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Serena Williams is the greatest of all-time. Deal with it.

You may not be a huge tennis (or even sports, in general) fan, but you might want to stick around for this post, anyway.

On Saturday, Serena Williams won her 21st career Grand Slam title when she defeated 21-year-old Garbine Muguruza handily 6-4, 6-4.

By |July 13th, 2015|Culture, Sports|0 Comments

Marshawn Lynch does not owe the media anything

Last week, I wrote a post over at The Guardian about the most notorious NFL scandals of all-time (actually, it turned out to be more “the most notorious on-field NFL scandals of the past couple decades,” but that’s not as catchy). Earlier this week, I wrote about Super Bowl media day. […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Sports|1 Comment

Deep Pockets and Empty Promises: What ESPN’s Suspension of Bill Simmons Say About the Company’s Standards

Earlier this week, ESPN suspended Grantland founder Bill Simmons for three weeks for his statements regarding NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of the NFL’s current domestic violence-fueled PR nightmare, and about whether or not league executives had seen the now-infamous video of former Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Culture, Sports, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Bengals’ Act of Kindness Highlights the Struggle Faced by Millions of Americans

In June, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still announced that his 4-year-old daughter Leah had been diagnosed with stage 4 pediatric cancer. Like most fathers, Still wanted to be there for his daughter, and to provide her with the love and support she needs to fight this. By choosing to dedicate so […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Sports|0 Comments

LISTEN: Vocalo.org appearance; READ: Advocate Op-Ed – Caleb Hannan

On Thursday, I stopped by Vocalo to guest on The Morning AMp. There, I chatted with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon about Caleb Hannan, Dr. V, and media etiquette. Give it a listen: 

 

Today, I continued my coverage, penning an op-ed for The Advocate. You can read that

By |January 24th, 2014|Sports, Transgender|0 Comments

The Definitive Caleb Hannan Reading List

Grantland – Dr. V’s Magical Putter by Caleb Hannan

Finally it hit me. Cliché or not, a chill actually ran up my spine.

“Are you trying to tell me that Essay Anne Vanderbilt was once a man?”

Grantland – The Dr. V Story: A Letter From the Editor by Bill Simmons

Even now, […]

By |January 22nd, 2014|Culture, Sports, Transgender|2 Comments

Settling the Chicago Bears QB Controversy

Let’s get real. Jay Cutler is the Bears quarterback. Yes, Josh McCown has played admirably in his six appearances this season, but if we are to be completely honest with ourselves, this season is all but finished. At 6-6, with the Lions riding a two game cushion over the Bears, and […]

By |December 4th, 2013|Sports|0 Comments