Friday, February 23, 2018

ESPN says Trump interview during CFP title game unlikely

An ESPN executive says the network has been in contact with the White House about interviewing President Donald Trump during the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night, but indications are it will not happen.

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.

Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House

In all, 18 NCAA teams attended the event at the White House; South Carolina’s women’s basketball team declined the invitation.

Was Trump behind 2014 effort to foil Bon Jovi’s NFL bid?

Was Donald Trump the secret force behind the seemingly grassroots 2014 campaign to block Jon Bon Jovi from buying the NFL’s Buffalo Bills?

About 2 dozen NFL players protested during anthems Sunday

Days after the NFL declined to change its rule on the national anthem, about two dozen players protested around the league Sunday.

Both sides say protest talks productive, more talks to come

In an unprecedented move, the league invited players and representatives from their union to the annual fall meeting, seeking a way of enhancing the players’ platforms for speaking out on social issues - mostly the National Anthem.

Wounded congressman throws out first pitch for playoff game

Because we all need some uplifting news.

Protests muted week after NFL responds to Trump criticism

The San Francisco 49ers played on Thursday last week, before President Donald Trump lashed out at NFL players for not standing during the national anthem.

Kaepernick’s frat and players protest on 1st NFL Sunday

Colin Kaepernick’s protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem.

COLUMN: Did you just imply my kid is gonna grow up...

Several days ago, I published a small news piece covering PETA filters on Facebook. I tried to leave my personal opinions out of it...