocking and often ridiculous incidents, leaving many fans, including myself, tired and desperate for change. Dolan...

Despite Its POC Star Players, Sports Has a Race Problem

Last week, Moise Kean, a 19-year-old black Italian soccer player, was subjected to incessant racial abuse from opposing fans during Juventus’ match against Cagliari. After Kean scored Juventus’ second goal of the game, he...

To Pay or Not to Pay College Athletes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you know that we are in the midst of March Madness, the biggest college basketball tournament in the nation. Over 97 million...

The Finish Line Is Further for Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, I thought I would take a moment (or several moments) to reflect on the many inspirational figures in women’s sports who have paved the way for future generations,...

March Madness Selection Sunday Preview

Selection Sunday is only one month away. March Madness is almost here. So now seems like the perfect time to try to get into the heads of the selection committee and predict who they...

Introducing the New NCAA Evaluation Tool Ranking System

Big changes are coming to the ranking of college basketball teams.
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