Category: Callahan’s Corner

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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Why We Need Sports | Callahan’s Corner

America and the world are in crisis. The crippling economy and public health disaster that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the nationwide protests in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, have left us tattered.  This column has always focused on sports; I’ve covered topics ranging from the morality [...]

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Power of Sports on Full Display During Pandemic | Callahan’s Corner

It’s been just over one month since the NBA suspended its season indefinitely on March 11 in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. This suspension set in motion a domino effect that’s caused professional leagues to close their doors indefinitely. It’s been several weeks since live sports have been televised, leaving fans deprived of sports’ [...]

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