Popovich on Trump: “I Feel Like We’ve Been Invaded”

Popovich on Trump: “I Feel Like We’ve Been Invaded”

On Monday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich went on yet another long anti-Trump rant. During an interview, Pop told WTHR.com he doesn’t plan to stop talking about the president: “There will be some people who will say, ‘Just go coach your basketball team’. Just go do this, go sit in your sauna, just go run the football, whatever […]

According to Sources Familiar With Bulls**t: Rumors And Gossip In Sports Journalism

According to Sources Familiar With Bulls**t: Rumors And Gossip In Sports Journalism

While reading about the NBA, I recently came across the phrases “a source familiar with [Carmelo] Anthony’s thinking” and “sources familiar with ownership’s thinking”. The first time I read it, the context irked me and, after seeing it again another piece, I decided to do a little Googling. It turns out, this phrase has been getting thrown around a […]

Will More Patriots Protest The White House Visit?

Will More Patriots Protest The White House Visit?

As is the custom, following their narrow victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, the New England Patriots were invited to meet with the President at the White House. So far, 6 members of the team have publicly declined the invitation, and it’s possible more may join them. This is the largest number of players […]

Army Suspends Defensive Coordinator For Wakey-Leaks Involvement

Army Suspends Defensive Coordinator For Wakey-Leaks Involvement

Jay Bateman, a defensive coordinator for the Army West Point Black Knights football team, has been suspended for two weeks and fined $25,000 for his part in the ‘Wakey Leaks scandal‘. School officials says Bateman’s suspension was for “mishandling information about the Wake Forest football program’. This only the latest indictment in the on-going Wake Forest saga centered […]

Super Bowl LI Proves Politics Are Unavoidable Under Trump

Super Bowl LI Proves Politics Are Unavoidable Under Trump

As the Super Bowl festivities began, 500 people gathered at Hermann Park in Houston. They marched through the street cutting a path straight towards NRG Stadium, where the Patriots faced off against the Falcons. This is Super Bowl LI; but, in the era of Trump, politics overshadows everything. Before the big game, many football fans lamented the fact that they’d […]

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