Mike Pence Gives Notre Dame Stadium Speech; Many Students Walk Out (Video)

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Former Indiana Governor and current Vice President Mike Pence was given a seriously cold reception at Notre Dame Stadium on Sunday. Pence, granted the honor of giving the Notre Dame Class of 2017 commencement address on Sunday, saw a large group of students walk out on him as began his speech.

Dozens (the South Bend Tribune estimates the total number at about 150) of graduating seniors staged a peaceful, civil protest by exiting Notre Dame Stadium. Here below are three different videos, with three different vantage points, of the walk-out.

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Robert Mueller, New Most Powerful Man in D.C. is No Stranger to National Football League

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On Wednesday, Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to the investigation of collusion between Russia and the Donald Trump Presidential campaign. He served as the second-longest director in Federal Bureau of Investigation history, behind only the iconic J. Edgar Hoover.

He is also no stranger to fans of the National Football League and the Baltimore Ravens, as Mueller was the man who oversaw the NFL’s mishandling of the infamous Ray Rice videotape (much more on that in a bit).

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Jared Kushner in Colorado the Same Day as Chelsea Owner, Putin Confidant Roman Abramovich

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With the Donald Trump White House and Vladimir Putin/Russia we have seen endless coincidences and plenty of collaboration. However, we have not seen evidence of definitive treasonous collusion. “The smoking gun,” as one would proverbially put it, hasn’t been found yet, but it could be coming to light reasonably soon.

Both the United States Senate and the Federal Bureau of investigation are investigating whether or not Russia/Putin colluded with the Trump camp, including his son-in-law Jared Kushner, to alter the outcome of the 2016 United States Presidential election.

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Cubs Fan Dies From Fall at Wrigley Field; Autopsy Results Released

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A fan at Wrigley Field for Tuesday night’s Chicago Cubs 9-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds fell over a ballpark railing; suffering a lethal blow. At 11 p.m. central Tuesday night, Richard E. Garrity, a 42-year-old Wheaton resident, fell over a protective railing as he was exiting the stadium and died the next day due to head trauma.

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Derek Jeter Night: Complete Transcription of His New Plaque

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Tonight is Derek Jeter Night at Yankee Stadium, and his man of the hour moments come in a Sunday Night Baseball contest on ESPN. Below you’ll find the entire inscription on Derek Jeter Plaque:

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Cleveland Cavaliers Gave VIP Experience One Who Truly Did “Defend the Land”

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The NBA team who’s hashtag is “Defend the Land” welcomed one of the bravest people who certainly does so in the truest sense. May is National Military Appreciation Month, and with that, one Military veteran was honored as part of Cleveland Cavaliers Heroes Night, thanks to Crown Royal, a brand with some solid Cavs’ associations.

Officer Darron Lewis was treated to a VIP experience including watching the pre-game shoot around from the bench, receiving a signed jersey, meeting former Cleveland Cavaliers star, Campy Russell, and an embroidered, personalized Crown Royal bag.

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Pigs Will Truly Fly By Trump Tower if Architect Raises $250,000

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“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals,” Sir Winston Churchill famously once said. Pigs are indeed a very lovable animal, and if these specific pig balloons get the opportunity to obstruct the lettering on Trump Tower Chicago, they’ll become even more endearing.

It may be for only one day, and the city of Chicago certainly seems to be against this idea, but it still could happen.

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Tomi Lahren Addresses Beliefs that her 15 Minutes are Up, Diva Accusations

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Now that Tomi Lahren and her former employer, Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze (yes, it really is spelled that way, no space between the two words for some bizarre reason) have settled their legal dispute, the alt-right millenial gun nut is speaking up and speaking out.

Her period of radio silence is long over, and she gave an exclusive interview to Playboy where she covered a multitude of topics.

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ESPN Layoffs: Five General Ideas For What the Network Should Do Moving Forward

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The ESPN layoffs announced this past Wednesday sent massive reverberations all throughout the sports media business. In this trade, it’s the story of the year. It dominated national and international headlines for days because it reaches so many different facets and niches.

Last week, we listed eight truths this development taught us about the current state of the sports media business. Yesterday we looked at five major issues the network (and many of us as well) must resolve. Today we detail five steps that we believe the company should take in the wake of the ESPN layoffs.

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Donald Trump Attacks on Media Should Unite All Journalists Right Now

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Donald Trump has such an utter contempt for journalists that it’s become worse than Richard Nixon and Bobby Knight combined.

He’s openly declared full scale war against the concepts of transparency and accountability, and he’s blatantly aiming to dismantle the very ideal of a free press.

Last Wednesday’s press conference, the first Donald Trump had held in nearly half a year, was a farce on numerous levels, with the condescension aimed at CNN and Buzzfeed the most egregious offenses. However, it was also the incident which can galvanize us journalists to fight back, and make no mistake about it, we will fight back!

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ESPN Layoffs: Five Major Issues Bristol Must Resolve Moving Forward

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The ESPN layoffs announced this past Wednesday sent shockwaves throughout the sports media business. It’s the industry news story of the year. It dominated national and international headlines for days because this development affects so many different facets and niches.

We listed eight truths this development taught us about the current state of the sports media business. Now we look at five major issues the network (and many of us content creators and consumers as well) must resolve. Tomorrow, we’ll detail five steps that we believe the company should take in the wake of the ESPN layoffs.

Let’s dive right in.

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Britt McHenry Laid Off by ESPN; Addresses Trolls in Goodbye Facebook Post

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You can now add Britt McHenry to the list of ESPN on-air personalities laid off this week. Her last gig with the network will be covering the Arizona Cardinals on NFL Draft night. While the total carnage from the ESPN layoffs is estimated to be about 100 jobs lost in total, we’re still learning the identities of many of the casualties.

We likely won’t know all of them for a couple more days yet, but what’s happened in Bristol says an awful lot about not just the self-ascribed “world wide leader,” but the sports media industry in general.

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