No More Playing Around with Police Brutality

No More Playing Around with Police Brutality

If some people didn’t get the message of the protests against police brutality, with persons around the world marching down city streets and country roads after the death of George Floyd, then the athletes of the WNBA, the NBA and MLS are repeating it loud and clear....
Fields of Dreams: Lessons from Sports

Fields of Dreams: Lessons from Sports

Baseball has been called America’s pastime; maybe that’s why I watched opening day with so much solace, joy and hope this year. Around the country, we are hearing “play ball” for baseball, football, basketball and other sports. However, during a raging pandemic, we...
5 Reasons We’re Not Your Mascots

5 Reasons We’re Not Your Mascots

I’m not anyone’s mascot. As a citizen of the Muscogee Creek tribe, there are some factors I would like for readers to consider, especially those still arguing that naming sports teams after Native Americans is somehow not demeaning or dehumanizing. Before...