The ACLU renewed its war on women’s sports Tuesday by suing to overturn Indiana'’s new law banning males from competing on female teams. The Republican majority in the State Senate and State House had barely over-turned the governor’s veto of the bill when the ACLU filed its lawsuit. The ACLU says America needs to check its “transphobia.”
Tonight’s May episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel will include an interview with two of the women who claim they were sexually abused by the Cleveland Browns’ newly acquired quarterback Deshaun Watson. He sat out the whole 2021 season with the Houston Texans as a consequence of the alarming number of allegations.
Those opposed to ESPN’s woke, left-wing politics may be comforted to know the network may ultimately be headed for irrelevance. A remarkable analysis by Outkick’s Clay Travis pegs ESPN and ESPN+ as badly bleeding networks with bleak futures. The Worldwide leader in woke sports lost eight million cable and satellite subscribers last year – 10 percent of its base and an average of a staggering 22,000 people per day.
There is something awfully familiar about the winner of Australia’s 2022 West Coast surfing championships. In fact, winner Sasha Jane Lowerson bears a striking resemblance to Ryan Egan, who won the men’s title at the same event in 2019. Egan claims to have transcended immutable gender by emerging as the transgender “female” champion Lowerson in this year’s competition.
ESPN reported a blockbuster story Thursday revealing how the NBA’s troubling entanglements with communist China have serious implications for U.S. interests.
College sports already had their under-the-table money scandals, and then along came NIL (name, image, likeness payoffs for college athletes). Prior to a recent college basketball season, a nationwide sting nailed several university basketball programs for illegally paying big money to recruits. Now universities are openly offering substantial NIL contracts to prospects. On top of scholarships offers. You can officially now wave good-bye to amateurism at the major college level.
The book is just waiting there for him to write: “How I Prosper By Failing Upwards: An Autobiography by Colin Kaepernick.” The football has-been is in the news today because Morgan State University announced its plans to award him an honorary degree for his social justice work. The university will lower the significance of its honorary degrees by recognizing the America hater on Saturday.
Sports can only serve as an escape from society if a person is white, race-baiting sports blogger Carron Phillips wrote in response to the horrific Buffalo shooting. The Deadspin writer practically convicted white people everywhere of the shooting that left 10 black dead.
The “champions of women’s rights” aren’t all they claim to be, say two conservative writers today. Not when it comes to WNBA super center Britney Griner, who has been locked up in a Russian prison on drug smuggling charges since February. President Joe Biden, the Women’s NBA and the Left aren’t doing enough to help her return to the U.S., the critics charge.
Unvaccinated and politically incorrect, Brooklyn Nets basketball star Kyrie Irving is on the verge of losing his lucrative Nike contract. ESPN reported that Nike is unlikely to extend Irving’s signature shoe deal beyond the 2022-23 season due to “uncertainties surrounding his NBA future.” Also, the Nets are non-committal on giving the seven-time all-star a long-term contract.