Sports

Football (Meat) Market Failure (citing Jon)
Before It's News, February 22, 2013

What Makes a Great Olympian? It's Genetics, Stupid
Daily Beast, August 11, 2012

Why 'Race' Matters in Determining Who is the Fastest Man on Earth
Sync, August 7, 2012

Why Black Sprinters Dominate the Olympics
Daily Tattler, August 5, 2012

Why Both Races are Wrong in the Race Debate
Kenan Malik, March 4, 2012

Why Kenyans and Ethiopians Dominate Distance Running (citing Jon)
Roger Maneiro (Uruguay), April 23, 2011

The Road to the Olympics Begins in Schools (quotes Jon)

New Strait Times (Malaysia) February 26, 2010

One of a Kind: Toby Gerhart, White Running Back
The Oklahoman December 11, 2009

Is Genetics Important in Sport? (interview with Jon)
BBC 4, August 24, 2009

Research Shows White Players Lacking on Recent Final Four (quoting Jon)
Orlando Sentinel April 3, 2009

Why Jamaica Rules in Track (quoting Jon)
Toronto Star, August 23, 2008

Out of Africa: The Speed Gene Genie (quoting Jon)
Sydney Morning Herald, August 22, 2008

Understanding Black Athletic Superiority (quoting Jon)
AOL News, Dinesh D'Souza, August 22, 2008

Much Power and Little Glory (quoting Jon)
Calcutta Morning Telegraph, August 21, 2008

Mixed Evidence for Black Sprinters' Monopoly (quoting Jon)
Times of London, August 10, 2008

The Truth About Jews and Sports (quoting Jon)
New Jersey Jewish Standard, August 8, 2008

So Black Runners are Naturally Faster?
Jon quoted in The Times (UK), August 3, 2007

Holy Grails
Jon quoted in Sydney Morning Herald, July 15, 2007

Experts Float Explanations for Swimming's High Tide quoting Jon
Paul Farhi, Washington Post April 2, 2007

For Battered NHL, Another Black Eye
Patrik Johnson, Christian Science Monitor, February 8, 2006

Discuss Race with Common Sense (quoting Jon)
Associated Press, Jim Litke, November 6, 2005

'Racial' is Not Always 'Racist' (citing Jon)
Chicago Tribune, Clarence Page, November 6, 2005

Deberry Speaks Truth (quoting Jon)
Rocky Mountain News, Mike Rosen, November 4, 2005

Race, Sports Raise Awkward Question (quoting Jon)
Dallas Morning News, Lee Hancock, November 1, 2005

Are There Physical Differences Between Black and White Athletes
CNN "Anderson Cooper 360" Interview with Jon October 26, 2005

Can We Talk About Racial Differences
CNN "NewsNight" Interview with Jon October 26, 2005

Different Strokes (quoting Jon)
Financial Times (UK), July 29, 2005

Who's Hue in Hoops (quoting Jon)
Denver Post, May 9, 2005

A Bettor Way? (quoting Jon)
San Diego Union Tribune, April 27, 2005

A Closer Look: Race and Boxing in Black and White (quoting Jon)
Doghouse Boxing, Canada, April 25, 2005

Endangered Species: White Running Backs (quoting Jon)
Orlando Sentinel, September 12, 2004

Talking About Race is Problematic (quoting Jon)
Orlando Sentinel,
September 12, 2004

Sensitive Science in the Race for Glory (citing Jon)
The Japan Times, August 11, 2004

Peering Under the Hood of Africa's Runners (citing Jon)
Science/AAAS, July 30, 2004

On Race, Basketball is Flip Side of Baseball (quoting Jon)
Philadelphia Inquirer,
July 13, 2004

Games of Deceit (quoting Jon)
San Diego Union-Tribune, July 11, 2004

Talking About Race is a Sign of Progress David Kindred (featuring Jon)
Sporting News,
March 29, 2004

Missed Chances, Not Size, Led to Kenya's Losses (citing Jon)
Kenyan Daily Nation, January 6, 2004

Why Kenyans Are Lousy Soccer Players (quoting Jon)
The Observer,
February 1, 2004

Black Quarterbacks Target of Unfair Criticism (citing Jon)
St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 14, 2003

Rush Limbaugh Wrong on Black Quarterbacks (citing Jon)
Associated Press October 1, 2003

Science Behind Dusty's Comments Scott Ostler
San Francisco Chronicle July 17, 2003

Dusty Baker Has Nature on His Side
Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2003

The Coming of the Age of the Über-Athlete
Salon, March 21, 2002

Genes and Sports: Drug Running
Scotland on Sunday, March 17, 2002

Black Success in Bobsledding, A Growing Winter Sport Tradition
Black Athlete,
February 24, 2002

Engineering Sports Performance in the Genes
National Post (Canada)
, February 21, 2002

The "Scheming, Flashy Trickiness" of Jewish Athletes (Six Parts)
About.com, July 2001

The Gene Genie is Out of the Bottle: Doping's Next Wave is Already on Us
The Guardian (UK) December 1, 2001

Born to Run?
Africana,
November 6, 2001

Jewish Jump-Shots
The Jerusalem Post,
June 28, 2001

Hoop Dream Hebrews
Jewish World Review, June 21, 2001

Hoops and the 'Hebrews'
National Post
(Canada), June 20, 2001

Hip-Hop and Judaism: Philadelphia Story
San Francisco Chronicle
, June 17, 2001

Philadelphia story: Long before the Sixers, the city was known for basketball—but the players were Jews and the stereotypes were all about their "trickiness"
Salon, June 8, 2001

Why Race Matters in Sports
AOL Exclusive, April 25, 2001

Read an analysis on AOL by Arizona State University evolutionary biologist Joseph Graves, Jr. and the chat debate on AOL about "Taboo"

The Real Story Behind Ray Lewis
Chicago Tribune,
January 28, 2001

Young, gifted and under center (on 'Black Quarterbacks')
Salon,
January 6, 2001

Olympic Colors
Salon, September 23, 2000

Questions Of Race
Philadelphia Magazine
, January 2000

Seven decades ago, basketball's biggest stars climbed up from the Philadelphia ghettos. Sportswriters said these "natural athletes" owed their success to their ethnicity. Sounds familiar, except that they were Jewish.

Dark Thoughts
Gentlemen's Quarterly
, September 1999.

If the NFL is 70 percent African-American, why are there so few black quarterbacks? And while we're at it, why is the NFL 70 percent African-American? And why are we afraid to talk about it?

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