Even those infected with the deadliest strain of toxic masculinity know that there are four times when it is acceptable for a man to cry:
Talking to CNBC today, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell maintained that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was not being blackballed, despite all evidence to the contrary.
Well, well, well. Things just got deliciously messy over at the NFL. It seems that if there was ever anything lurking in the dark underbelly of the organization (and I know we all believe that there is; it’s just a matter of details at this point), it will soon be exposed. According to news reports, multiple NFL…
When the NFL meets with players and their representatives next week to discuss how the league can better support activism efforts by players, it is expected that Colin Kaepernick will be invited to participate in that discussion.
Looks like President Twitter Fingers’ tweets and other forms of communications are going to be used as the central focus of Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance against the NFL.
Sports Illustrated’s latest cover, which debuted Monday, is a tribute to the athletes, coaches and leaders of the sports world who took a stand this weekend against Donald Trump, attacks on our constitutional and civil rights, and the injustices suffered by blacks and other people of color in this country. The cover…
I despise trolls. Internet trolls do not bother me. In fact, I find them piteous. I feel sorry for people whose lives are so devoid of meaning or filled with privilege that their only respite is to attempt to upset others on social media. They are hilariously sad.
There was a time in the not-so-distant past that black men who told on slaves who tried to escape slavery earned themselves some extra comforts from their master. Maybe they got an extra pig foot at dinner. Maybe they got an actual bed to sleep in that night, or maybe they got an extra-long rub on the top of their…
Aaron Rodgers knows that Colin Kaepernick isn’t on an NFL roster because he had the audacity to protest the killings of unarmed African-American men, women and children at the hands of police.
Two Chicago bars near Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears, will not show NFL games as a show of solidarity with free agent Colin Kaepernick’s protest against the killings of unarmed black men, women and children by police.
On Monday night, I walked into FirstEnergy Stadium having absolutely no clue what was going to happen during the national anthem. When it began, I saw a group of Browns players kneeling and was proud. A few moments later, I noticed that No. 87—my husband, Seth—was among them, and I was even prouder.
You know how sometimes you forget a person’s name even though you can see his or her face in your mind’s eye? How you can remember everything about the person, except his or her name? That’s the exact state of mental purgatory in which I find myself as I write this. I’m sure it’ll come to me before this article is…
This should be an interesting football season—and year, for that matter—since many American institutions are messily having their come-to-Jesus moments.
When news broke that the Baltimore Ravens were considering bringing in quarterback and black activist Colin Kaepernick to back up current quarterback Joe Flacco, fans on both side of the controversy took up arms.
So those on the right have this thing where they say completely triggering comments that would have a triggering effect on any sane, rational, thinking human person with compassion and empathy, only so that they can say “triggered” after you’ve gone there. It’s a game for them.
The good news is that Baltimore’s unemployment rate is a breathtakingly low 6.1 percent in August of 2017; the bad news is, there’s one job applicant who just can’t seem to get a break in Charm City: Colin Kaepernick.
Updated Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 1 p.m. EDT: Colin Kaepernick appears to have responded to Michael Vick’s words with a simple tweet entitled “Stockholm Syndrome.”
Colin Kaepernick went from cornrowed, flashy-footed quarterback to full-on Afroed protester in one season. One minute he was the hot boy who women were fawning over, then he sat down during the national anthem and became the hot boy with a mind and a blowout that would make the most righteous 1960s revolutionary…
The NFL has a race problem. This certainly sounds ludicrous on its face. How can an organization with so many recognizable black stars have a race problem? In short, the NFL serves as a case study for the difference between inclusion and representation.