Category: sports & politics

Medical Study: Transgender Athletes Have Advantages in Women’s Sports Despite Hormone Therapy

Introduction Competitive sports have been divided primarily by the concepts of male/female identity. However, these traditional athletic categories do not account for transgender persons who experience incongruence between the gender assigned at birthand their experienced gender identity. The question of when it is fair to permit transgender personsto compete in sport in line with their […]

Craziness in Sports USA Powerlifting Investigated for Banning Biological Males from Competing in Women’s Events is Wrestling next?

USA Powerlifting has banned all transgender women from competing as women, even as a trans powerlifter in Minnesota recently won a state championship with another association, setting a state record. The weightlifting governing body explained their reasoning on their website: Men naturally have a larger bone structure, higher bone density, stronger connective tissue and higher […]

Separate Sports & Politics. They Kill Each Other. ESPN is at it again.

ESPN’s commentator and snowflake Max Kellerman, unleashed maximum ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ in response to the World Series champions Houston Astros accepting an invitation to visit the White House and President Trump. Kellerman went on a decidedly Keith Olbermann-esque tirade against the Trump administration – while repeatedly claiming politics were not influencing his opinion on the […]

New ESPN guidelines recognize connection between sports, politics

Jim Brady, ESPN Public Editor Apr 4, 2017 ESPN has issued new political and election guidelines for its employees that, while allowing for political discussion on the network’s platforms, recommend connecting those comments to sports whenever possible. The new policies also provide separate guidelines for ESPN staffers working on news and those engaging in commentary. […]

Princeton Is Latest Ivy League School to Suspend Team Over Vulgar Materials

By CHRISTOPHER MELEDEC. 15, 2016 The campus of Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., in 2014. Credit Mark Makela for The New York Times Princeton University suspended the season of its men’s swimming and diving team after the discovery of material on its electronic mailing list that was “vulgar and offensive as well as misogynistic and […]