Ray Glier is a freelance Journalist in Atlanta. He has covered local and national sports for 45 years for The New York Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and many others.
Can Warnock or Walker win over the 81,000 Georgians who voted for the Libertarian in November?
By: Ray Glier - November 26, 2022
What is to become of the 81,278 voters who marked their ballots for Libertarian Chase Oliver in Georgia’s U.S. Senate race? Will those voters return to the polls for the Dec. 6 runoff between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker? Those 81,278 Georgians could sway the pivotal Senate race, but there are doubts among experts […]
Baseball’s minor leaguers swept up in organized labor wave
By: Ray Glier - September 5, 2022
The rise in union organizing around the U.S. because of a tight labor market has swept up in its wave the most egregious employer in all of American sports, minor league baseball. On the eve of Labor Day, minor leaguers – there are about 3,500 of them – signed union authorization cards signaling their support […]
‘It’s not a religious service’: Are prayers after football games harmless?
By: Ray Glier - July 4, 2022
The headlines blared and the news was treated as a thunderbolt, something cataclysmic. A ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court backed a Washington state high school football coach who had been fired for participating in a prayer with his team on the field at a public school. The Supreme Court’s conservative wing ruled the coach […]