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Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 12:45PM

‘Our silence is deadly’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

5 Racial Justice Issues You Can't Ignore This NFL Season

5 Racial Justice Issues You Can’t Ignore This NFL Season

by Jamilah King on September 4 2014, 2:00PM

Get ready for another wild ride this season. But not in the ways you might expect.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'Forgotten Four' Tells the Story of Pro Football's Integration

‘Forgotten Four’ Tells the Story of Pro Football’s Integration

by Jamilah King on August 5 2014, 3:39PM

Just in time for the start of football season.

Topics: Culture

Northwestern Football Players Face Steep Climb to Union

Northwestern Football Players Face Steep Climb to Union

by Jamilah King on April 8 2014, 10:24AM

Things aren’t looking good in Evanston.

Topics: Culture

More Trouble for Dan Snyder's Foundation

More Trouble for Dan Snyder’s Foundation

by Aura Bogado on March 28 2014, 1:48PM

Foundation’s CEO took nearly $1 million to recruit just 22 Natives for law enforcement positions in Indian Country.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Northwestern Football Players Win Right to Unionize

Northwestern Football Players Win Right to Unionize

by Jamilah King on March 27 2014, 10:34AM

It’s the first time that a big-time college football program has won such a right.

Topics: Culture

How Michael Sam's Coming Out Impacts Every Sports Fan

How Michael Sam’s Coming Out Impacts Every Sports Fan

by Jamilah King on February 10 2014, 10:06AM

The move will likely make him the first openly gay active NFL player since Dave Kopay in 1975.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Poll: Majority See Why Washington DC NFL Team's Name is Offensive

Poll: Majority See Why Washington DC NFL Team’s Name is Offensive

by Jamilah King on October 17 2013, 11:26AM

The poll was commissioned by the Oneida Indian Nation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

3 Things to Love About Palestinian-American Football Player Oday Aboushi

3 Things to Love About Palestinian-American Football Player Oday Aboushi

by Jamilah King on July 12 2013, 11:38AM

He’s more than just a controversy.

Topics: /NOW

Let the Aaron Hernandez Prison Rape and Racist Jokes Begin

Let the Aaron Hernandez Prison Rape and Racist Jokes Begin

by Jamilah King on June 24 2013, 9:00AM

The saga surrounding the embattled football player gets more troubling by the day.

Topics: /NOW

Ten Members Of Congress Urge Washington Redskins To Change Name

Ten Members Of Congress Urge Washington Redskins To Change Name

by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2013, 1:46PM

The football team owner says he’ll never change the name.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

NFL Teams Are Breaking Their Own Rules by Asking if Manti Te'o Is Gay

NFL Teams Are Breaking Their Own Rules by Asking if Manti Te’o Is Gay

by Jamilah King on February 28 2013, 10:30AM

Scandal surrounding the former Norte Dame star is stirring all sorts of challenges for the NFL, too, from employment bias to the definition of masculinity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

NFL Teams Are Asking if Manti Te'o Is Gay, Homophobia in Football Alive and Well

NFL Teams Are Asking if Manti Te’o Is Gay, Homophobia in Football Alive and Well

by Jamilah King on February 27 2013, 2:24PM

Yet another reason why we shouldn’t expect homophobia in sports to go away any time soon.

Topics: /NOW

5 Ways Our Changing Culture Will Show Up at the Super Bowl

5 Ways Our Changing Culture Will Show Up at the Super Bowl

by Jamilah King on January 31 2013, 9:00AM

This ain’t your grandfather’s big game.

Topics: Arts & Culture

DC Mayor Says Redskins Football Team Must Consider a Name Change to Return to Town

DC Mayor Says Redskins Football Team Must Consider a Name Change to Return to Town

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2013, 12:34PM

The Redkins played in D.C. from 1937 to ‘97 when they moved to Landover, Md.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Internet to Obama: 'Take that N***er Off the TV,' We Wanna Watch Football!

Internet to Obama: ‘Take that N***er Off the TV,’ We Wanna Watch Football!

by Jorge Rivas on December 17 2012, 11:51AM

Fans watching the San Francisco 49ers vs. New England Patriots game at home were upset the game was interrupted to show Obama speaking at a Sandy Hook memorial.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Robert Griffin III's Dad Comes to Son's Defense Against Comments That the Rookie Quarterback Isn't Black Enough

Robert Griffin III’s Dad Comes to Son’s Defense Against Comments That the Rookie Quarterback Isn’t Black Enough

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2012, 3:05PM

On Thursday sports commentator Rob Parker went on ESPN to ask if Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was “brother, or is he a cornball brother?”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Junior Seau's Family to Donate Brain to NFL Concussion Research

Junior Seau’s Family to Donate Brain to NFL Concussion Research

by Jorge Rivas on May 4 2012, 12:01PM

San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell told The Times the family decided to allow access to researchers investigating the long-term effects of head hits “to help other individuals down the road.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Michigan Football Team Observes Ramadan, Puts NYC to Shame

Michigan Football Team Observes Ramadan, Puts NYC to Shame

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 16 2010, 5:45PM

For high schoolers, observing the holy month is about being practical, not overtly political.

Topics: Schools & Youth

FIFA's World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

FIFA’s World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

by Michelle Chen on June 11 2010, 10:42AM

South Africa is the center of world this week, kicking off the first-ever World Cup Games on the African continent. But as the cameras pan across green fields and lavish festivities, labor activists are keeping their eye on the ball….

Topics: Global Affairs

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