Stephen Wardell Curry II has been a phenomenal NBA player, earning eight All-Star nods two MVP Awards and taking home the chip with the Golden State Warriors four times.
Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain are Hall of Fame centers whose careers helped pave the way for the modern NBA. But what most don’t know is they were also the prototype for the activist athlete.
When 'I Am Athlete' hit the road for a live tour a stop in Philly showcased the reasons why the podcasts and its hosts, especially Brandon Marshall have become so popular.
“Most of us were not expecting it to turn in the wrong direction the way it did and to the extent it did and over the time period that it did. I don’t think there’s any one reason that you could point to." - Art Rooney II, Pittsburgh Steelers owner, to the Washington Post
"I want to be like how Mike Tyson is. Everybody knows who Muhammad Ali is. Everybody knows who Floyd Mayweather is. I want to be a boxer where everybody knows my story. Where everybody knows my legacy. I feel like that's the goal. [Where the people say,] "He was one of the best boxers to ever do it." - Shakur Stevenson
"I think personally — and now I'm definitely on a soapbox — the people who were against (players) coming out made a lot of excuses, but a lot of it was racist. The reason I'm going to say that is, I've never heard anybody go up in arms about letting kids go out and play minor-league baseball or hockey. They're not making big money and they're white kids and nobody has a problem." - former NBA coach and current basketball analyst Stan Van Gundy
As they say, everything old is new again, and that’s the case this year in NBA uniforms. The 2022-23 season is shaping up to be a return to throwbacks for several NBA teams, as Nike has released Association, Icon, Classic Edition, and Statement Edition jerseys. Although some of the new looks are being touted as […]
"She was one of the most exciting players in the league this past season, and she proved that she can be impactful at the professional level in NWSL. And now with that, she earned a call-up for the national team," USWNT coach Vlatko Andonovski to ESPN in January 2022