In an important new article, historian Taylor Branch argues that the very structure of college sports is based on student-athletes that generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies but in return they're left earning nothing for themselves.
Members of the Simon Wiesenthal Center brought the problem to the attention of the sports domain, one of the country's largest.
Critics note the NBA just completed its most profitable season ever, pulling in a record $4.3 billion in revenue. And attendance was the fifth-highest total in league history.
When it comes down to it, sports critics say basketball at the highest level is still a team game and Miami didn't play like one when they needed to the most.
Anti-gay slurs in professional sports are unacceptable and show irresponsibility.
A federal judge in Minneapolis, with power over labor-management in relations in the National Football League thanks to prior court rulings, has banned the NFL's lockout of its players. But the teams defied her ruling and kept their facility gates closed.
Despite weeks, if not months, of labor negotiations between NFL owners and players, the nation's most popular sport could see its first shutdown in 24 years.
"I like to look good, but that in no way makes me any less dedicated to the sports journalism world," Sainz wrote.
Rich Cho, 45, made basketball history last month after becoming the first Asian American general manager of an NBA team, the Portland Trail Blazers.
Jenny Youngwith, a disabled student, wants to play basketball. She has been doing this safely for years, but a decision made by "someone" is keeping the special needs student from hitting the court.