Carron J. Phillips

Lacking Credibility: Deadspin Cries of Voter Suppression Ring Hollow

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September 19th, 2020 3:40 PM

Next to police brutality, voter suppression is the biggest topic among athletes right now. Carron J. Phillips, resident agitator at the Deadspin blog, revealed that the NCAA's 55 years of voter suppression since the Voting Rights Act became law in 1965 ended last week. This year the left-leaning association that governs college sports in the U.S. is banning college games and practices Nov. 3…

Rob Parker, Deadspin writer

Sports Blogger Links Today's Booing Fans With Racists Of Old

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September 15th, 2020 1:21 PM

To all the NFL fans who booed social justice activists during the weekend's season openers, you are racists and just like racists of the distant past, too. In fact, Deadspin race-baiter Rob Parker says, "fans being racist is nothing new," and a disgrace to be expected.

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Kaepernick Doesn't Get Practice Squad Job; Deadspin Peeved

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September 9th, 2020 6:00 PM

Here we go again. The Philadelphia Eagles signed a 41-year-old player to come out of retirement and play on their practice squad and Deadspin's Rob Parker is doing the "What about Kaepernick?" howl. Kaep is 10 times better than Josh McCown and he should have gotten the job as Eagles emergency quarterback, Parker moans.

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Pathetic: NYT, Deadspin Defend BLM Protest at Kentucky Derby

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September 8th, 2020 10:00 AM

Mark off one more sport exploited by Black Lives Matter protesters: horse racing. Just like basketball, baseball, football and soccer, the Kentucky Derby had to be overshadowed by social justice protests. Louisville is where Breonna Taylor lived and died, and the Black Lives Matter disrupters were out in force to protest and turn the actual sporting event into a sideshow.

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Democrat Talking Points: Clippers' Rivers Hammers Republicans

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August 26th, 2020 3:20 PM

Race, politics and social justice are the over-arching themes in the NBA bubble press room at Disney World in Orlando, day-in and day-out. The ongoing playoff games are practically a mere side show for Black Lives Matter, marginalizing police departments, fighting systemic racism and voter suppression. Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers proved that again Tuesday while holding court in the…

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NFL Commish: Sorry, Kaep, Hope Americans Accept Protests This Season

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August 24th, 2020 4:28 PM

Earlier this year, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized on behalf of his league for not listening to players protesting since 2016. With the season opener just 18 days away, Goodell on Sunday doubled down on his support for social justice activism in his league, praised former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and said he hopes Americans are ready to accept a new season of heightened…

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Right & Left Assail Sports Appeasement of BLM

Culture
August 17th, 2020 10:00 AM

Over the weekend, media on the Right and the Left cast doubts on the intent and impact of social justice actions taking place in college and professional sports. Appearing on Fox News Saturday, Outkick's Jason Whitlock said the pro athletes staging social justice protests falsely think they are moving the country forward, and it will take years for sports to recover from the divisiveness they'…

Carron J. Phillips

Americans Hate Blacks, Sports Protests Won't Last, Deadspin Laments

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August 6th, 2020 2:51 PM

America's sports organizations are up to their eyeballs in social justice activism, but Deadspin writer Carron J. Phillips has already started complaining about impending apathy over Black Lives Matter. Nobody hates black people like Americans who act like they care about important issues, only to treat them like outdated agendas as soon as it no longer suits their interests, the…

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Deadspin Slams GOP Senate; Claims Sports IS Politics

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July 16th, 2020 2:01 PM

Okay, so the "stick to sports" argument has been defeated once and for all by Deadspin writer Donovan Dooley. He claims that former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville's Tuesday victory over Jeff Sessions in the Alabama Republican run-off election is all the proof we need to stop insisting media and athletes separate politics and sports.

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Media, Politicians Launch Renewed Attack on Redskins

Culture
June 29th, 2020 10:00 AM

 Opponents of the Redskins nickname are on the warpath with renewed fury, combining the efforts of media, activists and politicians to call upon team members to refuse to play for Washington. Leading the charge is Fawn Sharp, president of the National Congress of American Indians, an organization representing 500 tribes.

The Masters Should Be… CANCELLED?! (And No, Not Because of COVID)

Culture
June 23rd, 2020 7:00 AM

What does someone first think of when they hear “The Masters”? Golf. That’s the answer. It is an event that has long transcended the world of sports. Even those who have no idea the difference between a Bogey and a Birdie know that 'The Masters' is ‘that one golf event with the green jacket thing’.

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Deadspin Wants GOP, NBA Punished If Sports Causes COVID-19 Death

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June 22nd, 2020 10:00 AM

The NBA and Major League Soccer are planning to resume play in Orlando next month, and if this contributes to a single coronavirus death, they and Republican leaders in the state should be tried for manslaughter. You read that right: Gov. Ron DeSantos, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Matt Gaetz would all be culpable, writes Deadspin's Thomas Laforgia.

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Deadspin, LGBT Supporters Celebrate SCOTUS Judicial Activism

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June 16th, 2020 2:56 PM

Obscure NFL free agents, basketball has-beens, the gender-confused, kooky pitchers, LGBT activists and others are coming out of the woodwork to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's latest example of judicial activism. By a vote of 6-3 Monday in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, the high court rewrote the Civil Rights Act. Deadspin's Dustin Foote's LGBT puff piece quotes only people…

Fox Sports Commentator Calls on NFL to Sack Anthem

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June 11th, 2020 6:06 PM

With a major outbreak of kneeling during the national anthem forecast for the coming NFL season, Fox Sports 1's Rob Parker says the NFL ought to just abandon the pre-game tradition of playing the Star Spangled Banner. Writing on the Deadspin blog, Parker makes the outrageous claim that patriotism at sporting events is draped in racism.