Tag Archives: sports
No Way but to Fight follows the boxer from a rough childhood in Houston to international sports stardom, peddling grills, and preaching.
In the moments after he lost to Jimmy Young in 1977, George Foreman vomited. His sweating body shook uncontrollably. In the dressing room, Foreman climbed a tab...Read More
The Netflix show about a Corsicana cheerleading squad’s journey to nationals explores an indignity I remember well from my time as a high school dancer: training for intense athletic competitions while being reduced to halftime entertainment.
My nose hovered just centimeters above the scuffed basketball court, legs folded beneath me in a perfect Z, my back flat enough to serve tea on. As a chugging s...Read More
A former Owl band member's advice for outraged Baylor fans: Don't like being called out on rape culture? Don't support it.
A former Owl band member's advice for outraged Baylor fans: Don't like being called on rape culture? Don't support it — and be bold enough to talk about it....Read More
In her first book, Jessica Luther challenges the college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence.
Luther challenges the billion-dollar college sports establishment to hold athletes accountable when they commit rape, sexual assault and domestic violence....Read More
The NBA and NCAA may have just dealt a preemptive, one-two knockout punch to anti-LGBT bills in the upcoming Texas Legislature, which convenes in January. First...Read More
New UIL rules forcing trans athletes to play based on birth certificates could violate Title IX.
New UIL rules force high school trans athletes to play according to birth certificates, potentially violating Title IX. UT, which oversees UIL, won't get involv...Read More
Writes Gregg Barrios: Ali "gave me and countless others the moral right to protest the draft and the war," and inspired a new wave of activists of color....Read More
If the Republican Party is so concerned about 'safety,' it should ditch bigoted anti-trans bathroom bans and focus on a threat much closer to home.
Republicans are afroth about keeping women and children "safe" from a fabricated threat — trans people in bathrooms — meanwhile defending admitted abusers....Read More