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by Guest Post | on Apr 16, 2021

Brett Farve's Ignorance, Hypocrisy on Full Display

This column originally appeared on Yahoo Sports. One of the things about being in this position is that you have to do your best to be fair. Journalism shouldn't be a lack of objectivity,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 09, 2021

Union Boxing Champ Joe Smith Headlines Title Fight

On Saturday the working man’s boxing champ, Joe Smith Jr, will headline ESPN’s night of fights as he takes on Maxim Vlasov for the vacant WBO light heavyweight title. The 31-year-old...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 07, 2021

The Poverty Wages of Minor League Baseball Players

April is here and with it comes the beginning of the baseball season. For players both in the Major Leagues and the Minor Leagues, the beginning of the season also means getting paid for the first...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 16, 2021

SAG-AFTRA Goes After Influencers

SAG-AFTRA represents roughly 160,000 workers in the entertainment industry. Their members are on most major TV shows, movies, and commercials. Their members can also be heard on the radio nationwide...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2021

NFLPA: The Best Days of the NFL are Ahead

Just a few months ago, the NFL Commissioner and NFLPA were locked in a battle over the 2020 season. In a season like no other, COVID seems to have brought Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2021

Curt Schilling: Not Hall of Fame Material

This week, the baseball writers on the Hall of Fame committee failed to send anyone to Cooperstown for the 2021 season. The closest player to reaching the 75% threshold was the controversial pitcher...

by Brian Young | on Jan 27, 2021

NBA's Trail Blazers Caught Red Handed

For decades, IATSE Local 28 members have worked at Portland Trail Blazer home games. When the pandemic hit in March and the NBA season was put on pause, all the workers at the arena were laid off...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 25, 2021

NFLPA Supports Amazon Workers

Beginning in February, workers at the Bessemer, Alabama Amazon warehouse will vote on joining RWDSU. This is the first union election at Amazon since 2014. While the workers are facing an intense...

by Press and Media | on Jan 15, 2021

Post Malone Donates Crocs to Frontline Workers

Syracuse, NY native Post Malone is giving back to his community by donating sold out Crocs to frontline workers. Find out more about this generous move below from Billboard.

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 16, 2020

Supreme Court to Hear NCAA College Player Pay Case

For the first time in three decades, the highest court in the United States will hear a case challenging the NCAA’s rule forbidding players from being compensated. Their decision could have...