Billie Jean King, left, and her partner Ilana Kloss

Dodgers vs. Rays: An ‘Exemplary LGBTQ-Friendly’ World Series!

Culture
October 21st, 2020 5:55 PM

Baseball's World Series is no longer just the Fall Classic as it's always been known. This year's match-up should instead be judged as one of two "exemplary LGBTQ-friendly teams," says SB Nation Outsports writer Ken Schultz. The fans of both teams are winners because both franchises are aggressively catering to their respective LGBTQ fan bases and communities.

Sue Bird, left, Megan Rapinoe

Bird, Rapinoe Claim WNBA Unpopular Due to Racism

Culture
October 19th, 2020 4:35 PM

Sue Bird, one-half of the lesbian power couple that includes soccer star Megan Rapinoe, drew attention this past weekend from CNN for claiming her basketball league is less popular than women's pro soccer due to racial reasons.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on ESPN's First Take Oct. 13

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…

Colin Kaepernick

Radical Kaepernick Movement Demands ‘Abolish Police, Prisons, Borders’

Culture
October 15th, 2020 5:50 PM

You thought Colin Kaepernick's cops are pigs socks were bad? Those are trifling matters compared to the torrent of cop- and America-hating vitriol oozing from his "Abolition for the People" partnership with Medium Publishing. At Kaepernick's bidding, a 30-story blitz is underway searing America as a racist nation while calling for the abolition of police and Immigration, Customs and…

Colin Kaepernick

'F*** Reform:' Kaepernick Launches Movement for Abolition of Police

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October 10th, 2020 1:57 PM

In response to the "state-sanctioned lynchings" of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, the radical Colin Kaepernick is spearheading a movement to dismantle the carceral state and demand abolition. The former NFL anthem protester introduced the "Abolition for the People" movement in a partnership between Kaepernick Publishing and LEVEL, …

Matthew Stafford

Detroit QB Stafford Emerges From White Privilege Closet

Culture
October 9th, 2020 5:20 PM

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has written his way onto sports' unofficial all-white privilege team. In the post, "We Can't Just Stick To Football" appearing on The Players Tribune blog, Stafford says police brutality, white privilege and racism are real and he should know because he grew up in a Texas town that was one of the most privileged places in the country.

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.”

 

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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.”

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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NFL Champ Releases Pro-Life Film with Interviews from Across the Aisle

Culture
September 21st, 2020 1:02 PM

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson and his wife Kirsten have released a pro-life documentary built on trying to generate a conversation between pro-life and pro-choice perspectives.

 

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.

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.

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…