Kaepernick Will Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Kaepernick Will Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

On Thursday, Sports Illustrated announced that Colin Kaepernick will receive the  Muhammad Ali Legacy Award this year. The award is given to individuals “whose career in athletics has directly or indirectly impacted the world” and it will be presented to the former 49ers quarterback at their annual ceremony in New York on Tuesday. In their release, SI explained the […]

Abdul-Jabbar, Brown and Russell To Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Abdul-Jabbar, Brown and Russell To Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Sport Illustrated has announced that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will be awarded the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at this year’s “Sportsperson of the Year” event. In September of 2015, Sport Illustrated renamed their “Legacy Award” to honor the former heavyweight champion. According to SI.com, the award celebrates “individuals whose dedication to the ideals of […]

Highlights From SI’s Panel on Politics In Sports Media

Highlights From SI’s Panel on Politics In Sports Media

Earlier this week, Sport Illustrated hosted a panel discussion on political discourse in sports media.  Richard Deitsch moderated the roundtable, which featured FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman, ESPN analysts Bomani Jones, Adam Schefter and Jemele Hill, as well as notable sports columnists: Nancy Armour (USA TODAY) Bruce Arthur (Toronto Star) Jose de Jesus Ortiz (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Houston […]