Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: sports

The dark side of sports stadiums

When it comes to stadium deals, the only winners are billionaires.

Why Damar Hamlin didn’t die for our sins

I’ve wondered if that specter of sudden death could become a turning point in the history of what’s arguably America’s most popular and perilous pastime.

Can global sports boycotts help end the war in Ukraine?

The power of sports to legitimize a regime also means they have the power to delegitimize one, too.

Report finds climate polluters are spending millions on sports sponsorships

"Sport is in the frontline of the climate emergency but floats on a sea of sponsorship deals with the major polluters."

Does the Super Bowl feel too political? Thank American militarism.

Make no mistake – even “non-political” celebrations of veterans are deliberately political.

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

Another season of despair

Or a pigskin blue wave?

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Reminds World That Climate Change is Very...

The Opening Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games centered on climate change and its effects.

Eight NFL Scandals Worse Than ‘Deflategate’

Football has become America's pastime, but it's time the sports reporters start covering real NFL scandals and stop focusing on non-stories such as "deflategate." Here are a few leads for reporters to chase.

Remembering the Greatest ‘Babe’ in Sports

There was one "Babe" that helped change the political climate of sports. Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a true hero who helped girls and women that came after her receive the proper help to develop their athleticism.

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A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.