Athletes Respond: In The Wake of Charlottesville, Silence Is Not An Option

Athletes Respond: In The Wake of Charlottesville, Silence Is Not An Option

It’s now been a few days now since violence took center stage at a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Sean Doolittle, pitcher for the Washington Nationals, was one of the first athletes to speak out after the protests. Over the course of several tweets, he wrote: “It’s 2017. Actual Nazis just marched on #Charlottesville. We have to […]

First Transgender Boxer to Compete As Woman Then Man Will Make Professional Debut This Year

First Transgender Boxer to Compete As Woman Then Man Will Make Professional Debut This Year

Earlier this month, the LA Times had a great feature on Pat Manuel, the first trans-boxer to compete as a woman and then a man. The 32 year-old Manuel is a five-time amateur boxing champion who’s set to make his professional debut later this year. Manuel told the Times’ Kevin Baxter: “I still have split seconds of not […]

UFC: Jon Jones Reclaims Light Heavyweight Title, May Face Lesnar After Suspension

UFC: Jon Jones Reclaims Light Heavyweight Title, May Face Lesnar After Suspension

The road back has been a long one for Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, but he’s finally reclaimed the UFC’s Light Heavyweight Champion. Jones picked up the belt at UFC 214 defeating Daniel Cormier. Jones and Cormier have a long history. They had to reschedule their first fight in 2014 after Jones injured his leg. Jones then tested positive for “cocaine […]

5-Star Recruit Mitchell Robinson Cleaned Out His Dorm And Left The WKU Campus

5-Star Recruit Mitchell Robinson Cleaned Out His Dorm And Left The WKU Campus

It appears that Mitchell Robinson, a 5-star recruit who played center on the for the Big East at the 2017 McDonald’s All-American Game, may be decommitting from Western Kentucky (WKU). Jeff Goodman of ESPN is reporting that Robinson “has left campus”, while scout.com says he “cleaned out his dorm and was picked up from campus after midnight on Thursday”. Robinson […]

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