NFL reminds us they don’t care about their players, or racial injustice

The NFL announced today players must stand and "show respect" during the National Anthem. The owners of the National Football League have revealed their solution to player protests, which have become a massive national (and international) debate in the last year and a half. This issue is perhaps the most daunting

From England Sevens to the Atlanta Falcons: Alex Gray is a different kind of NFL rookie

"You have to be willing to sacrifice who you are right now for who you want to become."  Alex Gray is an enigma of the National Football League. Coming off his first season with the Atlanta Falcons, he's taken a phenomenal leap of faith. After a successful eight-year professional rugby career,

Predicting the fate of the NFL’s loaded 2018 quarterback draft class

It was just the third time in the modern era of the draft and 21st century that five college quarterbacks were taken in the opening round. This group legitimately have the potential to become the greatest QB class of all time, up there with the famed draft class of 1983 which included

“If Leicester can win the Premiership, Great Britain can finish top-two here”: Team GB look to seize huge opportunity in Budapest

Great Britain's national team are confident heading into the IIHF 2018 Ice Hockey World Championship Division 1A tournament this week in Budapest. It wasn't 10 minutes into my conversation with head coach Pete Russell before he likened Team GB's chances of finishing top-two in the tournament with Leicester City's formidable and unlikely

“Most rowers have no desire to deal with the ‘elite’ aspects of the sport”: Cambridge rower James Letten debunks its myth of elitism

The Boat Race is an annual rowing contest between the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Clubs. Ahead of the event Saturday, we spoke with James Letten about the misconceptions around the sport, its funding, and more. James Letten is the tallest rower to ever compete in the storied University Boat Race, and

“I almost led a secret life”: Phil Harris on becoming Britain’s best figure skater, looking ahead to Beijing 2022

Ahead of the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan, we spoke to three-time British national champion Phillip Harris about his rise to the pinnacle of the sport. The 28-year-old Blackpool native was stranded in a London airport with an unexpected moment to reflect, eagerly waiting for details on his delayed

Since 1955 Podcast: Spurs and PSG out, Chelsea and United…in?

https://soundcloud.com/user-821454638/since-1955-second-leg-recappreview Adam Samuel and Aramide Oladipo from the "Don't Crack" podcast sit in to chat about Spurs devastating collapse against Juventus, Madrid defeating PSG, Chelsea's chances against Barca and United hosting Seville!

“It takes a lot to stay on top of the world for so long”: U.S.A. Para ice hockey captain Josh Pauls on his inspirational journey, dominating the Paralympics

Josh Pauls and the United States Para ice hockey team are two-time defending Paralympic gold medalists, and kicked off their PyeongChang 2018 campaign with a 10-0 thumping of Japan on Sunday. The game was a rematch of the Vancouver 2010 gold medal game, when the Americans claimed their second Para ice

“I came to America to play soccer, and worked very hard to earn that opportunity”: Jimmy Medranda on playing in the MLS, and what lies ahead

Ahead of Sporting Kansas City's season opener against New York City FC, we caught up with Jimmy Medranda to chat about his journey to the MLS from Colombia, his development, and more. "It's difficult to be away from family in another culture and language, but the fans and my teammates help

“The world will know my name, I promise you that”: Julian Marquez on his incredible rise to the UFC, and his Kansas City roots

Ahead of UFC 222, we caught up with middleweight Julian "The Cuban Missile Crisis" Marquez to hear about his journey from Kansas City to the highest level of mixed martial arts. Julian Marquez (7-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) burst onto the national MMA and UFC scene after a stunning knockout on Dana White's