To place Philadelphia Eagles Malcolm Jenkins in the proper historical context, just call him the Ralph Abernathy to Colin Kaepernick’s Martin Luther King Jr. Sure, Jenkins didn’t help the FBI in its attempts to discredit King’s voice by confirming King had extramarital affairs, which is what Abernathy did to King. But…
Mychal Kendricks, the former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker currently playing for the Cleveland Browns, was involved in insider trading, using tips given to him by Damilare Sonoiki, a television writer for Black-ish, according to federal prosecutors who charged both men. They could be looking at a substantial amount…
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett has been one of the more outspoken NFL players, thereby remaining a unicorn in the league. Bennett has protested police brutality in the black community and kneeled during the national anthem; he’s even openly criticized the president and yet, unlike Colin Kaepernick,…
I remember when I first learned that the deployment of young people during the protests, marches, boycotts and sit-ins to defeat Jim Crow was strategic.
The search for meaningful silver linings during Donald Trump’s presidency largely rests on the concept of maybe.
It’s only Tuesday, and Donald Trump has already proved once again that he’s a dumbass. For a president who prides himself on all things patriotic and pussy grabbing, on Tuesday, Trump couldn’t manage to remember the 66 words to “God Bless America.”
The Philadelphia Eagles are still celebrating their Super Bowl win, but they won’t be doing it at the White House. Fewer than 10 of the players planned to attend the White House visit, so the offer was taken back. Supposedly, they were disinvited because the team doesn’t agree with standing during the national anthem.
The Root 100 honoree and NFL star Michael Bennett posted bail after turning himself in Monday in Houston. He was indicted last week on a felony charge of causing injury to the elderly during the 2017 Super Bowl. The Philadelphia Eagles defensive end allegedly injured the shoulder of a 66-year-old paraplegic woman at…
Because I decided long ago not to watch the NFL this season, not watching the Super Bowl was an easy, if annoying, decision. I love the Super Bowl. I love how we pretend that it truly matters in the grand scheme of things. I love the commercials and the halftime shows and all that jazz. I even love that Justin…
It hasn’t even been a full day since the Philadelphia Eagles secured their title as Super Bowl champions, but several players are already announcing their plans to skip the traditional White House celebration that usually accompanies the victory.
Well, nobody had to ask how Kevin Hart’s night went. The comedian apparently had the time of his life at the Super Bowl LII on Sunday, drinking and celebrating as his home team, the Philadelphia Eagles, played their way to victory in an astonishing upset against the New England Patriots.
Philly, this is why you don’t get nice things.
If you know like I know, bow your heads.
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:
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.
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.
The Philadelphia Eagles have a bit of a history dealing with controversial players. First they signed Michael Vick to a contract after he was sentenced to 23 months in prison for his involvement in a dogfighting ring that included killing dogs that weren’t fit to fight.