Lauren Gillian very well may embody all that author Malcolm Gladwell talks about in his highly regarded book, The Tipping Point. Gladwell describes th...
Millions of kids every year dream of a career in sports, but very few go on to become professional athletes. As tragic as that lost dream can be for ...
In 2012, 244 gang killings were recorded in a six month period in Chicago. During the same time period, 124 soldiers were killed in Afghanistan. These facts inspired Chicago's noted activist pastor, Father Michel Pfleger of St. Sabina, to act.
As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.
As much as augmented reality (AR) is said to be early in its development and adoption, it has been surprisingly active within professional sports. Tha...
The stance that the University of Missouri football team took last year in support of their fellow students who were protesting over racial issues on campus is an example of the kind of leverage and power that athletes can have.
It's a tragedy that many of the players who built the NFL are currently struggling not only physically, but mentally, emotionally and financially because they aren't properly being taken care of after their playing days are over.
Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.
Where were you when the NBA changed into the modern mutant it is today? Amar'e Stoudamire knows exactly where he was, he was on the court, changing it. Amar'e Stoudamire, human springboard.
It's up to North Carolina to make its own laws.
Although China plays Team USA in the opening round of the Olympics, group play should be a solid determiner where they stand in international competition. The games should also prepare Beijing to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, in which 31 other teams will compete.
While late to the news of Derrick Rose calling the New York Knicks a super team, the weekend was a necessary amount of time allotted to process this.
His embrace of anti-LGBT legislation cost the state's economy millions and took him from a potential Presidential contender to a Governor no longer assured re-election.
The NBA has drawn the line in the sand for the sports community. The ramifications of anti-LGBT laws like HB2 are very real and cut deeply.
Missing out on Durant must hurt, but those are the feelings of at least four other teams that were in contention. Out of all of them, Boston came the closest, having the world on hold of 24 hours.
NBA player Metta World Peace who spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, discusses #blacklivesmatters, athletes speaking out on social injust...