PROTESTS

PROTESTS

Five Cheerleaders Kneeled for the Anthem: 'The Scariest Thing I've Ever Done'

A group of cheerleaders at Kennesaw State University in Georgia kneeled for the anthem in late September. Their lives have since changed forever.
Zack Huffman
11.13.17
doug baldwin

Doug Baldwin Fact Checks American History, Drops Truth Bomb on CNN

If only Baldwin could be a White House fact checker too...
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.28.17
NHL

Sidney Crosby's Penguins Are Blowing it by Visiting Trump White House

It's not surprising coming from a predominantly white Penguins team that plays in a predominantly white sport, but it's still disappointing.
Shireen Ahmed
9.26.17
NFL

Brain-Dead Hucksters Have Hijacked Colin Kaepernick's Protest

In response to the President's inflammatory nonsense, a demonstration that began as a fight for justice and equality for people of color has become a call for "unity."
Dave Lozo
9.25.17
PROTESTS

A Team of 8-Year-Old Tackle Football Players Kneeled for the National Anthem

"Because black people are getting killed and nobody's going to jail," one of the kids told his coach.
Sean Newell
9.20.17
FIGHTLAND

Russia Turns to Jeff Monson to Distract From Anti-Government Protests

The former UFC fighter, perhaps unwittingly, becomes a tool of Kremlin propaganda.
Josh Rosenblatt
3.29.17
PROTESTS

Budapest's Bid to Host the Olympics Is Uniting the Rest of Hungary Against the Games

Budapest, one of three finalists to host the 2024 Summer Games, may be taking themselves out of the running.
Aaron Gordon
1.30.17
PROTESTS

LeBron on Police Shootings: "It's a Scary-Ass Situation"

LeBron James spoke about Colin Kaepernick, peaceful protests, and the fear he has about his son interacting with police today at Cavs media day.
Sean Newell
9.26.16
charlotte protests

Charlotte Protests Could Force Panthers-Vikings Game to be Moved

Protests in the wake of the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott could force the Panthers game to move.
Mike Vorkunov
9.22.16
PROTESTS

"Fucking Unbelievable": Megan Rapinoe on Washington Spirit Owner Playing Anthem While Players Still in Locker Room

Washington Spirit owner Bill Lynch accused Megan Rapinoe of hijacking the national anthem and announced that he was hijacking it back.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
9.9.16
PROTESTS

Why the Sports World Can't Handle Colin Kaepernick's Protest

Colin Kaepernick's protest was always going to go badly for him.
Sean Newell
8.30.16
dispatches from rio

The Olympics Begin, and So Do the Protests

On the night of the Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Games, Brazilians took to the street to protest the Olympics, and a lot of other things, too. Things seemed peaceful, until the police shot teargas.
Aaron Gordon
8.8.16
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