It’s disrespectful, it’s lazy, it’s unprofessional, and it may even be a bit racist. CBS Sports coverage of yesterday’s big Alabama/LSU matchup was fronted by their top SEC football duo, play-by-play guy […]
7’2″ and wise beyond measure: S&R Honors Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“A culture can admire both the physical and intellectual.” An intellectual. That’s a word that often conjures up an adjective – effete, thanks to Nixon’s former vice president. Intellectual is a word […]
Kumar Rocker destroys Duke and I nearly die laughing
In which I share a funny moment with myself. Scrolling through the morning’s news on my iPhone this morning, and I see this headline: Rocker saves Vandy’s year with no-hitter, 19 K’s […]
NFL’s “most hated players ever”: is “hate” code for racism?
Many of the league’s “most hated players” have committed no crime worse than being black. I just tripped over a story at 24/7 Sports entitled The NFL’s Most Hated Players Ever, Ranked. I […]
White privilege and the NFL: take a knee, Aaron Rodgers
I’m looking at you Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, Drew Brees, Carson Wentz, Rob Gronkowski, Luke Kuechly and Matt Ryan. If you wanna kiss the sky better learn how to kneel. – […]
ESPN: All Tiger, all the time
Oh, look. It’s US Open week. Let the fluffing begin. And away we go. Today the top story is that Tiger won the tournament a long time ago. If Tiger wins this […]
Golf Report: Old white guy calls 911 because black women aren’t playing fast enough
Coulda asked to play through. Just saying. Did you see this bullshit? Man who called police on black golfers: No weapons involved “other than her mouth” YORK, Pa. — A man who […]
NFL national anthem policy: institutionalized racism strikes back?
I have smart, strongly progressive friends who don’t see the national anthem issue the way I do. Here’s an exchange between one of my closest friends and me on the subject, with […]
ESPN gargles Tiger Woods some more
Ladies and gentlemen, the deepest throat in the history of sports journalism. [sigh] Read yesterday’s rant. Then check this. Tiger is tied for 40th, 18 shots back, but that’s okay. He’s still […]
Hey ESPN – WHO’S LEADING THE MASTERS?
As long as Tiger Woods is drawing breath, ESPN is going to have Patrick Reed in witness protection. Patrick Reed can’t catch a break with the Morthership, no matter how good he […]