The playing of the Israeli national anthem at a sporting event in the United Arab Emirates last month is being hailed as a breakthrough against the harsh prejudices faced by the Jewish state’s athletes and a sign of improving relations between Israel and the Arab world.
Sports writer and former “SportsCenter” co-host Jemele Hill has been hired by The Atlantic to write about sports and cultural issues.
NASCAR driver Conor Daly lost a major sponsor Friday because his father admitted he used a racial slur the 1980s.
Jemele Hill, the ESPN personality who made news last year for chastising President Donald Trump, is leaving the sports network this week, according to reports.
The hashtag #WaysToImproveSoccer is trending on social media for some reason—probably because most normal people regard the “sport” as a tedious affair that rewards whining. Of course, suggesting ways to “improve” this decidedly anti-American endeavor is little more than a rhetorical exercise. The most sensible course of action would be an outright ban. #WaysToImproveSoccer by …
Argentina has pulled its men’s national soccer team out of a World Cup warm-up match against Israel following pressure from pro-Palestinian groups and threats against Argentina’s players over playing the game.
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James said Tuesday neither his team nor the Golden State Warriors would visit the White House if they won the NBA Finals this season.
Standing alongside his team’s official mascot on Wednesday, Nashville Predators CEO Sean Henry endorsed Democrat David Briley in the city’s upcoming mayoral election.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports betting in a defeat for the major American sports leagues, endorsing New Jersey’s bid to allow such wagering and striking down a 1992 federal law that prohibited it in most places.