Team Side Spin: They take a look at things off the field. Entertainment, nightlife, fashion and movies. What should fans be doing when not watching sports, where to do it and what to wear. Side Spin, much more than a box score.

Playing with Pride: The LGBTQ+ Athlete

July 30, 2020 0

It was a topsy-turvy pride month with COVID, systemic racism, the rollback of trans rights, and the killings of black trans women. The recent Supreme Court ruling declared that Title VII of the Civil Rights […]

Hip Hop, Sports, and the Failure to Listen

June 16, 2020 0

Neglect Shameful The recent acts of state violence that society perpetuates on black men and women re-galvanized an already ongoing movement to humanize and protect black people. It also shed light on America’s complete and […]

Athletes and Suicide: Suffering in Silence

May 23, 2020 0

Athletes And Suicide – Mental Health Imperiled May conjures up images of the school year ending, flowers blooming, leaves growing back on trees, and the first breath of fresh air signifying the end of long […]

Title IX Under Attack: What Can Be Done?

May 23, 2020 0

Long Way? Virginia Slims  proclaimed, “we have come a long way, baby?” That became one of the prominent slogans of the women’s liberation movement. It was a celebration of upward mobility and hope for greater […]

Michael Vick and The Black Male Athlete

April 13, 2020 0

By: Zachary Draves African-Americans Still Face Discrimination The ongoing COVID-19 forces us to confront realities that we either brushed under the rug entirely or dismissed. One is disproportionate racial disparities in health and economics. The […]

Billy Joe Saunders: Shame!

April 6, 2020 0

Amid the coronavirus, we need to acknowledge now and forever a reality often hidden in the shadows. Domestic Violence. As the majority of the country is under shelter in place orders whereby the government highly […]

Idaho, Get It Together!

March 19, 2020 0

Idaho Shame We are living through a public health emergency. That hasn’t reached the state legislature in Idaho. The governing body of the so-called “Gem State” is more concerned with denying transgender youth from competing […]

Jeremy Lin: Fighting Hate With Justice

March 19, 2020 0

Hate Worse Than Virus One of the most deadly side effects of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak isn’t a fever, rapid coughing, or shortness of breath. It is hate. In the U.S., citizens subject Asian Americans […]

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