Soccer May Be the World's Most Popular Sport and the U.S. Is Catching Up, But We Have a Lot More Work to Do

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend an event in Washington, D.C., called Soul Food Sessions. It was an eight-course dinner curated by black chefs that included passed appetizers, a fowl dish and dessert. It was a family-style dinner setting, so you were encouraged to sit amongst folks you didn’t know and make…

Monday Motivation: Serena Williams Knows Why She’s Great—and Why Other Women Are, Too

“[It] must be difficult being Serena Williams, because everyone ups their game every single time they have to play her,” tennis player Madison Keys told the Wimbledon press corps, explaining that just thinking about playing Williams caused her focus to slip during her match against Evgeniya Rodina, resulting in her…

Was That Boston Celtics Great Kevin McHale at a Trump Rally? Don’t Know, but His Wife Is Totally Trump Crazy

I’m not sure if it was Boston Celtics fans or their archnemeses, Los Angeles Lakers fans, but somehow, some way, somebody spotted someone who looked exactly like legendary Celtics power forward and NBA Hall of Famer Kevin McHale in the sea of whiteness that was President Donald Trump’s rally in Duluth, Minn., on …

Ex-ESPN Reporter Ed Werder Cries the Whitest Male Tears Over Sports Illustrated Job Posting

Ex-ESPN reporter Ed Werder is a white man. As both a sports reporter and a white man, Werder, and all those like him, make up some 90 percent of sports journalism, so when Sports Illustrated tweeted out that they had a spot for an entry-level news writer position, SI senior writer Charlotte Wilder saw this as a golden…

Bryan Colangelo Steps Down as Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations After Twitter Scandal

In what might be the most bizarre case to ever shame a NBA organization, Bryan Colangelo resigned Thursday as president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers after a private investigation firm found that Colangelo’s wife created several Twitter accounts to leak damaging and private information about…

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