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 […]

Bill Russell’s Unique Relationship With Jon Stewart and The Daily Show

Bill Russell’s Unique Relationship With Jon Stewart and The Daily Show

While Bill Russell hasn’t had quite as prolific a media-career as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, but he did his fair share of TV credits. Russell did Carson three times, Letterman once, and even showed up for ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn‘; but none of these moments were quite as significant as the relationship he formed […]

Is President Trump Pursuing A Personal Vendetta Against The NFL?

Is President Trump Pursuing A Personal Vendetta Against The NFL?

While many people, like Brian Klaas of The Washington Post, see the President’s war on the NFL as a “calculated, cynical strategy to divert attention from his administration’s failures and scandals”, there is another equally disturbing possibility. According to ESPN analyst Adam Shefter, several people around the NFL have expressed a believe that President Trump’s vocal attack on […]

Waiting For the Harvey Weinstein of Sports

Waiting For the Harvey Weinstein of Sports

In the past year, Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailles and Bill O’Reilly have all been “outed” for sexual harassment. We’ve seen major stories break about figures in politics, business and entertainment; yet there’s been no Harvey Weinstein for the sports world. Sadly, I doubt it’s because there isn’t one. This, of course, is not to say there […]

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