Let’s get controversial: Transgender women in sports

Laurel Hubbard, a transgender woman, has just earned a spot on New Zealand’s Olympic weightlifting team. And doing so, in a sport focused on strength, she illustrates perfectly my concern about transgender women being allowed to compete in women’s sports. Frankly, I don’t think it’s fair to women (cisgender women if you insist, although I … Continue reading Let’s get controversial: Transgender women in sports

Colorado’s ‘Charlie Blackmon kid’ meets Charlie Blackmon

Denver TV stations have been airing this delightful video repeatedly for the last three days, and I suspect its appeal is not just local. Two-year-old Tommy Colson was quietly watching the All-Star baseball game when his favorite player, Colorado Rockies centerfielder Charlie Blackmon, was introduced. What happened next has already entered local sports lore. How … Continue reading Colorado’s ‘Charlie Blackmon kid’ meets Charlie Blackmon