Conservative Political Correctness and the Colin Kaepernick–Nike July 4th Controversy
Nike pulled a sneaker line with the "Betsy Ross" flag, outraging the right wing.
The Long, Defiant History of Activism Among Black Athletes
Journalist Howard Bryant's new book looks at how black athletes have historically ignored the mandate to "shut up and play."
There's a Strong Case for Boycotting the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is in Minneapolis this year. But is the sporting spectacle actually any good for the city? And is the game any good for the country?
The Hypocrisy of the Outrage Over Colin Kaepernick
From Muhammad Ali to Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, athletes have a long history of protesting inequality—and making their audience very uncomfortable.