Professional Sports

Everybody Talks: Her right to choose

To be honest, assuming that softball and baseball are equivalent sports is an oversight, and to some, a huge disservice.

Everybody Talks: The privilege of title IX

This week I came to a conclusion — thank God for Title IX. Two recent readings caught my eye, and they both included prominent figures in U.S. women’s basketball.

Everybody Talks: An Evolving Pastime

Diversity. International diplomacy. Wage gaps. Mental health. Education. It’s difficult to know which I’m talking about: America or its pastime?  

Everybody Talks: Change from the outside

If these former players want the establishment to make a change, they shouldn’t have relied upon some shiny executive position.

Everybody Talks: Will we remember them?

One reason of many why I’m so fascinated by the world of sports is because I’m a sucker for a great comeback story, a narrative about defeating all odds, a story about triumph. Trust me,  these female narratives aren’t short of exciting. But let’s try to remember them, shall we?

Steroid users snubbed at baseball HoF

No Hall of Fame candidates have been more controversial than Bonds and Clemens.

Gronkowski hits outside the lines

Last week, Gronk took his passion game too far. Against the Buffalo Bills, he took his anger at the officiating out on Buffalo cornerback Tre’Davious White.

Everybody Talks: Who do we look up to?

I can’t help but ponder why sports fans idolize and cherish the athletes we do. Are we attached because they play for our team or earn us fantasy points?

Teams don’t have to embrace the tank

Upon first glance, there seems to be no issue for a team to strategically sacrifice the present and invest in the future.

Everybody Talks: Leave the safety on

Movie theaters, nightclubs, music festivals — could a stadium or an arena be added to the list? It could be, but that isn’t the point.