NY Post Disagrees With Judge's Fake Science In Trans Athlete

A writer for the New York Post is siding with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) attorneys seeking the recusal of a biased judge in the lawsuit against Connecticut policy allowing boys to compete against girls in high school sports. Libby Emmons, senior editor for The Post Millennial, agrees with ADF that the judge went too far in saying its attorneys should not refer to trans athletes as biological boys.Emmons reviewed the transcript of a phone discussion between ADF attorneys and Judge Robert Chatigny, in which "the judge informs the attorneys that their briefings shouldn’t refer to (Andraya) Yearwood Read More

Watson Speaks of Pro-Life Film in WashPost Interview

So much of the activism of NFL players is directed toward social justice causes, but recently retired tight end Benjamin Watson is providing a refreshing exception to the norm. A devout pro-life Christian who played pro ball from 2004 to 2019, he's produced a pro-life documentary called "Divided Hearts of America." Believe it or not, the Washington Post gave Watson an opportunity to plug it Sunday on page A6.In an interview, Watson (appearing in a scene from the film, right) turned sports feature writer Kent Babb's question about activism into an opportunity to speak about the movie. Read More

The Nation: NFL Part of Trump Re-election Campaign

It's "official" now: conscience-lacking NFL owners are part of President Donald Trump's re-election project, says Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine. Unbelievably, so is ESPN! They're all willing to risk lives and support the president's re-election campaign by going ahead with the NFL season this fall. "He and his cronies want the games back, even if it means watching from hermetically sealed bunkers while the players risk their lives," writes Zirin."Culturally, there is no greater sign of normalcy than the NFL coming back into the routine of our Read More

LeBron James Brings Obamas to His 'Virtual Commencement'

NBA superstar LeBron James is bringing in the big progressive guns for his May 16 virtual graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 -- none other than the Obamas. The one-hour special -- "Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020" -- will celebrate high school seniors across the nation who are losing their commencements to COVID-19 social distancing. It will air on network TV, social media and streaming sites May 16 at 5 p.m. PT.SBNation reports that James personally recruited the former president to participate in his "star-studded" events.  Melissa Rohlin, of Sports Illustrated, explains that Read More

Deadspin Raps NBA For Not Being Progressive Enough

The National Basketball Association is practically a wing of the Democratic Party, but it isn't progressive enough to suit Dustin Foote, Deadspin blogger. Sure, the NBA's taken a lot of ultra-progressive stands, but its insistence on punishing players for marijuana offenses, its national anthem policy and its timid reaction to communist China last fall are stains upon its otherwise glorious progressivism.Foote says the NBA "could be one of the most progressive athletic organizations in the country." Progressive sports radio and Twitter offer support for the claim, he insists. "But the league continues to operate Read More

Rapinoe Campaigns for Biden's VP Running Mate

Joltin' Joe Biden, you want a woman for your vice-presidential running mate? Look no more. The outrageous Megan Rapinoe is willing and able to handle the job ... and continue her pro soccer at the same time. Your big decision just got easier!"Megan Rapinoe is ready for a new gig," reports USA Today sports writer and Trump hater Nancy Armour: "The two-time World Cup champion offered to be Joe Biden’s vice president during an Instagram Live with the presumptive Democratic nominee and his wife Jill Thursday. “ 'I don’t want to put you on the spot Read More

ESPN's Smith Accuses MLB of Racism Over Cheating Scandal

Ranting on ESPN's First Take show Thursday, Stephen A. Smith accused Major League Baseball of racism in its punishment of sign stealing offenders. The sports media blog Awful Announcing roasted him for the bizarre accusation, calling his claim "quite a stretch."Smith was responding to MLB's punishment this week of the Boston Red Sox for stealing opponents' signs during the 2018 season. MLB suspended Boston’s replay system operator J.T. Watkins for the entire 2020 postseason and took a second-round draft pick away from the Red Sox. Former manager Alex Cora was suspended for the 2020 season, though Read More

NFL Players Coalition: COVID-19 Exposes Long History of Racism

PC in the NFL stands for "political correctness" and the "Players Coalition," a group of current and former players who shook down the league to the tune of $90 million for social justice activism. The Players Coalition is charging that coronavirus testing is not available in minority communities and announced it's planning to expand its social justice outreach to address disproportionate rates of African Americans suffering and dying from COVID-19."The sobering statistics hit home with Anquan Boldin," retired NFL player and a leading activist in the Players Coalition, writes USA Today's Jarrett Read More

Media Not Interested in Boxer's Comments About 'White Boy'

An undefeated boxer from San Francisco says he'll never lose to a white boy, and there's barely a whimper in the sports media world that normally has a quick trigger finger on stories involving racism. CNN, the New York Daily News and BBC websites covered the story, but the rest of the sports media -- including those who usually scream the loudest about racism -- saw no evil and heard no evil.Speaking on 78SPORTSTV's YouTube channel recently, the undefeated lightweight boxer Devin Haney (in photo) was asked about fighting the white Ukrainian unified lightweight world champion Read More