When you have an entire sports network that barely talks about sports anymore, it was only a matter of time before that same network would applaud athletes for joining them, and refusing to talk about sports as well.
The left’s war on the State of North Carolina continues unabated, on the heels of the NBA’s announcement to re-locate their 2017 All-Star Game due to North Carolina’s HB2 law, which makes the heinously draconian proclamation that men born as biological males use the men’s restroom, and women born as biological females use the women’s restroom.
North Carolina is one of few states to resist the Rainbow Jihad, and refuse to completely cave on their law (HB2), enforcing single-sex bathroom usage in their state. However, that decision may have cost them the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, and an estimated $100 million dollars in revenue.
Lou Holtz has no interest in cheering for any other country’s soccer team. And if you were thinking about inviting him to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta next year…well…you can go ahead and forget that too.
But GQ basketball writer Bethlehem Shoals (real name: Nathaniel Friedman) took the liberal ardor to a new low on Twitter on Monday night, after grieving Benghazi mom Patricia Smith spoke to the Republican convention.
Fox Sports 1’s Clay Travis did not suffer fools today, in the aftermath of yet another murderous attack on police officers. This time in Baton Rouge. Travis, also a trained lawyer, let the knowledge bombs fall.
As we forewarned, ESPN took something right and beautiful, with this year’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award, and did it entirely the wrong way. The award most appropriately and deservedly went to Zaevion Dobson. The Tennessee teenager who heroically threw himself on two teenage girls, saving them from a hail of gunfire. Only to tragically be struck himself, and killed.
The ESPYs would not be complete without the obligatory shot at the Washington Redskins.
You planned to have a smoke, maybe walk the dog before the ESPYs got in full swing. Figuring that ESPN would at least recap some of the year in sports before putting on display their craven and gratuitous sellout to radical, racial activism. Well, you guessed wrong.
Browns running back Isaiah Crowell took to video, via Facebook on Wednesday, to apologize again for his hideous picture of a police officer having his throat slit.
The controversy in this story is not so much that someone said something shocking. It’s more that what they said was in no way shocking and shouldn’t be controversial at all.
ESPN continued its love affair with all things Black Lives Matter on Tuesday’s edition of Around the Horn.