Serena Williams’ Grand Slam Quest Ends; Flavia Pennetta Captures U.S. Open Title

Serena Williams’ Grand Slam Quest Ends; Flavia Pennetta Captures U.S. Open Title

Serena Williams’ grand slam aspirations came to an end this Friday after a loss to Italy’s Roberta Vinci in the U.S. Open semifinals. For the moment, Steffi Graf still remains the only person to achieve a calendar-year grand slam, a feat she accomplished back in 1988. Vinci, who was unranked at the U.S. Open, bested the No. […]

The Courage Game: Supporting Gay Athletes of All Ages

The Courage Game: Supporting Gay Athletes of All Ages

In 2005, Andrew Goldstein was at the top of his game. He was an All-American goalkeeper for the Dartmouth men’s lacrosse team, yet he didn’t think he’d ever be able to play lacrosse at the highest level. Goldstein believe his career would end after college, not because he lacked the talent to go further, but because he was […]

NLRB reject Northwestern football players’ petition to Unionize

NLRB reject Northwestern football players’ petition to Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board on Monday rejected a petition from Northwestern University football players who sought unionization, claiming they are university employees and should be allowed collective bargaining rights. The decision from the five-member board was unanimous. The verdict counteracts the efforts of former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and the College Athletes Players Association, […]

Wisconsin funds new Bucks arena, Cuts Budget for Education

Wisconsin funds new Bucks arena, Cuts Budget for Education

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Wednesday providing $250 million of taxpayer money to spend on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team. The new legislation comes after the Bucks’ ownership threatened to move the team to another state if Wisconsin didn’t provide public funding for new facilities. Still, Walker was supportive of the […]

We Need To Talk: Patrick Kane and Rape Culture in America

We Need To Talk: Patrick Kane and Rape Culture in America

Hamburg police Chief Gregory Wickett confirmed Friday morning that Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is the center of a criminal investigation. According to The Buffalo News, the investigation stems from rape accusations made by a woman who met Kane at a nightclub last weekend. No charges have been filed, and officials have yet to confirm […]