Andrya and Terry: Racism and Transphobia in Sports

February 29, 2020 1

To paraphrase Malcolm X, the most disrespected person in America is a black woman. Throughout history, black women have endured the oppressive intersecting systems of racism and sexism or as scholar Moya Bailey put it […]

Serena Williams Vanquished at Wimbledon

July 14, 2019 0

Just three years ago, Serena Williams had aced the legion of doubters. She had tied Steffi Graf and then won grand slam #23 in 2017. But after giving birth to daughter Alexis later that year, […]

Serena Williams, Champion

July 12, 2016 0

By: Jeffrey Newholm Competition. It’s held up as an ideal in our capitalistic economic structure. It’s what drives us to succeed and move farther in our lives and careers. And sadly it sometimes brings out […]

Ronda Rousey: The “M.J.” of MMA

August 2, 2015 0

By: LaShawn Encarnacion (aka The Dark Knight of Sports) [youtube][/youtube] After her latest dominant performance against Bethe Correia, 34-seconds this time, Ronda Rousey continues to be the “face” of UFC. Her dominance in the octagon […]

NFL next to break down barriers

July 28, 2015 0

Written by: LaShawn Encarnacion aka The Dark Knight of Sports With the NBA Summer League coming to a close and its first ever female head coach, San Antonio Spurs Becky Hammon leading the team to […]