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The NFL's Concussion Culture

Football players from the 1980s and 1990s are turning up dead.

The National Basketball Association lockout isn't about losses. It's about breaking the union.

The general public is a lot more knowledgable about matters of sports labor issues, and everything else, than it was a decade ago.

Sports radio show how people want to use their intelligence in complex discussions.

Why does the sports world remain fiercely hostile to open participation by LGBT athletes?

Of the top fifteen men's players in the world, seven of them are Egyptian, and the women's side is not far behind.

Athletes need to realize that they can shape their own image much more successfully than athletes of previous generations.


Chris Kluwe statement to homophobic Maryland Delegate Emmett Burns needs to be read to be believed.

September 8, 2012

Tragically, player safety has become a political football.

September 5, 2012

Instead of being commended for her bravery in speaking out, she’s called a liar.


August 29, 2012

NFL owners are no different than other US bosses and the lockout is their twenty-first-century method of operation.

August 28, 2012

The cyclist has backed away from fighting charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs, but his fans won't back away from him.

August 24, 2012

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina billionaire banking executive Darla Moore became the first women members of Augusta National Golf Course. Hold the cheers.

August 20, 2012

After standing with Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the late, great Peter Norman gets his due.

August 18, 2012

Now that the Olympics are done, austerity is back on the agenda in the United Kingdom.

August 14, 2012

Either by oppression or by poverty, China and the United States use any means to get the gold.

August 10, 2012

Before we bash China's system of Olympic training, we should look in the mirror.

August 9, 2012