Magic Johnson in 1991

30 Years Later, Media Still Fawns Over Magic Johnson

Culture
November 8th, 2021 12:51 PM

Sunday was the 30th anniversary of Magic Johnson’s shocking announcement that he had HIV and was retiring from pro basketball. With NBA Commissioner David Stern and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar by his side, Johnson immediately volunteered to become a spokesperson and poster child for the virus.

‘Beloved’ Nike Exec Gets Glossy SI Cover Despite Murder Conviction

Culture
October 19th, 2021 1:55 PM

The inconsistencies in what's acceptable in sports are beyond bizarre. Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden just watched his career fizzle away over 10-year-old text messages on race and gender. Meanwhile, NBA and NHL players are being punished for not getting coronavirus vaccinations. Also, the man who’s led Nike’s Jordan brand for 40 years has been hiding a murder secret for 56 years, and he…

Dan Wolken

USA Today Writer: Climate Change to Affect Fall Football

Culture
September 4th, 2021 8:35 PM

It’s best you take in as much fall football now as you possibly can, while it lasts. Due to so-called “climate change,” there may be as little as 10-15 more years of autumn football. That’s the load of bull spewing from the tweeting of a few prominent sports reporters.

Your Model's a Man, Baby! Sports Illustrated Is Lying

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July 20th, 2021 1:24 PM

Sports Illustrated has gone completely anti-truth and released a new cover which features Leyna Bloom, who is a biological male. Despite what Bloom’s Twitter bio says, he is not helping to make the world or this country a better place.

Male advantages over women

Fed Up Activists Incensed NCAA Hasn’t Punished ‘Anti-Trans’ States

Culture
June 23rd, 2021 5:55 PM

This spring when red states were legislating against male intrusions on women’s sports, the NCAA threatened to withdraw postseason events from them. LGBT activists smelled blood in the water as they envisioned conservative states losing postseason competitions and tons of tourist dollars, but so far, they've been disappointed.

Tim Tebow

Bigoted Deadspin Revives Tebow Derangement Syndrome With Jags Tryout

Culture
April 30th, 2021 1:32 PM

After all these years, Time Tebow is still living rent-free in the heads of lefty sportswriters. Tebow Derangement Syndrome reared its ugly head again today. Deadspin race-baiter Rob Parker declared Tebow “white privilege royalty” because the Jacksonville Jaguars gave him a tryout.

Sports Teams See Chauvin Verdict as Mandate For MORE Social Justice

Culture
April 21st, 2021 5:00 PM

Almost to a team, this week’s conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is seen as a mandate to double down on social justice activism. USA Today said the verdict was centuries in the making. Sports Illustrated saw the world breathing a sigh of relief.

Gabrielle Ludwig, former trans basketball player

'Hateful':Woke Athletes Lash Out at Anti-Trans State Legislatures

Culture
March 12th, 2021 1:10 PM

Doing the dirty work of LGBT pressure groups, 550 woke college athletes are demanding the NCAA pull postseason events out of states legislating for the integrity of women’s sports. Their letter demanding safe spaces for gender-confused athletes would also cause states to get punished through lost revenue.

LeBron James person of yr

Social Justice: The New Barometer For Sports Media Athlete Awards

Culture
December 12th, 2020 10:00 AM

To no one’s surprise, LeBron James is Time magazine’s athlete of the year and one of Sports Illustrated’s sportspersons of the year. James had another big year of championship basketball, but this award is every bit as much about social justice as it is about the Lakers championship and James's stat line.

Tyler Eifert

Jacksonville Football Player to Honor Slain Cop This Season

Culture
September 3rd, 2020 9:00 PM

Starting next weekend, NFL end zones will throw social justice slogans in viewers' faces, the players' helmets will feature the same plus the names of glorified criminals and there will be mass kneeling during the national anthem. Sound like ample inspiration to play golf or clean out the garage? There will be one redeeming presence in it all, though. Jacksonville tight end Tyler Eifert will…

Kenny Smith

Sports Illustrated Impressed By 'Powerful' Sports Boycotts

Culture
August 27th, 2020 8:17 PM

Sports Illustrated on Thursday raved over the reactions of pro basketball analysts Kenny Smith and Chris Webber to the NBA's Jacob Blake-inspired boycotts resulting in Wednesday's cancellation of three playoff games. Afterwards, Outkick's Jason Whitlock said these former pro players have been duped by a hollow Nike "Just Do It" mentality and social justice bubble groupthink.

SI: Giants Pitcher Who Wouldn’t Kneel ‘Hid Behind Religion’

Culture
July 24th, 2020 2:43 PM

Don’t do groupthink? Sports Illustrated’s Dan Gartland will judge you. He’ll even lecture you about your Christianity.

Does NBA Have a Conscience? League Cut Ties to Chinese Academy

Culture
July 22nd, 2020 1:37 PM

Let’s face it: “Uyghurs” isn’t easy to spell, and “Stand With Hong Kong” is kind of long for the back of a jersey, at least compared to “BLM.” And being confronted with actual systemic oppression is pretty embarrassing for millionaire athletes who fancy themselves social justice warriors. So the victims of the Chinese communist government really couldn’t expect even a nod from the oh-so woke…

Gridiron Cancel Culture: OSU Player Offended by Coach’s OAN Shirt

Culture
June 16th, 2020 11:14 AM

The left’s fit of insensate rage keeps turning this way and that, smashing whatever comes to hand -- a statue here, a corporate exec there. Professional sports have been thoroughly politicized, and now the destruction is coming to big-time college football. Because somebody doesn’t like a T-shirt.