Wokeball Spurned: NCAA Title Game Doubles NBA TV Audience
The ratings are in, and Monday’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game drew more than double the television audience of the last NBA Finals. Outkick blogger/Fox Sports Radio host Clay Travis today called it further repudiation of the NBA’s woke culture, and he said the league is destroying the sport popularized by previous generations.
Like Jackie Robinson? WashPost’s Boswell Roasted for Stupid MLB Tweet
Inside the Beltway sportswriter Thomas Boswell reaped the whirlwind for assuming that Major League Baseball knew the nation’s pulse when it took the 2021 all-star game away from Atlanta. He drew a hurricane blowback on Twitter for his outlandish claim that it was baseball’s best move since integrating the game in 1947.
Going, Going, Gone! Baseball Swats All-Star Game Out of Georgia Park
Major League Baseball flied deep to Left field politically today, removing the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta over Georgia’s new laws aimed at ensuring election integrity. Following the advice of Democrat President Joe Biden, the political partisanship of Coca-Cola and Delta, an alliance of African American players and others, MLB delivered a major rebuke to the new Republican-led election…
Poll: Activism Drives Away Over 3X More Sports Fans Than it Attracts
More than three times as many people who watch sports on television say they are now watching less as say they are watching more as a result of the political and social justice messaging that has been injected into game broadcasts, a new YouGov/Yahoo News survey finds.
Oh Good. US Women’s Soccer Team Will Now Obsess Over Race
“The players on the U.S. women’s national team wish they could simply focus on soccer.” If you are at all familiar with the USWNT, you just did a spit take. That sentence opens Caitlyn Murray’s March 30 Yahoo Sports article on the team, and it’s a genuinely funny start for a piece about USWNT trying to fit race into an already bulging portfolio of things to be aggrieved about.
Now Leftists Target Masters Tournament For Removal From Georgia
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp accurately predicted the new voting bill he signed into law Thursday would draw detractors. They “will threaten, boycott, sue, demonize and team up with their friends in the national media to call me everything in the book," he said.
Media Calls For Major League Baseball To Yank All-Star Game From ATL
Georgia’s attempts to preserve election integrity may clean up future elections … at the cost of cancellation as this year’s host of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The MLB Players Association (MLBPA) and media lemmings are crying voter suppression over Georgia’s new election laws, and now there is a growing crescendo of calls for moving the all-star game to another state.
Axios Report Indicts American Sports as Racially Oppressive
It must be Politicize Sports Monday. Because we are told today that they are “symbols of oppression that reinforce negative stereotypes.” That’s the discouraging word from an Axios report promoted by Mike Allen.
Kneejerk Protests: Several Players Kneel During ‘March Badness’
A case of “March Badness” broke out today at the NCAA Tournament in Indiana. Players from five college basketball teams turned the “Big Dance” into the “Big Kneel.” Four of the NCAA Tournament’s first five games were marred by national anthem protesters.
Former NBA Star Now Dubbed ‘America’s Dad’ For LGBT Advocacy
Former NBA all-star Dwyane Wade is now scoring points in bunches for the LGBT movement. He’s also scoring PC points for his trans child Zaya and playing shutdown defender against the state legislatures trying to level the playing field for female athletes. SB Nation Outsports crowned him “America’s Dad” for taking on the “bigots” in Missouri and other states trying to keep boys out of girls’…
Unscientific ‘Scientific American:’ Trans Girls ‘Belong’ on Girls Team
It’s easy to tell when a psychiatrist is in the tank for transgenders in sports. First, he only addresses the underlying problem of psychological confusion very late in his LGBT-approved puff piece. Then, he slams lawmakers for trying to preserve the integrity of women’s sports and says trans girls should not have to "lie" about their gender and play on boys teams.
So Much For Racial Justice; NBA Player Leonard Disparages Jews
All the posturing against racial inequality by NBA social justice warriors sounds like nothing more than baseless talk. On Tuesday, the Miami Heat suspended Meyers Leonard indefinitely for an anti-Semitic slur on the Twitch stream video game Call of Duty.
Blackburn Exposes NBA for Looking Other Way on China’s Atrocities
The National Basketball Association just swallowed its tongue on China’s atrocities in order to restore a major revenue stream. U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) pressured the league to defend its new broadcast agreement with the ruthless communist nation’s state-run TV.
Loony Leftists Olbermann, Popovich Attack Texas No-Mask Policy
Exit President Trump, enter Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX). The Texas governor is now the new favorite political target of outspoken San Antonio Spurs Coach Greg Popovich and ESPN’s resident cuckoo Keith Olbermann. Both lefties attacked Abbott for lifting the state’s mask mandate on Tuesday.