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Writer Apologizes for Saying America Needs College Football

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:30am 9/30/2020 at 10:30am

This is the lowest form of virtue signaling. Groveling for having an opinion the woke mob doesn’t like.

From Inside Higher Ed:

Why America Needs College Football — Part 2

It doesn’t. I was wrong. And even worse, I was uninformed, ignorant and harm inducing.

I recently led a piece in Inside Higher Ed titled...

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University of Minnesota Slashing Multiple Men’s Sports Programs Due to Financial Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 1:30pm 9/12/2020 at 1:30pm

It’s not clear from this article why, or if, only men’s sports programs are being cut.

CBS News in Minnesota reports:

‘It’s Devastating’: University Of Minnesota To Cut Men’s Gymnastics, Tennis, Track And Field Programs In 2021

The University of Minnesota announced several significant program cuts to the Gophers’ athletic department Thursday.

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Curry College Retiring ‘Colonel’ Mascot to Better Reflect Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 4, 2020 at 3:30pm 9/4/2020 at 3:30pm

This has been in discussion for over a year, but they appear to be seizing upon current events to make the change.

WHDH News reports:

Curry College plans to replace colonel mascot with logo

Curry College officials have announced a change to the school’s colonel mascot to better reflect its mission of diversity...

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College Sports Teams Follow Pros, Skip Practice in Favor of BLM Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 11:30am 8/30/2020 at 11:30am

Pro-sports is going to collapse if they keep this up, and college sports is already pretty much ruined for this year because of the pandemic.

Campus Reform reports:

College sports teams follow NBA & MLB, skip practice for BLM protests

College football teams across...

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NBA, Some MLB Teams Strike on Wednesday in Response to Jacob Blake Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 9:00am 8/27/2020 at 9:00am
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The Milwaukee Bucks decided not to play its playoff game on Wednesday to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, WI. Their strike caused a domino effect that spread to other leagues.

But if they all play tomorrow or even the rest of the season do their actions on Wednesday...

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University of Iowa Anticipates $100 Million Loss Due to Lack of Fall Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 8:00am 8/18/2020 at 8:00am

What happens if we’re still dealing with Coronavirus next spring? Will schools just keep canceling sports?

KCRG News reports:

University of Iowa anticipating revenue loss of $100 million due to fall sports moving to spring

With the fall sports season being postponed until the spring, University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta said the...

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Canceled Fall Sports Could Cost University of Michigan Over $56 Million Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 8:00am 8/13/2020 at 8:00am

College sports generate big money. This is going to hurt a lot of schools this fall.

MLive reports:

University of Michigan stands...

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University Soccer Players Dismissed From Team for Organizing a Party

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 1:30pm 8/9/2020 at 1:30pm

We will probably see many situations like this in the coming school year.

CNN reports:

Three dismissed from University of Louisville men’s soccer team after organizing a party

Three University of Louisville men’s soccer players have been dismissed from the team after organizing a party amid the coronavirus pandemic, the school’s athletics department said...

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‘Segregated Waves’: Now Surfing and the Ocean are Racist

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 3:00pm 7/28/2020 at 3:00pm
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SF Weekly managed to ruin an interesting story about a woman trying to make surfing appealing to females, blacks, and indigenous people.

The weekly publication framed the story around racism instead of exploring these organizations women started to bring those people into the sport.

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WNBA Teams Walk Out on National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 27, 2020 at 8:27am 7/27/2020 at 8:27am
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Members of the WNBA teams New York Liberty and Seattle Storm left the court before the national anthem played before their game.

Many outlets said the ladies left during the anthem based on an ESPN tweet. The network corrected itself and said they left before it played as if that makes it...

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VIDEO: Watch Trump’s Fantastic Interview With Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 10:00am 7/26/2020 at 10:00am
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Dave Portnoy of the tremendously successful ‘Barstool Sports’ did an interview with President Trump this week which is going viral for obvious reasons.

I don’t know how Portnoy secured this interview, but it’s one of the best interviews of Trump in years.

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Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod stands—alone—for National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/25/2020 at 12:00pm
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Apparently, most major sports leagues and teams have jumped on the anti-American “kneel for the National Anthem” / #TakeAKnee bandwagon that was rejected a mere two years ago.

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NBA to Close Training Camp in China in Area Where Muslim Concentration Camps are Located

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 5:00pm 7/22/2020 at 5:00pm
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The NBA announced Tuesday it had “terminated its relationship with a league-run training academy in Xinjiang, China—the region in which the communist nation is reportedly holding roughly one million Uyghur Muslims in concentration camps,” reports Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon.
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Dr. Fauci Chosen to Throw First Pitch on Opening Day at Yankees/Nationals Game

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 20, 2020 at 7:30pm 7/20/2020 at 7:30pm
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White House coronavirus member Dr. Anthony Fauci will throw out the first pitch at the New York Yankees/Washington Nationals game on Thursday.

The MLB season has a late start, much to my disappointment, due to the coronavirus.

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Notre Dame Stands by Use of ‘Fighting Irish’ Nickname and Leprechaun Mascot

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 20, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/20/2020 at 12:00pm

Now that we’re going down this road, every team name and mascot will be examined.

The Irish Post reports:

Notre Dame University defends use of ‘...

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Washington Redskins Retiring Name and Logo, Will Announce New Name Later

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 13, 2020 at 11:00am 7/13/2020 at 11:00am
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The Washington Redskins announced they will change their name and logo.

The team faced years of backlash. The change comes after the death of George Floyd, which has prompted many businesses to change names and logos.

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Sen. Josh Hawley cursed out by ESPN insider after calling out NBA China hypocrisy (UPDATE)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5:17pm 7/10/2020 at 5:17pm
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Friday, Sen. Hawley’s office sent a press release blasting the NBA for their support of China and lack of support for law enforcement and our armed services.
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