Posts in category "Sports"

Mike Ditka Falls Asleep on the Air on ESPN

Uh,oh. It looks like Mike Ditka was so bored with ESPN’s December 29 broadcast of Countdown that he fell asleep. Normally this wouldn’t be a big deal for most TV viewers. But it was for Ditka because he was there on the air when he did it! Mike Ditka, the now 74-year-old former football coach... Read more »

USA Today's Olympic Fantasy of an All Female Country

-By Warner Todd Huston The Olympics is usually a time of a country to express pride in its athletes, all its athletes. But not for USA Today. No, USA Today thought it would be interesting to imagine if our female athletes were “their own country.” In its post Olympics coverage, USA Today wasn’t happy enough... Read more »

Olympian Lolo Jones Scolds NYTimes for Not Supporting Our U.S. Olympic Athletes

-By Warner Todd Huston U.S. Olympic Hurdler Lolo Jones was slammed by The New York Times as a woman of little accomplishment, a flimsy girl not sufficiently woman’s libby enough, one that is all show and no go and during an August 8 appearance on NBC’s Today, the hurdler broke down in tears wondering why... Read more »
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Sun-Times Sports Columnist Gets In Trouble Over Sexist Tweets

-By Warner Todd Huston As he waited on the tarmac to get in the air, Sun-Times sports columnist Joe Crowley Tweeted that his pilot was a “chick,” and wondered if it was sexist to say so? That and his other similar Tweets got ol’ Joey in dutch with his Sun-Times bosses who demanded he cease... Read more »

Rep. Walsh to Senator Durbin: Get Serious

From the office of Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… WASHINGTON- Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-8) released the following statement in response to Senator Dick Durbin’s (IL-D) announcement that he is demanding that the Senate Judiciary Committee set up a hearing on the legality of placing “bounties” in professional football and other major sports. Walsh... Read more »

Ice Creamed: Ben and Jerry's Apologize for Their Racism

-By Warner Todd Huston Jeremy Lin, the famed nouveau New York Knicks basketball icon, must be about tired of this foolishness at this point. Oh, I am not talking about racism being perpetrated against him, but the claims of almost racism that were accidentally, but not really, perpetrated against him. This time it is the... Read more »
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Fired ESPN Editor Claims no Racial Slam Meant with 'Chink in Armor' Headline

-By Warner Todd Huston The headline written by ESPN editor Anthony Federico about Asian-American basketball star Jeremy Lin lasted only about a half hour before ESPN changed it but the fallout is lasting a bit longer for editor Federico. On its Saturday story on Jeremy Lin’s less than stellar game the night before, ESPN’s headline... Read more »

New York Rabbi: A Tim Tebow Win Will Cause Christians to Burn Mosques, Bash Gays

-By Warner Todd Huston **UPDATED** Hammerman removes paragraph from story In the category of bigotry and hatred spares no religion, we find such hatred hiding behind religion in one “Rabbi” Joshua Hammerman of New York City. Hammerman has indulged his inner Father-Coughlin-in-reverse by proclaiming that if Tim Tebow wins the Super Bowl, why, Christians will... Read more »

Cardinals Complaint: Obama Never Called

-By Warner Todd Huston Tony La Russa, the newly retired manager of the St. Louis Cardinals ball team, has a bone to pick with President Obama. La Russa says that when they won the World Series Obama never called to offer them his congratulations. La Russa notes that White House staffers did call to make... Read more »
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