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Washington Post Blows Off Favre's Question About Protest

Culture
October 23rd, 2020 1:31 PM

During President Donald Trump's Wednesday Town Hall, host Eric Bolling indicated that NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre submitted a video with a question about how pro sports can present anti-racism messaging without alienating fans. The Washington Post's Des Bieler used this story as an opportunity to justify the social justice activism that's pushing fans away from sports.…

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Cubs Fans, Why Support Evil GOP Owner? Deadspin Asks

Culture
October 22nd, 2020 1:16 PM

How much should it concern Cubs fans that their owners are horrendous Republicans? Deadspin's Jesse Spector said followers of Chicago's National League team should be greatly alarmed that their team is owned by people who are funding the ransacking of American democracy through heinous, inhuman policies.

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Abdul-Jabbar: LeBron Personifies Modern Athlete

Culture
October 16th, 2020 1:01 PM

Following the NBA's embarrassing TV ratings collapse, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jason Whitlock offered competing evaluations of the face of the league: LeBron James. Writing for The Guardian, Abdul-Jabbar used a Mount Rushmore analogy to describe James as the personification of the modern-day woke athlete. In an Outkick video, Whitlock called James a turn-off, "crass" and "crude" and…

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Spanish Nets Avoid Jorge Masvidal’s Strong Pro-Trump Stance

Latino
October 15th, 2020 12:49 PM

Our nation's Spanish-language media absolutely LOVE running political hot takes from Latino celebrities and athletes, so long as they fall in line and endorse liberal candidates and causes. And if those celebrities should be conservative, or God forbid, express support for President Donald Trump? More often than not, they get radio silence.

King James & Queen Michelle Obama Partner in Early Vote Effort

Culture
October 13th, 2020 9:38 AM

She’s never really been proud of her country and he’s never not been proud of himself. Or China. Now, they want to make sure people who wouldn’t otherwise show up and exercise the franchise of their own volition are enticed to vote with bread and circuses. But the only thing more unlikeable than a Michelle Obama-LeBron James political partnership partnership is the way the AP is reporting it.…

Burst Bubble: NBA Final Game 1 Ratings Down 45 Percent

Culture
October 2nd, 2020 9:39 AM

Well here’s some news to break the heart. Yahoo Sports reports that “Game 1 of the Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat brought in only 7.41 million viewers to ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter. That is reportedly the lowest viewership seen for the Finals since at least 1994, when total viewers began to be regularly recorded.”

 

Pro Cyclist Suspended From U.S. Team For Benign Pro-Trump Tweets

Culture
October 1st, 2020 12:34 PM

Who would envision living in a time where an American athlete could be suspended from his team’s competition for supporting his country’s duly-elected president? Well we don’t have to imagine it. This week professional American cyclist Quinn Simmons was sidelined from competition for disagreeing with a journalist’s negative appraisal of President Donald Trump.

 

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Barkley Isn't Having Any 'Defund the Cops Crap'

Culture
September 25th, 2020 9:23 AM

As is his wont from time to time, Charles Barkley is talking sense again. Appearing Thursday on TNT’s Tip-Off program, and discussing the grand jury’s decision not to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, Barkley did something few in the lefty sports media are willing to do: deal with the facts of the case.

Colin Kaepernick Wants to Get Rid of the 'White Supremacist’ Police

Culture
September 24th, 2020 3:13 PM

Colin Kaepernick believes that this country will be safer without police departments, according to popculture.com. Yesterday, the activist and ex-football player tweeted that “The white supremacist institution of policing that stole Breonna Taylor’s life from us must be abolished for the safety and well being of our people.”

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.

NBC Says KC Chiefs Name ‘Dehumanizes, Commoditizes’ Indians

Culture
September 22nd, 2020 9:55 AM

One team down, four to go. They neutered the Redskins, who now go about as the Washington Football team. Who’s next? Simon Moya-Smith called for the renaming of the Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Blackhawks, Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves to prevent the “dehumanization and commodification of an entire race of people.”

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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.

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CNN's Brennan Fearmongers about the Big Ten Playing Football

September 20th, 2020 7:19 PM

On Thursday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom, host John King conspired with sports analyst Christine Brennan to politicize and fearmonger about the Big Ten announcing that it is playing football this fall. Brennan, resembling a Democratic operative more than a sports journalist, accused President Trump of pushing the Big Ten presidents into “steering their student athletes right into 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.