2020-10-20@13:45:12 GMT
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    UFC star Colby Covington went on a profane rant against LeBron James while promoting a gambling service on social media over the weekend. Covington, wearing a “F—k LeBron” shirt and standing in between two women on a beach, went on a tirade and sarcastically congratulated James on his NBA Finals victory. UFC'S COLBY COVINGTON CALLS...
    Kaepernickism On September 3, 2018, former football player Colin Kaepernick tweeted, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. #JustDoIt.” That was the beginning, of course, of a hugely ambitious Nike ad campaign, making Kaepernick a wealthy man—probably far wealthier than if he had somehow managed to eke out another season or two in...
    Major League Baseball opened this year by kneeling for the anthem and standing for Black Lives Matter. Though, despite the apparent belief that our sports-starved nation’s hunger for baseball would outweigh the league’s social justice activism, the ratings have been in the basement. According to the numbers, baseball has joined the NBA in struggling to...
    Sam Coonrod shouldn’t be waiting for a call from Nike. Unlike former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the pitcher for that city’s baseball Giants isn’t going to be rewarded for taking a lonely, principled stand. Kaepernick received a multimillion-dollar endorsement contract from the sports-gear company for starting the trend of NFL players kneeling rather...
    Following the tragic death of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis police department, corporations and sports teams have been tripping over each other in a game of wokesmanship. Sports commentator and former basketball star Charles Barkley says it’s becoming a “circus.” Speaking with CNBC’s Power Lunch on Friday, Barkley said sports organizations should...
    Basketball legend Charles Barkley is speaking out about the sports world's decision to go woke. As TheBlaze reported, for example, the NBA will allow players to display social justice messages on their jerseys once the season resumes later this month. Additionally, the phrase "Black Lives Matter" will be plastered on NBA courts. Meanwhile,...
    Sports leagues and players have turned racial justice issues into a “circus” by focusing more on who’s kneeling or what message is written on players’ jerseys rather than real change, basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley said Friday. “I think we’re missing the point,” the former 76ers, Suns and Rockets star told CNBC. “We need police reform, we need...
    Ratings for last weekend’s woke ESPY Awards crashed to the lowest numbers the show has ever recorded. The ESPYs only earned 482,000 viewers over both ESPN and ESPN2 combined, making it the smallest audience the show has ever reached dating back to its inaugural awards in 1993. The previous low occurred in 2011 when 1.98...