Why the N.F.L. and N.B.A. Are So Far Apart on Social Justice Stances

Why the N.F.L. and N.B.A. Are So Far Apart on Social Justice Stances

Over a 16-hour interval final September, President Trump took intention on the nation’s two hottest sports activities leagues, the N.F.L. and the N.B.A. In a speech on a Friday evening in Alabama, Trump used an expletive to check with skilled soccer gamers who had been kneeling in the course of the nationwide anthem as a […]

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Opinion

By the early 20th century, African-Americans have been already turning their backs on the “Star-Spangled Banner” in favor of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” — referred to as the Negro nationwide anthem — written by James Weldon Johnson and his brother, John Rosamond Johnson. Passages like “We have come, treading our path through the blood […]

After Trump Flare-Up, Eagles Let Football (and Some Signs) Do the Talking

After Trump Flare-Up, Eagles Let Football (and Some Signs) Do the Talking

“You aren’t listening,” learn one other signal, which Jenkins held up greater than as soon as in response to reporters’ queries. Image“It wasn’t a boycott by any means,” tight finish Zach Ertz mentioned concerning the staff’s strategy to the White House go to.CreditMatt Slocum/Associated Press It shouldn’t be clear what transpired within the run-up to […]

Trump Roars at the N.F.L. Again — the Eagles Roar Back

Trump Roars on the N.F.L. Again — the Eagles Roar Back

As it occurred, Trump’s assault on the gamers got here on the identical day that Dwight Clark, the good receiver for the San Francisco 49ers, died of the horrible degenerative nerve illness A.L.S. on Monday. Clark had speculated, with some stable help from science, that his illness may need been brought on by the battering […]

LeBron James and Stephen Curry Agree: They Have No Interest in a White House Visit

LeBron James and Stephen Curry Agree: They Have No Interest in a White House Visit

President Trump nixed the Philadelphia Eagles’ White House victory ceremony on the final minute. He gained’t even have to think about inviting this yr’s N.B.A. champions. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, two of the largest stars within the league and opponents within the N.B.A. finals, informed […]

The N.F.L. Still Has a Trump Problem

The N.F.L. Still Has a Trump Problem

“We’ve got to be careful not to be baited by Trump or whomever else,” he mentioned on the assembly. “We have to find a way to not be divided and not get baited.” Most of the homeowners took the bait anyway. Not lengthy after the assembly, everybody from Commissioner Roger Goodell on down mentioned they […]

Five More Former N.F.L. Cheerleaders File Suit, Claiming Mistreatment

Five More Former N.F.L. Cheerleaders File Suit, Claiming Mistreatment

HOUSTON — Five former N.F.L. cheerleaders sued the Houston Texans on Friday, claiming the group failed to totally compensate them as required by legislation and subjected them to a hostile work setting through which they had been harassed and intimidated. The lawsuit, filed in a federal courtroom right here, accuses the franchise of paying the […]

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Of course ABC and its dad or mum firm Disney have been proper to cancel the sitcom “Roseanne” after its eponymous star, Roseanne Barr, wrote a racist tweet. There are obligatory taboos and important decencies in each morally wholesome society. Writing that Obama administration aide Valerie Jarrett was the newborn of “Muslim brotherhood & planet […]