NFL

Out in the NFL: Carl Nassib’s impact

It only took 100 years. The National Football League, founded Sept. 17, 1920, at last has its first openly gay…

June 23, 2021

First Black woman coach in the NFL

Black history includes the hiring of the first and only Black female professional football coach in the U.S. She is…

February 15, 2018

NFL players unite in protest after racist White House yells ‘Fire them’

Sept. 25 — In an unprecedented display of solidarity, over 200 National Football League players from the vast majority of…

September 25, 2017

Celebs speak out on Ferguson

While celebrities these days are not particularly known for their political courage or progressive stances, many have spoken out, particularly…

December 3, 2014

El sexismo y el juego de la culpa

Editorial Workers World-Mundo Obrero 23 de septiembre de 2014 Recientes revelaciones sobre atletas y el abuso doméstico implica que estos…

September 30, 2014

Sexism & the blame game

Recent revelations about athletes and domestic abuse imply that these horrific acts are particular to sports culture in the United…

September 23, 2014

Ray Rice, racism and women’s oppression

The National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens’ running back, Ray Rice, has been indefinitely suspended from the NFL, and then cut…

September 16, 2014

Michael Sam: Big step forward for LGBTQ athletes

By Scott Williams and Imani Henry “I’m a college graduate, African-American, and I’m gay.” With these words spoken on Feb.…

February 18, 2014

Richard Sherman and the NFL’s exploitation

With 55.9 million television viewers watching the National Football Conference championship game on Jan. 19, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman…

January 28, 2014