Sports

Jeremy Lin on the Loneliness of Asian-American NBA Trailblazing

by Julianne Hing on Mar 27, 2015 2:03PM

J.Lin talks race, turnovers, and the Bible verse that's getting him through.

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'9-man' Film Explores the Little-Known History of a Chinese-American Sport

by Julianne Hing on Nov 11, 2014 12:11PM

Ostensibly a film about a variation on volleyball, "9-man" tackles race, identity, and masculinity head on.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Sports, Society

Report: Native American Team Mascots Harm Native American Youth

by Julianne Hing on Jul 22, 2014 2:07PM

Mascots directly impact the self-esteem and mental health of Native American youth.

Topics: /NOW, Native Affairs, Sports

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland's Fruitvale

by Julianne Hing on Jun 13, 2014 10:06AM

Youth turn to soccer, and a campaign to transform their school playground into a soccer field, as a refuge from deadly gun violence in their community.

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Scenes from a Protest: Clippers Fans Stand Against Sterling

by Julianne Hing on Apr 30, 2014 7:04AM

Photos from Tuesday evening's protest outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Production Begins on New Biopic of First Openly Gay Baseball Player

by Von Diaz on Mar 7, 2014 1:03AM

Glenn Burke paved the way for many of today's LGBTQ athletes to come out of the closet.

Topics: /NOW, Sports, Gender & Sexuality

Cleveland Baseball Team Replaces Chief Wahoo Logo

by Julianne Hing on Jan 10, 2014 4:01PM

The caricature of the Native-American "chief" isn't going away completely though.

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Study: White Men Run The World of FBS College Football

by Julianne Hing on Jan 3, 2014 1:01PM

Every single FBS conference commissioner in the country is a white male.

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Brittney Griner's Nike Contract Just the Latest of Her Barrier-Breaking Moves

by Julianne Hing on Jun 3, 2013 5:06PM

What's the WNBA rookie's fashion sense got to do with cultural change? Everything, it turns out.

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Could San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo Become a Pro-Migrant Ice Cream Icon?

by Julianne Hing on Dec 4, 2012 9:12AM

Sergio Romo is already a baseball star. Could he become both a political icon and ice cream spokesperson?

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