NY Post Pins Down Spike Lee, Oakley For 'Plantation' Charge

New York Post sports columnist Phil Mushnick is an anomaly in a business dominated by left-wingers. He's not afraid to call out race-hustling, the progressive politics of sports media or sleazy Super Bowl halftime performers. This week he had Spike Lee, former NBA player Charles Oakley and pandering media in his crosshairs.Lee and Oakley provoked Mushnick's most recent column, accusing them of casting themselves as martyrs "when it suits them." Last Friday they were front and center in newspaper ads attacking New York Knicks owner James Dolan on behalf of the Big3 basketball league. The Read More

New Deadspin, Same Old 'Animal House' Mentality

The "Animal House" of sports blogs is back on the grid. Deadspin, which went dormant last fall when its potty-mouthed writers with eighth-grade mentalities stomped out because new ownership demanded less irreverent writing. Awful Announcing's Ian Casselberry posted a story saying the Deadspin site is showing new signs of life and hiring writers, but he's behind the times. A whole new cast of radical characters has already resumed operations.G/O Media took over Deadspin in the fall and ordered the staff to skip the politics and juvenile tantrums and stick to sports. That went over Read More

Cleveland's Kevin Love Shines Amid Corona Crisis

Are you crushed by the ultimate bracket buster, the cancellation of March Madness? Worried about the coronavirus and bummed out by all the news of infections, deaths, quarantines and the shutting down of sports? In need of a feel-good story on the sports pages in these trying times? Amid the crisis, Kevin Love is providing one.Many part-time and hourly wage earners at NBA arenas are worried about their impending loss of income and how they'll pay their bills and support their families. In Cleveland, it's Love to the rescue. The Cavaliers forward pledged to donate $100,000 to arena Read More

NFL Superstar Thomas Says Voters Duped By MAGA

National Football League star Michael Thomas gets his news from the Left, and that was evident Wednesday night when he blasted President Donald Trump and his supporters. Thomas, a superstar receiver for the New Orleans Saints, echoed the leftist site Vox in criticizing the president's handling of the coronavirus.Vox, of course, is parroting the standard narrative of Democrats and their media allies who assert President Trump isn't adequately addressing the pandemic. Aaron Rupar, of Vox, posted a Tweet showing the president dismissing the criticism as "That's CNN ... fake news". Above the video, Rupar writes: &Read More

San Antonio Coach: Trump Is a 'Coward' for Coronavirus Response

Trump-hating coach of the San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich blasted his favorite political target again Friday. This time his criticism concerned President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, and for the second time he called the commander in chief a "coward."Popovich, who once previously called Trump a "soulless coward," referenced the president's remarks from a meeting with airline CEOs in the White House in regard to testing related to the coronavirus outbreak. Trump stated: "The Obama administration made a decision on testing that turned out to be very detrimental to what we'Read More

Writers Fume After Gossage Disses Baseball, Democrats

Hall of Famer Rich "Goose" Gossage made "incendiary" remarks about Democrats and baseball, and progressive sports writers are blowing gaskets about the "infidel" criticizing their preferred political party. Gossage said baseball teams are watering down spring training workouts and over-using analytics to ruin the game, something akin to Democrat control freaks in politics. His political comparison prompted quick rebuttals from writers at USA Today and the blog 12Up.Gossage's remarks came in a phone conversation with Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Tribune, and the other writers then wrote angry responses to the Read More

USA Today Lefty Claims Red Smith Award for Sports Writing

To win the Red Smith Award for sports writing is tantamount to having one's left-wing credentials enshrined by the Associated Press, which has given this accolade since 1981. Mitch Albom and Bob Ryan, among others, are past winners, and neither is known for conservative views. Nor is Christine Brennan, a USA Today writer who claimed the award for 2020.Brennan loves Colin Kaepernick and Adam Rippon and hates President Donald Trump and VP Mike Pence. This award is named in honor of Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith (1905 – 1982), whose writing over five decades influenced a generation of sport writers. He was Read More

Hill Tweet: We're Doomed By Pence's Direction on Coronavirus

Loose cannon tweeter Jemele Hill is shooting from the hip at Republicans again. On Wednesday, the disgraced former ESPN Sports Center co-anchor criticized President Donald Trump's decision directing government health officials to coordinate communications on the coronavirus through Vice President Mike Pence. Hill's tweet implied that the former Indiana governor was previously responsible for the spread of HIV and now we're all doomed by the coronavirus.Hill, a contributing writer for The Atlantic magazine, has bitterly attacked President Trump in the past as a "white supremacist", but this week she directed her vitriol at Pence Read More