Athletes are Leading While Owners are Lagging

March 31, 2020 0

During this time of unmitigated panic, fear, and uncertainty, I do want to give credit where credit is due. And it is definitely not politicians or anyone in the federal government, with the exception of […]

Trans Athletes Deserve to Play

February 16, 2020 1

Trans Counts They always say that sport brings us together. It is a microcosm of society. Sports brings out the best in us. Who you are is irrelevant, as long as you can play the […]

Kobe Bryant

February 3, 2020 0

By: Zachary Draves This is the most heartfelt, most poignant, and without question, the most challenging piece I have ever conceived of and put into words since I have started writing for this website. I […]

MLK Day and the Removal of the Super Bowl

January 25, 2020 1

MLK Day The world commemorated MLK Day to recognize the true essence of a man who transformed American society. It is important to acknowledge his impact on every aspect of life. That includes the world […]

LeBron James: More Than An Athlete

December 31, 2019 0

By: Zachary Draves Where to go next decade? As the 2010’s close, this is a period of reflection and examining where we are and where we go. In the world of sports, much has manifested […]

Dwayne Wade: Unconditional Love

December 23, 2019 0

By: Zachary Draves “I’ve watched my son, from day one, become into who she now eventually has come into, nothing changes with my love, nothing changes with my responsibilities.” Those are powerful words from Dwayne […]

Honest Conversation on Sports, Race and Politics

February 2, 2019 0

On January 31st, at Virginia Tech University, the Black Cultural Center hosted a Keynote Address in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Moderated by Dr. Ellington Graves of the Department of Sociology and Director of […]

Get Over It: The Story of 2017

November 15, 2017 0

By: Allan Erickson Hello all, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, but it’s time for me to get back on the grind. My thoughts have been made clear, through this site, and other […]

Should Athletes Speak Out?

June 29, 2015 0

  By: Patrick Waring   With the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, Charleston tragedy and the debate over the Confederate flag, I asked myself what part should athletes or others in […]