Enes Kanter, center for the New York Knicks, is currently facing prison time in Turkey for opposing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. These new charges come on top of an arrest warrant was issued for him over the summer. In May, Kanter was detained in Romania after the Turkish Government cancelled his passport. Now Kanter […]
Several players on the Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they will not be visiting the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. After the win, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins told reporters [via DeadState]: “I personally do not anticipate attending that… I don’t have a message for the president. My message has been clear all […]
Trump Still Harping On About Anthem Protests, But What Is Really Responsible For The NFL’s Rating Decline?
This Sunday, before the Super Bowl began, President Trump issued the following statement [via CNN]: “Though many of our nation’s service members are unable to be home with family and friends to enjoy this evening’s American tradition, they are always in our thoughts and prayers. We owe these heroes the greatest respect for defending our […]
The Cleveland Indians have announced that they plan to stop using the “Chief Wahoo” logo next season. Earlier this week, Cleveland’s chairman Paul Dolan told reporters: “We have consistently maintained that we are cognizant and sensitive to both sides of the discussion. While we recognize many of our fans have a longstanding attachment to Chief […]
The NBA has come out in support of legalized sports betting, as long as they’re cut in on the profits. According to BleacherReport, the NBA is seeking “1 percent of every legal bet made on its games in order to formally embrace sports betting”. During his testimony at a recent New York State Senate committee […]