MixedTimes - Dylan Gwinn
Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) called it a "grave injustice," that controversial former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has an NFL contract, while original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick does not.
A running back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers has been charged under California's new "revenge porn" law, after sending a sexually explicit video to an ex-girlfriend.
There is nothing sweet or scientific about a boxer punching his opponent three times below the belt. Unless, you're referring to the science of reproductive complications arising from said below the belt punches.
The Los Angeles Rams have given Californians a lot to be proud about since returning to the West Coast. However, the Rams inability to seal the deal against New England in the Super Bowl, has left the state's top elected official in a less than prideful position.
If Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has her way, USA Powerlifting will soon find themselves under investigation for discrimination forpreventing biological males from competing in women's events.
After only three points in 30 minutes of football, and a long series of terrible no-good awful commercials, the Super Bowl finally delivered a great commercial.
Colin Kaepernick's #7 Jersey may not be seen on the field during the Super Bowl this weekend, but a pair of NBA stars made sure the former anthem protester's number got some love nonetheless.
In a day and age where the Super Bowl is the most watched television event in the world with billions of dollars wagered on the outcome, it only makes sense to entrust predicting the winner to a zoo animal, apparently.
The Pittsburgh Steelers did not qualify for the playoffs this year, and the New England Patriots did. However, no one in Pittsburgh is bitter about that.
The NFL has worked very hard to minimize the physical risks to defenseless players on the field. Now, it appears they may have to take action to prevent injuries to defenseless mascots off the field.
Some of the most hotly-debated topics in elementary school science projects this year have included global warming, evolution, and rocket science. However, somewhat surprisingly, another topic drawing a large amount of interest has been the guilt or innocence of Tom Brady.
It was expected to be the most difficult challenge Ryan Bader would face on his seemingly unstoppable quest to clinch the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix championship. However, it ended up just being another short day at the office for "Darth Bader.
The media isn't exactly experiencing all-time high's in popularity these days. Whether it's due to concocting stories intended to smear and impeach the president, or calling for teenagers to be "doxxed.
No one likes sitting in a drive-thru, but this is just ridiculous. Former Raiders and Cowboys running back Darren McFadden, was arrested on Monday for driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest.
As if trying to stop the greatest quarterback of all-time from scoring a game-winning touchdown wasn't hard enough, the Chiefs defense found themselves playing against the officials on Sunday as well.
Curt Schilling's Hall of Fame candidacy got a public show of support on Sunday from someone who knows about being a candidate for something, and winning.
The conduct and antics of some people during the singing of the national anthem, has become a source of anger and controversy over the last few years.
Many have questioned whether Red Sox Manager and Peurto Rican native Alex Cora will attend the White House ceremony when the World Series champs make the trip to D.C.
Apparently fresh out of sports takes in the week leading up to the NFL conference championship games, ESPN host Molly Qerim decided to imply that President Trump's decision to serve the Clemson football team fast food, was racist.
President Trump remarked on Monday, that he felt confident the Clemson Tigers would appreciate the fast food feast he had provided for them when they visited the White House.
The kinder and gentler face of the modern NHL, took a backseat to the rough-and-tumble ways of old on Monday night. As players from two Original Six rivals— the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens— dropped the gloves and duked it out at TD Garden.
People cope with disappointment in all kinds of different ways, but what one Eagles fan reportedly did after Sunday's playoff loss takes things to an entirely different level.
Last week, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson received a lot of criticism for signaling first down when his team was trailing by 21 points.
While most of President Trump's Twitter followers have been scanning his timeline expecting to find the latest information regarding the government shutdown. On Friday afternoon, the more than 57 million people who follow the president got a far more light-hearted update.
D.C. area residents are more impacted than most, when it comes to the affects of dealing with the partial government shutdown. However, one D.C. sports team is taking action when it comes to accommodating fans who may have had to tighten their belts.
It's playoff time in the NFL. Which means quarterbacks are connecting with their star wide receivers on the most important and dramatic passing plays of the NFL season.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has issued a statement reaffirming their desire for school's to stop using live animal mascots, in the wake of an incident involving animal mascots at the Sugar Bowl.
There are certain things you need to have in abundant supply, if you're going to host a party for over 76,000 hockey fans. Ample supplies of food and beer, would be very high on that list.
Not everyone handles disappointment the same way. Some fans may drown their sports-related sorrows at the local bar. Others might flock to the local church, to seek more powerful and substantive assistance.
It's no secret that rock star Jon Bon Jovi is a huge football fan. The New Jersey native was once the majority owner of the Arena League's Philadelphia Soul, and he can frequently be seen in the owner's box of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft.
Former ESPN host and current writer for theAtlantic,Jemele Hill, says she thought she was merely stating the obvious when she called President Trump a "white supremacist" on Twitter last year.
NBA star LeBron James apologized on Sunday, for sharing song lyrics on Instagram which contained a reference to getting "Jewish Money."
NBA star LeBron James posted song lyrics on his Instagram account, which have raised some eyebrows.
This is the time of year when people are known to carry items in bags, hoping to distribute them and bring joy to the masses. However, a former NFL player has put his own spin on the Christmas spirit and its landed him in extremely hot water.
The Chicago Blackhawks have struggled mightily this year, and haven't given their fans much to cheer about. Now, on top of that, it appears they've started fighting their fans.
There's no shortage of opinions, when it comes to who President Trump should select as the next White House chief of staff.
The Oakland Raiders will soon no longer be, the Oakland Raiders. The "Silver & Black" will pull up digs, leave Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum behind, and head to Las Vegas in 2020.
Confidence is one of the most admirable traits one can have. However, just like with any good thing, people can take confidence way too far.
It's been a challenging year for Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette. He's battled injuries, a quarterback change, and his team is terrible.
You never quite know what you're going to see during an NFL broadcast. The modern fan can safely assume he'll be treated to a bevy of political protest, occasional profanity, gratuitous and hilarious celebration, and, of course, interminable replays.
The Packers have fired their head coach and don't seem to have a lot left to play for, but that doesn't mean they don't have a lot of fight left.
When Redskins quarterback Alex Smith broke his tibia and fibula in a game against the Houston Texans a few weeks ago, the injury appeared severe enough to prompt some to question whether Smith would ever play again.
TMZ has obtained video of Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt, brutally attacking and kicking a woman in the hallway of a hotel.
A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader took a knee during the playing of the national anthem on Thursday night, in what appears to be the first protest by an NFL cheerleader.
The NFL played three games in London during the 2018 season, and things went so well that the league has decided to come back for four games in 2019.
The Patriots played the Bills in Buffalo on Monday night, which means someone just had to bring an adult sex toy to the game and throw it on the field.
It just wouldn't seem like Fergie singing the national anthem, if the Golden State Warriors weren't around to mock it. As it turns out, even Fergie's anthem remixes are subject to mockery from the defending champs.
NBA star LeBron James wore a Beto O'Rourke hat in San Antonio Saturday night, as the Lakers took on the San Antonio Spurs.
Nike released their new Colin Kaepernick t-shirts on Thursday, and the sportswear giant sold out of the new shirts on the same day.
There was a time when Carolina's Eric Reid and Philadelphia's Malcolm Jenkins were allies fighting for the cause of social justice. Well, those times are over.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has often been accused of being tone-deaf, or out of touch with how fans view the game. On Wednesday, we may have received the best possible evidence that those who believe that are absolutely correct.
A protester got past Cowboys security during the national anthem at AT&T Stadium in Dallas on Sunday. The protester held a sign urging fans to "vote Republican" and "stop abortion.
Panthers safety Eric Reid was the first player to join Colin Kaepernick in 2016, when the latter began kneeling for the national anthem. Now, with Kaepernick out of the league, Reid is continuing the protest begun by Kaepernick.
Television executives are rejoicing at the rebound they've seen in NFL ratings through the first month of the season. Interestingly, among other things, they note the decline of the NFL anthem protests as a factor.
Mets legend Ron Darling is under fire for using the term "chink in the armor," in reference to Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
The group which manages and oversees the public worker pension fund for the State of New Jersey, is responding to a request from a constituent representing police and fire personnel to review their investments with Nike.
It's not a secret that a big day for Tiger Woods, normally leads to a big day for the broadcast networks. However, given that it's been five years since Woods' last PGA win, it would be fair for one to assume that a victory would lead to even greater ratings.
Tiger Woods has won the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Georgia.
Given the highly politicized nature of NFL ratings, the Week 2 numbers bring good news for both sides. If you desire to see NFL ratings improve, there's good news for you.
Tennis star Serena Williams made headlines this weekend when she angrily shouted down tennis umpire Carlos Ramos, who accused her of illegally receiving coaching during the US Open.
The NFL season opener between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons did not impress either on the field, or in the television ratings.
Amid a backdrop of protests and boycotts, a black police union has come to the defense of controversial Nike pitchman and original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick.
Nike touched off a firestorm of controversy this week, when they announced that original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick would be the face of their "Just Do It" ad campaign.
The National Fraternal Order of Police issued a statement on Wednesday, declining to boycott, but nonetheless making their opposition to Nike clear after the sports apparel giant made Colin Kaepernick the face of their "Just Do It" ad campaign.
Nike announced its new campaign ad featuring controversial anthem protester Colin Kaepernick on Monday, drawing support from some quarters and plenty of criticism from others.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus lent support to Tiger Woods on Wednesday, agreeing with Woods' decision to respect the office of the presidency and not get involved in political discussions involving race.
For those of you wondering how former 49er and famed anthem protester Colin Kaepernick plans to earn an income in his life after football, you may have just gotten a big part of the answer.
President Trump blasted the NFL on Tuesday night, for the league's continued tolerance of players protesting during the playing of the national anthem.
Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway told reporters last week, that Colin Kaepernick "had his chance" to be a Bronco. Specifically, Elway told of how the Broncos presented Kaepernick with a contract, which the former 49er declined.
Few networks have spent more time talking about the NFL's anthem protests, than ESPN. However, when it comes to broadcasting the national anthem during Monday Night Football, ESPN has decided to take a knee.
No one should be surprised that Tiger Woods' impressive 2nd-place finish at the PGA Championship resulted in a ratings surge for CBS. However, you might be surprised to find out just how impressive the ratings surge actually was.
Three Dolphins players either knelt, or raised a fist during the playing of the national anthem on Thursday night.
Former Cowboy Greg Hardy needed only 17 seconds to defeat his opponent and earn his second UFC victory.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Michael Bennett wore a red hat that had "Immigrants Made America Great," inscribed on the front. Taking a shot at President Trump's signature slogan: "Make America Great Again.
Yankees pitcher Sonny Gray smiled, as he exited a game where he gave up seven earned runs on eight hits and two walks to the worst team in baseball, the Baltimore Orioles.
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman accused Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones of having "the old plantation mentality," when it comes to his rules against anthem protests.
Former porn star Mia Khalifa, had her breast implant deflated after getting hit by a hockey puck at the Stanley Cup Playoffs in May.
Roseanne Barr may have lost her TV show, but she has no interest in remaining on the sidelines. The actress and comedienne has spent the last week filming interviews and producing content for a new show, and she insists that her "I thought the bitch was white" rant on Valerie Jarret, is just a sample of what viewers can expect.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) released a joint statement on Thursday night, vowing to put a hold on the new league rule requiring players on the field to stand for the playing of the national anthem.
Going up against the best hitters in the American League, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader had to allow for the possibility that he could have a bad night at the All-Star Game.
Former Dallas Cowboy and current CBS announcer Tony Romo believes that Colin Kaepernick is good enough to play in the NFL, but is too much of a distraction to have as a back-up quarterback.
Tim Tebow has had quite the news cycle this week. First, he gets an extra base hit in the Eastern League Double-A All-Star game. Next, we find out that when he's not climbing the major league ladder, he's dating a former Miss Universe.
New York Giants defensive lineman A.J. Francis blasted the Transportation Safety Administration on Twitter Monday, for spilling the ashes of his recently deceased mother all over his luggage.
Eli Stickley, a standout wrestler and nephew of U.S. Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH), died in a car crash Thursday evening in Illinois, according to reports.
During a rally in Montana on Thursday night, President Trump blasted the NFL's new anthem policy, calling it "worse" than the old policy.
Actor Ben Stiller has become goodwill ambassador to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR).
American Idol finalist Jax, sees her upcoming White House performance on Independence Day as a chance to honor "our troops," and celebrate "the birthday of our country.
Actor Alec Baldwin attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter Wednesday, claiming the country's top law enforcement officer embodies "racism, white exceptionalism, ignorance, oppression of the politically disenfranchised.
Soccer player Megan Rapinoe and basketball player Sue Bird have become the first same-sex couple to appear on the cover of ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue.
Actor Diego Luna lead a group of Latino television and movie stars who spoke out against what they describe as the "cruelty" of President Donald Trump and his administration's policy regarding the separation of immigrant families.
Few titles carry more weight and prestige than that of "Medical Doctor." However, if Chiefs offensive lineman and recent medical school graduate Laurent Duvernay-Tardif plans on advertising his new title, he reportedly won't be able to do it on his uniform.
Baseball legend and Hall of Famer Hank Aaron says that if he were on a championship roster today, he would not visit the Trump White House.
Actor and activist Jim Carrey tweeted a picture in which he accused First Lady Melania Trump of not giving "two craps" about the "misery" of children at the border.
Doug Adler, a former ESPN tennis analyst who was fired last year for his description of Venus Williams style of play, can proceed with a trial against his former employer, according to judge's ruling.
Philadelphia Eagles defenders Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins, have responded to President Trump's request for a list of potential pardons.
Actress and activist Barbara Streisand took to Twitter this week and accused President Donald Trump of "kidnapping children at the border" and "holding them hostage" in exchange for border wall funding.
An ESPN writer called NBA Hall of Famer Kevin McHale, a "poor white man from a forgotten Deep South town," after the Celtics legend was spotted at a Trump rally in Minnesota Wednesday night.
Getting seated behind home plate can be one of the more dangerous seating assignments in Major League Baseball. However, normally most of the danger stems from flying baseballs, not flying hot dogs.
The Office of First Lady Melania Trump contacted the Secret Service concerning a tweet from Actor Peter Fonda, in which he called for the kidnapping on Melania and President Trump's son Barron.
Actor Ron Perlman was forced to issue a halfhearted apology to disabled military veteran Justin Gaertner— and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent — after saying his military tattoo was a Nazi symbol.