Athletes Honor Martin Luther King in the Age of Trump

Athletes Honor Martin Luther King in the Age of Trump

MLK Day celebrations took center stage during most of the sporting events Monday night. In the NFL, players from around the league honored the fallen civil rights leader by sharing quotes and videos on social media. In fact, the NFL itself joined in this effort, tweeting out a link to a piece about influential African-American football players. The same […]

Vitaly Mutko’s Shocking Rise To The Top

Vitaly Mutko’s Shocking Rise To The Top

In March, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko condemned the reports of widespread corruption in Russian athletics as a political tool. “There is tremendous pressure on decision-makers in track-and-field events and the Russian anti-doping system. There is an impact, of course. If you hear about endless things about the Russians with your morning Sunday Times and […]

The Strange Relationship Between Donald Trump and Don King

The Strange Relationship Between Donald Trump and Don King

If you’re like me, you might have noticed Donald Trump was “flanked by” boxing promoter Don King last week during a Q&A and thought to yourself: “Why is Donald Trump hanging out with Don King?” Well, first of all, this is not a new relationship. King first endorsed Trump back in June, then made some headlines in September when […]

Stuck In The Middle With You: Where Do The Chicago Bulls Go From Here?

Stuck In The Middle With You: Where Do The Chicago Bulls Go From Here?

Chicago Bulls fans have been yo-yo’ed around for well over a year now. Management were hoping to see some positive changes when they fired Tom Thibodeau and brought in Fred Hoiberg to coach the 2015-16 season; instead, they missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years. When they traded an injury prone Derrick Rose this […]

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