Category Archives: Sports

This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon

Here are some highlights from this book: * We like our signal-callers handsome. The quarterback may not have existed before Camp and his contemporaries descended upon the Massasoit House 135 years ago, but his brainchild has since evolved into the … Continue reading

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VOX: The NFL is 67% black. Diversity hasn’t helped white players and coaches understand racism.

Left-wing Jew David Leonard writes: Proximity to African Americans doesn’t guarantee understanding, empathy, or even respectful deference — even in a space like the NFL, where white athletes are outnumbered by black ones. This conversation has been a reminder that … Continue reading

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White Men Can’t Jump, Black Men Can’t Shot-Put

F. Roger Devlin writes: Race and Sport: Evolution and Racial Differences in Sporting Ability Edward Dutton and Richard Lynn London: Ulster Institute for Social Research, 2015 The Ulster Institute’s latest study in human differences will come as a pleasant surprise … Continue reading

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NYT: The Humiliating Practice of Sex-Testing Female Athletes

Steve Sailer writes: Anyone with any self-awareness should grasp that women’s sports are based on a Plessy v. Ferguson type “separate but equal” system because women can’t compete with men at the highest levels except in a few anomalous sports … Continue reading

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Steve Sailer: ‘Why does the reporter assume that there’s something tragic about young Keith Frazier not getting much of an education?’

Comments to Steve Sailer: * Because liberals view higher education institutions as socializing/indoctrination centers that churn out people with the correct beliefs and people who are properly socialized and who won’t turn to anti-social activities like crime. * The real … Continue reading

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