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NYU Reacts: Jemele Hill Steps Down from SportsCenter

NYU Reacts: Jemele Hill Steps Down from SportsCenter

By Maddie Howard, Tori Bianco, and Ari Mayhew

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

NYU students react to Jemele Hill's suspension and move from the SportsCenter desk.

ESPN Controversy Highlights Sexism and Racism

ESPN Controversy Highlights Sexism and Racism

By Amelia Reardon, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The question whether Jemele Hill was entitled to her opinion or whether she had crossed a line presented itself to the public. An even bigger question that arose, however, is if the White House crossed a line requesting for her removal.

Kaepernick Stands Up By Taking A Knee

Kaepernick Stands Up By Taking A Knee

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Investigating the enigmatic Colin Kaepernick and the greater statement made by taking a knee.

Boxing’s unexpected beauty

By Michael Thompson, Deputy Sports Editor

December 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sports is a matter of perspective, especially one as violent as boxing.

On fan anxiety, family and sports media consumption

On fan anxiety, family and sports media consumption

By Grace Halio, Deputy Features Editor

September 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

I was quite literally born and raised a Yankees fan. In my first baby picture I’m wearing a pink Yankees beanie, courtesy of my dad. Breakfast table news generally consisted of baseball stats and if it was out-of-season, it was talk of exhibition games, spring training or trades. The 1996 champio...

Bill Simmons deserves better than ESPN

Bill Simmons deserves better than ESPN

By Omar Etman, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion

ESPN no longer deserves Bill Simmons. The sports conglomerate, itself a subsidiary of the enormous Walt Disney Company, suspended Simmons last month for a comment he made during “The B.S. Report,” his popular weekly podcast. On Sept. 22, in the midst of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal that continues t...

Athletic administration corruption requires top-down morality check

Athletic administration corruption requires top-down morality check

April 9, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week Rutgers University coach Mike Rice was fired after ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” aired a video of him physically and verbally abusing the players of his Scarlet Knights men’s basketball team. The footage showed Rice pegging a basketball at multiple players’ heads, kicking them and screaming...