Six Pro Sports Figures Who’ve Refused the BLM KoolAid

Culture
July 29th, 2020 12:55 PM

There are few profiles in courage these days. Americans are enervated, bullied by politicized medicos, ruthless cancel culture and violent America haters who’ve been eagerly abetted by media that have all but dropped the pretense of objectivity. Already hollowed out by creeping progressivism and terrified of social media infamy, our institutions’ default response is groveling before the mob.…

Draymond Green

Barkley Suspects Fans May Tune Out Sports Over Social Justice

Culture
July 25th, 2020 2:32 PM

On Friday's episode of TNT's "The Arena," Charles Barkley briefly deviated from the social justice narrative to question how long sports fans will stomach the media's obsession with non-stop racism and Black Lives Matter. Co-panelist Draymond Green, who plays forward for the Golden State Warriors, tried to steer Barkley back on course by insisting that people will be on the right side of…

Cari Champion

Panelists on 'The Arena' Address 'Global' Racist 'Pandemic'

Culture
July 24th, 2020 6:02 PM

Instead of opening with another thundering denouncing of white people, Thursday night's fourth episode of "The Arena" focused on racism as a "global pandemic" and put the heat on professional sports owners to provide space for social justice activities. Especially conservative owners who haven't yet aided the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Surprise on 'The Arena': Black-On-Black Violence

Culture
July 23rd, 2020 2:35 PM

In its third episode of The Arena, TNT again hit viewers with Black Lives Matter, "no justice no peace," "I can't breathe" protest anger, right out of the starting gate. The Arena also struck positive tones with a feature on NBA arena workers who lost their jobs because of the COVID19 shutdown and another on a woman who brought people together in peace in the…

Cari Champion, left, and Stacey Abrams
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'The Arena,' Part 2 Features Dem-heavy Politics

Culture
July 22nd, 2020 2:03 PM

There's no pretense of political impartiality on TNT's The Arena (partnering with fellow AT&T property) Bleacher Report. Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the race for governor in Georgia in 2018 and then cried "voter suppression," used the second installment of the program Tuesday evening to continue that accusation.

Sports Illustrated Praises TNT After Barkley's Oral Sex Jokes

Culture
November 8th, 2019 4:11 PM
When the media won't stick to sports, it doesn't necessarily mean they're focusing on politics and social justice. Sometimes they find all three too boring to bother with, and that's when you get Thursday night's disgusting, juvenile Inside the NBA on TNT. And Sports Illustrated's pathetic admiration for that cultural rot on Friday.
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Barkley Slams ‘Ignorant Folks in Alabama’ for Applauding Trump

September 24th, 2017 4:41 PM
In the wake of President Trump’s comments about professional athletes kneeling during the National Anthem, sports commentator Charles Barkley appeared on CBS’s NFL Today where he attacked Trump supporters in his home state of Alabama shortly before kickoff on Sunday. Trump’s original comments on NFL players kneeling came during a campaign rally for Alabama Senator Luther Strange…

USA Today Touts Barkley, NCAA Coaches Opposing NC Bathroom Law

Culture
March 17th, 2017 4:32 PM
Stripped of NCAA Tournament basketball games because of its new public bathroom law, the State of North Carolina bore the brunt of heavy criticism Thursday from well-known sports figures. The law requires people to use the public bathroom of their birth gender. Conservatives say the law is needed to protect women and girls from predators, but LGBT activists want people to be able to choose their…

The Root on Charles Barkley Show: He 'Knows Nothing About Race'

Culture
August 1st, 2016 11:30 PM
The Root, an online news site that claims to provide commentary from a “variety” of African-American perspectives, is apparently none too pleased about the perspective of one particular African-American, who is about to get his own TV show.

Charles Barkley: ‘Right Now I Like John Kasich’

Culture
August 20th, 2015 8:58 AM
The last NBA player to deliver the “Kiss of Death,” was Mario Elie of the Houston Rockets. Who in 1995, nailed the critical 3-pointer to complete the Rockets comeback, and eventual elimination of the Phoenix Suns. That was the last true “Kiss of Death” that was kissed in the NBA. Until this morning.
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CNN Features Charles Barkley to Rant About 'Religious Nuts'

April 3rd, 2015 10:33 AM
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has aggressively attacked those who support Indiana's religious freedom law and on Thursday night he brought on Charles Barkley to slime Christians as "religious nuts." The former NBA player, who is from Alabama originally, sneered, "All these rednecks hide behind the Bible. That's what they do. That's one of the reason the south is behind in…

Charles Barkley Wishes Obama Was Tough On ISIS Like the King of Jordan

February 20th, 2015 9:20 AM
Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are all basketball legends in their own right, but it’s not what they’ve done on the court that’s earning them headlines these days, it’s what they’ve said off the courts that’s getting all the attention. Barkley told Sports Ilustrated  said if he could meet anyone today, it would be Jordan’s…

Bob Beckel Hits Barkley: Hasn't 'Seen a Poor Neighborhood in 20 Years'

December 3rd, 2014 7:38 AM
Former NBA great Charles Barkley is making headlines again with some recent negative comments he made about the Ferguson rioters and the media coverage of them. When Barkley’s comments were brought up on Fox News Channel’s The Five, former Democratic campaign manager Bob Beckel criticized Barkley’s commentary almost calling it self-serving: “He has not seen a poor…

Twitter Explodes With Vulgar Racial Epithets Towards Bill Cosby and Ch

July 19th, 2013 1:57 PM
On Thursday, NewsBusters reported stunning comments made by Emmy Awarding-winning actor Bill Cosby and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley concerning race and the George Zimmerman trial. Much as liberals attacked conservative talk radio host Larry Elder for his comments about this issue Wednesday, Twitter exploded with vulgar racial epithets towards Cosby and Barkley Thursday (extreme vulgarity…