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  • I haven't watched football all season.

    01/14/2018 5:33:54 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 65 replies
    self ^ | 1-14-2017 | grey_whiskers
    But I happened so see a trending #Twitter tag on the side while researching #qanon.
  • Celtics' Jaylen Brown: The Latest Overseas America/Trump Basher

    01/09/2018 3:48:39 PM PST · by impetrio1 · 18 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 1/9/18 | Bob Parks
    The liberal writer for the UK's Guardian condescendingly gushes over Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown. The Celtics are currently in London to play the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday but Donald McRae was obviously impressed with Brown's ability to put together coherent sentences and got him to talk about the one thing he assumed American black people always want to discuss: racism. "Racism definitely exists across America today. Of course it's changed a lot – and my opportunities are far greater than they would have been 50 years ago. So some people think racism has dissipated or no longer exists. But it's...
  • The Televised Reality of Trump Cheers & Jeers at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    01/09/2018 10:55:59 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/09/18 | Judi McLeod
    Hatred, no matter how visceral and corrosive can’t wipe out reality The legalized bully troops of Special Counsel Robert Mueller; the never-ending whines of the Democrats in Exile; the ganged-up media-hyped ‘Wolfman Hack’ book charging that President Donald Trump should be dragged out of he White House in a strait jacket notwithstanding, America remains the same roughly 50-50 population split it was when Barack Obama was sprung on the public screen from a faux Greek Temple back in 2008 as the new messiah. When all is said and done, all of the above have not changed the 50-50 reality of...
  • ESPN 'Supertstar' Katie Nolan Bashes Trump, Brady. Wrist Slapped

    01/07/2018 9:01:36 AM PST · by impetrio1 · 10 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 1/7/18 | Bob Parks
    Employment trends tend to be cyclical: older, experienced professionals are replaced by younger, cheaper inexperienced professionals until the employer sees why older, experienced professionals were hired in the first place. Case in point: ESPN's elevation of Katie Nolan, a sports commentator who previously hosted a radio program called Garbage Time for Fox Sports Radio. While ESPN has to publicly (and politically correctly) stand up for their hire, we all know the ramifications would be much more harsh had Nolan said something similar against former president Barack Obama, and she certainly wouldn't have said that he was a "f**king stupid person" flanked...
  • Buffalo Bills: The Playoff Drought is Over!

    12/31/2017 5:19:50 PM PST · by jimjohn · 61 replies
    self | jimjohn
    In Western NY and Southern Ontario - Party like its 1999!!! WOOHOO!!!!!
  • Minor League Baseball Player Pays Off Parents’ Mortgage for Christmas

    12/26/2017 5:15:34 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    As a heartwarming Christmas gesture, a newly signed minor league baseball player used part of his draft bonus to pay off his parents’ mortgage. In a viral video shared on Twitter, Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Pavin Smith tweeted a video of his parents reacting to a letter he wrote detailing that he wants their home to be officially theirs:
  • Ten Most Heinous Christmas Songs Ever

    12/22/2017 7:51:00 AM PST · by x1stcav · 156 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/21/17 | Toni Williams
    In a few days, the pain will stop. The pain, that is, of awful and most heinous Christmas songs. I already know that I am going to Hell. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said that I was going to Hell because I didn’t support Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. My friends and I are renting a party bus. We won’t be listening to Christmas Songs on the bus. They are headache inducing. Self-explanatory I hereby propose that the following Christmas songs have achieved a level of heinousness that would cause my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to shove...
  • The UN’s Latest Farce on Jerusalem

    12/21/2017 4:12:13 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/21/17 | Joseph Klein
    Trump administration is displaying the “principled realism” so lacking during the last administration. Just about a year after the Obama administration stood by and allowed a blatantly anti-Israel UN Security Council resolution to pass, the Trump administration vetoed a Security Council resolution on December 18th that sought to invalidate President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In discussing the U.S. veto, Ambassador Nikki Haley reminded the other members of the Security Council who had denounced President Trump’s decision and voted for the resolution that national sovereignty...
  • Twice Deported Criminal Alien Tagged in Texas Cold Case Murder

    12/21/2017 2:01:08 PM PST · by x1stcav · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/21/17 | Bob Price
    Texas prosecutors charged a two-time deported criminal alien from Mexico in the cold case murder of a Texas auto shop owner. The foreign national is currently in federal prison following a conviction for illegal re-entry after removal. Juan Eduardo Meraz-Flores is charged in the murder of a Fort Worth, Texas, auto shop owner in January 2007. The victim, Jose “Martin” Muńoz, reportedly got in an argument with a customer who allegedly pulled a gun and shot him in the head, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Muńoz left behind a widow and three children. After recently re-opening the case, Fort Worth...
  • Former RB DeAngelo Williams Dresses Down NFL Network Anchors

    12/17/2017 9:38:45 AM PST · by impetrio1 · 20 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 12/17/17 | Bob and Laura Parks
    Unfortunately in the media, having actual experience in the field you're reporting on is not a prerequisite. Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams clearly struck a nerve during a segment on NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" where he questioned the knowledge of those making predictions of Sunday's marquee match-up between the New England Patriots at the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Tour de France winner Chris Froome in doping shock

    12/13/2017 2:29:26 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 11 replies ^ | December 13, 2017 | NZ Herald
    "It is well known that I have asthma and I know exactly what the rules are. I use an inhaler to manage my symptoms [always within the permissible limits] and I know for sure that I will be tested every day I wear the race leader's jersey," Froome said in a statement. "My asthma got worse at the Vuelta so I followed the team doctor's advice to increase my salbutamol dosage. As always, I took the greatest care to ensure that I did not use more than the permissible dose. "I take my leadership position in my sport very seriously....
  • Kaepernick Awarded Ho Chi Minh Red Star [semi-satire]

    12/12/2017 9:43:56 AM PST · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 Dec 2017 | John Semmens
    This week Colon Kaepernick, the original “kneeling football player,” was honored with the annual Ho Chi Minh Red Star award for his efforts against capitalist oppression. The gem-encrusted jewel was presented by 1972 award recipient Jane Fonda at the ACLU of Southern California’s annual Bill of Rights Dinner. Fonda hailed “Kaepernick’s extraordinary courage in the face of the extreme dangers he endured while being forced to risk life and limb for the amusement of unjustly rich team owners and rabidly racist fans of the barbaric sport as a player and the enmity of those who disrespected his right to disrespect...
  • Boxer vs Wrestler

    12/06/2017 8:15:50 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Taking a break from gun stuff, lets talk about pugilist sports. Before UFC and MMA was conceived the debate of a boxer vs a wrestler have been talked about for a long time. Fight fans from boxing and wrestling have always talked about pitting their favorite athletes against the other. Even thugs out on the streets corner would talk about how a good old right cross would take out any wrestler. On the other side a powerful suplex would rock the boxers world. In the past there were promotions at the sports professional level to settle this debate, however, most...
  • Russia Should Stop Playing the Doping Scandal Victim

    12/05/2017 6:34:49 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 4 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Nov 15, 2017 | Hajo Seppelt
    When ARD broadcast my investigation into Russian doping in 2014, I never expected the situation would become as dramatic as it has. In Russia, ARD and later independent investigators found a widespread and comprehensive doping cover-up scheme. Apart from my research into doping in East Germany 20 years ago, I’d never seen this level of conspiracy. Still, I never imagined that Russia would fall into a never-ending carousel of denials stretching for more than three years, or for it to launch such a counter-offensive on its state media. People like former speed skater and Duma deputy Svetlana Zhurova, former sports...
  • District Judge Blocks College Football Playoff Rankings [satire]

    12/03/2017 3:00:04 PM PST · by scottinoc · 29 replies
    Vanity | 12/3/2017 | Scott Johnson
    In a rare intervention by the federal courts into college athletics, Federal District Court Judge Butch Leftwich has order a temporary block of the College Football Playoff rankings as issued earlier today by the Committee, citing unfairness and political bias. In her ruling, Judge Leftwich stated "In this current political era, it is unconscionable and de facto unconstitutional to have a college football playoff committee choose 4 teams from deep red states. This court has determined that a more fair distribution would include for example, Syracuse or USC." The judge did not include Ohio State in her list, as a...
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Final Draw – Your ultimate guide

    12/01/2017 3:43:24 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 73 replies ^ | 1 Dec, 2017 | RT
    The FIFA World Cup Final Draw is taking place on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow to decide the groups for the Russia 2018 tournament next year, which the country will host for the first time. The draw begins at 6pm local time (15:00 GMT), and is the final major event before the Russia 2018 World Cup, which will be held in 12 stadiums across 11 host cities from June 14 to July 15 next summer. It will decide which groups the 32 participants will be allocated, determining their opponents and in which cities their matches will be...
  • VANITY--My Observations From a Recent NFL Game

    11/30/2017 11:31:42 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 34 replies
    I purchased 4 tickets before all the hoopla started with the NFL. Two of the tickets were for son and daughter-in-law who are not involved too much in politics but like the Green Bay Packers. My husband decided not to go at the last minute due to the protesting and the fact that he had a lot of work to catch up on anyway. I tried to sell his ticket and it wouldn't sell at even 1/5 the price. The stadium was pretty full but I think that was due to people recognizing that tickets are now cheap. NONE of...
  • AP Claims Trump Supporters 'Confuse' LeVar and LaVar with No Examples

    11/25/2017 5:53:54 PM PST · by impetrio1 · 27 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 11/25/17 | Bob Parks
    If you do an online search with the headline, Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online, you'll see that many news outlets around the country republished the story because it originated from The Associated Press! However, if you read the entire "news" story, expecting to see examples of Trump supporters' online confusion between the two (the insinuation being Trump supporters are racists and see all blacks as looking alike), you would be disappointed because they didn't provide ONE.
  • NFL learns there's No Free Lunch

    11/24/2017 7:53:57 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 56 replies
    Don Surber Blogspot ^ | 24 Nov 2017 | Don Surber
    Let us cut to the chase: the NFL owns the players' protest because not only has the league failed to hold players accountable, its owners joined in the anti-American protest. Well, virtue signaling has a price. Americans are about to pull tax breaks that the league enjoys. I want to make clear exactly what this protest is about. Colin Kaepernick said: "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part...
  • POLL: Do you watch NFL football?

    11/24/2017 8:10:36 AM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 76 replies
    POLL: Do you watch NFL football?YesNo