Romanian Captain Ejected From Fed Cup Following Racist And Sexist Comments

Romanian Captain Ejected From Fed Cup Following Racist And Sexist Comments

Ilie Năstase, captain of Romanian’s Fed Cup team, was caught making racist comments about Serena Williams baby during a Q&A at the Fed Cup. The 70-year-old Romanian was heard joked with one of his teammates about what color Williams’ baby would end up being. The controversy did not end there; Năstase was later ejected from the stadium for unsportsmanlike […]

Westbrook’s Historic Season Leaves Critics Divided

Westbrook’s Historic Season Leaves Critics Divided

Throughout the year, Russell Westbrook has garnered a lot of media attention and a lot of criticism. He finished ’16-’17 as the first player the get 42 triple-doubles in one season, the first player to record a 50-point triple-double in a playoff game, the second player to average a triple double and the third player to average a […]

Moving Forward: Overcoming the Doping Problem in Professional Athletics

Moving Forward: Overcoming the Doping Problem in Professional Athletics

Today, the Russian Athletics Federation announced that marathon runner Albina Mayorova has been suspended for four years as a result of tests she took last year. The Russian doping scandal dominated the news-cycle in 2016 and we are seeing similar problems in competitive athletics across the board. Five years after Lance Armstrong’s doping bust, the UK Anti Doping agency […]