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Stick to sports? Here’s what these legends say about mixing politics and ballgames

“Stick to sports” has been heard this fall almost as much as “The President said what?” The developments surrounding the national anthem protests have put sports journalists in a vice: Do we ignore what athletes are doing on the field when it’s not sports? Or do we talk about it and potentially alienate the masses who want their sports page to be ... Read More »

‘Stick to sports’ is over, thanks to President Trump

Bad news for sports fans who wish their sports would remain politics-free: the nation’s lead politician has fired off his own sports hot take, and that means “stick to sports” is dead and gone. During a Friday night rally in Alabama, President Trump took a moment to focus on the NFL, and in just a few paragraphs obliterated whatever lines ... Read More »

Koeman to stick with experience until youngsters step up

Everton manager Ronald Koeman will continue to stick with his veteran first-team players because the club’s academy graduates are not ready to make the step up into the Premier League. For last weekend’s loss at Southampton, Koeman selected five players over 30 and only striker Romelu Lukaku and midfielder Ross Barkley were under 27. “We have young players but when ... Read More »