Post Tagged with: "What Is Wrong With Sports"
Super Bowl–bound team draws social-media ire by comparing its come-from-behind win to the civil-rights movement. See the now-deleted tweet here.
What was Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber’s explanation for the use of the word “hoodish” in an email?
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder invited the president of the Navajo Nation to his box for last weekend’s game … but perhaps he should’ve done a little more research on his guest first.
The St. Louis Cardinals may be among the class of Major League Baseball right now, but their fans are anything but. See their reactions to Ferguson protesters here.
Marred by its incompetent handling of domestic-abuse allegations against players, did the NFL try to set the tone on the use of the N-word by fining 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick more than $10,000?
Players from Summit High School in New Jersey reportedly taunted their opponents from North Plainfield High School, which is predominantly Black, with bananas prior to last week’s varsity game.
The league is changing policies and making moves to address a rash of domestic-abuse accusations. But is this too little too late? Does the league really care about women?
According to a team co-owner, Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry used those comments while discussing a free agent who was born in Africa. What else did he say about Luol Deng?
Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson becomes the second NBA owner this year to sell his team after revelations about racist behavior. Who turned him in?
A Los Angeles-based judge rules against Donald Sterling in his last-ditch bid to block the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers. Not even an appeal will hold up the sale.
The TV network, which will air some Thursday-night NFL games this year, will not force its crews to use “Redskins” on the air.
Despite an independent panel’s confirming the accusations from former Vikings punter/LGBT advocate Chris Kluwe, assistant coach Mike Priefer can have his suspension shortened by a game if he attends additional sensitivity training.
Two diversity measurements help reveal which sports leagues are truly the most diverse in the United States.
Donald Sterling’s Now Infamous Mistress, V. Stiviano, Caught on Tape Making Racist Comments of Her Own
A three-year-old recording of Sterling’s girlfriend knowingly making racist comments on tape has surfaced. Watch the video clip here.
He’s been caught on tape making racist comments about Blacks and paid millions of dollars for discriminating against Blacks in his real-estate empire. So it’s only natural that disgraced soon-to-be-former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling prays at a mostly Black church.
Racist owner Donald Sterling stands to make a HUGE profit after a record $2 billion deal is agreed to by his wife … but there are still question marks as to whether he can prevent the sale. We explain it all here.
In a 32-page response to the NBA’s charges, the Clippers owner draws his line and vows that he will not be forced to sell his team. See what his lawyer says and read the full letter here.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attacks Magic Johnson, suggesting that he helps the Black community more than the NBA legend does.
Los Angeles Clippers owner appears contrite in excerpt from a CNN interview. But then he takes another shot at NBA legend Magic Johnson.
Openly gay defensive end Michael Sam gets picked in the NFL draft and shares the special occasion with his boyfriend in a moment that’s gone viral, but one player has already been fined and excused from his team for his reaction. See it all here.
Leaders who aren’t clear about their values—and/or are too arrogant—are going to be run over from behind by today’s media.
At least 12 major sponsors cut ties with the L.A. Clippers following owner’s racism scandal. How much will it cost the team?
There are more than 150 major league professional sports franchises in the United States, and while the players they employ are diverse, the lack of diversity in team ownership is downright shocking. Would you believe that there is only ONE Black majority owner among the six biggest leagues?