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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…

That Sneaky NFL National Anthem Rule Change—and What Legal Challenges It Presents, Explained

The NFL is still the NFL, which is to say it’s still as crooked an enterprise as they come. Nearly two weeks after several (Donald Trump-donating) NFL owners locked arms with their players during the national anthem in shows of “solidarity,” the league changed its obscure rule about standing during the national…

Who Gon’ Check Me, Boo? Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins Says He Will Continue to Protest Even if Team Owner Forbids It

The vice president of the United States wasted taxpayer dollars Sunday so he could stage his own mini protest against NFL players who exercised their constitutional right to peaceful protest by kneeling during the national anthem, and according to the current president, the vice president acted at his request.

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ESPN Hasn’t Yet Realized That It Needs Jemele Hill More Than Jemele Hill Needs It

The president of the United States and his administration are in a de facto state of war against anyone who isn’t male, anyone who isn’t straight, anyone who isn’t white, anyone who isn’t Christian, anyone who isn’t wealthy, and anyone who doesn’t place the interests of straight and wealthy and Christian white men…

The Pittsburgh Steelers Might Be Better Right Now if They Had Colin Kaepernick Instead of Ben Roethlisberger

Last week the Tennessee Titans signed sentient dumpster juice Brandon Weeden as an insurance policy behind Marcus Mariota, their oft-injured starter. In Weeden’s defense, he might actually be a pretty swell guy, so referring to him as sentient dumpster juice might be a tad harsh. But as an NFL quarterback, he is known…

Detroit Lions Owner Martha Ford Offers Players Money for Charity if They Stand for National Anthem

Talk about quid pro quo. Although Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford linked arms with her players during the playing of the national anthem last week (after President Donald Trump disparaged the players days earlier by saying that they should be “fired” if they kneel during the song), Ford, a 92-year-old billionaire,…