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Recently Surfaced Video Concerning Diversity Sparks Backlash at ESPN

A video chat recorded unknowingly recorded by white ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols has caused hard feelings among many of the network’s staffers. The recording makes many feel that their white colleagues don’t really support the network’s drive for diversity if it ends up unseating whites from on-air roles. In the recording, Nichols is heard unloading…

Congressional Committee Urges NBA Players to Drop Endorsements Tied to Chinese Slave Labor

A U.S. Congressional Committee on China issued a letter Tuesday urging NBA players to end their endorsements of sportswear companies that use materials manufactured in Chinese slave labor camps. In a letter to the NBA, the chairs of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China pointed out that more than a dozen pro basketball players have…

Knicks to Refuse Admission to Unvaccinated Fans if They Advance in Playoffs

The New York Knicks recently announced that if they advance to the second round of the playoffs, they won’t sell tickets to those not vaccinated for the coronavirus. The team made its announcement on Friday, telling fans that no one who is unvaccinated will be allowed to attend games at the Big Apple’s Madison Square…

Celtics’ Thompson Threatens to Follow Fans Who Spit on Players ‘Right to Your House’

On Friday, Boston Celtics center Tristan Thompson revealed that he has had it with unruly fans and threatened to follow those who spit at players “right to their houses” to confront them. Thompson’s comment came after a fan was banned from New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Wednesday for spitting at Atlanta Hawks player…

Charles Barkley: ‘NBA Ain’t Got the Balls to Suspend LeBron James’

TNT analyst Charles Barkley says that the NBA lacks the testicular fortitude to suspend LeBron James despite the fact that James broke the league’s coronavirus restrictions by attending a promotional event on May 19. “The NBA ain’t got the balls to suspend Lebron James. Zero.” former NBA star Charles Barkley said in an interview with…

Wisconsin Legislature Passes Bill Requiring National Anthem to be Played at Sporting Events

The Wisconsin State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would require tax-supported venues to play the national anthem in the opening ceremony of sporting events. “I strongly believe we need to play it, particularly where we’re at now in our country,” bill sponsor Rep. Tony Kurtz said, according to WISN Channel 12. Kurtz hastened to…

U. of Florida Students: LeBron James ‘Hypocritical’ for Using Police Escorts

Students at the University of Florida say NBA star LeBron James is “hypocritical” for using police escorts after publicly spreading anti-police rhetoric. Campus Reform correspondent Leana Dippie asked students if they agreed with James’ anti-police rhetoric. While many students expressed that they would like to see police “reform,” they nonetheless agreed that the NBA star…

Rare Tom Brady, LeBron James Cards Sell For $1.72 Million Each

Two rare sports cards of star players LeBron James and Tom Brady have sold at auction for a whopping $1.72 million each. One of the big sales came Saturday night when seven-time Super Bowl-winning Tom Brady’s Playoff Contenders Rookie Card number 144 from the year 2000 went on the block. The card is rated an…

LeBron James Faces Backlash After Posting Pic of Cop Present at Ma’Khia Bryant Shooting

LeBron James came under intense fire on Wednesday after he posted a pic of a police officer present at the Ma’Khia Bryant shooting with a caption that read, “YOU”RE NEXT.” James has since deleted the tweet, but a screenshot remains. “The Columbus Division of Police released a body camera video Tuesday showing Bryant having a knife as…

‘ACCOUNTABILITY’: LeBron James, Sports World React to Chauvin Verdict

On Tuesday afternoon, a verdict of guilty on all counts came in for former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. And immediately, the woke world of sports rushed to comment on the verdict. LeBron James, as he often does, jumped to Twitter to comment on the nation’s political atmosphere, adding…
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