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Survey Finds Majority of College Students Believe Student Athletes Should be Paid

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 8:00am 9/12/2019 at 8:00am

If a student athlete gets a full ride on a scholarship, aren’t they already being compensated?

CNBC reports:

Majority of college students say student-athletes should be paid, survey finds

For years, proposals to pay college athletes have drawn polarizing responses. Athletes such as LeBron James and Richard Sherman and politicians such as Senators Chris...

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Bernie Sanders Wants Colleges to Pay Student Athletes

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:30am 9/7/2019 at 11:30am
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Where would this end? What about the student musicians in the marching band? How about the actors in school plays?

U. S. News & World Report has the story:

Bernie Sanders: Pay College Athletes

DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL candidate Bernie Sanders said college athletes should be paid, weighing in for the first time on a controversial...

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North Dakota Court Dismisses Title IX Lawsuit Over U. North Dakota Cutting Women’s Ice Hockey

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:00am 8/27/2019 at 10:00am
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A federal district court in North Dakota dismissed a lawsuit brought on by eleven former female hockey players at the University of North Dakota after the university cut the program.

They claim the school violated Title IX, which states that universities must offer equal sports across the board. From The National...

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Funny Video: Watch The University of Texas Football Team Get Hypnotized

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:00am 8/16/2019 at 10:00am

This is pretty good stuff. They brought in a hypnotist as part of a team building exercise.

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University of Texas football team gets hypnotized, and the results are hilarious

The University of Texas football team took place in an unusual team-building exercise this week. Instead of...

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Pan Am Games: American Gold Medalist Kneels During National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/12/2019 at 1:00pm
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So bold. So brave!

During the medal ceremony at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, Fencer Race Imboden kneeled during the playing of American National Anthem. Imboden was protesting, “racism, gun control, mistreatment of immigrants and President Donald Trump,” reports CNN.
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Colin Kaepernick Quotes Frederick Douglass Out of Context, Gets History Lesson from Sen. Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 5, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/5/2019 at 2:00pm
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Revisionism is a scourge. Cherry picking quotes to suit your own political agenda, when those quotes are in no way congruent with your agenda, is just as bad.

Colin Kaepernick did just that, plucked a Frederick Douglass quote out of context and tweeted it with a patriotic gif. And then Ted...

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Transgender Weightlifter Who Broke Women’s Records Stripped of Titles

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:00am 5/14/2019 at 7:00am
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Last week, we brought you the story of Mary Gregory, a weightlifter born male, who others celebrated for breaking world records for women in the sport. Many people objected due to an unfair advantage.

Now Gregory has lost all of the titles.

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Unfair Advantage: Transgender Weightlifter Breaks Several Women’s World Records

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/3/2019 at 1:00pm
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Mary Gregory was born male, but now identifies as female. Now that Gregory has broken world records in women’s weightlifting, some people have pointed out the fact that biology provides an unfair advantage.

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Cleveland Indians Star Mike Clevinger Attends Prom for Pediatric Cancer Patients

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:00am 4/23/2019 at 10:00am
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I love it when athletes use their fame for good, especially when it comes to kids. From MLB.com:

When Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger heard he could help give these young cancer patients a night to remember, he didn’t think twice.

The 28-year-old hurler was back in Cleveland with an upper back strain as...

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“God Bless America” singer Kate Smith target of new social justice crusade

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/20/2019 at 6:00pm
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It appears that social justice crusaders have moved on from targeting Civil War generals and are now aiming to Depression-Era ballad singers.

The New York Yankees recently yanked Kate Smith’s 1939 recording of “God Bless America”, which has been regularly played during the seventh inning stretch for 18 years.

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Tennis legend Martina Navratilova capitulates, apologizes for speaking up for female athletes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/5/2019 at 3:00pm
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The social justice warriors got to Martina Navratilova. The tennis legend has apologized for speaking the truth: having transgender women competing in women sports that depend on size and strength “would be ‘cheating’ because the athletes would have an ‘unfair physical advantages.'”

The remarks led to gay rights group Athlete Ally dropping...

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Connecticut: Transgender High School Sprinters Claim Top Spots In Girls Indoor Track Championship

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7:00pm 2/24/2019 at 7:00pm
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There is a debate raging in the sports world about the role of transgender women athletes, with sports superstars like Martina Navratilova vocally opposing the trend (and getting ousted from an LBGT group for dropping a truth bomb).

Meanwhile, in Connecticut, two transgenders won first and second place in the Girls Indoor...

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MLB Changes ‘Disabled List’ to ‘Injury List’ Due to Disability Advocates

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:00am 2/8/2019 at 10:00am
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Hi, my name is Mary and I’ve been disabled since birth. My entire lest side is handicapped and now I have rheumatoid arthritis. I’m also a diehard baseball fan.

I laughed when I saw that disability advocates wanted MLB to change the disabled list to injury list. OH COME ON. Even when...

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Gladys Knight Steals the Show at the Super Bowl

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:00am 2/4/2019 at 10:00am
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Gladys Knight, the Empress of Soul, belted out one of the best renditions of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday night. She came under fire for accepting the gig from those who support Colin Kaepernick, but she smacked them down with grace:

“I understand that Mr. Kaepernick is protesting...

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Malaysia Stripped of Paralympic Swim Event for Barring Israeli Athletes

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:30pm 1/27/2019 at 3:30pm
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of hosting the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships after the Muslim-majority country barred Israeli athletes from participating. The decision was taken by the IPC Governing Board in London on Sunday.

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Journalist Who Exposed FIFA Corruption Murdered in Ghana

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/18/2019 at 7:00pm
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A man murdered Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a journalist who helped expose major FIFA corruption, as he drove home on a motorbike in Ghana. From USA Today:

Ahmed Hussein-Suale was killed late Wednesday, shot twice in t...

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Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford reappears in public … for Sports Illustrated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00am 12/13/2018 at 11:00am
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For some reason, Sports Illustrated chose Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who this summer accused Supreme Court nominee (now Justice) Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault 40 years ago, to announce the magazine chose former gymnast Rachael Denhollander to receive its Inspiration of the Year award.

Denhollander became the first gymnast to...

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