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National Anthem Protests Enter College Athletics

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 9:40am 9/14/2016 at 9:40am
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Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem is now being mimicked by some college athletes.

Who says the left has a hive mind?

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Taking a Stand by Refusing to Stand

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NFL Player Scores 4.0 GPA in Math in First PhD Semester at MIT

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 8:49pm 9/5/2016 at 8:49pm

Holy cow! Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel recorded a 4.0 GPA at MIT in his first semester of his PhD program.

But it’s actually not that surprising:

He...

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Rio’s Contaminated Waters Claim First Victim

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 7:30am 8/13/2016 at 7:30am

Before the Rio Olympics began, I noted that scientists found dangerous drug-resistant “super bacteria” off beaches in Rio de Janeiro and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete. This is in addition to bodies, sewage, and o...

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Muhammed Ali dead at 74

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/4/2016 at 3:00pm

Muhammed Ali’s death is the sort of news that will be covered in the media for weeks, with tributes and reminiscences. He styled himself “The Greatest,” and boxing aficionados say that he certainly was one of the greatest, or maybe even the greatest, just as he had always claimed.

People like me,...

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MLB Changes Puerto Rico Series to Miami Due to Zika

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7:20pm 5/6/2016 at 7:20pm

The Zika virus has forced the Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) to move the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins series from Puerto Rico to Miami.

Several players voiced their concerns over the virus, which led the union to ask Commissioner Rob Manfred to move the...

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Federal Court Orders Tom Brady to Serve Deflategate Suspension

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 25, 2016 at 1:45pm 4/25/2016 at 1:45pm

Monday, a federal appeals court decided Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension rendered in the original Deflategate decision.

The suspension was overturned by a federal judge in September.

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Humorless Pro-Abortion Feminists Live Tweet Criticisms of Super Bowl Ads

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 8:24pm 2/7/2016 at 8:24pm
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NARAL Pro-Choice America is live tweeting its criticisms of various Super Bowl ads.

It’s everything you would expect. And no, it’s NOT THE ONION, because in The Onion even feminists take a break:

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Fed Court throws out Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension (court decision included)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:57am 9/3/2015 at 10:57am

A federal judge tossed out the controversial ‘Deflategate‘ decision Thursday morning.

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season, the team incurred a $1 million fine, and the Patriots lost their first round draft pick in 2016 and fourth round pick in...

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“American Woman” ad is real feminism…in beast mode

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8:30am 7/6/2015 at 8:30am

If you’ve been away from all technology (and nestled comfortably under a rock) since Sunday afternoon, you should know that the US women’s soccer team dominated Japan in the final match of the World Cup 5-2. It was a big deal:

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FIFA, you’re a mess (and a Clinton Foundation donor?!)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:55pm 5/27/2015 at 2:55pm

For what may be the first time ever, the United States has expressed a wholehearted and enthusiastic interest in Soccer.

…too bad that interest manifested in the form of an investigation, accusations, and mass arrests. C’est la vie.

Today at dawn, seven of FIFA’s (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, or...

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Tom Brady Merchandise in Demand After Suspension

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 2:00pm 5/16/2015 at 2:00pm

There’s an old saying that there’s no such thing as bad publicity. That rule seems to be working for Tom Brady of the Patriots, whose merchandise is way up in sales since the announcement of his suspension over Deflategate.

Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes:

Tom...

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Brady appeals suspension as Patriots double down

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:25pm 5/14/2015 at 7:25pm

Earlier this week we reported on the NFL’s verdict in the “deflategate” scandal involving the Indianapolis Colts, the New England Patriots, and a sack of deflated footballs. Following an investigation, the Patriots were fined $1 million and lost their first round draft pick for 2016 and fourth round pick for...

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‘Deflategate’ verdict rendered: fines, suspensions, and draft losses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 8:30pm 5/11/2015 at 8:30pm

Following a lengthy investigation, the ‘Deflategate‘ verdict was handed down by the NFL early this evening. Boy is it tough.

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season, the team incurred a $1 million fine, and the Patriots will lose their first...

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Will Obama run or pass at end of his 4th Quarter?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 3:00pm 2/4/2015 at 3:00pm

(This post is just an excuse to gloat over the Patriots’ victory, but please read on, there’s a point here someplace.)

Has there ever been a more exciting Super Bowl final quarter than the one we saw during the Patriots’ latest win?

First, there was the improbable, amazing, super-stupendous “what the ****...

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I am apologizing #LikeAGirl for Super Bowl Ads’ #WarOnMen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 2, 2015 at 10:02am 2/2/2015 at 10:02am

While Professor Jacobson was surfing the Twitter stream during the Super Bowl, I was savoring the free market creativity of American advertisers.

The runaway favorite commercials feature cute puppies and horses. One particular ad, however, brought out an entirely different animal in me: The Mama Grizzly.

I have a serious recommendation to T-Mobile...

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Super Bowl Tweet of the Night

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 11:17pm 2/1/2015 at 11:17pm

“The Call”

Suck it, deflategate.

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What if you picked your Super Bowl favorite based on fiscal responsibility?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:32pm 1/31/2015 at 12:32pm

Tomorrow is the Super Bowl between The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

“Deflate-Gate” is deflating. While there are rumors that the ball-boy may have done it, there doesn’t appear to be a history of such shenanigans:

Brady, too, has denied wrongdoing, amid an NFL investigation into allegations that 11 of 12...

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