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Deer Pummels Cross Country Runner

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 12:25pm 11/17/2016 at 12:25pm
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Beware of charging…deer?

From MileSplit:

Someone forgot to tell the deer that XC isn’t a “contact sport”(turn on the sound) this weekend at the DIII Mid East Regional Championships at DeSales University in PA. Justin DeLuzio from Gwynedd-Mercy College got hit by a deer mid-race. He suffered no major injuries, interview coming soon.

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TNT’s Ernie Johnson Weighs in on the Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/13/2016 at 5:30pm
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Ernie Johnson is one of my favorite people in sports. Not only does he have an incredible personal story, but he’s always struck me as a genuinely decent, balanced human being.

An announcer for TNT, CBS, and TBS, Johnson weighed in on the election results:

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Budweiser’s Awesome Cubs World Series Ad

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 4, 2016 at 9:00am 11/4/2016 at 9:00am

Budweiser pieces together one heckuva an ad overnight.

Narrated by legendary announcer Harry Caray, you don’t have to be a Cubs fan to love this one.

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It Happened! Chicago Cubs Win 2016 World Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:00pm 11/3/2016 at 8:00pm

Say it with me: The Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series. A perfect way to end a magical season that still seems unreal to us lifelong diehard crazy Cubs fans who have endured heartache after heartache.

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Mediaite, Twitterers Thought Someone Brought in a KKK Sign to the World Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/3/2016 at 12:30pm

HOW DO I BASEBALL?! Let me explain. Baseball uses a K to describe a strikeout. Fans will bring in K signs to display in the stands when their pitcher records a strikeout. But Josh Feldman at Mediaite and some on Twitter

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Lovable Winners! Chicago Cubs Exorcise the Demons, Head to First World Series Since 1945

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/23/2016 at 4:30pm

Billy goats. Black cats. Bartman. The 2016 Chicago Cubs have eliminated those curses and jinxes when they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in the National League Championship Series on Saturday night to advance to their first World Series since 1945.

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Buffalo Bills fans chant USA, boo Kaepernick as he kneels for anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:30am 10/17/2016 at 7:30am

Buffalo Bills fans have had enough of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick protesting the national anthem. They chanted “USA! USA!” when he took a knee and then booed him loudly when he took the field.

Kaepernick started to kneel during...

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Jim Nantz: Athletes will keep protesting anthem ‘as long as you have the cameras’ on them

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 1:40pm 10/14/2016 at 1:40pm

Deadspin uncovered an eight second clip of announcer Jim Nantz criticizing athletes that kneel during the anthem during Thursday Night Football in September:

“They’re gonna keep kneeling as long as they have cameras right in their face,” he said.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the trend during the preseason as a...

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Concordia University Prof Fired for Disparaging Remark About Colin Kaepernick

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/12/2016 at 1:30pm
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Using an obvious figure of speech, a Concordia College professor said she would “kill” Colin Kaepernick over his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Now she’s out of a job.

MLive reports:

Concordia University fires professor for remarks related...

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Ginsburg Calls National Anthem Protests ‘Dumb’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 4:51pm 10/10/2016 at 4:51pm

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg probably did not give Yahoo! News the answer it was expecting when asked about the national anthem protests in sports today:

“I think it’s really dumb of them,” Ginsburg said. “Would I arrest them for doing it? No. I think it’s dumb and disrespectful. I would...

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St. Louis U. Forced to Redesign Mascot Again

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/6/2016 at 1:30pm

St. Louis University recently redesigned their mascot but no one likes the new design so they’re headed back to the drawing board. Why does everyone have to like it?

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:

Billiken backlash: SLU will redesign mascot again

St. Louis University president Fred Pestello reached out to some friendlier-looking creatures at...

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Yankees Fan Loses Ring While Attempting Scoreboard Proposal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00pm 9/28/2016 at 12:00pm

Mid-fourth inning of the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game, Andrew Cox told his girlfriend Heather Terwilliger to look at the scoreboard. There, on the big screen, he opened up a ring box to propose to her, but……NO RING.

Once the scoreboard operator realized what was going on, the screen turned away...

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Seattle Mariner Suspended for Tweets Criticizing BLM and Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 6:00pm 9/24/2016 at 6:00pm
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Criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement and Obama has resulted in the unpaid suspension of Seattle Mariner Steve Clevenger.  He is suspended for the remainder of the season.

CNN reports:

The Seattle Mariners have suspended Steve Clevenger for the rest of the MLB season after the catcher labeled the Black Lives Matter (BLM)...

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NFL, Carolina Panthers May Move Game Due to Charlotte Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/22/2016 at 1:00pm

The NFL and Carolina Panthers may move Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings because of the violent riots in Charlotte, NC.

From FOX 46:

Panthers President Danny Morrison...

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NFL Ratings Drop Sharply

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/21/2016 at 2:30pm

I noted that there was a #NFLBoycott movement arising, in the wake of social justice protesting during America’s national anthem at the start of a football game.

This may be a contributing factor to the sharp decline in Monday Night Football ratings:

According to Austin Karp of SportsBusiness Daily, Monday night’s Eagles-Bears snooze-fest...

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Virginia Tech Basketball Coach Teaches Players Why We Stand for the Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 8:00pm 9/20/2016 at 8:00pm

Kneeling during the national anthem has taken the sports by storm since San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick began it during preseason to protest police treatment of black people. Other NFL players have done it along with high school football players.

But Virginia Tech basketball coach Buzz Williams will not have that behavior...

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Roger Goodell Praises NFL Players Taking Knee During National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/19/2016 at 1:30pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has praised the NFL players who have chosen to take a knee during the national anthem. San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the trend in the preseason, which has taken off across the country. He said:

“As I’ve said before, I truly respect our players wanting to speak...

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