Ili-Matic: The Rapid Rise of Shea Ili for the Breakers

It’s not like there weren’t people out there talking this up as a breakout season for Shea Ili. The signs were all there: the performances for Wellington and for the Tall Blacks, the state of the roster, the arc of his career, the faith and trust of Coach Henare… but seriously, how good has he been!?

Take A Knee: The NFL Is United In Protest

Don’t call them Anthem Protests. Nobody is protesting the national anthem of America, they’re protesting the racial injustice that pervades the country at almost every level. They’re not protesting the flag either, just because they unfold a big one out on the field while they sing a song about it.