May 2, 2013
After he tweeted support for the gay NBA player, LeRoy Butler's anti-bullying event was canceled by a Wisconsin church.
by Jean McGianni Celestin onDecember 31, 2012
ESPN's now-suspended analyst dissed RGIII's blackness. This writer says those remarks have merit.
August 29, 2012
Loose Ball: From player safety to the integrity of the game, the NFL has reasons to worry about officiating.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJune 7, 2012
More than 80 pending federal cases have been consolidated and filed in federal court.
by Ta-Nehisi Coates onMay 4, 2012
In his blog at the Atlantic, Ta-Nahesi Coates writes that while everyone has the right to risk physical danger, his conscience won't let him continue to watch football after the sport's most recent tragedy -- the death of Junior Seau.
February 7, 2012
Journal-isms update: Pundit won't be appearing on the air "for the time being"; GLAAD responds.
January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides a chance to highlight equal opportunities in athletics.
January 13, 2012
Discussions about Denver's celebrated Christian quarterback are rarely reasonable, rational or relative.
October 12, 2011
The two-time NBA MVP would immediately join the ranks of the NFL's best tight ends, if he's serious.
October 7, 2011
He says he'll be ready to play in less than a month, but the demand for his services is questionable.
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