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...

How Can Athletes Trust USA Gymnastics?

Last week, elite gymnastics coach Maggie Haney was served with an eight-year suspension by U.S.A Gymnastics following accusations that she had verbally and emotionally abused athletes. Haney has had at least one gymnast represent...

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...

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 Case for More Female Referees

As the case is made for more representation for women in the sports world, many are debating the scarcity of female referees. This season the National Basketball Association had one female referee out of 64...

Hip-Hop and Rap Stand Behind Kaep

A closer look at how the hip-hop community continues to support ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

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...

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...

The Best Sports Mascots, Ranked

To some, mascots may seem utterly useless or distracting from the actual game. To others like me, however, that is exactly what makes them so important to the American sporting experience. Whatever your stance...

The NFL Fails to Punish Violence

On Friday, news broke that Kansas City Chiefs star running back Kareem Hunt was cut from the team, following his paid suspension from the NFL. The league’s decision came in response to a released...

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...

These Sports Stories Should Have Their Own Documentaries

If you haven’t been paying attention, “The Last Dance”  is a 10-part documentary on Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls’ last championship run and has been premiering in two-episode blocks each week. Because...
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