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J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]

J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]

Nike Just Came Out With Its First Sports Hijab

Nike just launched a lightweight and breathable hijab for Muslim athletes to wear while competing.  “It really sunk in how much my previous hijab was hindering my performance when I tried the Nike Pro Hijab,” Muhammad told Nike in a recent press release. “Suddenly, I could hear, I wasn’t as hot and it felt like […]

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NBA referee explains exactly how LeBron James earned his first career ejection

For the first time in his 15-year career, LeBron James was ejected from an NBA game. Afterwards, the referee who tossed him had an explanation as to why he assessed the best basketball player on planet Earth a technical foul before throwing him out of the Cavaliers’ eventual win over the Heat on Tuesday. “It […]

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Shalane Flanagan Becomes First U.S. Woman To Win NYC Marathon In 40 Years

Shalane Flanagan became the first American to win the women’s division of the New York City Marathon since 1977. Flanagan crossed the finish line on Sunday with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 26 minutes and 53 seconds, the New York Times reported. She defeated three-time defending champion Mary Keitany of Kenya, who came in second. […]

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Dodgers fans booed Yuli Gurriel in first game at Dodgers Stadium since racist gesture in Game 3

On Friday, during Game 3 of the World Series, Yuli Gurriel mocked Yu Darvish by making a racist gesture by slanting his eyes in the dugout. He was suspended for five games next season instead of having to serve any time during this series, and felt a fair amount of boos rain down from Houston […]

J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]

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Doris Burke is now first woman to become a full-time national NBA game analyst

Doris Burke is breaking new ground once again. The veteran ESPN broadcaster is set to become the first woman with a full-time NBA analyst job at the national level, according to a report by SI’s Richard Deitsch. Burke replaces Doug Collins as a regular color commentator with the network. Burke has been doing select games […]