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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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Ivy League Postponing All Sports to 2021 Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/9/2020 at 12:30pm

This is bad news for college sports fans, not to mention college athletes.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Ivy League Postpones Athletics Until 2021

The Ivy League, whose member universities are among the most visible but whose sports programs fill a unique role in college athletics, will postpone all fall sports until 2021 in light...

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Kansas State U. Students Demand a Portion of Athletics Revenue Go to Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8:00am 7/6/2020 at 8:00am

In this current climate, would anyone really be surprised if the school agreed to this demand?

The College Fix reports:

KSU students march on July 4, demand percentage of athletic revenue go to Black Lives Matter

Approximately 100 Kansas State University students marched to President Richard Myers’ house on July 4 to demand more...

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University of Memphis Football Team Adding BLM Decal to Helmets

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 11:30am 7/4/2020 at 11:30am

Leaders at the school claim this decision is not a political one. Right.

Campus Reform reports:

U. Memphis football team to wear ‘BLM’ helmet decals

Memphis University Tigers football head coach Ryan Silverfield announced in a Tuesday tweet that his team...

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NFL Will Play “Black National Anthem” Before Every Game During First Week of the Season

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10:25am 7/4/2020 at 10:25am
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On Thursday the National Football League announced they would play the “Black national anthem” along with the national anthem prior to each game during the first week of the season.

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28 Student Athletes at Clemson U. Test Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 11:30am 6/21/2020 at 11:30am

The good news here is that most of the cases were asymptomatic.

FOX News reports:

Clemson athletics sees 28 positive coronavirus cases, nearly all from football team: report

Clemson athletics has been hit hard by the coronavirus with 28 student-athletes testing positive since returning to campus earlier this month, the university said Friday.

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U. Georgia Marching Band Will No Longer Play Signature ‘Gone With the Wind’ Song

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 9:30am 6/21/2020 at 9:30am

This is the American left’s cultural revolution. Many traditions will be lost.

Campus Reform reports:

UGA marching band will no longer play ‘Gone With the Wind’ song

The University of Georgia’s marching band will no longer play its signature piece because it is featured in the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind,” which depicts...

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U. Florida to End ‘Gator Bait’ Chant at Sports Events, Mandate Racism Training for Students

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 11:30am 6/20/2020 at 11:30am

If you were just graduating from high school, would you even consider going to college right now? It sounds like it’s going to be a miserable experience.

Campus Reform reports:

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University of Virginia Makes Small Change to Athletics Logo Over Slavery Connection

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 8:00am 6/18/2020 at 8:00am

You can see the image below. The change is barely noticeable.

The Hill reports:

University of Virginia changes athletics logo over connection to slavery on campus

The University of Virginia’s Athletics Department announced this week that it is changing a logo that was unveiled earlier this year over its link to slavery on the...

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U. Houston Suspends Voluntary Workouts After Six Student Athletes Test Positive for Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:30am 6/13/2020 at 11:30am

Were you starting to forget about Coronavirus? The media seems to have moved on.

ESPN reports:

University of Houston suspends workouts after six student-athletes test positive

The University of Houston has suspended voluntary workouts for all student-athletes after six symptomatic student-athletes in various sports tested positive for the coronavirus as the Houston area has...

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Universities Try to Cut Spending by Slashing Sports Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 8, 2020 at 10:00am 6/8/2020 at 10:00am

In the coming months, there will likely be a lot more slashing and cutting.

Campus Reform reports:

Universities slash spending by cutting entire sports programs

Universities across the nation are ending sports programs as they look for new ways to reduce spending. Revenue losses from the nationwide shutdowns have caused coaches to be furloughed...

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Female Students at U. Idaho Fighting to Keep Biological Men Out of Women’s Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:00am 6/1/2020 at 10:00am

If biological men participate in women’s sports and end up dominating, what is the point of women’s sports?

Campus Reform reports:

Female athletes fight to keep biological men out of their sports

Two female track athletes in Idaho are urging a federal judge...

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U. Michigan President Says There Will be No Football in Fall if Students Aren’t on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9:00am 5/25/2020 at 9:00am

It’s hard to imagine what the next school year would be like with no sports programs at some schools.

The Detroit Free Press reports:

University of Michigan president: No college football in fall if students...

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Aiming for College Football to Start On Time

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/23/2020 at 1:30pm
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This is good news for college football fans and for anyone longing for things to reopen.

The Texas Tribune reports:

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is aiming to start college football on...

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Barstool Sports Founder: ‘When Did Flattening The Curve Turn Into Finding The Cure?’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:00am 5/15/2020 at 11:00am
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When it comes to shutdowns, the goal posts keep getting moved and people are noticing. We were told we needed to quarantine to keep the healthcare system from collapsing, and we did that. So why are we still shut down?

Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports did an epic rant about this on...

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Connecticut: Judge Rules Transgender Sprinters Competing Against Girls Cannot Be Called “Males” In Court . . . Or Else

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:00pm 5/12/2020 at 7:00pm
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In February 2019, two Connecticut high school transgender sprinters claimed the two top spots in the Girls Indoor Track Championship for the second year in a row.

Three of the biological girls who competed in the 2019 track championship filed a federal discrimination complaint against a statewide policy on transgender athletes.  Although...

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