Kathy Bates Laughs About Smoking Pot at Reagan's Funeral in Comedy

January 15th, 2018 11:40 AM
Season Two of Netflix’s Kathy Bates comedy Disjointed was released on January 12 with 10 half-hour episodes. The series is clearly liberal in its writing and dialogue but most episodes are done in a light-hearted way. Except for an obligatory swipe at the California left’s favorite villains, the Reagans.

Excessive Celebration: ABC Falsely Claims NFL Not Making Players Stand

October 17th, 2017 9:40 PM
Tuesday’s edition of ABC’s World News Tonight was a prime example of how sensationalism in journalism damages credibility. Instead of leading the show by reporting on something important like CBS did with the opioid epidemic, or political conflict like NBC, ABC chose to celebrate the NFL seemingly not requiring players to stand during the National Anthem at a meeting earlier in the…

Nets Downplay NFL Commissioner Caving to Trump in Kneeling Saga

October 10th, 2017 9:22 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed President Trump a victory on Tuesday after he sent a memo to all 32 teams directing them to have their players stand during the playing of the National Anthem. When players across the league took a knee during the National Anthem to protest the President, the liberal media went absolutely gaga. The networks dedicated 92 minutes of coverage over two days to…

NYT's Juliet Macur, Latest Journo Bothered by Flags, Patriotism in NFL

September 9th, 2016 8:59 PM
In Thursday’s New York Times, sports columnist Juliet Macur followed in the dubious cleats of ESPN’s Howard Bryant in being highly disturbed by displays of patriotism in professional sports -- a subject that’s gotten new life in the wake of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s petulant flag protest: “Protest Leaves N.F.L. Necessarily Uneasy.” The…

Post Sportswriter: Redskins Defenders on ‘Wrong Side of History

November 5th, 2013 8:50 AM
Oh look, Mike Wise is making more pronouncements about history. History, as in sports history: records, achievements, seasons, etc.? He’s a Washington Post sportswriter, after all. No silly. The Most Important Sports Columnist in the World, Ever, is again passing judgment on anyone lagging behind history’s inexorable march into the glorious progressive future. In other words, his…

Chris Christie: NFL Commissioner 'Didn't Seem To Care One Bit' When Li

February 5th, 2013 8:54 AM
According to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "didn't seem to care one bit" when the lights went out at the Superdome in the middle of Sunday's Super Bowl. Christie, who was sitting in Goodell's box for the game, told CBS Late Show host David Letterman Monday of the Commissioner's reaction to the blackout, "He was eating…

Rep. King Talks to NewsBusters About Rush Limbaugh and NFL

November 5th, 2009 6:59 PM
Last week Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) made quite a splash when he raked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell over the coals for the decision to stop Rush Limbaugh from becoming an owner of the St. Louis Rams.On Wednesday I spoke to King about this episode as well as it's bigger meaning as it pertains to what's happening in America today.King described what he sees as "victimology and…

Rush 'Divisive', Snoop Dogg OK for ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown

October 30th, 2009 12:18 AM
While NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was calling conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh too "divisive" to own a professional football team, rapper Snoop Dogg was appearing in television ads for ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown."I guess Goodell and other higher-ups within the league weren't concerned with having a man possessing multiple felony charges against him including…

Kudos to Rep. Steve King for Exposing NFL Hypocrisy Against Rush Limba

October 29th, 2009 10:22 AM
Congressman King's insistence for an apology yesterday is exactly what we have been calling on the media to do since they first misrepresented the fictitious, racist quotes attributed to Rush Limbaugh. Rep. King set the record straight, exposing the outright fabrications and distortions attributed to Limbaugh. [see our "Tell the Truth" Web page detailing the media's smears of…

Limbaugh Gives NB His Opinion About NFL Commish's Testimony

October 28th, 2009 9:58 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa grilled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Wednesday about conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh being denied ownership in the St. Louis Rams despite pop artists Fergie and Jennifer Lopez having minority interests in the Miami Dolphins. In King's view, Fergie and J-Lo's offensive behavior in the past don't fit Goodell'…

Congressman Rips NFL Commissioner Over Why Rush Can't Own a Team But F

October 28th, 2009 4:54 PM
UPDATE AT END OF POST: Limbaugh responds to today's hearing. During Wednesday's Congressional hearing about head injuries in football, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) ripped NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell over the decision to not allow conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh to own a team when pop artists Fergie and Jennifer Lopez do. As NewsBusters reported on October 17, Fergie and J-Lo are part…

MRC's Bozell Discussed Media's Lies About Limbaugh on Saturday's 'Fox

October 19th, 2009 11:06 AM
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell took to the MRC studio Saturday morning for an interview with "Fox & Friends" about how the media latched onto phony quotes attributed to Rush Limbaugh, helping to scuttle his St. Louis Rams ownership bid.Bozell also commented on how NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell insisted his quarrel with the radio talk show host was his "…

Double Standard: Olbermann Given Pass on NFL Commissioner's 'Divisive

October 19th, 2009 8:40 AM
After conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh was forced out of a consortium seeking to buy the National Football League's St. Louis Rams, there's evidence there is a double standard at play in the NFL. Last week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that people in "responsible positions" in his league are held to a "higher standard," reacting to the notion that Limbaugh…

Surprise: NFLPA Union Chief Opposing Limbaugh Bid a Democrat Donor

October 12th, 2009 4:02 PM
Is NFL Players Association Chief DeMaurice Smith being forthright when he contends he wants to protect the sport from "discrimination and hatred" as he has claims, or is he engaging in partisan hackery, with the benefit of having the ear of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell? If you look at Smith's past, you might come to that conclusion. As NewsBusters Noel Sheppard pointed out Sunday,…