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Babe Ruth's big bang changed baseball forever, giving America a thrilling symbol of power and an itch for the quick fix at the ballpark and in the world. Why can't we just ban the bomb?
Tragedy uncovers the diverse world of a school that had been known only for football.
What aroused Imus's twisted admiration and antagonism was the reality of
strong, determined, aggressive women.
The fact that the media is astonished that the Rutgers athletes are articulate and smart is a tragedy.
It's been thirty-five years since Title IX was passed, and women athletes are still battling the kind of sexism Imus espouses.
The openly gay former NBA star speaks eloquently against homophobia, the war in Iraq and racism.
The Bracket Racket has dragged athletes and institutions of higher learning into the mud of big money and pseudo-professional sports.
Former NBA player John Amaechi's admission that he is gay exposed the league's compassion and bigotry.
If the holiest day on the American calendar is Super Bowl Sunday, Vince Lombardi and Joe Namath were its early saints. So what does that make Pat Tillman?
Kudos to Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy for being the first two black coaches to lead teams to the Superbowl. But hold the applause for the NFL.