Press Box: requiem for a protest

October 4, 2017

Zach Joachim Sports editor     Colin Kaepernick was originally ostracized by the NFL community for breaking the cardinal rule of American sports; he brought politics onto the field with him.   Now, Kaepernick has Read More

Press Box: The Kaepernick Conundrum

August 28, 2017

  When Colin Kaepernick first knelt for the national anthem nearly a year ago, nobody anticipated the media circus that followed in his wake. Sure, national headlines either praising or vilifying Kaepernick depicted the embattled Read More

Press Box: The Spectacle of Mayweather v. McGregor

August 27, 2017

    Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather just don’t get the respect they deserve. To be sure, the word “respect” should be interpreted in a strictly business-oriented sense here, because neither man’s character warrants much Read More

Press Box: Personnel, or precedent?

February 28, 2017

Personnel, or precedent? Relax, RamNation — coaches change, while culture is forever. By Zach Joachim Sports Editor VCU Men’s Basketball (23-6, 13-3) once again appears positioned to receive an invite to the NCAA Tournament, a Read More

Press Box: Promise over protest

January 30, 2017

A common criticism of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s infamous decision to kneel during the national anthem is that the act was an empty protest — an attention seeking ploy with no tangible implications. Read More

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