Defense Rules At The Top of the NFL Draft

Defense Rules At The Top of the NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this year across three days in late April. On Thursday, April 27, the first round takes place, with the best football prospects in the country being selected. The top of this year’s draft is interesting for a number of reasons. The Cleveland Browns have two of […]

Should Sports Be A Platform For Political Discussions?

Should Sports Be A Platform For Political Discussions?

For generations, sports stars have enjoyed the ability to use their celebrity for political purposes. Whether they make headlines by helping to break racial stereotypes, like Gold Medalist Jesse Owens at the Olympic Games in Berlin, or utilize athletic ceremonies as a forum for protest, like sprinters Wayne Collett and Vince Mathews did at the 1972 […]

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 […]