Kenny Stills, Malcolm Jenkins, Other NFL Players Continue To Protest Racial Injustice During Anthem

The NFL preseason has never really mattered except in the context of players busting their ankles or getting otherwise torn before the real games even start, but in 2018, it’s also a bellwether for how socially conscious football players are responding to the NFL’s increasingly thoughtless and grasping attempts to…

Malcolm Jenkins Calls Jerry Jones A "Bully" Who's Intimidating His Players To Stand For Anthem

Even though the NFL and its players’ union agreed this month to negotiate a better national anthem policy and not enforce the wholly unappealing one introduced in May, the Dallas Cowboys are going their own way. Team owner Jerry Jones said this week that he expects all his players to stand for the anthem, and his son,…

Trump Unable To Remember Words To "God Bless America" At Performance Commissioned To Prove His Patriotism

Donald Trump’s hastily arranged replacement for the Super Bowl champion Eagles’ White House visit featured the president making a very brief appearance to talk about how great the economy is and, then, stand awkwardly while mouthing maybe half the words to “God Bless America” like a Yankees fan in right field who…

Annoyingly Coy Report: Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie Called Donald Trump's Presidency "Disastrous"

Buried near the end of this New York Times article about the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles talking to the White House about planning a visit is a tidbit about team owner Jeffrey Lurie “using a vulgarity” to call Donald Trump’s presidency “disastrous.” That quote seems like it’d be more important than two…

Grandstanding Houston PD Chief Calls Michael Bennett "Morally Corrupt" In Bizarre Press Conference

Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo held a weird press conference this afternoon to address Michael Bennett’s indictment on felony assault charges and explain the case against him. Acevedo called Bennett “morally corrupt,” “morally bankrupt,” and said, “I think it’s pretty pathetic that you’d put your hands on…