Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Carlton Davis and a member of the team’s social justice board used an Asian racial slur on Twitter yesterday. Davis, who is Black, tweeted, “Gotta stop letting gooks in Miami.” In his defense, Davis claimed to be unfamiliar with the dark, negative origin of the word. He claimed that in South […]Continue Reading
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The Washington Nationals are having a problem with COVID-19. At least three players have it. From the Washington Post: The Opening Day matchup between the Washington Nationals and New York Mets was postponed Thursday because of coronavirus concerns, throwing an expected celebration into familiar uncertainty. Hours after the decision was made, General Manager Mike Rizzo […]Continue Reading
I was disappointed to see that the Los Angeles Dodgers resigned Justin Turner. They gave the 36-year-old third baseman a two-year, $34 million deal. I wanted the Dodgers and Turner to go separate ways. Mostly because of the dangerous, narcissistic behavior he displayed after the Dodgers won the World Series. Even though he was removed […]Continue Reading
Super Bowl 55 took place last night, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers victoriously beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9. The score makes it look closer than it really was. The Chiefs looked quite bad. They may have been the reigning Super Bowl champs going into last night’s match, but they didn’t look like it. Leading […]Continue Reading
Free-agent pitcher Trevor Bauer is now a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers. From ESPN: After days of speculation that his free-agent decision would come down to the Los Angeles Dodgers or New York Mets, Trevor Bauer chose to join the reigning world champions on Friday afternoon. Bauer and the Dodgers agreed on a three-year, […]Continue Reading
Shortly after waking up this morning, I learned that radio and television legend Larry King passed away. He was 87 years old. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. No cause of death has been released, but he was battling COVID-19 only a few weeks ago. It’s safe to say the coronavirus had […]Continue Reading