The ‘Beautiful Game’ Turns Ugly: The Qatar World Cup Represents a Microcosm of Problems in Modern Football

The 2022 World Cup has gotten underway with an atmosphere unlike any tournament which has come before it. While this sentence would usually indicate an electric atmosphere and unrivaled enthusiasm, this time things are different: for many, the appalling human rights record of the host nation, Qatar, is the only thing on their minds…

The NFL Protests and Freedom of Speech

The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 and took on its current form two years later. The first Super Bowl was held in 1960, at which point the NFL began to mirror the commercialized industry it is today. The Super Bowl annually generates over $620 million in revenue and is the most lucrativeContinue reading “The NFL Protests and Freedom of Speech”