Just imagine if a white sports writer penned a piece on the probability of college basketball teams coached by white guys making it into the NCAA Tournament field. And then obsessed on precisely what these white coaches would need to do to get their teams into the tourney field. The writer would be denounced as a "white supremacist," then quickly tarred, feathered and fired faster than you can say "March Madness."
When the white boxer Tyson Fury (at left in photo) defeated African American rival Deontay Wilder (at right) Saturday, David Dennis saw the WBC heavyweight championship bout purely in racial terms. MLK's call to judge people by the content of their characer -- and not the color of their skin -- went by the wayside.
In another High Noon showdown, two more ESPN lefties bit the "bullet." Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre and their left-wing shtick will get till the end of March and then their High Noon program will be designated for the television version of Boot Hill. Low and declining rating are listed as the cause of High Noon's impending death, according to ESPN.
It never ceases to amaze one that network sports continue to employ loud-mouthed liberal loons like Bill Walton and Charles Barkley. Barkley has been embarrassing himself on TNT's Inside The NBA for years, and Walton does likewise calling college basketball on ESPN, openly advocating against the war on drugs and glorifying pot use.
Radical ESPN Senior Writer Howard Bryant has released another book of political essays indicting American sports as overtly political, one where African Americans must navigate a sharp edge of whiteness. Released late last month, Full Dissidence: Notes From An Uneven Playing Field follows Bryant's 2019 book, The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism, by a year.
Only one man of color got a head coaching job in the NFL's recent round of hires, proving to The Undefeated's senior NFL writer that the league has a "white is right" mentality. Furthermore, Jason Reid writes that league owners could not care less about inclusive hiring.
The recent hiring of three white NFL head coaches has led to an outbreak of complaints by minority media, notably panelists on ESPN's First Take program and Roland Martin of Unfiltered: The Daily Digital Show. In their complaints against African Americans not getting any of these head coaching jobs, the media called for various levels of controls and legal means to stop the NFL for what Martin calls blatant "whiteness."
ESPN First Take yell man Stephen A. Smith is under fire for making a mockery of journalism ethics. On Friday, The Root writer Stephen A. Crockett Jr. joined in with Jemele Hill's Twitter criticisms of Smith for secretly working with Jay-Z to arrange last month's failed NFL workout for Colin Kaepernick. Crockett and Hill, a writer for The Atlantic, are giving Smith no mercy.
“Wake up, kick ass, repeat.” This is a slogan hand-painted on a sign in a redshirt-sophomore’s bedroom; three simple lines that have inspired millions across the country. Thursday, Casey O’Brien received the “Disney Spirit Award” at the College Football Awards ceremony in Atlanta, aired on ESPN.
We're feeling festive and generous in this Christmas season and want to "honor" those in sports media who went below and beyond the call of duty to distinguish themselves for dubious reasons in 2019. Sports media and current and former athletes embarrassed themselves by stumbling and bumbling into politics, social justice, race, biology and other areas.
They do the math and the eyeball tests differently at The Undefeated, the race-baiting ESPN blog. Until Tuesday, there were three African American head coaches and one Latino head coach in the NFL. That day the Carolina Panthers canned Latino head coach Ron Rivera and named African American Perry Fewell the interim coach, upping the number of black head coaches in the league from three to four. It's not rocket science here, but The Undefeated claims this coaching move makes the NFL "whiter."
Myles Garrett made huge headlines last week when he hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Mason Rudolf, with his own helmet during a fight at the end of the Thursday Night Football game.