Former NBA superstar Jerry West and his Los Angeles Lakers’ friends are slam dunking on HBO for its “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” drama depiction of the Hall of Famer. They say HBO committed a flagrant foul by making it up in its portrayal of West as a drunken, out-of-control rage-aholic.
NFL quarterback wannabe Colin Kaepernick says he is willing to accept a backup role with a team, and his remarks infuriated a long-time supporter. ESPN First Take host Stephen A. Smith said Tuesday that America owes Kaepernick an NFL job because he kneeled for national anthems “on behalf of us,” but he also accused the football pariah of not being sincere about wanting to play again.
Is the NFL too busy pushing social justice and LGBT agendas to police its teams’ ethics? This appears to be a valid concern after former Cleveland coach Hue Jackson accused the Browns of tanking. The league is investigating his charges. After his firing in January, former Miami coach Brian Flores also accused the Dolphins of pressuring him to intentionally lose games.
The National Football League has called for a diversity lite networking meeting May 23-24 that will exclude white people and limit the number of minorities allowed to attend. Each of the league’s 32 teams will be allowed to send one woman and one minority to the meet-and-greet opportunity.
More than two years after the fact, ESPN concluded in an investigation that the Brooklyn Nets owner and LeBron James were absolutely incensed with then Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey for angering China with a pro-Hong Kong Tweet. In 2019, Morey tweeted in support of Hong Kong’s quest for freedom, and China then refused to broadcast NBA games that season.
Once again, LGBT pressure groups are demanding the NFL withdraw a future Super Bowl from Arizona. They’ve done this before, in 2014, when they buffaloed then Gov. Jan Brewer into vetoing a religious freedom bill to save the state’s Super Bowl revenue.
There is hope for corporate America after all. Egard Watches is bucking the politics of woke corporations and standing up against transgenders damaging the integrity of women’s sports.
The Blaze Fearless podcast commentator Jason Whitlock on Monday accused the Disney empire of expanding its so-called “magic queendom” to re-make ESPN and sports. A former employee of ESPN himself, Whitlock said it’s an attempt to ruin the worldwide leader by converting it into a feminized and woke organization.
For three long seasons, Pennsylvania University student William Thomas toiled at the back of the pack in men’s collegiate swimming. To say he was an also-ran would be an insult to also-runs. After ranking a woeful 462nd in men’s swimming, he re-invented himself as “Lia” Thomas, a transgender “woman.”
In his short life, the late Dwayne Haskins was regarded as an outstanding young man of faith. A devout Christian and quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers, his death sparked an “outpouring of grief” from many people associated with the NFL, especially his former team, the Washington Commanders, and his current club, the Pittsburgh Steelers.