sports

Ray and Janay Rice Halloween Costumes Add Insult to Injury

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Unfortunately I have seen way too many pictures run across my timeline of men dressed in Ray Rice jerseys and dragging an inflatable doll behind them. Ohhh so clever! This weekend I saw a photo of white people in black face, he was dressed as...

On Russell Wilson: Black is, Black Ain’t

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Earlier this week we learned that some teammates don’t think Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is “Black enough.” Sigh. Not this again. This not “Black enough” couldn’t really be explained or dissected because no one can really say what it means exactly. Well wait, Bleacher...

ESPN’s First Take Host Skip Bayless Believes Kobe Bryant’s Rape Allegations Helped the NBA Star “Sizzle”

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It appears that the hosts of ESPN’s First Take are competing to see who can offer up the most thoughtless, insensitive and incendiary remarks. The sports talk program has barely recovered from the backlash surrounding Stephen A. Smith’s outlandish domestic violence comments and now fellow...

Ray Rice Potentially Being Reinstated: What Does This Mean for the NFL’s Stance on Domestic Violence?

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Ray Rice potentially being reinstated: What does this mean for the NFL’s (and the public’s) stance on domestic violence? We all gasped in shock, horror and disgust when the surveillance video of ex-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his now-wife Janay Rice surfaced earlier...

Serena Williams Responds to Russian Tennis Federation President Who Referred to the Williams Sisters as “Brothers”

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Clearly the Williams sisters’ status as hard-working, world-renowned tennis champs just isn’t enough to garner everyone’s respect—not even from those who hold high professional posts in the world of tennis.  Shamil Tarpischev, president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) was aptly reprimanded by Serena Williams...