Marshawn Lynch sits for U.S. anthem, stands for Mexican anthem

The Oakland Raiders played a home game down in Mexico on Sunday, losing to the New England Patriots 33-8. The Raiders losing is nothing new. The big story coming out of Mexico City on Sunday was Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch. Marshawn Lynch stood for the Mexican National Anthem but sat for the American National Anthem. That’s just rude. …

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GQ names Colin Kaepernick its ‘Citizen of the Year’

I just learned GQ is still a magazine. I also learned they have named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Citizen of the Year. Good for them. I’m glad a print magazine is still able to remain viable in 2017. I also value good citizenship. I’m just not sure what world GQ is living in if …

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The NFL could ban National Anthem protests if they wanted to

We’re currently in Week 9 of the National Football League 2017 schedule. It’s the ninth week in a row the league is allowing players to protest during the National Anthem. The only question at this point is why the NFL is allowing this stupid spectacle to continue. The idea the league doesn’t have total control of what …

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Remember when I said we should ban all guns?

Shortly after the Las Vegas massacre, I declared that all firearms should be banned. I’ve thought a lot about it since writing that and I’ve changed my mind. I don’t think we should ever ban firearms, at least in my lifetime. In a perfect world, guns would be obsolete Don’t get me wrong, in a …

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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 …

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Woman kneels while singing national anthem

Denasia Lawrence sang the national anthem before a Miami Heat pre-season game. In a ridiculous attempt to show what she thinks about the country she was honoring with her singing, she kneeled. That’s right. The singer of the national anthem pulled a Kaepernick. She also wore a “Black Lives Matter” t-shirt under her blazer, sending a …

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