Ryan Callahan

[email protected] | Ryan Callahan (22C) is from Richboro, Pennsylvania, majoring in philosophy, politics and law. Callahan previously served as the Wheel’s sports editor and currently serves as the Co-President of Emory’s Pre-Law Society. If he’s not at Kaldi’s, you can find him watching the Sixers or replaying the Batman Arkham games.

Trust the Falcons’ lead | Callahan’s Corner

The Atlanta Falcons, a mediocre NFL franchise known principally for failing to meet high expectations and blowing seemingly impenetrable leads, may have secured a lead that even they can’t choke away.  On Aug. 16, the Falcons became the first — and so far, only — NFL team to vaccinate all of their players against COVID-19. [...]

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Emory Athletics capitalizes on the Supreme Court’s NCAA ruling

Roughly two months after the Supreme Court ruled that the NCAA violated antitrust laws by restricting the compensation opportunities provided to its student-athletes, Emory University became the first Division III school to connect its athletes to those opportunities with INFLCR, a content-creation platform.  INFLCR will help athletes profit off of their name, image and likeness [...]

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Bigger Than Baseball: The Legacy of Hank Aaron

On Emory’s Atlanta campus, stories above the cigar-smoking statue of Robert W. Woodruff, lies a legend. Well, pieces of one.  In 2014, three Emory baseball players curated the “He Had a Hammer: The Legacy of Hank Aaron in Baseball and American Culture” exhibit at Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library. The [...]

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It’s Time to Pay College Athletes | Callahan’s Corner

The persistent tumult of 2020 will not be missed as we declare our resolutions for 2021. Last year was as historic as it was devastating, presenting us with the challenge — nay, the duty — to enact serious systemic change across racial, gender, social and economic lines to correct our harmful pasts and presents. Aside [...]

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Callahan’s Corner | Players Decide Time Is Up

In an unprecedented move, the Milwaukee Bucks, the best team in the NBA and led by reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, boycotted Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first round against the Orlando Magic in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Aug. 23. The shooting — in which Blake, a [...]

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