FairSport Will Provide Legal Aid for Anti-Doping Whistleblowers

FairSport Will Provide Legal Aid for Anti-Doping Whistleblowers

There’s a new organization offering legal aid and financial support for whistleblowers seeking to “unmask doping” in professional sports. FairSport, a non-profit working in conjunction with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), say their goal is to “support confidential sources who speak up to unmask doping, and educate the global public on the value of honesty and integrity […]

After The Protests: Kaepernick’s Future Is Uncertain

After The Protests: Kaepernick’s Future Is Uncertain

2016 was a big year for Colin Kaepernick. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback became a household name after he refused to stand for the national anthem, choosing instead to “stand with the people that are being oppressed“. The decisions was unpopular with many football fans, and it garnered tons of national media coverage. While the political debates played […]

Mark Cuban Talks Politics With Nate Silver, Explains What Democrats Are Doing Wrong

Mark Cuban Talks Politics With Nate Silver, Explains What Democrats Are Doing Wrong

Earlier this week, Mark Cuban sat down with Nate Silver at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Their conversation touched on several subjects, including politics. The Dallas Maverick’s owner talked a little bit about the state of the country and his own personal political views [via FiveThirtyEight]: “People think I’m a Democrat. I’m not. I’m an independent. People think I’m a […]

Michael Phelps Testifies Before Congress

Michael Phelps Testifies Before Congress

On February 27th, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps testified during a house hearing on doping in sports. The hearing was conducted by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Phelps delivered three pages of testimony. Here are some highlights from his portion of the hearing: “[Rio was] unique because of increased doping concerns. […]