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Amanda Gorman captured the hearts of people while in the United States with her enthusiastic efficiency at President Joe Biden's inauguration last week. Right now, the rising star is taking that explosive success all of the way to the Super Bowl. The NFL reported on Wednesday (January 27) that Gorman is scheduled to recite an original poem ahead of Super Bowl LV while in the pregame..Read More
Kobe Bryant, legendary basketball player and also a star for the Los Angeles Lakers, died Sunday (January 26) in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, TMZ reports. TMZ reported that the 41-year-old father of four was traveling to the Mamba Sports Academy for a practice event as soon as, at some point, the helicopter crashed to the ground, causing a fire. The Los Angeles Times..Read More
For Gus Kenworthy, the X Games feel like home. “There’s just an energy it has even before the competitions have started. You just get really excited about it,” the freestyle skier tells MTV News. As a kid, he would travel to Aspen, Colorado, from his hometown of Telluride to watch competitions he dreamed of one day entering; bearing witness to these extreme feats — like the ..Read More
The summer Olympics tend to feature plenty of excitement. Over two weeks filled with the possibility to distribute at-home commentary on sports like diving as in case you know how much splash is also much splash; watch hundreds of world-class athletes at the best of their physical games like breakout star Pita Taufatofua, the flag-bearer from Tonga; and cheer for the United States..Read More
A legacy showdown between rivals turned into something more on Saturday (November 23), any time hundreds of activists disrupted the Harvard v. Yale football game in New Haven, Connecticut. Forty-two people were eventually arrested, the Associated Press reported, although not before making their requires heard: For both schools to divest from fossil fuel industries, along with debt le..Read More
By Emma Sarran Webster For most people, running 26.2 miles in one go could be an astounding enough feat to warrant at least a week of celebration and relaxation — yet 29-year-old Diego Estrada isn’t most people. Two days soon after crossing the finish line of the 2019 Chicago Marathon in 19th place (and with a personal best of 2:11:54, or an average of roughly five minutes per ..Read More
By Carter-William Palek Football is a significant piece of life for most students at the University of Alabama, and there’s not much that will ever change that. Nevertheless off-the-field drama is speedily threatening to overshadow this weekend’s football game: On Tuesday (November 5), I acquired an email from the school’s Student Government Association (SGA) reminding students..Read More
By Lauren Rearick It’s 2019, and frustratingly, several top female athletes still aren’t paid as much as their male counterparts. As of today, that’s no longer the case for Australia's national women’s soccer team. On Tuesday (November 5), the Football Federation Australia (FFA) announced the end to an existing pay gap between the male and female soccer players who play on t..Read More
On Tuesday (October 29), the National College Athletics Association's board of governors voted on whether to let student-athletes to be compensated for their names, images, and likeness while they play at the collegiate level, CNBC reports. Nevertheless the result is more complicated than an eas "yes" or "no." The board determined in a unanimous vote that colleges could permit stu..Read More
By Britni de la Cretaz For queer athletes and fans alike, the sports world are usually feel closed off and exclusionary because historically, it hasn’t routinely been the most welcoming space for members of the LGBTQ+ community. However slowly, players are starting to put cracks in that facade, and showing people both in locker rooms and in the stands that queer people belong in sp..Read More
By Lauren Rearick As soon as the National Basketball Association resumes its common season on October 22, 2019, it won’t be without major changes to how the league approaches how it helps mental health of its players. The NBA has unveiled a series of mental health points set to be implemented before the 2019-2020 season, The Athletic reported, but, according to HuffPost the NBA..Read More
The United States Women's National Soccer Team are good at a lot of things, up to and including: Soccer; winning soccer games; advocating for themselves in the face of double standards and unequal pay; standing up against trolls and world leaders alike; inspiring an entire country to root for them at a time as soon as patriotism is at an all-time low; maintaining hand-eye coordinat..Read More