"The only way for us to get better as a society and for us to get better as people is love," the NBA star says.
Despite the presence of many Latino players, there is still only one Latino manager in the top echelon of U.S. professional baseball.
With a spirit of desecration, the mockumentary from producer/star Andy Samberg examines serious issues in the sport.
Patriotism is a key tool for the owning class. To them, the quarterback's refusal to stand for the national anthem—a nationalistic ritual—threatened to undermine the whole capitalist system.
The heavyweight underdog—who almost went the distance against Muhammad Ali—gets his own cinematic treatment in the film "Chuck," after being the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky” character.
March Madness and its accompanying betting-pool tradition go directly against the NCAA’s staunch anti-gambling policy, but "bracketology" accounts for billions of dollars changing hands.
Who needs a reality show about violence, domination and sexism now that we have a reality that replicates football’s authoritarianism?
Clemson’s win over Alabama in college football’s national championship game didn’t impress sports writer Dave Zirin. But his scathing critique in The Nation missed the point.
LSU’s Leonard Fournette, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey and Baylor’s Shock Linwood do not want to risk their pro football futures. Their decisions to sit out the postseason make sense and could become a trend.
A wide-ranging review of police and court records reveals an alarming number of cases involving the sexual exploitation of young athletes by gymnastics coaches and mentors at all levels of the sport.