Category: Sports

Nevada should reject corporate welfare for A’s stadium

Reno Gazette Journal August 22, 2021 The Oakland A’s, currently in tense negotiations with the City of Oakland to build a new stadium, are considering a move to Las Vegas. Unhappy with the Oakland City Council’s unwillingness to pass the team’s proposed stadium financing on to the taxpayers, the A’s have taken two trips […]

The Hypocrisy of the NBA

Reno Gazette Journal October 20, 2019 Last week, National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted “Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong”. Shortly after his tweet, the Chinese Government retaliated by announcing that the Chinese Basketball Association and several other Chinese companies would break their business ties with the Rockets. […]

Women’s Soccer and the Equal Pay Debate

Reno Gazette Journal July 21, 2019 As the United States women’s soccer team won the World Cup and was getting ready to receive the medals, chants of equal pay were heard from many in attendance. Similar chants were also heard at the New York City Hall during the celebration honoring the team. Senator Joe […]

Muss’ miracle men

Reno Gazette Journal March 25, 2018 Nevada Men’s Basketball team has advanced to the “Sweet 16” field of the NCAA tournament for only the second time in history. Last Sunday, Nevada overcame a 22-point deficit (tied for second largest deficit overcome in NCAA tournament history) with 11 minutes to go and defeated the Cincinnati […]

I am Done with the NFL

Reno Gazette Journal October 8, 2017 After being an NFL fan most of my adult life, I am done with the NFL. I have tolerated NFL’s hypocrisy for a while but I will not tolerate disrespect to the flag. Our flag and our anthem mean the world to me. Every time the anthem is […]

Colin Kaepernick’s self-serving hypocrisy

Reno Gazette Journal March 12, 2017 Last week, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced that starting next season he will stand for the national anthem instead of taking a knee. Curiously, this decision comes on the heels of his announcement that he will be opting out of his contract to become a free […]