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 […]

Lobbyist Stephen Moore Writes Seething Political Sports Piece About The Scourge of Political Sports Pieces

Lobbyist Stephen Moore Writes Seething Political Sports Piece About The Scourge of Political Sports Pieces

Earlier this week, both The Washington Times and RealClearPolitics published an editorial from Stephen Moore about why sports and politics “do not mix”. In the piece he claims that “left-leaning journalists are ruining sports by weighing in on political protests instead of sticking to the game”. “These opinions belongs on the op-ed page, not the sports page,” Moore shouts in […]

Protests Spread: Athletes From Every Major League Speaking Out Against Trump

Protests Spread: Athletes From Every Major League Speaking Out Against Trump

In the past week, it’s begun to look as if the entire sporting community has turned on President Trump. From Lebron James calling him a “bum” on Twitter to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones kneeling with entire team before their game in Arizona, the optics are not good for the Commander and Chief. Even though Jones player his […]

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