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150th Anniversary Issue
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Why I’m Done Defending Women’s Sports
While I’m being asked why “no one cares,” the Women’s World Cup is getting ratings that would make the NBA or MLB weep with joy.
July 1, 2015
African Artistry and Anger at the Women’s World Cup
In a fashion both powerful and heartbreaking, the three African teams have left an indelible impression on the 2015 Women’s World Cup
June 29, 2015
Proposal: The Bree Newsome Olympic Challenge
Bree Newsome showed remarkable political courage. She also perhaps gave a template for reimagining sports.
June 24, 2015
The Confederate Flag, the Washington Football Team, and the Owners Who Love Them
If the Confederate flag is seen as poisonous, then products bearing the Washington football team name should be regarded in similar fashion.
June 22, 2015
Steve Spurrier Was Right: We Need to Get Rid of ‘That Dang, Damn Confederate Flag’
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.
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June 16, 2015
The Magnificence of Marta and Soccer’s Enduring Sexism
Outright prejudice from top FIFA leaders is undermining the legacy of Brazil's most accomplished star.
June 15, 2015
Qatar’s World Cup Preparations Could Kill as Many as 4,000 Migrant Workers
Will the scandals roiling FIFA put a stop to the deadly construction projects?
June 12, 2015
The Irresistible Realness of Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes was a fake wrestler telling real truths in dark times.
June 10, 2015
Two Roads: The Politics of David Blatt and the Passion of Steve Kerr’s Father
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 8, 2015
The People of Oakland Need to Occupy Their Sports Teams
As the Warriors play in the NBA finals, could all the sports franchises of Oakland leave town?