By Markus Krug The roar of the crowd in a bursting Madison Square Garden after a game winning three point shot, or Lambeau Field erupting when a player jumps into the stands right after scoring a big touchdown. These are the dreams that every high school or college athlete in the United States has in their head when imagining the possibility of getting drafted as a … [Read more...] about From high school to hero?
By Sarah Gill “If they want to call you crazy, fine. Show them what crazy can do.” In the past, ladies’ sportswear advertisements have featured women engaging in some yoga or maybe a light jog. We never get to see sweat. We never get to see true, unrestrained emotion. Nike’s new Dream Crazier advertisement is 90-seconds of raw determination and empowerment. … [Read more...] about Nike just did that
By Darragh Nolan Broadly speaking there are two sides to the Colin Kaepernick debate. There are those who support his decision to protest against police brutality and racial discrimination. On the other side, some believe taking a knee during the national anthem was disrespectful and unpatriotic. Generally those that support Kaep believe his status as a free agent is a … [Read more...] about Collusion settlement calls Kaepernick’s legacy into question
By Tomás Keating The Annual GAA Congress took place in Wexford last month, and the main talking point was Donegal’s failed motion to stop Dublin from having their home games in Croke Park in the Super Eights. Motion 39 was put forward by Donegal, and it received 36 percent of the vote among fellow county board delegates. It was Donegal themselves who were the victims of … [Read more...] about Money talks as Donegal’s Croke Park motion is defeated at congress
By Harry King Caster Semenya, the South African middle-distance runner and back-to-back Olympic Champion in the 800 meters, is challenging the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) revised eligibility rules for female athletes. In 2011, the IAAF introduced a maximum regarding the amount of testosterone a female competitor could have in their … [Read more...] about Caster Semenya’s career in the hands of the Court of Arbitration for Sport