Category: Sports

One Of Baseball’s Greatest, Willie Mays Turns Ninety

On May 6, 2021, Willie Mays celebrated his 90th birthday. He’s a baseball legend — and arguably the greatest player in the game’s history. He had a lifetime batting average of .302, hit 660 home runs, had 3,283 hits, drove in 1,903 runs, stole 338 bases, scored 2,062 runs, made 7,095 put-outs, and won 12 Gold Glove Awards in a career that spanned 22 seasons with the New York and San Francisco Giants and the Mets…

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Woke Olympics: Tokyo Organizers Reverse Decision On Athlete Demands For On-Field Protests

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said Thursday competitors should be able to “take the knee” in protest at the Tokyo Olympics next year. Coe’s assurance means an end to the political neutrality the modern Olympic movement has embraced since it was founded in 1896…

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ESPN To Televise Athlete Protests & Singing Of The ‘Black National Anthem’ At All Games

ESPN has announced that they will be televising professional athletes protesting by the singing of the black national anthem, a song known as Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing, instead of the Star-Spangled Banner, according to Front Office Sports. In addition, the network will also “show social justice movements, actions, as they happen.”

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