Buckner and Burns blunder their way into inglorious sporting immortality | Andy Bull

October 22, 2018

Thirty years after his wrongdoing in the 1986 World Series, people still talk of pulling a Buckner. Might Doing a Freddie travel the same direction? It was the one last wafer-thin witticism that shaped Bill Buckner snap. On 4 July 1993 he was signing autograph in a parking lot outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, and when a boy passed him a ball to sign a human extending behind them said:”…

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Star Trek: Discovery crew takes a knee in solidarity with NFL protests

October 21, 2017

knelt and associated armsDonald TrumpcommentsColin Kaepernickkneeled during a concerted effort over the weekendStar Trek: Discovery Star shared a photo of herself with some of her castmates–including Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Akiva Goldsman, and Shazad Latif–taking a knee after ’s series premiere. She stopped the caption simple-minded with the hashtags and . #StarTrekDiscovery #takeaknee A post shared by Sonequa Martin-Green (@ therealsonequa) on Sep 24, 2017 at 10:09 pm PDT Star…

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Cam Newton’s sexism controversy is the perfect parable for our time

October 21, 2017

The NFL stars run-in with a female reporter has commanded national attention, proving no tale is too mundane for sight when speck with gender issues and race In a athletic high on tedium, the post-practice NFL squad press conference stands out. There, players and coach-and-fours don’t induce news. They rival to see how long they can talk without saying anything. It’s a safe space, in other words- a marked exception…

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Memo to Trump after his NFL rant: sport is, and always has been, political

October 10, 2017

The president says protesters must be fired and the Warriors cant come to the White House. He knows as well as Colin Kaepernick that everything is political Politics and sport ought to have bedfellows since at the least the proposed establishment of the ancient Olympic Games some 28 centuries ago, when city is to say that vied year-round for finite assets came up with a venue of bloodless competition to…

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Don’t believe that fake viral photo of a NFL player burning the U.S. flag

October 7, 2017

Another day, another chapter in the ongoing feud between Donald Trump and NFL players who are taking the knee in protest against police brutality.  SEE ALSO: The first NFL game of Sept. 24 started with a powerful, unprecedented protest You might have seen on Twitter or Facebook this picture that purportedly depicts an NFL player burning the U.S. flag in the locker room as his teammates enthusiastically look on: Image:…

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Philadelphia Eagles trade five NFL draft picks for Cleveland Browns’ No2 spot

July 30, 2017

The reinvention of the Philadelphia Eagles continues with the team acquiring the No2 overall select in next weeks draft from the Cleveland Brown The reinvention of the Philadelphia Eagles continued with the team acquiring the No2 overall pick in next weeks draft from the Cleveland Browns. In return for the No2 spot, the Browns get the Eagles No8 select and third- and fourth-round selections this year as well as Philadelphias…

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