Monday, October 21, 2019

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NFL Executive Delighted to See 'Woke' NBA Catching Flack

NFL Executive Delighted to See 'Woke' NBA Catching Flack

At least one NFL executive is enjoying the NBA's troubles, joking that the "woke" basketball league is being "hoisted on its own petard" for turning a blind eye to China's human rights abuse record.

MLK 'Injustice' Tweet Comes Back to Haunt LeBron James

MLK 'Injustice' Tweet Comes Back to Haunt LeBron James

On Tuesday, LeBron James insisted that he does not want to be political about everything, but an old tweet saying just the opposite is now coming back to haunt the NBA star.

NBA Players Make Millions from Big China Deals

NBA Players Make Millions from Big China Deals

As NBA players increasingly lineup in support of the oppressive Chinese government, it's becoming evident that the main motivating factor is their financial dealings with the communist nation.

Watch: Jane Fonda Arrested at Climate Change Protest

Watch: Jane Fonda Arrested at Climate Change Protest

Actress and left-wing activist Jane Fonda was arrested on Friday during a protest on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building after moving to the area to facilitate her protests.

Woke Warrior Mark Cuban Silent on NBA-China Controversy

Woke Warrior Mark Cuban Silent on NBA-China Controversy

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban has never held back from speaking publicly about politics and international relations, but even Cuban is suddenly silent where it concerns China.

ESPN: Quick to Criticize America, Silent on China’s Real Human Rights Abuses

ESPN: Quick to Criticize America, Silent on China’s Real Human Rights Abuses

Over the last decade, ESPN has been quick to attack America for not being progressive enough on rights for minorities, women, and gays. However, the NBA's flap with the oppressive Chinese government and ESPN's reaction to it, has cast a harsh light on the sports network's lack of credibility on those issues.

ESPN Caves to China, Silences Hosts on Hong Kong Protests

ESPN Caves to China, Silences Hosts on Hong Kong Protests

ESPN warned hosts to avoid any political discussion of the relationship between China and Hong Kong, as the NBA continues trying to make amends with the communist nation after Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweeted support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement on Friday.

NBA's Woke Warriors Silent on Human Rights Abuses in China

NBA's Woke Warriors Silent on Human Rights Abuses in China

The National Basketball Association considers itself one of the most "progressive" organizations in America, and is always ready to criticize President Donald Trump or other Americans who members of the league think are not woke enough.

Fans, Pols Erupt After 'Disgusting' NBA Cave to China

Fans, Pols Erupt After 'Disgusting' NBA Cave to China

The reactions to the NBA's "disgusting" support of the oppressive Chinese government continues to grow, as a diverse group of Americans take the woke sports league to task for supporting China over pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

NBA Caves to China on Hong Kong Protests

NBA Caves to China on Hong Kong Protests

The National Basketball Association came to the side of the oppressive Chinese government and delivered a sharp rebuke to Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, after he tweeted his support for pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.

Experts: Cam Newton's Vegan Diet Could Be Making Him Weak

Experts: Cam Newton's Vegan Diet Could Be Making Him Weak

Cam Newton proudly announced that he had become a vegan at the start of the 2019 season, but with multiple injuries this season, some are wondering if that plant-based diet is tanking his career.

Antonio Brown Hints at NFL Return

Antonio Brown Hints at NFL Return

Despite last week's tweet that he was through with the NFL, Antonio Brown is now making it sound like he still wants to play professional football.

Michael Moore Unveils Five Point Impeachment Plan

Michael Moore Unveils Five Point Impeachment Plan

Left-wing Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has cooked up a plan for Democrats to "keep it simple" on the impeachment process; it's a two-week scheme that would lead to "removing Trump" by November 3.

'Empire' Premiere Goes After Trump: Throw His 'Lying A** in Jail'

'Empire' Premiere Goes After Trump: Throw His 'Lying A** in Jail'

The first episode of the final season of the Fox dramaEmpire kicked off with an anti-Trump bang, even on the heels of the scandal over the series' former star Jessie Smollett, who was tossed off the show after reporting a fake hate crime.

Antonio Brown Says He Is Going Back to College

Antonio Brown Says He Is Going Back to College

Only days after being released from the New England Patriots, Antonio Brown informed fans that he is going back to school after enrolling for several classes at Central Michigan College.

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

It was a tough week for the Chicago Police Department as the organization suffered the loss of five officers in just one week to suicide, and severe injuries on the job, Chicago's WLS reported.

Box Office: 'It: Chapter Two' Balloons to $91M Debut

Box Office: 'It: Chapter Two' Balloons to $91M Debut

While Warner Bros. and New Line's It: Chapter Two won't come anywhere near the splash made by 2017's first chapter of the series, a $91 million opening is enough to rank it as the second biggest horror film opening ever.

Texas Made the LSU Band Sit in the Nosebleed Seats

Texas Made the LSU Band Sit in the Nosebleed Seats

The Texas Longhorns welcomed the LSU Tigers to Austin, Texas, for what promised to be the biggest game of the week, but LSU fans did not exactly feel the warmth, especially the LSU band.

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