Tianlang Guan Shouldn’t Be Babied at the Masters

Tianlang Guan Shouldn’t Be Babied at the Masters

I’ve seen and heard comments from people who were outraged that 14-year-old Tianlang Guan almost missed the cut at the Masters, after being penalized one stroke for slow play Friday. They’ve been crying about it being “unprecedented” for somebody to actually receive the penalty instead of just receiving repeated warnings, and claiming that rules officials are […]

The Culture of Homophobia: Why We’re Years Away From Having An Openly Gay Professional Athlete

The Culture of Homophobia:  Why We’re Years Away From Having An Openly Gay Professional Athlete

Some barriers take time to cross.  Just ask Jackie Robinson. On Thursday, Mediatakeout.com, a website that bills itself as “The Most Visited Urban Website In The World” released three photos of NFL safety Kerry Rhodes on vacation.  The first photo taken had a picture of Rhodes with his arm around another man on a boat. […]

Which Sports Would You Enjoy More Without Announcers?

Which Sports Would You Enjoy More Without Announcers?

  Whether it is baseball, football, basketball, or hockey every fan complains about the announcers, but which sports would you enjoy more from the comfort of your living room without these uninvited guests? All sports fans have a love/hate relationship with announcers. We have grown accustomed to them serving as the soundtrack for our sports […]

Welcome to Politicus Sports: We Are Your Anti-ESPN

Over the last five years, you have helped to turn PoliticusUSA into one of the top sites on the Internet. Much like politics, sports media has been corporatized. The same corporate giants who are spending billions of dollars on rights fees to cover sports are also reporting the news.   It is impossible to ignore […]

Welcome to the Frozen Swamp

Welcome to the Frozen Swamp

It’s a cold, rainy Friday night in Lafayette, Louisiana and even though football season is over, a couple thousand rabid fans have turned out. It isn’t for any sports event that would normally come to mind when you think of the southern United States. By far, football is the number one sport here but the […]

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