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  • Los Angeles Dodgers Try to Stop the Bleeding, Announce 'Christian Family and Faith Day' to Pander to Angry Catholics

    05/27/2023 7:23:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/27/2023 | Bob Hoge
    The Los Angeles Dodgers told many in their fan base to go to hell by inviting, disinviting, and then comically re-inviting the hyper-sexualized, Catholic-mocking LGBTQIA+ activist group “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence” to come onto the field for Pride Night in June to accept a “community hero” award.Their heroic acts include putting on “Hunky Jesus” revues and showcasing men dressed as Catholic nuns simulating gay sex in obvious (and obscene) attempts to mock the Church. Catholic League president Bill Donohue describes their antics:[The group is] “known for simulating sodomy while dressed as nuns. They like to feature a ‘Condom Savior Mass,’...
  • Dodgers, Kershaw announce ‘Christian Faith’ event amid Pride fallout

    05/26/2023 2:23:10 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 29 replies
    KTLA ^ | May 26, 2023 | Marc Sternfield
    The Los Angeles Dodgers and future Hall of Fame pitcher Clayton Kershaw have announced a “relaunch” of Christian Faith and Family Day. The announcement comes after the Dodgers first invited, then uninvited, and then re-invited a group of self-described queer and trans “nuns” to be honored at the team’s Pride Night event in June. “Excited to announce the relaunch of Christian Faith and Family Day at Dodger Stadium on July 30th,” Kershaw tweeted on Friday. “More details to come – but we are grateful for the opportunity to talk about Jesus and determined to make it bigger and better than...
  • Girls' Sports Cannot Exclude Boys [semi-satire]

    05/24/2023 9:51:06 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 May 2023 | John Semmens
    In testimony at a House Education Committee hearing, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona defended the Biden Administration's plan to modify Title IX rules that would bar federal aid to schools that exclude biological males from participating in girls' sports. "Our goal is to make all students feel welcome," Cardona said. "We don't think it's fair that a person born with a penis should be barred from being on the girls' teams for a birth defect over which that person had no control." Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) pointed out that "biological males have some physical traits that would give them an...

    05/19/2023 1:03:04 PM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 40 replies
    TMZ ^ | May 19th, 2023 | unattributed
    Jim Brown, arguably the greatest football player of all time, has died at the age of 87, TMZ Sports has confirmed. "It is with profound sadness that I announce the passing of my husband, Jim Brown," Monique Brown tells us. "He passed away peacefully last night at our LA home. To the world he was an activist, actor and football star." "To our family, he was a loving and wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Our hearts are broken." We're told Jim hadn't been doing well ... and was recently visited by several of his close friends including Marshall Faulk, Eric...
  • Dorothy Levitt - A Racing Car Fast British Babe Who Loved Freedom And Advised Lady Drivers: "Don't Forget Your Gun."

    05/16/2023 7:35:50 PM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 12 replies ^ | 17th May, 2023 Australian time | Ozguy1945
    British journalist and racing driver Dorothy Levitt died 101 years ago on May 17 1922 with a unique catalogue of achievements. She was the first British woman racing driver, holder of the world’s first water speed record, the women’s world land speed record holder, and an author. She advised women drivers: Don’t be afraid of your car. Dress well. Don’t forget your gun. You can fix your own car.
  • Rest in peace Mike Shannon

    05/16/2023 2:29:57 PM PDT · by fugazi · 11 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | May 15, 2023 | Chris Carter
    I grew up listening to baseball games on the radio. Fans “tuned in” to men with great storytelling skills whose voices sounded just right. Paired with the broadcasters — like a fine wine with dinner — was the stadium ambience: organ music, beer vendors, the crack of the bat. Now most everything is video. Turn on a television set today and graphics and stats of every kind bombard you. Even if you’re not paying attention you can instantly see the score. The screen is full of graphics showing you where exactly the ball went in the strike zone and how...
  • The 2023 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition cover model is a biological man with fake boobs.

    05/15/2023 4:42:42 PM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 44 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 15th, 2023 | Scarlett Johnson
    Scarlett Johnson @scarlett4kids The 2023 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition cover model is a biological man with fake boobs. I really hope men are #Done with Sports Illustrated.
  • Vanity. Dizzy Dean question

    05/15/2023 6:02:50 AM PDT · by Sokol · 15 replies
    I am looking for information about Dizzy Dean. I grew up in Mobile county. When I was a teenager my dad drove me to the Mississippi gulf coast to a small building for Dizzy Dean. It was closed. We later found that he had passed, so it must have been 1974. I’m trying to determine exactly where that office was. It was several hurricanes ago, so it may be gone. Does anyone know anything about that building? Thanks for any help.
  • NFL Quarterback Legend Joins Fox News Boycott After Tucker Carlson's Firing

    05/08/2023 4:53:12 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 21 replies
    Athlon Sports ^ | May 8, 2023 | Mailo Taibi
    In the midst of Brett Favre's legal proceedings against Pat McAfee, the Hall of Fame quarterback finds himself in the news for different reasons altogether. Favre took to social media to voice support for political pundit Tucker Carlson, who had been dismissed by Fox News on April 24th. In his first tweet posted thus far in 2023, Favre implored fans to boycott the station until "they [Fox News] come to their senses and let the man speak." Favre posted his sentiments alongside a clip from The Megyn Kelly Show, in which an insinuation is made that Carlson had been silenced...
  • A Miracle Goal In Australian Rules Football - Brody "Maradona" Mihocek - THE FOOT OF GOD

    05/07/2023 11:35:09 AM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 3 replies ^ | 8th May 2023 Australian time | Ozguy1945
    Star Collingwood forward Brody Mihocek yesterday kicked one of the most amazing goals in the history of the game of Australian Rules football. But a commentator who used to play for Collingwood, but has recently been on the wrong end of a social media pile-on for alleged pro-Collingwood bias, now seems negligent in not focussing on how good the goal was. A goal is achieved in Australian Rules Football if the ball passes between the two tallest goalposts and the last part of any players body to touch the ball is the foot of a player from the attacking team....
  • Three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie dies at age 32

    05/03/2023 8:06:12 AM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 33 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 3rd, 2023 | David K. Li
    The Mississippi native is best known for anchoring America’s 4x100 relay to gold, leading a legendary squad of Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix and English Gardner, in Brazil. Three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie, a Mississippi native who sprinted to gold at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, has died, officials said Wednesday. She was 32. Bowie’s death was announced by her management company and USA Track and Field. No cause of death was shared. “We’ve lost a client, dear friend, daughter and sister," Icon Management Inc. said in a statement. "Tori was a champion … a beacon of light that shined...
  • Dear ESPN: The only color that matters is on the jersey

    05/02/2023 5:47:44 PM PDT · by fugazi · 14 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | May 2, 2023 | Chris Carter
    Like many teenagers in the 1990s, my television was usually tuned to ESPN. SportsCenter highlights while I ate breakfast before school. NFL season highlight videos between two-a-day football practices. Baseball and basketball games on at night during homework. The “S” in ESPN clearly stood for “sports” back then, focusing on the achievements of the athletes and stories that inspire us. Now, based on the juvenile trash that I occasionally see when eating at a sports bar or when I catch a provocative news headline, the “S” stands for s–t. I stopped watching ages ago, because I have better things to...
  • “Doesn’t Matter What You Achieve”: Boxing Legend George Foreman Says Jesus More Important Than Fame

    04/28/2023 3:20:35 PM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 41 replies
    The American Tribune ^ | April 27th, 2023 | Will
    Before releasing his biographical film “Big George Foreman,” heavyweight boxer-turned-pastor George Foreman spoke to the Christian Post and reflected on how his faith in God and help from God has affected him throughout his storied life and shared his faith-filled wisdom with the next generation of Christians. Speaking on that point and how he realized his calling was to preach God’s word, Foreman said, “You come to a point in your life and you realize the only important thing in your life is [to be] an evangelist.” Continuing, he spoke about evangelism and why it is important to him, saying,...
  • Thomas Calls Out TERFS, Feminism and Misogyny

    04/27/2023 6:20:56 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 8 replies
    Victory Girls ^ | 26 Apr 2023 | Lisa Carr
    Lia “Man Hands” Thomas continues to put himself out there to defend HIS position of taking a female title. In fact, women are “using the guise of feminism to push transphobic beliefs”, he says.Thomas joined fellow trans swimmer Schuyler Bailar on an episode of the Dear Schuyler podcast to air his grievances. Take a look at this segment from The New York Post...f you were to close your eyes and listen to the clip, you would hear a man‘s voice. Now, watch that clip with open eyes, you would not only hear the voice of a MAN, you would see...
  • WOKE Activists CRY RACISM After NBA Coach Phil Jackson REJECTS NBA Supporting Black Lives Matter!

    04/23/2023 4:12:15 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/23/23 | Black Conservative Perspective
    Hall of Fame NBA coach Phil Jackson says he hasn't enjoyed or watched basketball since the 2020 bubble in Orlando, Florida, during the pandemic. The reason? He didn't like the slogans on players' jerseys or on the court.
  • SFSU Responds to Alleged Assault on Riley Gaines . . . By Praising the Protesters

    04/10/2023 11:41:38 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 8 replies ^ | April 9, 2023 | jonathan turley
    We previously discussed the disgraceful attack on former swimmer Riley Gaines who was reportedly assaulted when she tried to speak about her views on transgender issues at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Gaines had to be removed to a locked room for hours by police for her own protection. It is now clear why students believed that they had license to engage in such disruptions. SFSU has issued a statement that was conspicuous in its failure to condemn the mob or promise accountability for these actions. The event was only the latest example of protesters “deplatforming” speakers with opposing views...
  • Ivy League Study Shows Global Warming Led To More MLB Home Runs. Then The Facts Arrived

    04/09/2023 3:41:58 PM PDT · by Conservativetpa · 21 replies
    The Free Press-Tampa ^ | 04/09/2023 | Liam Edgar
    For the last few years, baseball fans have wondered what drove the spike in home runs. Juiced balls? Juiced players? Lousy pitching? Players just naturally bigger and better than those of other eras? According to Dartmouth College, it’s global warming...
  • Women's Sports at Risk: Biden Administration Proposes Controversial New Title IX Rule

    04/06/2023 5:34:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Red State ^ | 04/06/2023 | Jeff Charles
    The Biden Administration is enacting new Title IX rules to stretch the definition of sexual discrimination to include gender identity. This change is intended to prevent schools and colleges from prohibiting biological men from competing in women’s sports.The proposed change would mean that no educational institution that receives federal funding would be able to implement policies that ban transgender students from participating in sports teams that align with their chosen identity.The White House issued a press release explaining the proposed change:“The proposed rule would establish that policies violate Title IX when they categorically ban transgender students from participating on sports...
  • Angel Reese: LSU wouldn’t let Jill Biden into its locker room before championship game

    04/05/2023 5:46:48 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 41 replies ^ | April 5, 2023 | Jenna Lemoncelli
    The Lady Tigers apparently weren’t interested in a pep talk from First Lady Jill Biden before the NCAA championship game on Sunday. LSU star forward Angel Reese — who called the First Lady’s invitation for Iowa to visit the White House a “joke” — said the team declined to meet with her prior to defeating the Hawkeyes 102-85 in Dallas. “Apparently she was supposed to come to our locker room before the game but we said ‘no,'” Reese said on I Am Athlete’s “Paper Route” show on Tuesday, adding that the team did not directly speak with the First Lady....
  • Parents upset at 'unfair advantage' of trans women in female soccer leagues will be offered training to better understand 'lived experience' of transgender players

    04/04/2023 7:38:23 AM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 3rd, 2023 | Wayne Flower
    -American-born trans female dominating seniors comp. -Claims players were injured during weekend match. -Football NSW hit with thousands of written complaints. -Competition now aims to 'train parents' on trans issues. Angry parents fed-up with a trans woman's domination of a female soccer league will be offered training to help them better understand trans issues. Football Australia announced its 'High Performance Inclusion Policy' after Daily Mail Australia revealed parents were campaigning for the New South Wales competition to ban transgender women from female soccer teams. A trans woman, who Daily Mail Australia has chosen not to identify, has led Football NSW's...