There's not a lot going on today, what with #BlackoutTuesday being the prevailing social media sentiment. Many teams & players are respecting the cause.
The most poignant quote linking everything together came from NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar:
"There's been a lot of talk of how horrible the rioting and
NFL News: Most of it today surrounds the reactions to what happened in Minneapolis, as well as the systemic racism inherent in most justice systems.
(Before anyone goes off on me as a Canadian trying to sound superior, I remind you that I didn't say just the US system. Canada has
We had my union AGM via GoTo Meeting yesterday, and let me tell you - the Minneapolis riots were better organized. We started late, to make sure everyone got in; we constantly rewound, for people who got confused; and we repeated the same talking points about management.
Christ - what a
Look, it's been a long week. I've got three teaching weeks left in the school term, and now the year-long skippers are coming out of the woodwork, with their parents, wanting to know why they aren't going to graduate on time. Of course, with the schools being remotely run, each
Well, today was Rules Committee day, and let's see what passed:
4th & 15 - PASSED TABLED!
Not sure what the hell happened here, but apparently there was the belief that it would be the slippery slope towards eliminating kickoffs altogether.
Like how electing Obama would make
The NHL reopening strategy has both MLB & the NFL contemplating how they will go forward.
Baseball has pretty much planned out nothing to this point, but the "hub city" idea was their initial strategy for Florida & Arizona.
Their latest strategy is to start on July 4,
Dolphins ownership is planning on a 2020 season.
Owner Stephen Ross said he expects there to be a 2020 season, but
"The real question is: Will there be fans in the stadiums?"
According to nfl.com's Nick Shook, there seems to be a growing sense among owners that a
The episode means something different to Bill Parcells.
Ryan Leaf was arrested on domestic battery charges in Palm Desert on Friday - just FOUR MILES from my mom's house!
Given that ESPN has the coverage on it's front page, I'm guessing his analyst's job is now available for
I hope all the US-based Commentists are having a nice holiday weekend. Having just recently enjoyed one up here, thanks to our devotion to the monarchy, I can say that under any circumstances, they are warmly appreciated. By fortune of the calendar, it's the actual May 2-4 weekend, which I
It's Saturday night, so you know what that means?!
Okay look - there's not a lot on these days. So I figured, why not go deep down some rabbit hole & find a historical artifact that, when viewed with today's eyes, seems wildly out of place, and the act of just
Proving once again that the only true crime in the NFL is taking a knee, Aldon Smith has been reinstated by the NFL.
The Cowboys (naturally) signed Smith to a one-year contract worth up to $4 million, with $2 million in base salary and $2 million in
There's nothing of note today in the NFL, so I'll save what there is for tomorrow.
As you've learned earlier today in Don_T's excellent post, we lost a member of the [DFO] pantheon.
It has been, to say the least, a very shocking revelation. To the point where I've tried to get