Bent Knees and Raised Fists

Because Sports Are Politics

Further Reading

Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought. –Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Hockey Isn’t for Everyone–But it Should Be

“A Conversation With Brock McGillis on Homophobia in Hockey,” podcast by Jashvina Shah https://player.fm/series/stick-to-sports/episode-34-a-conversation-with-brock-mcgillis-on-homophobia-in-hockey

“New Research Offers Insights Into What Keeps Gay Hockey Players from Coming Out,” by Michael Brown https://www.folio.ca/new-research-offers-insights-into-what-keeps-gay-hockey-players-from-coming-out/

“The NHL thinks it’s ready for its first publicly out player. It’s not,” by Andrew https://medium.com/@millvsSPQR/the-nhl-thinks-its-ready-for-its-first-publicly-out-player-it-s-not-47556c49be8c

Lost Seasons

“The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching: American College Athletics” by Howard J. Savage http://archive.carnegiefoundation.org/pdfs/elibrary/American_College_Athletics.pdf

“NCAA Not Playing Fair in Parceling Out Sanctions” by Jordan Daniel https://www.baylor.edu/lariatarchives/news.php?action=story&story=38763

“Penn State Abuse Scandal: A Guide And Timeline” by Bill Chappell https://www.npr.org/2011/11/08/142111804/penn-state-abuse-scandal-a-guide-and-timeline

The Highest Honor

“The White House Just Hosted Another Men’s Sports Team. Why Not Women’s Teams?” by David Nakamura https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/ct-spt-white-house-hosting-womens-teams-20190304-story.html

“Sports Teams Court Controversy Over Visiting Trump in White House” by Brett Samuels https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/390826-what-sports-teams-have-gone-to-the-white-house-since-trump-took

“A Brief History of Jerseys Presented to Presidents” by Paul Lukas https://uni-watch.com/2017/07/07/a-brief-history-of-jerseys-presented-to-presidents/

Sports and Politics Don’t Mix

“Here’s How Nate Boyer Got Colin Kaepernick to Go from Sitting to Kneeling” by Will Brinson https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/heres-how-nate-boyer-got-colin-kaepernick-to-go-from-sitting-to-kneeling/

“Muhammad Ali—Boxer, Activist and Provocateur—Dead at 74” by Richard Hoffer https://www.si.com/boxing/2016/06/04/muhammad-ali-death-obit

“Jackie Robinson Fought for a Racially Inclusive GOP” by Michael G. Long https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-jackie-robinson-100-politics-mlk-nixon-0131-20190130-story.html

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