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Steph Curry and his daughter Riley

Players are providing lasting examples of loving relationships with their children that debunk decades of racist narratives about their absence.

Caitlyn Jenner

Gender is self-determination, and Caitlyn Jenner’s seizing that self-determination in such a public fashion will save lives.

Colombia Soccer

On the field at the most ambitious indigenous sporting event in Colombian history.

International Community High School students rally outside City Hall

High school students and teachers are embracing civil disobedience—and learning the repercussions.

Competitive athletics are far too important to leave to greedy businessmen and corporations.

Bronson Koenig

Bronson Koenig is using his newfound national platform to speak out against mistreatment of Native Americans.

Unlike Michael Jordan, the man who has a statue on the east side of the United Center, Rose took a stand on a polarizing issue as a player.

Charles Barkley

Once you were not afraid to ask that all-important question: “Who’s afraid of a large black man?” Tragically, it now seems like the answer might be you.

A wave of domestic-violence scandals rocks the league.

Blogs

Bree Newsome showed remarkable political courage. She also perhaps gave a template for reimagining sports.

June 29, 2015

If the Confederate flag is seen as poisonous, then products bearing the Washington football team name should be regarded in similar fashion.

June 24, 2015

In 2007, University of South Carolina Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier called for the Confederate flag to come down. He was right then and he should speak out now.

June 22, 2015

As the greatest player approaches her apex in the Women’s World Cup, it becomes all the clearer how sexism warps the popularity of the sport.

June 16, 2015

Will the scandals roiling FIFA put a stop to the deadly construction projects?

June 15, 2015

Dusty Rhodes was a fake wrestler telling real truths in dark times.

June 12, 2015

The NBA Finals coaches had their paths shaped by the conflicts of the Middle East, albeit on very different sides of the barbed wire.

June 10, 2015

As the Warriors play in the NBA finals, could all the sports franchises of Oakland leave town?

June 8, 2015

Sepp Blatter’s reign of error is over. But speculation about his and FIFA’s future has just begun.

June 2, 2015

Americans want to believe that sports are the last remaining venue for honest competition—but we’ve known otherwise for years.

May 29, 2015