According to Evan Grossman of the New York Daily News, the Baltimore Ravens “did not sign Colin Kaepernick last year because a high-ranking member of the military raised concerns about bringing the polarizing QB to Baltimore“. Fair notice, the story originated with TMZ, so grade it accordingly — But, if it’s to be believed, a […]
CHICAGO, IL – In the third period, as Washington faced off against the Blackhawks, a group of fans began shouting racist taunts at Capitals’ forward Devante Smith-Pelly. They were eventually thrown out of the United Center and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman released an official statement on the incident: “The National Hockey League condemns this unacceptable […]
On Thursday, Lebron James appeared with Kevin Durant on YouTube‘s ‘The Uninterrupted’ in order to promote his upcoming appearance at All-Star Weekend. During the segment, James and Durant talked about youth sports, parenting, and life as prominent African-Americans. They also briefly talked about the current state of US politics, and Lebron said this [via USA […]
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 […]