Russian Doping Update: WADA Clears 95 Athletes

Russian Doping Update: WADA Clears 95 Athletes

Earlier this month, the World Anti-Doping Agency cleared 95 Russian athletes whose cases were being reviewed following the “Russian doping scandal”. Speaking on the recent developments, WADA’s director general Olivier Niggli told The New York Times: “The available evidence was insufficient to support the assertion of an antidoping rule violation against these 95 athletes. The system […]

ESPN Anchor Jemele Hill Called Trump a “White Supremacist” And Twitter Went Crazy

ESPN Anchor Jemele Hill Called Trump a “White Supremacist” And Twitter Went Crazy

SportsCenter host Jemele Hill is in hot water with ESPN after she referred to President Trump as a “white supremacist”. Responding to Hill’s comments, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggested that ESPN should fired her. Then, earlier today, the President himself addressed the issue on Twitter: And, while the President may not love […]

Cornell Study Attempts to Quantify Sexism in Sports Media

Cornell Study Attempts to Quantify Sexism in Sports Media

Liye Fu, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Lillian Lee of Cornell University recently released their study: “Using language models to quantify gender bias in sports journalism“. The researchers ran an algorithm to analyze the differences in word usage during pre- and post-game press conferences with professional tennis players. When they completed their study, they found that:  “journalists ask male […]

Dragonz & Tigerz: Gateway To The World of Southeast Asian Boxing

Dragonz & Tigerz: Gateway To The World of Southeast Asian Boxing

If you are a fan of combat sports and have a Facebook account, you should definitely be following Dragonz & Tigerz. The stated goal of the page is “promoting and elevating the sports of Muay Thai, lethwei, [and] Khemer boxing” and they share some of the best combat sports videos you’ll find on the web. If you […]

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