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Cam Newton Insults Female Sports Reporter Just Doing Her Job

Carolina Panthers quarterback and racial injustice protester Cam Newton looked a little shaky on the matter of gender equality Wednesday. During a press conference, Jourdan Rodrigue, who covers the Carolina Panthers for the Charlotte Observer, asked Newton: “I know you take a lot of pride in seeing your receivers play well. Devin Funchess has seemed to […]

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Fox Sports: We Will No Longer Air National Anthem Before NFL Games

Fox Sports will no longer air coverage of the national anthem before its NFL games, the network said on Sunday in a statement to Sports Illustrated.  With the exception of the London matchup between the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, Fox Sports plans to follow “standard procedure” and broadcast regionalized coverage without airing the […]

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Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports Figures

Saturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longer welcome to make the customary visit to celebrate the team’s NBA championship. Curry, Trump said, was “hesitating” to commit to the trip ― an obvious […]

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Pete Rose probably won’t return to Fox Sports broadcasts this postseason

There are some baseball fans who, at this point, can’t remember Pete Rose as a baseball player but only as a man who was banned from baseball and has spent his years since petitioning to be reinstated and autographing memorabilia. In recent years, Rose started making headlines again for additional legal actions, including an ongoing […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’ll be ‘candid and honest’ as NBC Sports NASCAR analyst

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins NBC Sports to become a NASCAR analyst next season, his new bosses have one thing they want him to remember: be yourself. Earnhardt is retiring from racing full-time at the end of the current Monster Energy Cup Series season. On Monday, he announced that he’ll become a NBC Sports analyst […]

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Silence Is Unacceptable: Cyber Bullying And Discrimination Against LGBTQ In Sports

My name’s Paul Rabil, and I’m a professional lacrosse player for the New York Lizards and the US Men’s National Team. Over the course of my career, I’ve been fortunate to play on six championship teams across college, professional, and international competition. I’m lucky enough to have a job where I get to encourage change. […]

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No, ESPN's Layoffs Aren't A Result Of Its 'Politicization' Of Sports

ESPN’s decision to lay off as many as 100 people on Wednesday, while expected, set off rounds of media commentary about the company’s future. Some on the political right saw the layoffs as a symptom of a specific problem: what they perceive as ESPN’s “politicization of sports” and its “too liberal” political stances. In this […]

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Olivia Munn And Aaron Rodgers Are [Insert Sports Metaphor That Means Over]

Maybe it was her all-Japanese-potato diet or the reports that his entire family despised her, but Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers are apparently donezo after three years of dating. A source close to the pair (educated guess: not the estranged “Bachelor” brother Jordan Rodgers) confirmed to People that the couple has “amicably ended their relationship” and “remains close […]