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Bill That Would Ban Biological Men From Women’s Sports Gets Bipartisan Support in Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 11:30am 1/2/2021 at 11:30am

You would think that fairness-obsessed college students would support this. What is the point of women’s sports if biological males can compete?

Campus Reform reports:

Bill to ban biological men from women’s sports gains bipartisan support in Congress

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) introduced legislation to ban biological males from participating in women’s sports.

Gabbard, a...

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College Basketball Coach Stresses the Importance of Social Justice in Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 12/4/2020 at 12:00pm

This was written by the now former men’s basketball coach at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont. The left wants their agenda to be front and center in every aspect of academic life. Nothing is immune.

From Inside Higher Ed:

Why Coaching for Social Justice Matters

I write this as my six-year term as a...

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Female College Student Nominated for Courage Award After Kicking Football in Game

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 10:00am 12/3/2020 at 10:00am

You may have heard that a female student at Vanderbilt has made history by kicking off the ball in a Power Five game. Did you know she has been nominated for an award for doing so?

The Tennessean reports:

Sarah Fuller nominated for courage award after Vanderbilt football debut

Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller, the...

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George Washington University Paints Black Lives Matter Mural on School Basketball Court

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2020 at 10:30am 11/27/2020 at 10:30am

George Washington University should ask the NBA how this is working out for them. The ratings aren’t great.

Campus Reform reports:

GWU paints BLM symbol with closed fist on basketball court

George Washington University painted a “Black Lives Matter” symbol on its basketball court, which the university’s basketball and volleyball teams use for practice,...

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College Football Team Prevented From Entering Field With Chainsaw

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/22/2020 at 1:30pm

This is apparently something Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been doing for a couple of years now.

FOX News reports:

College football team gets blocked from bringing chainsaw onto the field

A college football team was blocked from entering the field before their game got started Thursday night.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was...

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Michigan State Canceling Swimming and Diving Programs Due to Lack of Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 23, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/23/2020 at 12:00pm

This is all because of the pandemic and the policies that came with it. Expect to see a lot more of this.

WXYZ News reports:

Michigan St...

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Big 12 Athletic Conference Pushing Social Justice in College Football Fall Season

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 12, 2020 at 10:00am 10/12/2020 at 10:00am

Sports was one of the last areas of higher education which had not been taken over by the progressive agenda, but that is changing fast.

Campus Reform reports:

Big 12 athletic conference makes push for social justice during fall season

As college football season is well underway, the Big 12 conference announced that it...

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After Ratings Tank, NBA to Stop Pushing BLM Message on the Court Next Season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4PbOVFw4l8
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 11:00am 10/8/2020 at 11:00am
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The NBA has become insufferable. As if killing the game weren’t bad enough, they also sacrificed everything enjoyable about sports in favor of social justice messaging. And it backfired, giving the league record low ratings and 68% drop in viewership for...

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Allegheny College President Attends Off-Campus Soccer Game While Students Are Forbidden to Leave

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:00am 10/5/2020 at 10:00am

This is like Pelosi’s salon visit. Same principle. These people don’t live by the rules they want to impose on others.

Campus Reform reports:

Pennsylvania college forbids on-campus students from leaving campus, president attends off-campus soccer...

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University of Denver Suspends 38 Student Athletes for Attending Off-Campus Party

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 2, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/2/2020 at 12:00pm

This was apparently a violation of the school’s policy on COVID-19. College sure sounds fun this year, doesn’t it?

FOX News reports:

University of Denver suspends 38...

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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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