Trump detractor and former ESPN SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill, who called the president and his supporters "white supremacists" last fall, is now condemning an NFL team owner who raised money for the commander in chief. Now a sports writer for ESPN's The Undefeated blog, Hill targeted Tampa Bay Bucs' owner Ed Glazer for attempting to help Trump's re-election campaign raise $5 million.
Ending two years as the public editor at ESPN, Jim Brady closed out his association with the Worldwide Leader in (Liberal) Sports with a review of the network's recent highs and lows. Brady bragged up the network, but did not spare it from criticism and declared its future has never been so uncertain.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, worth an estimated $20 million, was exploited by UCLA and legendary Coach John Wooden on his way to wealth and fame in the NBA. That's one of the truth-stretching stories in Etan Thomas's new book on athletes and social justice activism. Want more? John Carlos and Trayvon Martin are heroes. These and other far-fetched claims flew right past The Undefeated senior writer Jerry Bembry in his softball-laden interview of Thomas.
Another day, another crisis at ESPN. Former ESPN on-air personality Adrienne Lawrence filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut this week against the World Leader in (Liberal) Sports that describes a disturbing culture of sexual harassment and discrimination. Lawrence’s attorneys, Brian Cohen and Russell Yankwitt, filed the suit portraying ESPN as a “company rife with misogyny.”
Fresh off the U.S. Olympic Committee's boasting of fielding a diversity-rich (if not medal-rich) team at the Winter Olympics comes a new report that college athletics are plagued by a lack of diversity. ESPN contributing writer Richard Lapchick recommends the NCAA intervene directly into the hiring process of colleges and universities, and race hustler Jesse Jackson labels the lack of African-American coaches and athletic directors in college sports unacceptable.
In this crazy world of boys will be girls and girls will be boys, Mackenzie "Mack" Beggs is back in the news again. "He" repeated this weekend as a Texas state champion in the girls' Class 6A 110-pound wrestling division. Confused? Of course you are. Beggs, a high school senior girl in Texas undergoing testosterone treatments because she wants to be a member of the boys' wrestling team, is again being touted by liberal media pushing the transgender agenda.
Meghan McCain was the only one to hold ESPN’s Jemele Hill accountable for the incendiary comments she made about President Trump last September, on the View’s February 21 show.
In conjunction with its black-themed blogsite, The Undefeated, ESPN aired a one-hour program Sunday evening examining race in America and athlete activism. Hosted by SportsCenter anchor Cari Champion, the live broadcast took place at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham, where Dr. Martin Luther King spoke in the aftermath of his 1963 "I have a dream" speech. The program and its accompanying blog. blog replayed the same themes behind this past season's NFL protests.
What to do with the mess that is ESPN SportsCenter, or "WokeCenter" as Clay Travis calls it? That became a $64,000 question today as several people weighed in on the program-in-crisis on the Worldwide Leader in (Liberal) Sports.
They're not coming to take ESPN's "Mad" Max Kellerman to the funny farm just yet, but they're thinking about it. The unhinged one, shouting at fellow First Take folks Stephen A. Smith and Will Cain, said today it's time to move on from yesterday's sacking of the Cleveland Indians' shoulder logo pal Chief Wahoo and rid the world of Notre Dame's highly offensive leprechaun.
ESPN is about to get less angry, and hopefully less political. Jemele Hill is reportedly leaving Sports Center for ESPN’s The Undefeated blog on Friday, Feb. 2, after just a year hosting the show.
Defending NBA champion Golden State whipped LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers yet again on Monday, leading to reports that the losing team's clubhouse is in disarray. The day was far from a total loss though because, prior to the game, James returned to his political forum to slam dunk President Trump, much to the joy of his adoring media.