ESPN’s Jalen Rose Spews Fact-Free Breonna Taylor Propaganda

Culture
September 24th, 2020 2:13 PM

ESPN: come for the video highlights, stay for the social justice lectures. There certainly isn’t much else to keep you there. If you were hoping for pregame analysis of the Celtics-Heat game on Wednesday, you instead got self-dramatic grandstanding from former NBA player-turned-analyst Jalen Rose.

Colby Covington

UFC Fighter Slams ‘Muted’ LeBron’s ‘Spineless’ Woke Attitude

Culture
September 21st, 2020 10:00 AM

Over the weekend, professional athletes and sports writers ratcheted up debate over the social justice movement currently straining sports' place in the American culture. On the left, LeBron James and USA Today writer Jarrett Bell defended social justice protest, and on the right, ultimate fighter Colby Covington and Outkick's Jason Whitlock ridiculed it.

Carron J. Phillips

Lacking Credibility: Deadspin Cries of Voter Suppression Ring Hollow

Culture
September 19th, 2020 3:40 PM

Next to police brutality, voter suppression is the biggest topic among athletes right now. Carron J. Phillips, resident agitator at the Deadspin blog, revealed that the NCAA's 55 years of voter suppression since the Voting Rights Act became law in 1965 ended last week. This year the left-leaning association that governs college sports in the U.S. is banning college games and practices Nov. 3…

Colin Kaepernick

Clueless In Seattle: Kaepernick Held Up As Teaching Tool In Schools

Culture
September 18th, 2020 2:36 PM

With professional sports fully captured, Black Lives Matter propaganda is now infiltrating public schools. Johnny can't read, but at two Seattle area public schools he can learn how to be an activist from one of the most radical athletes in history -- Colin Kaepernick.

Nancy Armour

USA Today: All's Well in NFL -- Despite Ratings Freefall

Culture
September 17th, 2020 2:43 PM

Pay no attention to the numbers following the minus signs chronicling the NFL's "honey, I shrunk the television rating" phenomenon that was the first week of the league's 2020 season. Thursday night football crashed on take-off, and the league's crown jewel, Monday Night Football, also cratered. Blinded by the blight, USA Today lefty Nancy Armour is singing the praises of the…

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Media: 'There's an Issue' With Steelers Player Honoring War Hero

Culture
September 17th, 2020 10:00 AM

On Sunday, the entire NFL decided that it would honor victims of social injustice and police brutality. All, except for one player. Pittsburgh Steelers Left Tackle, and former Army Ranger, Alejandro Villanueva, decided to depart from that narrative.

Bill Russell

Former NBA Great Russell Shreds Racist USA

Culture
September 16th, 2020 12:48 PM

Eleven-time NBA champion Bill Russell has earned his Black Lives Matter spurs -- and then some. In a scathing commentary on The Players Tribune blog, the former Boston Celtics center and five-time league Most Valuable player scorched America as a Jim Crow-style racist nation terrorized by police and said President Donald Trump is no different than Lester Maddox, the former racist governor of…

Rob Parker, Deadspin writer

Sports Blogger Links Today's Booing Fans With Racists Of Old

Culture
September 15th, 2020 1:21 PM

To all the NFL fans who booed social justice activists during the weekend's season openers, you are racists and just like racists of the distant past, too. In fact, Deadspin race-baiter Rob Parker says, "fans being racist is nothing new," and a disgrace to be expected.

Mike Holmgren
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Former Packers Coach Rips Trump, Campaigns For Biden

Culture
September 14th, 2020 10:00 AM

The USA Today sports section never misses an opportunity to bash President Donald Trump, and former Green Bay and Seattle Coach Mike Holmgren gave the newspaper another opportunity to do that Saturday. The retired coach appeared in a virtual Green Bay press conference to announce his support for Joe Biden and accuse Trump of malfeasance in his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Phil Simms, left, and Jim Nance

CBS Sports Ordered Restraints on Social Justice Comments

Culture
September 13th, 2020 7:54 PM

CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus gave his NFL broadcast teams a crystal clear ultimatum prior to Sunday's games: no one was to interject personal opinions on Black Lives Matter, kneeling or social justice during the day's broadcasts. Yeah, a ratings bath like the one incurred by the league in Thursday's game will do that!

Tyler Tynes, The Ringer

Sports Blog: NFL Should Give Fans More of What They Don't Want

Culture
September 13th, 2020 6:17 PM

During the NFL's Thursday night season opener, fans at Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium and the television viewers at home made it clear they are not cool with athlete activism in the workplace. Particularly the Marxist brand of Black Lives Matter activism. That's unacceptable with the NFL, says sports blogger Tyler Tynes of The Ringer.

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‘Evil,’ ‘Racism’ – ESPN Fails, Yet Again, to Understand Booing

Culture
September 11th, 2020 8:44 PM

On Friday, ESPN’s headline debate show, First Take, was ready to sit up and take notice of the social justice drama that took place during Thursday Night Football’s pre-game. Unsurprisingly, the primary topic of the conversation was about the apparent booing that took place during the moment of silence for social justice.

Chiefs and Texans show of unity

Little Kneeling at NFL Opener, Media Slam Fans For Booing

Culture
September 11th, 2020 4:25 PM

With one single solitary exception, the social justice warriors of the National Football League got cold knees Thursday night. The visiting Houston Texans hid in their locker room during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner and the Black anthem, Lift Every Voice. One member of the home-standing Chiefs, Alex Okafor, kneeled during the national anthem, and that was it. Somewhere Colin…

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A Confused NFL Stumbles Out of the Gate With SJW Virtue-Signaling

Culture
September 11th, 2020 1:00 AM

If time was measured in news cycles, it has been roughly 17.765329 years since professional football has graced our screens. But, defying all of the odds, and media narratives, the NFL season returned for its first game of the season Thursday night and the game itself was surprisingly high quality. That was not what caught the eyes of most people who tuned in, however. Instead, the…