Mike Pence, Donald Trump Sports “Boycott” Inspiring Wagering Now

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At this point, anyone who’s been paying attention and possesses a basic adult human intellect realizes that Mike Pence was simply pulling a blatant publicity stunt at last Sunday’s Indianapolis Colts game versus the San Francisco 49ers.

Upon “leaving in disgust” at the national anthem protests, Pence then commenced a twitter storm which consisted of obviously pre-planned statements and talking points.

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Colin Kaepernick Still Out of the NFL; Eight AWFUL QBs Currently In

Over the weekend, a reporter for a Sunday NFL morning pregame show revealed the details of his meeting with blackballed former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. As of now, Kaepernick is not doing interviews because he wishes to not draw attention upon himself; he’d rather the publicity be directed towards the causes for which he stands instead.

“He’s not planning on kneeling,” CBS’ Jason La Confora said of what Kaepernick intends to do this season, should he be given another chance at becoming a NFL starting quarterback.

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Former Manchester United Defender Becomes Big Environmentalist

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From professional footballer to friend of the Earth; that’s the journey of ex Manchester United defender Richard Eckersley. In 2009, Eckersley won a medal as a squad member named to the Red Devils bench for their League Cup Final triumph. In 2017, he’s a vegan owner of the United Kingdom’s first zero waste food shop.

His appearance has also changed drastically since his playing days.

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Pat Fitzgerald: “40% of the Country” Takes Anthem Protests “Out of Context”

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The whole point of NFL players taking a knee during the Star Spangled Banner is to protest against racial injustices and police brutality. That message of course has been twisted and perverted by far right extremists, and now spun into the narrative of “spoiled, pampered athletes disrespecting the country that gave them their opportunities.”

What an individual chooses to do during the national anthem is up to them, and the true meaning of that gesture resides in their own heart and mind, despite whatever some attention seeking pundit might say to contort it.

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Jurgen Klopp Reveals How Much Brexit Initially Shocked Him

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Brexit was certainly a shock to the system last summer. Many, if not most of us, simply didn’t see it coming. With a voter turnout of 72% in the United Kingdom, just under 52% voted to leave the European Union and the British exit from the EU was officially on.

According to former World Bank Chief Economist and Vice President Lawrence Summers, Brexit was the first incident in a wave of extremist right-wing populism that is making in roads in the United States (Donald Trump electoral college victory), Germany (Neo-Nazis have returned to parliament) and France (Fascist party performed better than they ever ever).

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TSB Show 9: Akiem Hicks, David Diehl, Vince Wilfork

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TSB Show is back and it’s better than ever, with an extremely action packed and very concise edition. TSB Show 9 covers a ton of ground, and it’s not “sticking to sports.” We have Chicago Bears Team Captain Akiem Hicks, New England Patriots legend Vince Wilfork and New York Giants, Illinois Fighting Illini legend/current NFL and college football announcer David Diehl.

Let’s run down all the topics we covered:

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Lovie Smith Quite Critical of Donald Trump’s NFL Trolling

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When you say “events over the weekend” in the sports world, people almost certainly know what you’re talking about. If you phrase that phrase and tack on “in football,” then they definitely know exactly you’re talking about

Illini football Head Coach Lovie Smith met the media yesterday for his weekly news conference, and he was not shy about expressing his opinions on President Donald Trump waging verbal war against the NFL, and the National Football League responding.

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Pete Carroll, Charles Barkley, Mark Cuban Respond to Trump UGLINESS

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Friday night Donald Trump held a campaign rally for an election that he already won 10 months ago. At the rally he called Colin Kaepernick, and other NFL players who don’t stand for the national anthem, “sons of bitches.”

Therefore he also called mothers of NFL players “bitches” in the process. Naturally and deservedly, he’s getting a ton of blowback for such hateful and divisive commentary. Chicago Bears Team Captain Akiem Hicks called Trump out on Saturday.

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Boomer Esiason, James Brown, Nate Burleson All EVISCERATE Trump

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Friday night Donald Trump held a campaign rally for an election that he already won 10 months ago. At the rally he called Colin Kaepernick, and other NFL players who don’t stand for the national anthem, “sons of bitches.”

Therefore he also called mothers of NFL players “bitches” in the process. Naturally and deservedly, he’s getting a ton of blowback for such hateful and divisive commentary. Chicago Bears Team Captain Akiem Hicks called Trump out on Saturday.

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Joe Maddon Failed With His Latest Political Remarks

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Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon needs to be better than the remarks he made today in response to the sporting world backlashing against President Donald Trump. The POTUS went after Colin Kaepernick and the NFL last night at a needless and pointless rally in Alabama.

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell hit back at Trump with a strongly worded statement Saturday morning. Chicago Bears Team Captain Akiem Hicks spoke out against what Trump did on Saturday afternoon.

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Bears Capt. Akiem Hicks “Doesn’t Appreciate” Trump NFL Commentary

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On Friday, Chicago Bears Defensive End Akiem Hicks was promoted to Team Captain for the rest of the season, stepping up and filling a role left vacated by the injured Jerrell Freeman. On Saturday, Hicks was called upon to be a leader and answer very important questions about free speech and individual rights following President Donald Trump’s attacks on Colin Kaepernick and the first amendment rights of National Football League players.

First, here’s what Trump said last night at a rally in Alabama, via a tweet from The Guardian reporter Bryan Armen Graham:

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United Vow to Take Action Amidst Romelu Lukaku Chant Controversy

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Ahead of their dominating 4-1 victory over Burton Albion in the League Cup third round, Manchester United warned fans at Old Trafford not to engage in any offensive behavior.

The club promised disciplinary action against those found in violation.

This statement was obviously in response to a supporter chant about Romelu Lukaku that has been deemed offensive and racist by Kick It Out, a group that combats discrimination in football.

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