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  • Tom Brady retired Tuesday after 22-seasons as an elite, Super Bowl winning quarterback. ESPN reporter Seth Wickersham and author of the book, "It's Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness," is here this morning to talk about it.
  • In case you were wondering, the honeymoon period for New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is officially over. It ended a few minutes into the team’s second game of the season and first home contest last Sunday against the New England Patriots, somewhere after the first of Wilson’s four interceptions on the day.
  • In 2016, amid an epidemic of police shootings of African Americans, the celebrated NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick began a series of quiet protests on the field, refusing to stand during the U.S. national anthem. By “taking a knee,” Kaepernick bravely joined a long tradition of American athletes making powerful political statements. This time, however, Kaepernick’s simple act spread like wildfire throughout American society, becoming the preeminent symbol of resistance to America’s persistent racial inequality. Critically acclaimed sports journalist and author of "A People’s History of Sports in the United States," Dave Zirin chronicles “the Kaepernick effect” for the first time, through interviews with a broad cross-section of professional athletes across many different sports, college stars and high-powered athletic directors, and high school athletes and coaches.
  • Let’s begin with a story. A long time ago, there was an All-Star game that was going to be held in Atlanta Georgia. But back then, Georgia’s legislators were proposing some laws that would probably make it harder for Black Georgians to vote. So some companies got together and decided it was going to be hard to do business in a state that didn’t treat some of its citizens as well as others.
  • Nate Ebner is a two-sport athlete who is the only person to ever compete in the Olympics as an active NFL player and then gone on to win a Super Bowl. He…
  • Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills fell short in making their first AFC championship game appearance in 27 years with a 38-24 loss to the defending champion…
  • It’s rare that the police pulling over two of your top football players for drag racing the week of an NFL playoff game would be an insignificant sidebar…
  • Sports have returned.But fans haven’t, at least not in the same numbers and with the same enthusiasm.Ratings for live sports are down across the board,…
  • Lest anyone think the White House is the only high profile super spreader in the US, I present to you the Tennessee Titans. Like the White House, the…
  • Perhaps the most overused, contentious, and misunderstood word in the age of Covid is the term “Optics.” That’s because the concept of optics infers…