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”

Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster sent home from NFL combine

Former Alabama inside linebacker Reuben Foster, viewed by most experts to be a top-10 pick in the upcoming NFL draft, was sent home from the combine. From ESPN: Foster had been waiting for an extended period for what the NFL calls his “pre-exam”, when he grew increasingly impatient and began questioning a hospital worker. The hospital … Continue reading “Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster sent home from NFL combine”

Fidel Castro is dead and that makes me happy

Long-time Cuban dictator Fidel Castro died Friday, November 25, 2016. He was 90 years old. Fidel Castro was a terrible human being. Not only was he a Communist, but he was also a chronic human rights abuser, responsible for the death of thousands of his people. He also tried to convince the Soviet Union to … Continue reading “Fidel Castro is dead and that makes me happy”

The NFL now has a strict policy on violence

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has established severe new rules for off-the-field violence, not just domestic violence. It applies to all NFL employees, not just players. It was approved by all 32 team owners and will not need to be approved by the NFL Players Association. From ESPN: Violations of the Personal Conduct Policy regarding assault, … Continue reading “The NFL now has a strict policy on violence”

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for having pine tar on his neck

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was thrown out of last night’s game against the Boston Red Sox for having an illegal substance on his neck. It is believed that the illegal substance was pine tar. Pine tar allows a pitcher to get a better grip on the ball. Grip is good. Baseball being baseball, … Continue reading “Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for having pine tar on his neck”

Why I hate New England sports fans

Evidently there are some New England Patriots fans that want the NFL to investigate the final 1:22 of the Superbowl. They contend that the clock was stopped when it should not have been. They have an online petition that so far as garnered 16,340 signatures. I’m not sure how many of those are fake. I’m … Continue reading “Why I hate New England sports fans”