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?
Protest is as much a part of the Olympic tradition as lighting the
Cracking down once again in Tibet, China seeks to control the script on its flawed human rights record, yet still be regarded as a suitable host for the Olympics. Dream on.