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Kevin B. Blackistone, ESPN panelist and visiting professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, writes sports commentary for the Post.
The Las Vegas Aces refusing to play after travel woes wasn’t narcissistic. It was necessary. The NBA should correct these basic concerns.
The tennis star reacted to reports suggesting she is tested far more frequently than her peers by wondering whether she is a victim of discrimination because of her prolonged success or, most disturbingly, her race.
Let’s not excuse this incident. Let’s learn from what it shows us about the origins of hate.
Donovan’s support of U.S. soccer’s fiercest rival has come under criticism, some of which makes sense. Nonetheless, our neighbor deserves support, not its recent vilification.
As with all sports arguments across eras, others can make a case, but Capitals’ Stanley Cup validates their captain’s sustained greatness.
Announcement of new anthem policy on same day as release of Milwaukee police video lays bare what each side really stands for.
Even the Condoleezza Rice panel didn’t wrestle with the idea of redistributing the revenue to the athletes who bring it in.
President Trump’s consideration of pardon for long-deceased boxer would acknowledge past injustice; Obama’s Clemency Initiative recognized current ones, and there are more petitions out there.
With Clemente stopping play in Houston, the commissioner’s office announced that the entire slate of Opening Day games would be moved to April 10, the day after King’s internment.
Columnist Kevin Blackistone answers your questions about the upcoming NBA season.