Latest from Kevin B. Blackistone

The goalkeeping great and outspoken figure says she is being “purposely ignored” for her role while her former team is being celebrated.

  • Jul 12, 2019

It has not been unusual for white athletes to be exalted for actions for which black athletes were dismissed at best or excoriated at worst.

  • Jul 2, 2019

As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws.

  • Jun 10, 2019

A pillar of the D.C.-area boxing scene who trained Hasim Rahman among others now is an Alzheimer’s caregiver, and his money’s running out.

  • May 30, 2019

Churchill Downs track was too muddy to race, and everything that resulted was slop.

  • May 7, 2019

College athletes play for an education. Here’s what they can learn from the Clemson football coach.

  • Apr 29, 2019

The students connected to the scandal largely played sports that cost the schools money to run without bringing in money. Those sports’ overheads are mostly paid for by the revenue generated from sports stocked by black male athletes.

  • Apr 4, 2019

When Don Newcombe, Frank Robinson, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Roy Campanella and others joined Jackie Robinson, more than history was made.

  • Feb 24, 2019

Baseball’s commissioner is being honored by the National Congress of American Indians, but the message is being sent more widely.

  • Feb 11, 2019

Columnist Kevin Blackistone answers your questions about the upcoming NBA season.

  • Oct 27, 2015
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