Latest from Kevin B. Blackistone
  • Perspective
Eight others perished in that helicopter crash, but the focus was on a superstar athlete whose death reminded us that no one is invincible.
  • Jan 28, 2020
  • Perspective
Suicide among black teens often only gets attention when the subject overlaps with sports.
  • Jan 15, 2020
  • Perspective
It is now clear Flood’s omission from the hall isn’t a mere oversight. It is an invalidation of its historical representation.
  • Dec 25, 2019
  • Perspective
Kaepernick dared to out-NFL the NFL. The league created a publicity stunt disguised as a tryout. He crafted his own rebuttal.
  • Nov 20, 2019
  • Perspective
College athletes such as Tagovailoa who play collision or high-impact sports warrant longer health-care guarantees than the college athletic system affords them.
  • Nov 17, 2019
  • Perspective
The Washington Capitols, led by Rick Barry, played in the Washington Coliseum during a turbulent time in the city.
  • Nov 10, 2019
  • Perspective
The most amazing thing I have witnessed in Washington baseball history did not happen Wednesday night, but it underscored everything that did.
  • Nov 1, 2019
  • Perspective
The league had a chance to stand for something. Instead it chose to tap-dance.
  • Oct 8, 2019
  • Perspective
Back in the WNBA Finals, the Mystics have brought positive energy to their new neighborhood.
  • Sep 30, 2019
  • Perspective
There appears at times to be different treatment for various NFL actors accused of seemingly similar crimes, or of any type of delinquency at all.
  • Sep 24, 2019
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