The Seattle Mariners reserve catcher Steve Clevenger has landed in hot water after he sent out a series of offensive tweets. On Thursday night, following the protests in Charlotte, Clevenger fired off several unfiltered tweets that ended up costing him the season. You can see the screenshots below: Clevenger deleted the posts quickly, but the […]
Following yesterday’s violent protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks declined to take questions during his weekly news conference. Instead, Sherman took the opportunity to voice his support for the Black Lives Matter movement and Kaepernick’s anthem protests. Here’s a transcript of Sherman’s statements (via ESPN): “I’m not going to answer […]
The ESPY Awards aired last night on ABC and the biggest story has to be the stirring statement on Black Lives Matter, delivered by four of the NBA’s biggest names. The show opened with a speech, delivered by Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Lebron James. Here is the full transcript: “Good evening. Tonight […]
On Saturday, before their game against the New York Liberty, several players from the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx appeared wearing #BlackLivesMatter t-shirts. Unfortunately, several off-duty police officers who were working security quit their jobs in protest and walked out on the game. Minnesota, who’s roster features All-Stars Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen, warmed up in shirts […]
On Tuesday’s episode of ESPN2’s Olbermann, host Keith Olbermann used his “Worst Person in the Sports World” segment to denounce the actions of two Baltimore Orioles fans who openly mocked anti-police brutality protesters during Monday night’s game.