Posts Tagged ‘Football’

August 16th, 2022 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Health

Playing football without a helmet

The late President Gerald Ford grew up when college football was played with leather helmets, and years later critics snidely sniped that’s how he got to be “soft in the head.” Then there’s Richard Aaron York III, who on Sunday, August 15, 2022, smashed a car into a concrete [...]

June 18th, 2018 - 10:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges

WSU’s Mike Leach falls for fake Obama video

Cougar coach swallowed aging internet hoax WSU’s head football coach Mike Leach is an ardent Trump supporter. That made him an easy mark for a hoax video using edited footage to make it sound like President Obama said, in a 2014 Brussels speech, that Americans are “too small-minded to go[...]

June 4th, 2018 - 6:56 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Trump Disinvites Philadelphia Eagles From White House Super Bowl Celebration

“They disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem,”             Trump tweeted  [...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 10:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

NY Jets Owner says if any player ‘takes a knee’ he’ll pay the NFL fine

Earlier Tuesday, the NFL issued the new policy, which states that all players who are on the field during the anthem must “stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.”  Players are allowed to stay in the locker rooms during the Anthem, which effectively silences their protests.  Except[...]

February 4th, 2018 - 12:31 pm § in Misc.

Patriots Win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


January 14th, 2016 - 2:07 pm § in America, Misc., Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Athletes giving money

Does anyone else notice the large amounts of money that Black athletes are donating to their alma maters? New York Mets outfielder, Curtis Granderson donated $5 million to the University of Illinois-Chicago , Draymond Green, combo forward for the Golden State Warriors gave Michigan State University [...]

September 9th, 2015 - 12:00 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Misc., Politics, The Ave Scene

Teachers are trippin(g), but pay Kam right? Smh

Kam Chancellor signed a four year deal worth $28 million dollars.  Chancellor was given a $5 million dollar signing bonus, and he is guaranteed to receive nearly $8 million dollars of his deal.  In 2015, Chancellor will earn $4.5 million dollars, and his $100 thousand incentive check is nearly $20[...]

August 11th, 2015 - 11:19 am § in Misc.

Soccer and Africa

FIFA, Blatter and Africa: a special relationship Answers to the challenging question of why Africans unanimously supported Sepp Blatter for a 5th term – and what they portend for the future.[...]