Police and Emergency Service Workers Will Not Stand With Cleveland Browns

Police and Emergency Service Workers Will Not Stand With Cleveland Browns

Last month, the Cleveland Browns made headlines when eleven of their players launched an “anthem protest” during a preseason game. Linebacker Chris Kirksey later told reporters: “We respect everything that’s happened with people in the military, we respect all of that, we just felt that it was the right time to do that, to say a prayer for […]

After Winning UFC Championship, Jon Jones Tests Positive For Steroids AGAIN

After Winning UFC Championship, Jon Jones Tests Positive For Steroids AGAIN

On August 2nd, we wrote about the epic tale that led up to Jon Jones victory over Daniel Cormier to win back the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.  Well, it appears the story is now even longer.  Here’s the timeline so far: 2014 – Cormier was scheduled to fight Jones, then the light heavyweight champ, but the bout […]

Blacklisted: Smithsonian Honors Kaepernick As NAACP Calls For NFL Boycott

Blacklisted: Smithsonian Honors Kaepernick As NAACP Calls For NFL Boycott

Earlier this week, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History announced that they will feature several Colin Kaepernick artifacts in an upcoming exhibit. Damion Thomas, the museum’s sports curator, told USA Today: “The National Museum of African American History and Culture has nearly 40,000 items in our collection. The Colin Kaepernick collection is in line with […]

Bannon’s Out: Sporting Community Reacts

Bannon’s Out: Sporting Community Reacts

(Former) White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has officially been fired! And, while it doesn’t have anything to do with sports, a lot of sports journalists seem to be enjoying it: Not only that, but there also seems to be a serious number of sports-centric memes flying around right now: This a celebration for everyone […]

Athletes Respond: In The Wake of Charlottesville, Silence Is Not An Option

Athletes Respond: In The Wake of Charlottesville, Silence Is Not An Option

It’s now been a few days now since violence took center stage at a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Sean Doolittle, pitcher for the Washington Nationals, was one of the first athletes to speak out after the protests. Over the course of several tweets, he wrote: “It’s 2017. Actual Nazis just marched on #Charlottesville. We have to […]