If the U.S. gave women’s basketball the respect it deserves, the WNBA star might not be in legal jeopardy.
They are expected to put up with a hiring system that, in practice, is plainly biased against them.
Recent firings highlight a long history of double standards and unrealistic expectations.
The top player in men’s tennis is yet another anti-vaccine athlete who’d rather create chaos than get a shot.
Pro basketball and football showed that tough rules work, but now the leagues are giving up.
The Celtics player is getting support for all the wrong reasons.
The Packers quarterback correctly assumed that a star like him could get away with bending the NFL’s COVID-19 rules.
The deposed Raiders coach expressed bigoted attitudes that are all too common in the NFL.
NBA players who are vaccinated against COVID-19 can help their sport by calling out Andrew Wiggins, Kyrie Irving, and other unvaccinated stars.
Remaining unvaccinated is bad for a pro football player’s prospects—as it should be.
The world’s best gymnast doesn’t need to look invincible.
Amid widespread misinformation and antivaccine propaganda, pro football needed to put more pressure on players.
The NCAA can never fully atone for the theft of college athletes’ labor. But it should try.
Leagues are seeing the downside of treating vaccines as simply a matter of personal choice.
Her greatness is a form of resistance.
The tennis star’s fight with the French Open is a disagreement over who should make the rules—and how much power athletes have to protect themselves.
A year of activism after George Floyd’s murder reframed the role of sports in American public life.
Major League Baseball can get the attention of conservative politicians who are indifferent to civil rights.
University of Texas athletes have pushed their school to disavow its past. Wealthy alumni have other ideas.
The public’s emotional connection to big-money athletics has been grossly overestimated.