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If the Philadelphia Eagles Don’t Sign Colin Kaepernick, It’s Because the NFL Whiteballed Him If the Philadelphia Eagles Don’t Sign Colin Kaepernick, It’s Because the NFL Whiteballed Him

Even those infected with the deadliest strain of toxic masculinity know that there are four times when it is acceptable for a man to cry:

Wait, Matt Barnes Was Still in the NBA? Wait, Matt Barnes Was Still in the NBA?

After 15 storied years in the NBA that included multiple trades between teams and an infamous altercation with a former teammate over Gloria Govan, Matt Barnes has announced that he will retire from the sport of basketball to focus on business and spend more time with his children.

Goodell Doubles Down on Claim That Kaepernick Isn’t Being Blackballed Goodell Doubles Down on Claim That Kaepernick Isn’t Being Blackballed

Talking to CNBC today, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell maintained that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was not being blackballed, despite all evidence to the contrary.

Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die

In eighth grade, I was a starting wideout and cornerback for my middle school football team, the St. Bartholomew Bruins. Our team that year went undefeated and won the Pittsburgh Diocese, and our only close game that season came during the championship, which we won on a last-second touchdown caught by yours truly—a…

Boxer Zab Judah Is Turning His Life Around 1 Patient at a Time Boxer Zab Judah Is Turning His Life Around 1 Patient at a Time

Boxer Zab Judah wasn’t supposed to be an inspiration. Early in his career, he wore the part of the flashy Brooklyn, N.Y.-born-and-raised fighter. He wore gold teeth and his Yankees fitted cap backward. He was quick of both fist and tongue.

Beyoncé Makes Surprise Appearance to Present Colin Kaepernick With Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Beyoncé Makes Surprise Appearance to Present Colin Kaepernick With Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

On Tuesday night, activist and professional football player Colin Kaepernick was presented with the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, and the person to present that prestigious award to him was none other than superstar Beyoncé, who made a surprise appearance to praise Kaepernick for his accomplishments.

LaVar Ball Is Out of His Mind: He’s Sent Sneakers to Trump and He May Have Just Ruined LiAngelo’s Career LaVar Ball Is Out of His Mind: He’s Sent Sneakers to Trump and He May Have Just Ruined LiAngelo’s Career

LaVar Ball may have really done it now. On Monday the senior-most Ball announced that he was pulling his middle son, LiAngelo, from UCLA. Big Ball was upset that the school had placed his son and two other students—Cody Riley and Jalen Hill—on indefinite suspension after the three student-athletes were caught…

LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo Ball Out of UCLA Over Indefinite Suspension: Report LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo Ball Out of UCLA Over Indefinite Suspension: Report

LaVar Ball is reportedly unhappy with the punishment his middle son, LiAngelo, is receiving at UCLA since returning to campus in the aftermath of the China shoplifting incident—so much so that he has removed the younger Ball from the school in order to explore other options.

While the NFL Is Losing Viewership, Colin Kaepernick Is Living His Best Life While the NFL Is Losing Viewership, Colin Kaepernick Is Living His Best Life

On Sunday, free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick was honored at the ACLU of Southern California’s annual Bill of Rights Dinner, where he accepted the Eason Monroe Courageous Advocate Award to a standing ovation.

Turns Out the Nearly $90,000,000 Donation to Prove the NFL Cares About Social Justice Is Bullshit Turns Out the Nearly $90,000,000 Donation to Prove the NFL Cares About Social Justice Is Bullshit

On Thursday, The Root staff writer Michael Harriot and I argued as to whether the agreement reached between NFL owners to donate some $90 million to various social justice causes as an answer to players’ protests was good business or just hush money to silence a movement.

Philadelphia Eagles Player Fletcher Cox Seduced a Married Woman and Now Her Husband Is Suing Him: Report Philadelphia Eagles Player Fletcher Cox Seduced a Married Woman and Now Her Husband Is Suing Him: Report

Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Fletcher Cox has gotten himself involved in all kinds of drama. Cox has been accused of running college-sophomore-level game on a married North Carolina woman, and her husband is suing the star defensive player, claiming that Cox’s macking has led to substantial emotional distress.

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Nikola Mirotic Is a Better Man Than All of Us Chicago Bulls Forward Nikola Mirotic Is a Better Man Than All of Us

Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic might be an angel, because if a co-worker gave me multiple facial fractures and a concussion in a fistfight, I would be suing my employers, my employer’s employers and my employer’s employer’s employers. I would spend the rest of my days at work looking like this:

NFL Players Just Sold Kaepernick’s Protests for $100 Million. Are They Sellouts or Heroes? NFL Players Just Sold Kaepernick’s Protests for $100 Million. Are They Sellouts or Heroes?

A group of players in the National Football League accepted an offer from NFL owners for $100 million for social justice causes in exchange for ... umm ... we want to use a term that expresses the exact sentiment while still conveying a modicum of journalistic integrity. We think the most precise way to describe what…

Something Smells Catfishy: Ray Allen’s Alleged Male
Stalker Claims They Had a 3-Year Romantic Relationship Something Smells Catfishy: Ray Allen’s Alleged Male Stalker Claims They Had a 3-Year Romantic Relationship

This whole thing is becoming intensely messy. Former NBA superstar Ray Allen claimed that he’d been catfished by a man pretending to be several women.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Isn’t Feeling LiAngelo Ball’s Ferrari Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Isn’t Feeling LiAngelo Ball’s Ferrari

I hate to say that UCLA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is haterating in this dancerie, but the NBA legend isn’t upset that LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA players (Cody Riley and Jalen Hill) got caught stealing in China; he’s more annoyed that the middle Ball child is cruising campus in a Ferrari.

Georgia Tech Football Player’s Brutal KO of Teammate Caught on Video and I Have Questions Georgia Tech Football Player’s Brutal KO of Teammate Caught on Video and I Have Questions

A violent fight (if you could call it that) between two Georgia Tech football teammates has been released on TMZ Sports, and it’s pretty brutal.

Trump’s Racist Beef Could Make LaVar Ball a Lot of Money Trump’s Racist Beef Could Make LaVar Ball a Lot of Money

The battle of the blowhards between everybody’s loud-ass uncle and white America’s racist grandpa has reached a fever pitch. LaVar Ball’s unwillingness to bow down to Donald Trump has spurred an endless stream of media reports and interviews, prompting Trump to lash out at Ball for his refusal to admit that Ball’s…

Trump Thinks That Standing in the Locker Room During the Anthem Is Offensive Because He’s an Idiot Trump Thinks That Standing in the Locker Room During the Anthem Is Offensive Because He’s an Idiot

I don’t hate; it’s not really in my nature. I fake-hate on a regular, tho. Like, I will fake-hate on Cam Newton’s goofy outfits, but if really asked, I don’t care how he dresses. I fake-hate this bullshit iPhone 8, but I don’t know if there is a better phone because of that research and Googling work that I’m not…

Thank Gawd LaVar Ball Told Trump to Kiss His Black Ass  Thank Gawd LaVar Ball Told Trump to Kiss His Black Ass 

LaVar Ball doesn’t give a fuck. The sooner you understand that, the sooner you will grow accustomed to him not giving a fuck about what Donald Trump—or anyone else, for that matter—says about him.

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