Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

November 15th, 2021 - 10:47 pm § in Humor

Are Washington’s football programs black holes?

With Jimmy Lake now gone from U.W., following WSU’s dismissal of Nick Rolovich, both of Washington’s Division 1 public universities have sacked their 2nd-year football coaches. Reportedly, physics faculty and postdocs at both institutions are applying for National Science Foundation gran[...]

November 8th, 2021 - 7:35 pm § in Misc.

Another NFL player is sacked for criminal behavior

This must be NFL Players Behaving Badly Month. First, Harry Ruggs, a wide receiver, was fired by the Las Vegas Raiders after being charged with multiple felonies for driving drunk and slamming his Corvette into another car at high speed. The woman and her dog in the other car burned to death. Then t[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 12:01 pm § in Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Is “woke” bad?

Aaron Rodgers was afraid of a “woke mob,”┬áTV personality Jake Tapper says (read story here), and that’s why he concealed not being vaccinated. What’s bad here, not being vaccinated and lying about it, or the criticism he might get for anti-vaxxing and believing things that m[...]

November 6th, 2021 - 1:13 pm § in Health

Benched idol, anti-vax liar

Aaron Rodgers is a terrific quarterback. Nobody disputes that. Family man? Nope. Not married, never has been. He dates actresses and celebrities. He recently knocked one up, but otherwise doesn’t have what you’d call a family. He has a father, mother, and two brothers, but they’re [...]

November 4th, 2021 - 11:00 pm § in Health, Schools & Colleges

Fired anti-vax coach questions WSU’s process

Ex-WSU football coach Nick Rolovich, who is appealing his firing through university channels, says the human resources department’s approval of his request for a religious exemption was arbitrarily overturned by the athletic director. Seattle’s KING 5 News reported (here), “It is u[...]

October 20th, 2021 - 2:38 pm § in Christianity, Health, Law and Courts, Religion, Schools & Colleges

What to make of Rolovich’s strange choice of a lawyer

Former WSU head football coach Nick Rolovich, fired Monday for not complying with the state’s vaccination mandate, intends to sue the university and “all parties responsible for” his termination, his lawyer announced in a press release on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 (read story her[...]

October 18th, 2021 - 5:45 pm § in Democrats, Humor, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Will Nick Rolovich be Washington’s next governor?

Now that Nick Rolovich has been elevated to anti-vax martyrdom, he’s a natural to run for political office. No government experience, civics training, or public administration background is required. The fact he’s lived in Washington for only a little over a year, and knows almost nothin[...]

October 18th, 2021 - 5:35 pm § in Health

Fake vaccine card costs NHL player $1.68 million and 21 games in penalty box

A costly lie, that one. “The NHL has suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card,” Huffington Post reported on Monday, October 21, 2021 (read story here). Kane is benched without pay until November 30, and “will forfei[...]

October 17th, 2021 - 5:26 pm § in Misc., Schools & Colleges

Southern football (video)

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October 11th, 2021 - 10:10 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Will Jon Gruden be WSU’s next football coach?

WSU may soon be looking for a football coach. Jon Gruden, late of the Las Vegas Raiders, is looking for a job. It almost seems a natural matchup. Gruden has college coaching experience (details here), and would also bring an NFL perspective to the job, ideal for WSU players with pro aspirations. And[...]