Sports make a great framework for examining politics.
Billy Hunter has a progressive spine and a background that has taken him from working with Huey Newton to sitting across the table from the most formidable commissioner in sports, David Stern.
In South Africa ethnic violence against foreigners is beginning to spread and the growing voice of opposition comes from an unlikely source--soccer stars.
The mother of Pat Tillman--football star, Army ranger and casualty of war--reflects on how the Pentagon has distorted the truth and the NFL has exploited the tragedy.
For fans, the pigskin meat market is mindless fun, but for young players, football is no fantasy.
The Warriors will miss this year's NBA playoffs, but they can still be winners by reaching out to at-risk youth in Oakland.
Boycotts of the Beijing Olympics are easy. What's harder is moving China towards meaningful progress on human rights.
A ballpark for rich folks displaces the poor. But the Washington Post fails to utter a discouraging word.
A new book advocates equality for men and women on the playing field. But is that still a field of dreams?