John Simmons is a Culture reporter for the MRCTV Blog, specializing in exposing liberal bias in the world of sports. He graduated with a degree in journalism from Liberty University and has written for numerous publications and websites, including The Boston Globe, The Liberty Champion, and The Standing for Freedom Center.
At the start of the season, the NFL announced that it would be playing the “Lift Every Voice And Sing” – widely considered the black national anthem – in addition to the American national anthem before games. While most would think former and current black athletes would be supportive of this woke gesture by the NFL, there are some who think otherwise.
Stephen A. Smith has a routine habit of making outlandish and opinionated statements on events occurring in the world of sports. On Wednesday morning’s edition of the radio show The Breakfast Club, Smith was back to his old ways when he took time to blast athletes who have not chosen to get the jab yet.
Monday night’s Met Gala was a cesspool of rich politicians and celebrities showing off their wealth and status to compete for media attention. While Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stole the show a gown with the ridiculous message “Tax The Rich” painted on it, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team star Meghan Rapinoe had an equally nauseating message to convey at the gala.
Pedro Martinez had a season for the ages in 1999. That season, he led the American League in strikeouts, earned run average, and wins, which is no small feat. He was widely considered a top candidate for the American League MVP award, but Martinez claimed that he was snubbed of that honor due to racist baseball writers.
Week 1 of the 2021-2022 NFL season concluded with a thrilling duel. The hosting Las Vegas Raiders escaped with a win in overtime over the Baltimore Ravens 33-27.
But apparently, the really important storyline was that the first openly gay NFL player participated in a game.
This past summer, the U.S. women’s Olympic indoor volleyball team won its first gold medal in the event. But a left-leaning media outlet, has turned the celebration of this milestone achievement into a race issue.
Plenty of athletes over the past year have kneeled to protest “racial injustice.” While this gesture of solidarity has generally been well-received, the English national soccer team was met with a different response on Wednesday night.
Canadian sports leagues still haven’t gotten the memo that people do not need to live in fear over COVID-19.
NFL teams recently made their final 53-man roster cuts before the season begins on September 9. Making a team (or not) is usually based on your capabilities as an athlete, but one team partially made their personnel decisions based on the vaccination status of their players.
The most recent edition of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, was held under strict protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The protocols were so strict that even parents could barely interact with their sons beyond cheering for them from the stands.
In a convoluted way, some argued that this was a good thing.