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‘Evil,’ ‘Racism’ – ESPN Fails, Yet Again, to Understand Booing

Culture
September 11th, 2020 8:44 PM

On Friday, ESPN’s headline debate show, First Take, was ready to sit up and take notice of the social justice drama that took place during Thursday Night Football’s pre-game. Unsurprisingly, the primary topic of the conversation was about the apparent booing that took place during the moment of silence for social justice.

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ESPN's Herbstreit, CBS Marathon Push White Guilt TV

Culture
September 8th, 2020 2:16 PM

There was no shortage of white guilt TV over the Labor Day weekend. CBS Sports aired a five-hour program on racism and society, titled "Portraits In Black" on Sunday afternoon. ESPN's College GameDay program on Saturday went heavy on social justice, too.

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New Smithsonian Collection Mischaracterizes Athlete Activism

Culture
September 7th, 2020 10:00 AM

On Thursday the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture introduced a new webpage and collection celebrating the activism of African American athletes. A story by The Undefeated's Parker Owens declares, "The same athletes who were chastised and told to 'shut up and dribble' are now going to be immortalized as a part of the Smithsonian and chronicled in the story of…

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ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Rages Against White Privilege in NBA Coaching

Culture
September 4th, 2020 5:15 PM

ESPN senior ranter Stephen Anthony Smith had three-alarm, hair's-on-fire meltdowns Thursday and Friday over the NBA's Brooklyn Nets hiring Great White North Canadian Steve Nash as their new head coach. Smith inferred that in the post-George Floyd world, only black coaches matter. To Smith, the NBA team chose a coach from a hiring pool of privileged white boys.

LeBron James and More Than A Vote

SJW Athletes New Movement: Black Voters Matter

Culture
August 17th, 2020 2:18 PM

We've moved on from Black Lives Matter to Black Voters Matter, thanks to LeBron James and his voter suppression-fighting posse. In conjunction with the More Than A Vote organization, the NBA superstar activist and other woke athletes signed a letter Monday urging African Americans to combat Black voter suppression in 2020.

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Awful: CNN REFUSES to Ask NBA Commish About China Ties, Biden Donation

July 30th, 2020 3:14 AM

Hours after ESPN decided to stand up to China on Wednesday by publishing a devastation piece on player abuse at the NBA’s Chinese academies, CNN and Situation Room host Wolf Blitzer brought on NBA commissioner Adam Silver for a 16-minute segment that not only ignored the league’s love affair with the communist, concentration camp-running country, but Silver’s support for Joe Biden.…

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NFL Gung-ho On Ending Racism, Not So Much On Player Crime

Culture
July 28th, 2020 1:58 PM

By stenciling the phrases "End Racism" and "It Takes All Of Us" across end zones for home openers this fall, the NFL is ducking several messages for which it needs to take ownership. The league and its players plan to portray themselves as high-minded social justice heroes, when in fact many of them have sorry records of uncivil behavior that continue to go unaddressed.

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ESPN Reporter Attacks GOP Senator Over Letter To NBA

Culture
July 11th, 2020 2:20 PM

ESPN's insane business model is to use television, radio, websites, social media and the ESPY Awards to insult its ever-shrinking consumer base. This bizarre strategy makes social justice friends, while lowering viewership to pathetic levels. Sports reporter Adrian Wojnarowski just joined ESPN's club of political firebrands by telling a Republican member of the U.S. Senate to “fuck off,” and…

Black Sports Writer Slams Kaepernick’s ‘Systemically Racist’ America

Culture
July 8th, 2020 9:00 AM

More than ever, our current social climate is proving that stories are the most powerful form of communication. Stories allow people to feel the emotion, and gravity, of certain situations. Stories are so powerful that they can convince people to ignore facts and statistics when they don’t fit a particular narrative.

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#FakeNoose: ESPN’s Will Cain Indicts the Media and NASCAR

Culture
June 25th, 2020 7:00 AM

“Huge, if true.” Those are three of the most rare words used by the media today. For those who have not turned on the news recently, NASCAR called the FBI to investigate a potential hate crime committed against the only black driver in the sport, Bubba Wallace, when it was claimed a noose was found in his team's garage.

Dr. Harry Edwards

ESPN Guest Accuses U.S. of Slavery, Demands Nobel Prize For Kap

Culture
June 22nd, 2020 3:03 PM

A long-time driver of social justice activism in sports, Dr. Harry Edwards appeared on ESPN's First Take television program Monday morning. Treated with great reverence by co-hosts Stephen A. Smith and Molly Qerim, the emeritus professor of sociology at Cal-Berkeley offered no shortage of incendiary remarks.

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ESPN's Woke ESPYs Did Not Disappoint

Culture
June 22nd, 2020 7:37 AM

“I think the hardest thing to be, in 2020, is reasonable. To be reasonable in an unreasonable time is a true mark of rebellion right now; that is defiance. It’s in short supply.”

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ESPN Host Compares Racism in ‘Liberal Boston’ to Selma

Culture
June 15th, 2020 7:00 AM

The Boston Red Sox joined many organizations in releasing a public statement about nationwide racial tensions over the last few weeks. And to ESPN host Michael Wilbon, it was long past due for the infamously liberal city to "own" their racism.

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ESPN Torpedoes Its Audience With 'WokeCenter' Programming

Culture
June 13th, 2020 1:02 PM

By force-feeding its viewers an unwanted diet of systemic racism and social justice, ESPN has thinned its viewership to an all-time low. The blundering miscalculation sank ESPN's audience this week to the lowest numbers in its 41-year history. Good luck defending this hair-brained strategy to your advertisers, ESPN.