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Charles Barkley: Blacks Have Always Voted Dem, ‘and They’re Still Poor’

Friday, August 28th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

“The Round Mound of Rebound” isn’t mincing words when he explains why he won’t come around for the Democrats in 2016. NBA legend Charles Barkley told The Dan Patrick Show today that he personally likes Donald Trump. “The few times I’ve been around him, he’s always treated me cordial,” he said. But he’s going with […]

ESPN Suspends Curt Schilling for Tweet Comparing Muslims to Nazis

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

If the tweet fits… ESPN has suspended Curt Schilling after the pitcher and network analyst tweeted, and subsequently deleted, a picture that compared Muslims to Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective,” ESPN said in a statement on Tuesday. “We made that point very strongly to Curt and […]

Redskins President Won’t Change Name Even If New Stadium Gets Blocked

Monday, August 17th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The leaders of the Washington Redskins are holding fast on their vow to not change the team name, even if they lose out on land for a new stadium because of it. From ESPN: Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen said the team will not reconsider changing its name — even if it’s a political barrier […]

VIDEO: Boehner Weeps During Golf Channel Interview

Monday, July 27th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The Gold Channel episode of David Feherty’s journey up to Capitol Hill doesn’t run until Aug. 3, but the preview of the interview with House Speaker John Boehner shows the Ohio Republican doing what he does best. Boehner has shed tears each time he’s taken the gavel at the beginning of a new Congress. His […]

Reid: Bring Down ‘Racist’ Redskins Now

Friday, July 10th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said on the Senate floor yesterday that the racist name of the Redskins needs to come down now. Reid noted this week’s district court ruling that “affirmed what Native Americans have been saying for decades – the Washington football team name is disparaging.” “It is racist and morally objectionable. And […]

After Redskins Court Loss, D.C. Delegate Tells Team to Throw in the Towel

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

D.C.’s delegate to Congress urged the Washington Redskins to throw in the towel after a key loss in court over the team name. Last year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decided 2-1 not to renew the team’s trademark registration, ruling that Redskins is offensive to American Indians. The […]

United Passions: Another Good Reason to Hate Soccer

Friday, June 19th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

The World’s Worst Sport has been rocked by scandal and busted by the FBI; the beloved Game of Ties has just played another nil-to-nil OT thriller in public estimation. And with the exquisite timing we associated with a bunch of foreigners in short pants milling aimlessly about a field while bouncing a stupid ball off […]

Kerry’s Surgeon Vows Broken Leg Won’t Interfere with Secretary of State Duties

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Secretary of State John Kerry’s surgeon said through the State Department that his broken leg shouldn’t affect his job as the nation’s top diplomat. Kerry “underwent a surgical procedure to repair his broken femur,” Dr. Dennis Burke, orthopedic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, said in a statement released by the administration. “The procedure was performed under […]

Here’s a Better Idea: Let’s Scrap the Olympics Altogether

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

You think FIFA is corrupt? What about that quadrennial time-suck and fund-waster known as the Olympic Games? Luckily, more and more cities are realizing that the last thing your town needs is to play “host” to this collection of international grifters who make a living exploiting largely amateur athletes. Let’s start with the Winter Olympics: […]

Kerry Returning to Boston to Treat Broken Leg

Monday, June 1st, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Secretary of State John Kerry is returning today to Boston after breaking his leg cycling part of the Tour de France route. Kerry, 71, often takes his bike with him on international trips. He reportedly hit a curb, causing the broken bone. “Secretary Kerry will be transported to Boston aboard a US military C-17 transport […]

High School Soccer Player Punches Referee Over Call in Final Game

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

High school sports can be as competitive as professional sports — especially in the South. Just ask the soccer team at Chattahoochee High School north of Atlanta. At their April 29 game, the last of the season, senior Andrew Gray disagreed with a call from the referee, so Gray responded with a sucker punch. From […]

Reid: Why Care About Tom Brady’s Balls When Redskins Are Being Racist?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) complained on the floor of the upper chamber today that America is more concerned with Tom Brady’s delfating balls than the Washington Redskins’ racist name. Brady received a four-game suspension as a result of “Deflategate” and the New England Patriots were fine d $1 million and stripped of two […]

NFL’s Golden Boy Tom Brady Suspended 4 Games, Team Fined and Loses Draft Picks

Monday, May 11th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

The off-field hits just keep on coming for America’s most ethically troubled sports league. The Patriots will begin their Super Bowl title defense without the services of the franchise’s greatest all-time player. The NFL announced Monday that Tom Brady has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL policy on the integrity […]

‘Safety First’ Gives Us a New Low in Baseball — and American — History

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

The Leftist obsession with “safety” above all is not only unmanly, cowardly and disgraceful — if they had been in charge in the 19th century, Americans never would have pushed past the Appalachians, much less the Mississippi — it’s also disheartening. To this we’ve come:  In Baltimore, game at Orioles’ locked stadium is safe, serene […]

Useless Pro Sports League, the NFL, Gives Up Non-Profit Status, Avoids Further Review

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Did you know the National Football League, which weekly wastes more time and money than just about anything on the planet short of the federal government itself, was until today tax exempt? You didn’t? The National Football League’s central office will become a taxable entity, ending its tax-exempt status in a move with minimal financial effect […]

Goodell Announces NFL Will End Tax-Exempt Status

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

An idea whose time has come. The NFL has often faced scrutiny over its status as a tax-exempt organization. Now the league is deciding to give up that status. According to Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal, the NFL will change its status to taxable from tax-exempt. The federal government has granted tax-exempt 501(c)(6) status […]

Time to Disband the National Football League

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

First of all, it’s a complete waste of a grownup’s time and money. Second, it’s boring. Third, it’s dangerous. And fourth: Former San Francisco 49ers running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison. Prison officials said Monday that Phillips’ cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison was found lifeless […]

Virginia Tech Football Players Blow Off Feminist SJW Re-Education Camp, Butthurt Ensues

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

This is what sets off the Social Justice Warriors these days: Members of the Virginia Tech football team have been accused of acting disrespectfully at a campus sexual assault awareness event. Players were required to attend a Take Back the Night event on March 26. The event was organized by a campus female activism group and […]

MSM Stamps Tiny Feet Again, Refuses to be Confined to Quarters While Prez Golfs

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

You can’t make this stuff up: For a second day, the “pool” of reporters in Florida to cover President Obama’s golfing weekend refused to be dismissed by the White House, stationing in a maintenance shed near the super exclusive course the president is golfing at for his 223rd round of golf since taking office. The […]

Senators to FIFA President: Strip Russia of 2018 World Cup Hosting Privilege

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was one of the U.S. lawmakers recently placed on a new sanctions list by Russia for his support of a free and democratic Ukraine, and now he’s returning the favor. Menendez and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) today led a bipartisan letter to FIFA president Sepp Blatter asking that Russia be stripped […]

Police Nab Dozens In Atlanta Area Gambling Bust

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

This time of year, thousands of people make their brackets for the NCAA college basketball tournament, but not many of them go to jail for it. In the suburb of Alpharetta, Georgia, just north of Atlanta, police from four jurisdictions detained over five dozen people at a private party at a bar and grill who […]

24-Year-Old Linebacker Walks Away from NFL Over Head-Injury Concerns

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Via NBC News: Chris Borland, a 24-year-old linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers and one of the most promising rookies in the NFL last year, says he’s quitting the game because he doesn’t want to risk long-term brain injury. “I just honestly want to do what’s best for my health,” he told ESPN’s “Outside the […]

#SledFreeOrDie: Enemies of the State Defy Capitol Hill Sledding Ban

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

D.C.’s delegate to Congress tried to get the sledding ban on Capitol Hill reversed — at least today through the weekend as a fresh snowfall dumps on the District — but the Capitol Police refused to budge. In a response to Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), the Capitol Police Board upheld the code section that […]

Capitol Grinches Shooing Away Sledders Asked to Stop

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

D.C. delegate to Congress is upset that Capitol Police have been shooing sledders away from Capitol Hill during the recent snow dumps. “Sledding on U.S. Capitol Grounds is one of the oldest traditions in the nation’s capital,” Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) wrote yesterday to Senate Sergeant at Arms Frank J. Larkin. “Although I understand that […]

Look Who Just Got Suspended

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

One guess… right! Keith Olbermann, everybody’s favorite nasty Lefty. Did you know he was back at ESPN? Me, neither: Keith Olbermann has been taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter. On Monday, a Penn State alum tweeted to Olbermann the phrase “We […]

The Science Is Settled: Super Bowl XLIX Ads Were Horrible

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

So it wasn’t just me… It was one of the most memorable Super Bowls of all time but, in terms of the commercials, it was more like a blowout that was over by halftime. “There were some of the worst Super Bowl ads I’ve ever seen – that really missed badly,” said David Steinberg, CEO […]

Of These 25 ‘Most Dangerous’ Jobs, Only 8 Are Morally Defensible in the 21st Century

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 - by Dave Swindle

#trollface jajaja A photo posted by Vale Acosta Barreto (@vale.cota_barreto) on Jan 23, 2015 at 11:12am PST So as the number of comments and some of my twitter replies revealed, it seems that even when I warn right up front that I’m trolling, some people will still take me seriously. (See my Super Bowl piece […]

How Jim Messina Does the Super Bowl

Sunday, February 1st, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Jim Messina, President Obama’s 2012 campaign manager and former White House deputy chief of staff, is going to his first Super Bowl today. And he found new friends… Dems are everywhere at the Super Bowl pic.twitter.com/v4vUb581h5 — Jim Messina (@Messina2012) February 1, 2015   He needed something to cheer him up: Damn! Friday ruined now […]

How Is Football Any More Moral Than Cockfighting?

Sunday, February 1st, 2015 - by Dave Swindle

Buzz Killington reporting for duty on Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s your high-level, unapologetic trolling for the day: The Super Bowl is a neo-pagan celebration of sex and death. In the future our children and grandchildren will look back on our nation’s annual secular holiday with the same incredulity as they will the recent bi-partisan celebration […]

Another Good Reason to Hate Pro Football

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

As if another were needed to despise the biggest waste of time in America: Two of our favorite Seahawks have made an ad for HealthCare.gov, the health insurance exchange website set up for Obamacare. HealthCare.gov released the ad featuring Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and cornerback Richard Sherman on Friday. “Richard Sherman and Russell Wilson want […]

High Fives to Chris Christie for the Most Awkward Thing on the Internet This Week

Monday, January 5th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

  It’s either super adorable or terribly awkward, depending on whether you love or hate Chris Christie. The New Jersey governor was caught on camera moving in for a celebratory hug when Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones failed to return his high fives after the team’s come-from-behind win on Sunday. Gov. Christie watched from the […]

Action! White House Lets Press Near Course to Witness Obama’s Golf Game

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 - by Bridget Johnson

After a Hawaii vacation packed with golf — including inviting the Malaysian prime minister off the course and kicking a wedding of two Army captains off the 16th hole at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course — President Obama finally invited the press pool onto the course for a photo op. “After a long hold in the […]

Let’s Face It: Pro Football Sucks

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 - by Michael Walsh

There, I said it. What a stupendous waste of time, watching eight hours or so of pro football back to back on Sunday, plus whatever other nights of the week this useless sport takes up. It’s slow, boring, pointless. It’s filled with criminals.  It injures young men who think they are immortal and leaves them […]

Happy Ending: Vin Scully, the Ribs, and THE Ring

Friday, December 19th, 2014 - by Michael Walsh

Jesus, Mary and Joseph and all the saints: for the greatest baseball announcer in the history of the planet, a recent trip to Costco in Westlake Village, Calif., might have been a disaster, but it wasn’t: Vin Scully can find his way into our hearts even during the gloomiest winter afternoons, as he proved again […]

FCC: Hail to the Redskins

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - by Michael Walsh

Washington Redskins fans can relax for now: the word “Redskins” is okay: The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday ruled the name “Redskins” is not profane or obscene. In a formal ruling, the commission rejected calls to yank the broadcast license of a radio station owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder for excessively using the team’s […]