Florida governor Ron DeSantis runs one of America’s largest and most complex states to some, if not unanimous, acclaim. File photograph: Getty

If US liberalism’s nightmare is a competent populist, Ron DeSantis might be the one to give it corporeal form. Florida’s governor is Trump-ish in styl(...)

Tom Brady with wide receiver Antonio Brown during a match against Washington. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty

After calling Chelsie Kyriss, the mother of three of his children, a “baster” (street slang for a woman who uses the contents of a used condom to get (...)

Nike turned Colin Kaepernick’s discrimination by the NFL into a slick advertising campaign.

The Qingdao Taekwang Shoes Co. turns out eight million pairs of Nikes per year. Its factory in the Chinese city of Laixi resembles any other sprawling(...)

Natalie Achonwa: ‘Being part of a league that’s 80 per cent black women is how my desire and use of my platform has changed, especially now.’ Photograph: Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Natalie Achonwa is not your average Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) star. Playing with Indiana Fever and, at the time of our conversati(...)

A woman waves a flag during a pro-Trump rally in front of Trump Tower in New York City, New York, earlier this month. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Welcome to Trumpland. At the junction of Main Street and Broadway, a majority-maskless crowd of a couple of hundred start cheering lustily as a black (...)

LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers team-mates take a knee while wearing Black Lives Matter T-shirts ahead of a game against the LA Clippers at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex  in Lake Buena Vista, Florida back in July. Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Game five of the NBA finals took place as most people on this side of the Atlantic slept. If the NBA finals series between the Los Angeles Lakers and (...)

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has, like Muhammad Ali, become more than an athlete. Photograph: Getty Images

The day after shocking the world by defeating the heavily favored Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship in 1964, the man then known as Cassius(...)

Former England striker Les Ferdinand is now director of football at Queens Park Rangers. File photograph: Getty Images

Former England striker Les Ferdinand believes ‘taking a knee’ in support of the Black Lives Matter cause has become nothing short of a PR stunt and th(...)

Alex Okafor of the Kansas City Chiefs takes a knee during the national anthem at Arrowhead Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

After an offseason of social and political turmoil, NFL players made it clear on the night of the season opener that they would continue to shine a li(...)

Japan’s  Naomi Osaka  wearing a mask with the name of George Floyd on it during an interview following her  quarter-final  win against Shelby Rogers of the United States at the US Open. Photograph:   Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has always sold itself as a state-of-the-art organisation, woke to the modern world. Carefully cultivated, i(...)

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