COVID-19 upended the NBA, the NFL, the NHL, and MLB. How the professional sports leagues responded offers a glimpse into our future.
American society is grappling with complex, nuanced issues connected to race and political power. If we have to filter that debate through the binary of choosing to stand or sit for a national anthem, we'll never get much resolved.
NBA players' brief boycott in protest of police abuses and racism raises the more general question of when such boycotts are appropriate. The strongest case for them is when the sports events organizers are themselves perpetrators of grave injustice, even more so when the event directly causes such wrongs.
The Milwaukee Bucks refused to come out of the locker room for their scheduled game on Wednesday afternoon against the Orlando Magic. Other teams are planning similar protests.
Playing baseball in the uncanny valley
A new documentary chronicles the defeat of a grassroots protest to halt the Texas Rangers' subsidized stadium deal.
A Cop Shot a 10-Year-Old and Got Qualified Immunity. Tom Brady and 1,400 Other Pro Athletes Want To Fix That.
Citing work from Reason, players and coaches from the NFL, NBA, and MLB are urging Congress to end qualified immunity.
Races reopened without fans this weekend, to mostly good reviews. Sports and entertainment are shifting to serve social-distancing needs.
In West Virginia, advocates have been fighting to pass the Tim Tebow Act since 2011. They're on the verge of scoring a partial legislative victory.
Rep. Brad Sherman (D–Calif) has introduced a bill to mandate ground collision detection systems on all helicopters.
Lamar Alexander, a Key GOP Senator, Says Trump's Delay of Ukraine Funds Was 'Inappropriate'—but Not Impeachable
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Sen. Richard Burr's proposal would heavily deter any student-athlete from getting paid.
Nah, the senator's still wrong about Internet free speech, argue the editors on the Reason Roundtable podcast.
This week's demonstrations at NBA games are a refreshing reminder that Americans won't just "stick to sports."
The gaming company suspended Chung Ng Wai for a year and confiscated his prize money after he said "Liberate Hong Kong."
Apparently the NBA's kow-towing to Communist China is not limited to groveling press statements.
"When I say, 'Be kind to one another,' I don't mean only the people that think the same way that you do. I mean be kind to everyone. Doesn't matter."
The National Basketball Association has spent decades investing in China. Should that matter when it comes to supporting human rights?
She likely wasn't in any danger, but that never stopped the busybodies before.
The U.S. women's soccer team deserves better, but mandating equal pay isn't the answer.
Why do elected officials keep pushing the same damn lies about the economic impact of publicly funded sports events?
NCAA has warned the state that if the "Fair Pay To Play Act" passes, all California schools would be ineligible to participate in postseason play.
Portland's City-Owned Golf Courses a Hot Mess of Deferred Maintenance, Ballooning Pension Costs, and Falling Revenue
Rather than sell its money-losing golf courses, city officials recommend trying to sell more Portlanders on the joys of golf.
Making infrastructure funds fun again!
Administration appears to value hardline Cuba stance over ballplayer safety.
The condemnation is legally dubious. And even if the city prevails in court, it is likely to come out a loser. Baltimore should listen to naysayers who advise letting the neighsayers move to another location.
Bringing sports betting out of the black market is a win for fans and sports leagues, and it's another indication of how prohibitionist policies fail.
Here's how much each coach earns.
Harper considered signing with two California-based teams, but he would have had to pay millions more to the taxman.
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft's Bust Is Being Billed as a Human Trafficking Bust, but It Looks More Like Ordinary Prostitution
It's also part of a larger national attack on massage parlors and sex workers.
If Trump wants to negotiate good deals for taxpayers, he should start putting some pressure on his old nemesis: the National Football League.