Australian Gymnastics Addresses Abuse in the Sport, Halep Opts Out of Palermo Open, Tyson to Return the the Ring In Exhibition Match
July 27, 2020
NFL Lacks Return to Play Strategy, Concerning Players
NFL training camps start in just over one week, and players are not happy about the NFL’s health and safety plan, or rather, lack thereof.
July 20, 2020
NFLPA Develops Contingency Plan to Protect Players from Impact of Covid-19
It’s almost football season, and even though the NFL has been steadfast in their belief that they will absolutely, definitely, for sure go ahead with the season, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) is prepping the contingency plan...you know, just in case.
July 16, 2020
Podcast Episode 26: Without college football, are college sports doomed?
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on college sports. With some conferences cancelling fall sports, including football, schools have had to cut some varsity sports teams and make changes to athletic scholarships indefinitely. Meanwhile, some football teams, led by well-paid white coaches, are urging the season to go ahead, putting their unpaid, majority Black, players at risk. Tune in, won’t you.
July 15, 2020
It wasn’t over, it still isn’t over!
With all of these sports coming back, it’s hard to believe that we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, but it’s true. Here’s a quick round-up of what’s going on in a few other sports.
June 29, 2020
Around and around and around we go
Sports are coming back. But, unfortunately, so are some athletes’ positive COVID-19 test results.
June 18, 2020
Keep the conversation going
The Black Lives Matter movement has found an unlikely but long-overdue ally in the sports world: NASCAR.
June 18, 2020
Be the change
While athletes’ voices are powerful on their own, backing from teams and strong action taken throughout organizations are imperative if we want to see real and necessary change driven by sports.
June 04, 2020
Guess who’s (maybe) back, (maybe) back again?
The NHL is the first pro league in North America to give us hope a real, detailed plan for returning to play. Meanwhile, the MLB is disrespecting its players, the NFL is wearing rose-colored glasses and the NBA is stringing us along. Does this situation remind you of a rom-com or what?
May 28, 2020