Raheem Sterling Responds to Racial Abuse by Slamming Media Coverage


Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has made an extremely strong response to his being racially abused by a Chelsea supporter during his side’s 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge yesterday. Both police and Chelsea Football Club are investigating the incident, and now Sterling has taken to social media and made his first public remarks about the incident.

Raheem Sterling posted a deep and profound message on his official Instagram account where he hit out not at the Chelsea fan, but at media coverage in general. Sterling posted photos of Daily Mail stories about teammates Tosin Adarabioyo and Phil Foden in order to convey an example of the difference between how white and black players are covered by the media.

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In Die Hard, What Christmas Eve Bowl Game has Notre Dame vs USC?

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This weekend begins the bowl season, and with it the crappy bowl games that very few of us care about. Saturday brings us a cadre of bowl games that are just as awful as whatever bowl game hosted Notre Dame and USC in the classic Christmas film “Die Hard.”

The total number of bowl games has multiplied at an absurd rate these past few decades, but one truth still remains- real bowl games don’t start until after Christmas, and for the most part well after Christmas. Genuinely desirable bowl games still adhere to tradition, and take place on New Year’s. (For a preview of #14 Notre Dame vs #17 LSU go to this link)

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Manchester United Striker Romelu Lukaku Tries Rapping (Video)

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Happy international break everyone! Manchester United and Belgium star Romelu Lukaku didn’t see any action for his national team in the win over Iceland last week, due to a lingering hamstring problem (we’ll know more about the severity of his injury later in the week), but he was fit enough to rock the mic here for B/R.

So when he rocked up on the mic did he rock the mic right? See below, judge for yourself and then let your feelings be known in the comments section:

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Mega Millions Golden Ticket: Someone in South Carolina Won $1.537 Billion

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Willy Wonka has nothing on this golden ticket. Someone in South Carolina, who picked the numbers 5-28-62-65-70, with a Mega Ball #5, has just beaten the odds, and won $1.537 billion. Last night, a South Carolinian (or someone visiting the Palmetto state) beat the odds (one in 302,575,350) and won the second largest Mega Millions jackpot in U.S. lottery history.

The winner has not claimed the prize as of yet, and it could be weeks or months until he/she does. If they’re intelligent, they will do all they can to protect their anonymity.

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Legal Sports Gaming Provides Boost to U.S. Casinos, Pro Sports Leagues

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Legal sports gaming in America is quickly becoming a game changer; on several fronts. It’s changing how Americans think and feel about gambling overall, and it’s attracting new audiences to the activity, both online and at brick-and-mortar sites.

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New Jersey Sports Betting Grows Nearly 100% in September; More States to Legalize?

Last Friday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released its September sports betting numbers, and the results were astounding. Sports bettors wagered a whopping $184 million, good for a 96 percent increase from August’s total of $95.6 million. Considering that sports gambling has only been legal in the state since June 14th, these numbers beat even the most optimistic of expectations.

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Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Unloads Nearly $100M in Property to Ex-Wife

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In August we learned that Chelsea Owner and Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich got the go ahead to construct a mega-mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It’s a building that will consist of several adjoining townhouses, but also an edifice that it was widely believed he may never actually move into.

This week we learned who is going to have that property, Abramovich’s third ex-wife, Darya Zhukova. The couple divorced about a year ago, and she is set be handed close to $100 million in New York real estate has part of their divorce settlement.

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Man United Tweet Photo of Kanye West in Club Jacket, Fans Get Confused


As we speak, Kanye West is the top trending term of Twitter nationally due to his lunch at the Office and conversation about prison reform with President Donald Trump. While West has zero governmental policy making experiences or true sociopolitical credentials on which to stand, there he was drawing the attention of the nation’s media.

Attention that could be placed on the historic natural disaster tearing through the southeastern part of the United States today.

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Pole Dancing Tips and Tricks for Beginners


By Peter Dunn

Not too long ago, pole dance was not widely available to most people because it was mostly regarded as erotic. These days, things have changed since men and women are now more accepting of the exercise. Pole dancing is a wonderful exercise than can greatly help you to become fit.

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Revisiting Disco Demolition Night in Let’s Get Weird, Sports Episode III

“Disco Stu does not advertise,” but I do. The Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast is back with episode number three, centering on Disco Demolition night. Part of the Hammer & Rails Podcast Network, which is under the SB Nation umbrella, the latest edition of LGWS is the most popular episode yet, with 4,150+ listens and counting!

And why not? It is a classic tale of a baseball promotion that worked “too well.” The Chicago White Sox drew too many people, and the event got too much “notoriety” as it was an absolutely cataclysmic night at the old ballpark back in 1979.

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Southern Charm Star Shep Rose Takes in Kathryn Hall Wine Event, Cubs Game

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It’s not every day you run into Shep Rose, star of Bravo reality series “Southern Charm,” but hey, life is random, isn’t it? Rose was at the Kathryn Hall wine event last night at the W Hotel Chicago City Center. The HALL Napa Valley event included a vertical tasting, celebrating the release of the highly anticipated 2015 Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon.

Hall also hosted events in St. Helena, California and Columbus, Ohio. Rose also attended the Chicago Cubs’ loss to their division rivals the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night, posting this colorful Tweet:

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ESPN College Gameday: How it Went From Transcendent to Unwatchable


Republishing from 9-16-17

To pinpoint what’s so wrong with ESPN College Gameday in 2017, there are a couple different places from which you can start. You can begin with ESPN’s horrible bungling of the Jemele Hill and Robert Lee situations, and go from there. The same principle, that of “let’s try to never hurt anyone’s feelings ever, no matter what the cost, because hurt feelings means upset sponsors” applies across the board.

ESPN should have never apologized for what Jemele Hill said about Donald Trump.

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