Post Tagged with: "sports"
An on-air fantasy football draft drew the ire of social media users comparing it to a modern-day slave auction.
Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.
“No one is going to assume the big football player is gay,” former Patriots player Ryan O’Callaghan said.
“It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child,” Serena Williams said.
Robinson’s baseball career continues to teach valuable lessons in diversity and inclusion, and inspires today’s athletes.
The state's refusal to be inclusive of transgender citizens in its bathroom laws continues to prove bad for business and reputation.
The episodic documentary series, created by Tom Brady, Michael Strahan and Gotham Chopra, examines the transcendent social and cultural impact of sports around the world.
NFL's "Rooney Rule" seems to be working. For the first time, a Latino head coach and Black quarterback on the same team will play in the Super Bowl.
The International Olympic Committee released new guidelines to make Olympics more inclusive.
Former members of the women’s basketball team came forward with stories of severe misconduct by coaches and have filed a lawsuit.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly made a splash mere days after being tabbed with total control of football operations.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred talks up the game’s growth in Latin America, but misses the lack of Latinos in key leadership roles.
Pro sports is one of many areas that fail at diversity, and the man appointed last summer to lead D&I efforts for Major League Baseball knows all too well what inclusion means.
Jason Collins, the first openly gay active athlete in any of America’s “Big Four” pro sports, is stepping away for good.
Retiring WNBA star Becky Hammon was already well known to the team, having spent her last eight WNBA seasons in San Antonio and serving as a Spurs coaching intern this past NBA season.
In response to concerns from American Indians, high schools and colleges have been moving away from Indian mascots. Will pro sports bow to the same pressure?
A visual look at the trouble spots in professional sports when it comes to dealing with the issues of diversity and inclusion.
Rutgers faculty, government officials, members of the public (and DiversityInc readers) are demanding answers to the Rutgers University basketball scandal involving physical abuse and homophobic slurs—and some are asking for the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti and Rutgers President Dr. Robert Barchi.
As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports, business, society and the global economy.
When the White Guy responded to a reader question about why the NBA doesn't look like the rest of America, the e-mail floodgates burst open. Read what they had to say.