Dispatch from the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a Puerto Rican community on Chicago’s North Side. Underclassmen on the baseball team at Roberto Clemente Community Academy typically get a nickname. There’s Bolo, Bebo and Big Baby. Senior Isiah Santos, “Big Baby” himself, … Continue reading Sights & Sounds: Clemente walks it off on Senior Day
The start of the Major League Baseball season has proven that everything really is bigger in Texas. The Texas Rangers failed to account for the ongoing pandemic when they packed at least 38,000 fans inside Globe Life Field for the … Continue reading Texas is toast — and baseball doesn’t care
March Madness knows how to stage a feel-good moment. UCLA’s Johnny Juzang looked speechless when his brother Christian, a former Harvard basketball player, suddenly appeared outside the team’s hotel. Johnny’s big brother made the 25-hour flight from Vietnam to surprise … Continue reading Even in defeat, Johnny Juzang is this year’s March Madness hero
Early next month, Loyola Chicago men’s basketball will play for 1,400 fans in a reduced-capacity “Arch Madness.” The tournament determines the Missouri Valley Conference team that will compete in the NCAA’s March Madness. Around the same time, more than 300 … Continue reading OP-ED: Play it safe, NCAA, cancel conference tournaments
It’s become increasingly difficult to watch football for many reasons. One, is that I can’t go without cringing whenever I watch a game. Every time someone cracks his helmet against the ground or two players collide head-to-head, I can’t help … Continue reading Breaking down the Super Bowl’s hypocrisies
Spit Balling is a quirky and eclectic sports podcast with a radical ethos. Redacted Magazine editors Mack Liederman and Jane Shin Agler consider the world around the games we play. Using multidisciplinary perspectives, they’ll talk about the artsy, academic and … Continue reading Redacted Magazine releases first episode of ‘Spit Balling’ podcast
TRANSCRIPTION REDACTED: Earlier this week, EA Sports announced the return of a college football video game. CHARLOTTE SPORTS LIVE: Biggest news of the day. KEYSHAWN, JWILL & ZUBIN SHOW: How pumped are you? What are you willing to do to … Continue reading EA Sports is bringing back NCAA football. But will it support student-athletes?
Last July, Robbie Rogers sat down on the couch of his apartment in New London, Connecticut to do what a lot of American 20-something-year-old men like to do on a weekend afternoon: watch sports. For the Navy yeoman, taking in … Continue reading Two women’s pro leagues had historic viewership during the pandemic. What’s behind the spike?