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  • Former Clemson star Reed Rohlman passes away

    03/29/2024 4:57:06 PM PDT · by CFW · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/29/24 | Alex Turri
    CORAL GABLES, FLA. – Former Tiger baseball player Reed Rohlman, a two-time All-American, passed away in Florida on Wednesday. The Clemson outfielder, who lettered from 2015-17 and played under Head Coaches Jack Leggett and Monte Lee, was 29. Rohlman, a native of Moore, S.C. who graduated from James F. Byrnes High School, was a career .329 hitter with a .410 on-base percentage in 187 games in his Tiger career. He also had 59 doubles, 11 homers, 135 RBIs and 127 runs. He was a two-time All-ACC selection as well.
  • NAACP Urges Student Athletes to Reconsider PWI Universities in Florida Amidst Dismantling of DEI

    03/12/2024 4:23:00 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 23 replies
    NAA_L_CP ^ | 3/11/2024 | Some office worker at NAA_L_CP
    Today, the NAACP sent a letter to current and prospective members of the NCAA, calling for Black student athletes to reconsider their decisions to attend public colleges and universities in Florida. The letter comes following recent news that the University of Florida had dismantled its DEI department at the direction of the DeSantis administration's Stop WOKE Act. The bill, which was passed last year, prohibits the use of state funds for any diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. While the University of Florida has been the first to follow the directive, Florida is home to some of the nation's largest public...
  • Ex-NFL CB Shareece Wright alleges sexual assault by trainer

    02/23/2024 4:21:53 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    , ESPN.com ^ | Feb. 23, 2024 | John Barr
    Former NFL player Shareece Wright has identified himself publicly as one of 12 anonymous plaintiffs who accused a former high school athletic trainer of sexually assaulting them while they were minors attending a Southern California high school, according to court documents and interviews. Wright recently told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that he hopes speaking out will "stop it from happening to other kids." "The less it's kept a secret, the harder it is for it to continue to happen," Wright said.
  • SEC, Big Ten 'advisory group' stands as coded threat to NCAA: Figure it out, or we'll go off ourselves

    02/03/2024 11:45:17 PM PST · by Enterprise · 38 replies
    https://www.cbssports.com ^ | Feb 2, 2024 | Dennis Dodd
    The SEC and Big Ten delivered a coded, read-between-the-lines message to college athletics in a 259-word release on Friday: We got this. Essentially, the two most powerful conferences on the planet told everyone else to step aside. They're going to figure out the future of college athletics themselves. They're done waiting for Congressional intervention or NCAA action. The future of college athletics will be at least influenced -- but probably dictated -- by the SEC and Big Ten. They have most of the money, talent, recruiting, facilities and brands at their disposal. (Snip) In essence, the two leagues are aiming...
  • A New Voice Emerges in the Fight Against the Trans Invasion of Women's Sports

    12/21/2023 10:12:52 AM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | DECEMBER 20, 2023 | Stephen Kruiser
    former collegiate swimmer Riley Gaines has emerged as a powerful advocate for the integrity of women's sports. Poised beyond her years — she's 23 — Gaines has handled everything that the frothing, hate-filled advocate Left has thrown at her because she speaks the truth. She recently spoke before the House Oversight Committee and brilliantly smacked down an idiot Democrat who called her "transphobic." Another female NCAA athlete has been getting some attention for speaking truth to insanity. .. volleyball player Macy Petty spoke about her two biggest concerns regarding trans athletes, the first being a growing number of stolen opportunities...
  • 2066 Athlete Cardiac Arrests or Serious Issues, 1446 of Them Dead, Since COVID Injection

    11/30/2023 11:28:52 AM PST · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    It is definitely not normal for so many mainly young athletes to suffer from cardiac arrests or to die while playing their sport, but this year it is happening. Many of these heart issues and deaths come shortly after they got a COVID vaccine. While it is possible this can happen to people who did not get a COVID vaccine, the sheer numbers clearly point to the only obvious cause. Important Notes: The number of dead are included in the total number. There are also dozens of reports that are not included in the total number shown in the headline...
  • Male dropped request to compete as female swimmer, even as Roanoke College rushed to accommodate

    10/29/2023 3:59:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    College Fix ^ | OCTOBER 28, 2023 | LOGAN DUBIL
    Riley Gaines says Roanoke’s trans athlete is ‘another mediocre male athlete identifying as a woman’ Roanoke College recently joined the list of schools allowing men to compete with the women after a transgender student requested to join the women’s swim team. However, the student who wanted an opportunity to compete with the women changed his mind before the rule was passed. The male student is reportedly no longer pursuing his request, even after the school rushed to figure out a way to accommodate him. The process played out as some members of the women’s swim team held a press conference...
  • “Died Suddenly” reports have increased by 82% and 1,400 athletes have died since the rollout of covid injections

    10/14/2023 9:49:29 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 59 replies
    The Exposé ^ | 10/13/23 | Rhoda Wilson
    Tragically, since the mass covid injection campaign began to the end of September, 2,003 athletes have had serious health issues post-vaccination. Of those, 1,400 have died. It’s not only athletes that are dying suddenly. In 2023, there has been an 82% increase compared to 2020 in online news content citing “died suddenly.” In July, we reported that 1,884 athletes were recorded as having serious health issues post-vaccination. Sadly, 1,310 had died. This was according to the latest reports of athletes recorded in Good Sciencing’s list at the time. Good Sciencing is continuously updating its list and tragically, the number keeps...
  • Wis. Rep. Dave Considine Says Girls Who Lose to Trans Athletes Just Need to ‘Work Harder

    10/13/2023 5:07:57 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/13/2023 | Warner Todd Huston
    Wisconsin State Rep. Dave Considine (D) told his colleagues on the state house floor Thursday that he thinks girls who lose to male-born transgender athletes just need to “work harder” if they don’t like losing in sports. Considine made the outrageous claim by insisting that his college-age “granddaughter” voiced this quip to him during a recent conversation the two had. “And my granddaughter who is playing college sports, I asked her about this when we had this two years ago, and she said you know what, if a trans woman was competing against me in the sport then that just...
  • Lance Armstrong sparks backlash after declaring transgender athletes should compete in own category

    07/11/2023 4:59:13 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/7/23 | Claudia Smith
    Lance Armstrong set off a firestorm when he said he thought transgender athletes should compete in their own category on Monday's episode of Stars On Mars. The conversation on the subject of transgender athletes happened when Lance, 51, started telling UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, 36, that he did a podcast last month and that the podcaster wanted to ask him about transgender athletes in sports. .....
  • Riley Gaines effortlessly fact-checks LGBTQ+ activist's testimony on trans athletes at Senate Judiciary

    06/21/2023 5:58:03 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 5 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 6/21/2023 | Sarah D
    The House Judiciary Committee is having a hearing today on Special Counsel John Durham's report on the FBI's involvement in the Great Russia Collusion Hoax of 2016. Meanwhile, their Senate counterpart is having a hearing on the importance of "Protecting Pride: Defending the Civil Rights of LGBTQ+ Americans." Especially young LGBTQ+ Americans, whose very lives are at risk as we speak thanks to all the evil anti-LGBTQ+ laws that state legislatures are passing to keep little boys and girls from being psychologically and physically and chemically transformed into little girls and boys and to keep women who are biologically male...
  • KJP claims it is 'dangerous' to question safety of female athletes competing against males in testy exchange

    06/14/2023 10:40:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 13, 2023 | Yael Halon
    White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday accused a reporter of characterizing transgender people as "dangerous" during a line of questioning about the safety concerns surrounding the participation of transgender athletes in women's sports.———— break —————- "What you're alluding to is basically saying that transgender kids are dangerous... it sounds like that's what you're saying," she retorted. "And so that’s something that I have to call out. That is irresponsible," she continued. "I had just laid out how complicated this issue is. I had just laid out why it’s complicated, and so anything that you have any additional questions,...
  • Female athletes are retiring after competing against biological men, track champion warns: 'It's devastating'

    05/29/2023 5:22:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/29/23 | Yael Halon
    Selina Soule, a track and field champion who was forced to compete against biological males in high school, pleaded with other women to take a stand in defense of female athletes as she prepares for a legal battle against the state of Connecticut. "Everybody who has encountered this issue needs to speak up and ask for fairness," Soule said Wednesday on "America Reports." "I was one of the very first to start speaking on this issue, and it’s taken awhile, but we are finally starting to get somewhere…we need to protect every single girl in this country," Soule urged "everybody...
  • Researchers refine estimate of COVID vax-related deaths of young athletes, blast media hypocrisy

    05/10/2023 4:38:44 AM PDT · by CFW · 7 replies
    Just the News ^ | 5/9/23 | Greg Piper
    The mainstream media have provided varying explanations for the unexpected rise in blood clots, cardiac events and early death in the past two years: skipping breakfast, falling asleep in front of the TV, "exposure to a sudden gush of water," napping and high noise levels. One possibility they continue to rule out or simply ignore: COVID-19 vaccination in populations at negligible risk from SARS-CoV-2 itself. The authors of a December analysis that found a massive rise in athletes' cardiac-related deaths coinciding with the global vaccination campaign have issued a revised version that more carefully delineates causes and age range in...
  • Doctors Report Startling Rise In Testicular Injuries Among Woman Athletes

    03/28/2023 3:51:34 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    NEW YORK, NY — A new study indicates a disturbing trend as testicular injuries in women's sports are increasing at an astounding rate. Researchers are baffled as these statistics have skyrocketed from literally zero reported testicular injuries among female athletes just a few years ago. "This new wave of testicular injuries to female athletes has really come out of nowhere," said Dr. Ryan Kitchen of Boston College's Institute of Sports Medicine. "Years ago, there were absolutely no reported testicular injuries that occurred during women's sporting events. If only we could determine what led to this sudden rise. Such a puzzle!"...
  • Out-Dated Covid Travel Rules Defended [semi-satire]

    03/13/2023 10:47:11 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 March 2023 | John Semmens
    The continued refusal to allow the world's top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic to enter the US to play in the Miami Open tournament defies common sense. The hang-up is that he hasn't received a covid vaccine. The current scientific evidence indicates that (1) the vaccines are not effective in preventing infection or transmission of the virus, (2) Djokovic has already had and recovered from the disease, which means he has natural immunity that is as good as or better than any vaccine-induced resistance to the disease, and (3) vaccination is not required for the millions who have illegally entered the...
  • ‘Lia’ Thomas Exposed His Junk to Female Teammates

    02/09/2023 2:33:27 PM PST · by george76 · 73 replies
    PJ Media ^ | FEBRUARY 09, 202 | Matt Margolis
    After years of being a mediocre swimmer on the men’s team, Thomas woke up one morning and identified as transgender, transitioned, joined the women’s team, and started breaking records against his female teammates and tournament competitors. Since robbing real women of opportunities wasn’t enough for him, he also disrespected his teammates by exposing his male genitalia to them in the locker room. And now, Riley Gaines, a former teammate of Thomas, is calling for changes to be made by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). “We were not forewarned beforehand that we would be sharing a locker room with Lia....
  • Plan to collect menstrual data on high school athletes in Florida is voted down

    02/09/2023 11:53:06 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    NPR ^ | 02/09/2023 | SARAH MCCAMMON
    The Florida High School Athletic Association's board of directors has voted 14-2 to remove questions about high school athletes' menstrual history from a required health form for participation in high school athletics. Thursday's emergency meeting focused on the debate around menstrual cycle information. But in a less-discussed change to the requirements for Florida athletes, the newly adopted form asks students to list their "sex assigned at birth." The previous version asked only for "sex." The vote comes after weeks of controversy surrounding questions on the medical form, which is typically filled out by a physician and submitted to schools. The...
  • Are Athletes Dropping Dead From the COVID Jab?

    01/20/2023 9:53:55 AM PST · by fireman15 · 44 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Jan 17, 2023 | Joseph Mercola
    Despite ‘fact’ checkers’ best efforts to dismiss it as normal, the number of people in this group who died suddenly between January and April 2022 was 1,696% above the historical monthly norm. Is this the deadly combo that’s causing it? STORY AT-A-GLANCE Over the past two years (2021 and 2022), more than 1,650 professional and amateur athletes have collapsed due to cardiac events and 1,148 of them proved fatal Damar Hamlin, a 24-year-old Buffalo Bills football player went into cardiac arrest on live television after making a tackle during a January 2, 2023, game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Team trainers...
  • Multiple young athletes and former athletes died suddenly the past month

    01/16/2023 6:47:33 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    Gulf-Insider ^ | 1/16/23 | Staff
    Former Alabama Broncos star running back Ahmaad Galloway died suddenly this week at age 42. Galloway was an eighth-grade English teacher at Compton-Drew Middle School in St. Louis, Missouri. When Galloway did not show up for work, the school contacted authorities. Police conducted a welfare check and found the former football star dead in his apartment. The cause of death has not yet been made public. Compton-Drew Middle School Principal Susan Reid said she knew something wasn’t right. “Ahmaad was always on time, very responsible, so we knew something might be wrong,” Reid told WVTM 13. “There wasn’t anything disrupted...