Latest from Kevin B. Blackistone
Coaches and teams must understand the worth of athletes not just as cogs in the multibillion-dollar college athletic industrial complex but as citizens in the human race.
  • Jul 5, 2020
The league needs to commit to ending systemic racist policing, particularly in cities where NFL franchises can be found.
  • Jun 19, 2020
  • Opinion
You watch them all. Over and over again. I can’t anymore.
  • Jun 12, 2020
Videos of black men and women being killed by police or vigilantes may serve a role in bringing justice, but they also dehumanize black people.
  • Jun 10, 2020
Before Colin Kaepernick, the WNBA stars took a public position against police brutality.
  • Jun 8, 2020
The tragedy at Jackson State did not receive the attention that the Kent State shooting did — then or now.
  • May 14, 2020
WWE is kayfabe, as the industry calls it, scripted competitions, outcomes and rivalries. It’s fake sport. So we don’t take it seriously. Not even now.
  • Apr 29, 2020
Athletes aren't immune to covid-19 risks. We can't subject them to some sort of 21st-century Tuskegee experiment to restart our games before it is safe.
  • Apr 13, 2020
Both Patrick Hill and Brandon Rice climbed out of that cauldron of testosterone and toxic masculinity known as college football to join nursing’s ranks. They now work in the field amid the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Apr 8, 2020
For as much as sports owners are due applause for pledging to pay hourly and part-time workers who suddenly can’t work because of postponed and canceled events, that’s their responsibility. It is what owners ought to do.
  • Mar 25, 2020