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  • Athletes Respond to Shooting Death of Terrance Crutcher

    Athletes Respond to Shooting Death of Terrance Crutcher

    Last Friday, a 40-year-old Tulsa man named Terrance Crutcher was shot and killed by police. He had stopped in the road because he was having car trouble. He was not wanted for a crime. He was not armed. And, as video taken from a police helicopter confirmed on Monday, his hands were in the air. […]

  • Michael Bennett Suggests The NFL is Racist…And He May Be Right

    Michael Bennett Suggests The NFL is Racist…And He May Be Right

    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett recently sat down with Sports Illustrated to discuss a number of different topics, from weed and beards, to….racism in the NFL? Yup.  Bennett and SI covered that area as well, and it appears as though the seventh-year veteran is a little suspicious of the league’s ways.  Here’s an excerpt: […]

  • Wrestling Event Cancelled After Flier Promoting Racist Undertaker Parody Goes Viral (Pic)

    Wrestling Event Cancelled After Flier Promoting Racist Undertaker Parody Goes Viral (Pic)

    On Sunday, the Cleveland Wrestling Alliance had planned on holding an Christmas-themed event called “Seasons Beatings,” which is actually a pretty awesome name. Unfortunately, the flier for that event promoted a pretty racist heavyweight title fight between “Black Superman” Lexx Vegas and—are you ready for this?—somebody called “The N***a Taker.” So the event was canceled. […]

  • America’s Greatest Muslim Sports Heroes Speak Out Against Donald Trump

    America’s Greatest Muslim Sports Heroes Speak Out Against Donald Trump

    On Sunday night, President Obama addressed the nation from the oval office and reminded Americans of the obvious fact that not all Muslim-Americans are terrorists. That they are, in fact, “our friends and our neighbors; our co-workers, our sports heroes.” Well, as you probably know by now, racist troll/leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is not so sure about all […]

  • Redskins Defend Right To Trademark By Listing Other Offensive Trademarks

    Redskins Defend Right To Trademark By Listing Other Offensive Trademarks

    As you may know, the Washington Redskins are currently in the midst of a major legal battle against the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Patent and Trademark Office, or PTO, had voided the team’s trademarks in June 2014 on the grounds that the team name is disparaging to Native Americans. Then, in July […]