Sports

Bill O’Reilly’s Subconscious Racism in his Interview with John Calipari

By April 15, 2014
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In an interview segment with Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari on his show last night, Bill O’Reilly laid bare his unconscious racism, reinforcing gross stereotypes about black people without batting an eyelid.

THE MORNING BANTER: Russian Secrets, Angry Jon Stewart, ESPY’s Drake, and Saturday Night Live

By April 10, 2014
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Happy Thursday! There’s a light at the end of the tunnel! Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:

Horribly Insecure Donald Trump Pretends He Might Buy the Buffalo Bills

By April 03, 2014
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Donald Trump says he’s thinking about buying the Buffalo Bills, which means that Donald Trump will not be buying the Buffalo Bills — at least not a notable stake anyway

Nate Silver Needs To Check Himself Before He Wrecks Advanced Metrics For Everyone

By March 28, 2014
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Unfortunately, Nate Silver is so intimately associated with the pro-data movement that as his brand begins to lose value, so does the brand of advanced metrics, something that’s just in the past few years really begun to claw its way into relevancy.

For Shame: Matt Lauer’s Interview of Dottie Sandusky

By March 13, 2014
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In what can only be described as the worst kind of sensationalism, NBC’s Today Show Host, Matt Lauer conducted an interview of Dottie Sandusky, the wife of convicted child rapist, Jerry Sandusky. As most people with a brain would surmise, Mrs. Sandusky thinks her husband is innocent despite being found guilty of 47 counts of child sexual abuse.

THE MORNING BANTER: Ukrainian Olympians, Possible Monopolies, Tony Blair’s Secrets, and Boston College Upsets

By February 20, 2014
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Happy Thursday! Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:

THE MORNING BANTER: Cable Monopolies, Yankee Retirements, Cancer Graphs, and Radiohead Video Games

By February 13, 2014
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Most of the East Coast is covered in snow and terrified. Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:

WATCH: Dallas Sportscaster’s Brilliant, Beautiful Response To Michael Sam Coming Out

By February 12, 2014
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Honestly, drop whatever you’re doing and watch this immediately — it’s the best thing you’ll see all day.

THE MORNING BANTER: Afghanistan Exits, Gay Football Players, SNL Band Leaders, and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

By February 11, 2014
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Happy Tuesday. You have a whopping three days to find a date for Valentines Day! Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:

First and Gay: What Michael Sam’s Coming Out Means For The NFL

By February 10, 2014
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Yesterday on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines”, All-American defensive lineman from Missouri and the Associated Press’ SEC Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam came out of the closet, and no matter where he ends up getting drafted, the reality is that next football season, an openly gay player will be taking the field for the first time.

And the NFL has to be ready for all that comes with this.

THE MORNING BANTER: Christie Doubles Down, Super Bowl Ratings Soar, Coca-Cola is the New Janet Jackson, and Jeopardy Winners are Cheating

By February 04, 2014
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It’s Tuesday, but it sort of feels like a Wednesday. Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:

The Washington Redskins Should Change Their Name

By February 03, 2014
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First, some caveats. I am a life-long Washington Redskins fan. I am not a sports fan or football fan, but I am a Redskins fan. I bleed burgundy and gold. I own several Redskins jerseys, including Gus Frerotte, Doug Williams and a custom Redskins jersey with my own name on it. I have Redskins posters… Read More

9/11 Truth Idiots Come Back for Super Bowl

By February 03, 2014
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Much to the annoyance of rational people everywhere, the 9/11 Truth Movement made a comeback last night at a Super Bowl news conference with Most Valuable Player Malcom Smith.

Interesting Facts About Last Night’s Super Bowl Game That You Didn’t Know

By February 03, 2014
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Last night, most of the civilized world watched the Seattle Seahawks crush the Denver Broncos 43-8 to win the 47th Superbowl, which took place in the cultural mecca of East Rutherford, New Jersey. This is almost guaranteed to be exclusively what coworkers, polite acquaintances, and neighbors you catch the elevator with will bring up today. Be prepared.

Leaked Internal Document Shows The Darker Side of NFL Cheerleading

By January 29, 2014
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Yesterday, Deadspin released an article exposing the exploitation job that NFL teams pulls on their cheerleaders that will make you look at these women in a whole new light.

THE MORNING BANTER: Brasil Posts, Minimum Wages, Jesus Jokes, and NFL Recaps

By January 28, 2014
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It’s only Tuesday. Try not to think about it. Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:

Super Bowl Letdown: The Tragic Story of Paterson, NJ that the Media Missed

By January 27, 2014
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Yesterday, The Denver Post decided to continue along with the trend of journalistic half-assery that surrounds the Super Bowl and published an article about how Denver Broncos safety Mike Allen said that if the Broncos won the Super Bowl this weekend, he would celebrate in an interesting way…

The NBA: America’s Great Socialist Enterprise

By January 24, 2014
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Why is that we as Americans can’t accept what billionaire NBA owners have known for years, that laissez-faire economics doesn’t work in the long-term?