ESPN suspends SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for two weeks

ESPN suspended SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for breaking the company’s social media policy. She posted two tweets encouraging people to boycott Dallas Cowboys advertisers. The reason? Cowboys owner Jerrey Jones threatened to sit any player who sits for the national anthem. ESPN’s Statement on Jemele Hill: pic.twitter.com/JkVoBVz7lv — ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) October 9, 2017 Jemele … Continue reading “ESPN suspends SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for two weeks”

Remove the national anthem from sporting events

(This has been a hard post to write. The hardest one I’ve ever written. I’ve written it three times, published it, and then unpublished it. I’m going to try one more time.) It’s time to stop playing the national anthem at sporting events. There may have been a time when asking people to stand for … Continue reading “Remove the national anthem from sporting events”

The Ezekiel Elliott six-game suspension

According to My Top Sportsbooks, the Dallas Cowboys are going to have to step up their game this season while their brightest star player is suspended. If the suspension stands, second year running back Ezekiel Elliott will miss the first six games of the season. This is a long suspension, especially considering the police thoroughly investigated and … Continue reading “The Ezekiel Elliott six-game suspension”

The Baltimore Orioles are now back to .500 baseball

The Baltimore Orioles beat the California Angels of Anaheim of Orange Country near Los Angeles last night 6-2. It means the Orioles are back to an even record, 56 – 56. It’s like the season starts all over again for the Orioles, except of course that Boston Red Sox are seven games ahead of them. … Continue reading “The Baltimore Orioles are now back to .500 baseball”

The Baltimore Orioles need to trade Manny Machado

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is now 25 years old. He’s under contract with the Orioles until the end of the 2018 season. The Orioles need to trade Manny Machado for pitching prospects while he still has perceived value. A good defensive third baseman who hits for power is a luxury the Orioles can’t afford, … Continue reading “The Baltimore Orioles need to trade Manny Machado”

Rays Logan Morrison learns why people hate the Yankees

There’s a reason people hate the Yankees. Major League Baseball named New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez to the 2017 All-Star Home Run Derby. Sanchez has 13 home runs. Tampa Rays first baseman Logan Morrison has a problem with that. Morrison has 24 home runs, yet didn’t get invited to join the Home Run Derby … Continue reading “Rays Logan Morrison learns why people hate the Yankees”