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  • A Brief Guide to Leftist Destruction

    11/30/2021 4:14:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | November 30, 2021 | Dennis Prager
    To understand the modern world, perhaps the most important rule one needs to know is this: Everything the Left touches it ruins. This first became clear to me years ago during my radio show. I was talking about the Left's war on the Boy Scouts (for not accepting announced gay people). It was becoming clear that this would ultimately lead to the decline of the Boy Scouts, which led me to ask: "Will the left replace the Boy Scouts with a left-wing Boy Scouts?" Then I answered my own question: Of course not. Because the Left only destroys; it doesn't...
  • Bender2 Memorial Pigskin Pickem Thread, Week 12

    11/23/2021 1:33:11 AM PST · by Impy · 67 replies
    Fool's Ball Week 12 Your home for all things Fool's Ball! In Memoriam Danny Lee (BENDER2)
  • 2 Men Shot Outside South Bay High School Football Playoff Game

    11/27/2021 11:58:56 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    KPIX ^ | November 27, 2021
    CAMPBELL (CBS SF) — Two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries and a high school playoff crowd was forced to flee to safety while the teams drove to the ground for cover on the field Friday night after gunshots rang out at the CCS Division 1 championship game between St. Francis and Serra high schools.
  • America Loves College Football Because College Football Loves America

    11/24/2021 11:02:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 24, 2021 | Elle Reynolds
    America loves college football, loves its flyovers and cheers and opportunities to show patriotic pride, and doesn't want it tainted by politics.When college football came roaring back in September, sticking it to the Faucian fear porn that gathering with fellow fans in stadiums (or with anyone, anywhere) wasn’t “smart,” fans cheered the camaraderie of mass sports gatherings — as well as the lack of politicized messaging, in contrast to the wokeness of pro leagues like the NFL. Fans made their disdain for the COVID establishment known with chants of “F-ck Joe Biden,” and later the more tactful euphemism “Let’s go,...
  • ""Too Good": Texas youth football team with perfect record kicked out of playoffs"

    11/22/2021 5:28:38 AM PST · by DrHFrog · 43 replies ^ | 11/22/2021 | NBC News
    Last year, when it was hard to field a team during COVID, Flower Mound joined a league from nearby Keller. Rhett Taylor, vice president of the Keller Youth Association, said the group’s five-member board decided the Flower Mound team should be ejected from the playoffs – even though they’re the top team. “This is the Keller league, not the Flower Mound league,” Taylor said. “In my mind, they’ve dominated our league.” Taylor also is a coach and a father. His team lost to the Rebels 33-0 this season. “My team got one first down all game,” Taylor said. “And my...
  • ESPN Has Gone Extra Woke. Listen To What Was Said ON AIR After The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict!

    11/20/2021 5:20:11 PM PST · by Morgana · 55 replies
    The Tommy Sotomayor Show ^ | November 20, 2021 | Tommy Sotomayor
    ESPN Has Gone Extra Woke. Listen To What Was Said ON AIR After The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict! Tommy Sotomayor comments on what the media has to say about the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict. Laugh alert warning.
  • ‘The Terroristic Acts Of A White Supremacist’: Sports World Reacts to Rittenhouse Verdict

    11/20/2021 7:34:24 AM PST · by rktman · 60 replies ^ | 11/19/2021 2115 hrs et | Landon Mion
    Current and former professional athletes slammed Friday's not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial as evidence of a racist America and criminal justice system. The charges against Rittenhouse were first-degree reckless homicide, first-degree recklessly endangering safety, first-degree intentional homicide and attempted first-degree intentional homicide. The trial, which lasted several weeks and finished with closing arguments on Monday, resulted in the jury on Friday finding Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts after three days of deliberations. Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, said the result of the trial shows the need for "our current system" to be abolished...
  • Former NFL Player Zac Stacy Arrested On Assault Charges

    11/19/2021 11:59:18 AM PST · by Perseverando · 46 replies
    OAN News ^ | November 19, 2021 | OAN Newsroom
    Former NFL player Zac Stacy, pictured, was charged with aggravated battery and criminal mischief on Nov. 18, 2021. (Photo released by the Orange County Corrections Department) Former NFL player Zac Stacy has been arrested following a surfaced video showing him allegedly assaulting his child’s mother. On Thursday, police confirmed Stacy attacked his ex-girlfriend Kristin Evans in front of their 5-month-old son over the weekend when he came to visit them in Florida. Police arrived just two-minutes after the attack, but Stacy had already fled. WARNING: The following footage contains domestic violence and could be considered disturbing.
  • NBA on TNT Seeks Black Applicants Only for Broadcast Role

    11/18/2021 4:22:08 PM PST · by Kazan · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/18/2021 | DYLAN GWINN
    You may be young, and you may be gifted, but if you are not young, gifted, and black, you need not apply for a new on-air position at the NBA on TNT. On Wednesday, NBA on TNT Social Strategist Victoria McBryde posted a tweet seeking a “young, gifted, and Black” college student for an on-air position connected to the Oscar Pope Lift Every Voice Fellowship.Lift Every Voice describes itself as “a grassroots initiative centered on empowering the imaginations of Black student journalists.” However, as Outkicks Bobby Burack points out, there’s no shortage of black sports journalists working on TNT’s NBA...
  • Hall of Fame linebacker Sam Huff dies at 87

    11/16/2021 9:21:55 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    wlwt ^ | Nov 13, 2021
    <p>WINCHESTER, Va. — As one of football’s most feared middle linebackers of the 1950s and 1960s, Sam Huff of the New York Giants starred in one of the most thrilling championship games of all time and became the first defensive player to become a superstar in the National Football League. The Hall of Famer, who also played for Washington and spent more than 30 years as a broadcaster for the team, died Nov. 13 at a hospital in Winchester, Va. He was 87.</p>
  • Exclusive – Chinese Concentration Camp Survivor on NBA: ‘They Don’t Want to Think About Humanity’

    11/13/2021 12:41:21 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/12/2021 | FRANCES MARTEL
    Mihrigul Tursun, a survivor of China’s concentration camp system, urged the National Basketball Association (NBA) in remarks to Breitbart News on Friday to condemn China’s human rights abuses. Tursun also warned star player LeBron James, one of China’s biggest business partners in the league, to distance himself from the regime “because money cannot do everything.” Tursun was participating in a march Friday organized by the East Turkistan Government in Exile in Washington, DC, the purpose of which was to demand that the administration of President Joe Biden act to protect the Uyghur people from the ongoing genocide they are enduring...
  • Caught On Camera: 15-Year-Old Girl Sucker Punched On Basketball Court During Club Game

    11/12/2021 7:46:16 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | Nov, 12, 2021 | November 9, 2021
    GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) – Moments before 15-year-old Lauryn Ham was clotheslined by another girl during a youth club basketball tournament Sunday in Garden Grove, her mother believes that the girl who punched Ham was provoked by her mom. Alice Ham told CBSLA Reporter Laurie Perez that parents who were at the game heard the mother of the girl who threw the punch yell, “go and hit her.”
  • The Big Attendance Drought (How a Delta trickle could become a financial flood)

    11/12/2021 9:40:08 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 23 replies
    House of Strauss ^ | 11/12/2021 | By Ethan Strauss
    Sports are back, certainly as a TV product. The NFL is up in the ratings over last season. The NBA, buoyed by a resurgent Warriors, improved Eastern Conference and avoidance of Thursday Night Football, is up over last season as well. So all is well, right? Let’s just say there’s an issue, one that franchises are attempting to obscure. I’m looking at it through the prism of the NBA, because that’s the sport I’m obviously most familiar with, but this is a broader problem that could explode into a larger story. Jacob Feldman of Sportico gives us a good look...
  • Peloton accused of banning anti-Biden ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ on platform

    11/11/2021 6:42:30 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 11, 2021 | Emily Crane
    Peloton has been accused of blocking people from using the hashtag “LetsGoBrandon” on its fitness platforms because it doesn’t meet its guidelines. The fitness equipment company has been sending users an error message when they try to connect with others on the Peloton App using the tag, according to screenshots published by PJ Media on Wednesday. The phrase has become an anti-President Biden rallying cry in recent weeks, ever since an NBC reporter interviewing NASCAR driver Brandon Brown on Oct. 2 mistook a vulgar chant from the crowd — “F–k Joe Biden” — as “Let’s go, Brandon.” As the phrase...
  • Joe Biden Refers to ‘Great Negro’ Baseball Player Satchel Paige in Veterans’ Day Speech

    11/11/2021 10:20:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/11/2021 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Joe Biden referred to legendary baseball pitcher Satchel Paige during his Veterans’ Day speech on Thursday referring to him as “the great negro.” “You know, I’ve adopted the attitude of the great negro at the time, pitcher in the negro leagues, went on to become a great pitcher in the pros, in the Major League Baseball after Jackie Robison, his name was Satchel Paige,” Biden said as he began his speech.
  • 'What tears? Knock it off': LeBron James mocks Rittenhouse's courtroom breakdown

    11/10/2021 9:43:20 PM PST · by conservative98 · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/10/21 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James mocked alleged Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse over a video showing the 18-year-old crying in court while testifying in his murder trial. "What tears?????" the 17-time All-Star tweeted Wednesday evening after the conclusion of Rittenhouse’s testimony in his unfolding murder trial, where the teen broke down on the stand recounting the August 2020 shooting he was involved in that left two people dead and one injured. "I didn’t see one. Man knock it off! That boy ate some lemon heads before walking into court," James added. The tweet was retweeted thousands of times and liked...
  • Video captures 15-year-old girl getting sucker punched during O.C. basketball game

    11/10/2021 2:34:50 PM PST · by NohSpinZone · 64 replies
    KTLA ^ | 11/9/2021 | By Sareen Habeshian, Kimberly Cheng, Carlos Saucedo
    Video captured during a youth basketball game in Garden Grove shows a 15-year-old girl getting punched in the face by a fellow player on Sunday. The incident took place at an event hosted by Avac United, which organizes games for youth between the ages of 13 to 16 across Southern California. The victim’s mother, Alice Ham, told KTLA that she knew something was very wrong when her daughter, whose name she did not want shared, returned home after her basketball game, disoriented. Teammates and other parents filled Ham in and showed her the video. “The person in question went down...
  • German news agency compiles a list of 75 European athletes who have died "suddenly" in the past 5 months since being fully vaccinated. Hmmmm...

    11/08/2021 6:22:04 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 50 replies
    The ^ | 11/1/2021 | D. O'Genius
    "Giuseppe Perrino is dead: heart attack at 29! Footballer collapses on the soccer field and dies." "In the European Championship game against Finland, the Dane Christian Eriksen suddenly collapses. Medical helpers initiated life-saving measures with cardiac muscle massage." "Speed skater Kjeld Nuis is very sick after vaccination: 'The body is not cooperating.'" "Bielefeld footballer suffers cardiac arrest on the field." "19-year-old Belgian handball player dies of cardiac arrest." "Former French professional footballer Franck Berrier dies of multiple heart attacks while playing tennis." "The 17-year-old footballer collapsed on the field of a heart attack. On the way to the hospital, he...
  • Raiders cut 2020 1st rounder Arnette over social media post

    11/08/2021 1:04:17 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 50 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | November 8, 2021 | By JOSH DUBOW
    The Las Vegas Raiders waived 2020 first-round pick Damon Arnette and have now cut ties with both first-round picks from that draft before the midpoint of their second season. General manager Mike Mayock called it a “painful decision” to release Arnette on Monday but said it was necessary in response to a social media post with Arnette brandishing a gun and threatening to kill someone. Arnette was drafted 19th overall with a pick acquired in the Khalil Mack trade despite what Mayock called “significant concerns” about his character. Arnette was rated lower on most draft rankings but the Raiders believed...
  • Woman ejected from hockey game for Let’s Go Brandon sweatshirt…

    11/08/2021 10:14:19 AM PST · by Red Badger · 48 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on November 8, 2021 1:02 pm
    Hockey scene in Wichita this weekend VIDEO AT LINK................ Entire stadium chants Let’s Go Brandon at Seattle Kraken NHL hockey game VIDEO AT LINK................ DeSantis talks about Let’s Go Brandon — In case you missed it VIDEO AT LINK................