Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

On Monday, November 27, the Golden State star sat down for an interview with San Jose’s Mercury News. In the piece, Durant discussed his 10 year history in the NBA and the state of race-relations across the country. Durant told writer Logan Murdock that he’s had an “awakening” since moving to the Bay area: “Just kind of […]

Athletes Are Ready to Stand Up, But The NBA’s Anti-Protest Policy Is Shackling Players

Athletes Are Ready to Stand Up, But The NBA’s Anti-Protest Policy Is Shackling Players

As we’ve mentioned before, the NBA currently has rules against protesting during the national anthem. At the beginning of the season, they sent out a memo reminding the players that they will be heavily penalized if they break those rules. Luckily, that hasn’t stop people from coming up with their own ways to protests. For […]

The Russian Doping Scandal Might Interfere With the 2018 World Cup

The Russian Doping Scandal Might Interfere With the 2018 World Cup

According to recent reports, there are now growing fears that fallout from the Russian doping scandal might still impact the 2018 World Cup. FIFA have apparently been trying to arrange talks with Grigory Rodchenkov, a  former director of a Moscow anti-doping laboratory that was instrumental in revealing the extent of the Russian doping scandal. The […]

South Carolina Declines White House Invite As Trump Meets With NCAA Champions

South Carolina Declines White House Invite As Trump Meets With NCAA Champions

On Friday, President Trump met with 18 NCAA championship teams. This included groups like the Texas A&M women’s equestrian team, Ohio State men’s volleyball players, the University of Utah’s ski team, and the University of West Virginia’s co-ed rifle team. Several photo ops were held at various locations around the White House and in the Rose […]

GQ Calls Kaepernick Their “Citizen Of The Year”

GQ Calls Kaepernick Their “Citizen Of The Year”

It’s been a rocky ride for Colin Kaepernick: he’s remains unsigned, he receives death threats and he’s currently in the midst of a complicated lawsuit against the NFL. But at least some things are going his way: this week it was announced that the former 49ers quarterback had been named GQ Magazine’s “Citizen of the Year“. In case you forgot — In August […]