The Kirkwood Call

Your athletes owe you nothing

Illustration by Austin Cleveland. Images courtesy of Wikipedia under the Creative Commons License

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

September 10, 2018

We’ve seen it in the most star-studded athletes in recent American sports history. LeBron James, Wayne Gretzky, Kevin Durant, Albert Pujols, the list goes on. Talented players bring joy to fans to the point they feel entitled to it. A player pursuing opportunities elsewhere might as well flip the bird to ...

The fight for equal pay

The fight for equal pay

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

March 3, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo collected over $79 million according to Forbes, shooting him up to the third highest paid athlete in the world. Abby Wambach managed to make an estimated mere 190,000, according to TIME. They’re included in the over 30 percent of professional sports refusing to move forward from ...

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