Latest from Kent Babb
Tennessee State, once the home of Olympians and NCAA champs, is struggling. But a movement for black athletes to support HBCUs has the school's basketball coach scrambling to land a top recruit -- and hopefully change the school's trajectory.
  • Aug 28, 2020
In the wake of George Floyd's killing, Dabo Swinney’s extended football “family” took action. But the coach remained noticeably silent.
  • Jul 24, 2020
The wrestling champion, who is the subject of an upcoming documentary, details his struggles with money, weight and near-death experiences in his post-Olympic life.
  • Jul 20, 2020
A longtime Washington NFL fan hopes the name change will bring him and his daughter back together on Sundays.
  • Jul 18, 2020
They signed up to save other people’s lives. And then they began dying of covid-19 by the scores.
  • Jun 17, 2020
Donald Curtis, who leads a youth group in D.C., has found it difficult to keep in touch with many of his mentees, who are living without the structure provided by sports and after-school activities.
  • May 28, 2020
A Q&A with the Denver Broncos pass rusher and former Super Bowl MVP, who had trouble breathing after testing positive last month.
  • May 13, 2020
The 15-year NFL tight end talks about overcoming loss, his upcoming projects and which Hall of Fame quarterback he's betting on this year.
  • May 5, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic has emptied campuses, mental health is now another distant benefit at a time of high anxiety.
  • Apr 18, 2020