News From: Sports/Pop

by Press and Media | on Jun 02, 2017

Black Athletes and American Racism

Just a day before NBPA Vice President LeBron James was set to take the floor for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, his house in Los Angeles was the subject of a racially charged hate crime.  Read more...

by Labor 411 | on Apr 19, 2017

MLB uniforms to stay in PA

As the World Baseball Classic demonstrated, Major League Baseball may continue to branch out internationally and reach markets all over the globe, but the jerseys are all-American.  Whether...

by Press and Media | on Apr 12, 2017

Internet TV Changes the Game

As technology changes, so too does the Television and Movie industry.  A decade ago, writers struck over residuals from on demand and internet streaming.  Now, writers say that while there...

by Press and Media | on Apr 07, 2017

Women's soccer made whole

For the last 5 years, the United State Women’s Soccer Team (USWNT) has been in a contract battle with U.S. Soccer over a new contract.  Last year, due to nearly four years of playing...

by Press and Media | on Apr 05, 2017

When the stars speak out

This is the week to come out against Trump.  In Saturday’s Guardian, novelist Stephen King lit into Trump and takes a look at which of his characters Trump most reminds him of.  You...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 28, 2017

Fearless Girl here to Stay!

Is this a symbol of defiance to Trump’s hateful misogynist ‘Merica? Is it a ploy to trick people into believing that Wall Street actually cares and has a heart? Its origins are fact but...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2017

Women's Hockey Double Standard

This year the Women’s Hockey World Championship will be held in Michigan.  Teams from Russia, Canada, Finland and more will be there, but the host country and defending champions may not...

Dropkick Murphys - Take 'Em Down
by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2017

Organized Labor's Rock Band

Last week, one of organized labor’s favorite bands, the Dropkick Murphy’s, held a concert exclusively for union members in Ohio. The concert, called Union Night, was held as...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2017

The Day without Immigrants

Yesterday, thousands of immigrants took to the streets and walked out of work and school to protest Trump’s immigration policies including a ban on refugees, a ban of travelers from 7 Muslim...

by Press and Media | on Feb 06, 2017

Every member leaves with a pre existing condition

Yesterday, millions of people around the world watched the Super Bowl.  The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith used the opportunity to go on Face the Nation to...

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