Colin Kaepernick

Forced to Dine With a Racist Uncle on Thanksgiving? Text This Holiday Hotline

If you need help preparing your turkey for the holidays, you can call the Butterball hotline for advice from professionally trained turkey experts. …

Liberal View

NFL anthem protester to Trump: Let’s talk this ‘s–t’ out

President Trump wants those who protest during the national anthem kicked out of the NFL. Would he kick them out of the White House?<p>Chiefs safety …

Marcus Peters

JAY Z Offers A Little Girl Words Of Encouragement

For the past few weeks, JAY Z has been on the road in support of his 13th studio album, <i>4:44.</i> Veering away from just performing his new songs and his …

Jay Z

Jay-Z stopped his show to have a touching heart-to-heart with a 9-year-old girl in the crowd

Jay-Z usually doles out his advice and thoughts in his lyrics or op-eds for <i>New York Times</i>, but one lucky fan was on the receiving end of his counsel …

Amazing

NFL Kneelers’ Biggest Problem Is That We’re All Bored With Their Protest

The NFL’s national anthem kneelers have fallen into liberalism’s biggest trap, and finding Colin Kaepernick on the cover of GQ despite not having …

Conservative View

LAT Columnist Opposes NFL Protests and Kaepernick's GQ Citizenship Honor

Brace yourself for two big surprises: 1) A majority of Californians oppose national anthem kneeling protests and 2) a prominent columnist for the <i>Los</i> …

Conservative View

Packers' only option: It's Brett Hundley or bust without a Plan B

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have tried just about everything with Brett Hundley -- from an ultra-conservative approach in his first few …

Brett Hundley

NFL Week 12 Power Rankings: Vikings Climb After Impressive Win Vs. Rams

<i>Week 11 in the NFL saw two young teams, the Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans, get steamrolled in potential playoff previews. Tennessee was</i> …

Nathan Peterman

Colin Kaepernick: My talk with imprisoned Meek Mill

Colin Kaepernick says he and Meek Mill have spoken since the rapper’s recent incarceration, stemming from a probation violation in a 2008 gun and …

Roger Goodell’s absolute power is driving Jerry Jones to civil war. That’s ironic.

The Cowboys owner’s bare-knuckle brawl to replace the commissioner is a distraction of its own<p>I can still remember the day NFL commissioner Roger …

Sports

Week 11 power rankings

1. Eagles (9-1; last week No. 1): Step One for making the no-kicker strategy work? Get Carson Wentz to play quarterback.<p>2. Patriots (8-2; No. 2): La …

NFL

What court supervision is like for people who aren't Meek Mill | Perspective

When a Philadelphia judge sentenced Meek Mill this month to time in state prison, people took notice. Op-eds and articles rushed to catch up readers …

Philadelphia

Quarterback Woes Plaguing Wolverines Despite Jim Harbaugh's Mythical Status

Jim Harbaugh has gained a lofty reputation when it comes to developing quarterbacks. He spent 14 seasons in the National Football League and was …

College & University

Can Jim Harbaugh survive another loss to Ohio State?

Before the week that could save Michigan’s season, at least in terms of pride, the <i>Chicago Tribune</i> gave the hornet’s nest a hefty kick.<p>“I am convinced …

College & University

Hot reads: Morgan stirs controversy with email about 'cheaters' in Hall

The email from Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan arrived in voters’ in boxes on Tuesday morning, and it didn’t take long to stir up strong feelings …

LeSean McCoy

Colin Kaepernick and the Myth of the 'Good' Protest

There's "nothing new under the sun." We all lean on precedents set by brave individuals defying social norms.<p>This is of course true of civil …

Liberal View

Had your fill of politics? Change the subject to football at Thanksgiving table

Families across America will gather around the Thanksgiving table Thursday, and eventually you just know someone is going to ruin an enjoyable holiday meal by talking politics.<p>You could just fill your mouth with stuffing and nod your head in a subtle, non-committal way. Or you could be everyone’s …

Mark Sanchez

Schmuck: NFL might be in chaos, but it isn't really in crisis — at least not yet

Let us all stipulate that this has not been a good decade for the NFL, which has been so riddled with controversy and scandal that it had no choice …

Roger Goodell

This Thanksgiving, football isn't an argument. It's THE argument

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Dec. 4 issue. Subscribe today!</i><p>Here comes Uncle Ed. Your mother has invited him again, even after what …

Sports

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds to scrap humanitarian protections for US Haitians, Charlie Rose accused of serial sexual misconduct, Border Patrol union attributes agent's death to ambush, and more.<p><i>Everything you need to know about the world this morning, curated by VICE.</i><p>US News<p><b>DHS to Scrap Humanitarian Protections for US</b> …

Issa Rae

Does ESPN have a political duty to stay out of politics?

Sports have always had a political dimension, and it can explode, and has, any time and anywhere. Today in the United States that dimension challenges us in an uncommon and particularly volatile way, and the sports media still can't figure out what to do about it. What's ESPN's duty when we wake up …

Golf

Watch Jay-Z Stop a Concert to Tell a Young Fan She Can Be President

My favorite moment of the concert 💕 it was so amazing to see him uplift this beautiful black child like this #444tour pic.twitter.com/DIsPowjQQT<p>— …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Nation sports editor: Trump's demonization of black athletes is "a playbook that goes back 100 years"

CRAIG MELVIN (HOST): What does the president stand to gain by feuding with the sports community, Dave Zirin?<p>DAVE ZIRIN: Well, first of all, let's be …

Liberal View

What Had Happened Was: 11/21/17

Oh, you didn’t know? We got you.<p>game. blouses.<p><b>Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving went off for 47 points</b> on efficient 16-for-22 shooting, …

Basketball

Hoffman, Schauffele to play in charity 'Wishbone Brawl' at Goat Hill

Sometimes, the best ideas are hatched in the most ordinary circumstances.<p>That’s what happened with the “Wishbone Brawl” — an all-for-fun-and-charity …

Golf

Marshawn Lynch's Mom Had The Perfect Response To Donald Trump's Tweet

Mama Lynch did not come to play games.<p>On Monday, Donald Trump fired off a tweet criticizing Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for standing …

Women of Color

NFL owners could change anthem policy next season if protests continue

Some NFL owners believe there is a strong possibility they will enact an offseason change to the league’s national anthem policy if players’ protests during the anthem persist through the end of this season, reverting to a previous approach of keeping players in the locker room while the anthem is …

Sports

How LiAngelo Ball fell into Donald Trump’s race trap

Details are still murky in the case of LiAngelo Ball, the 18-year-old University of California, Los Angeles, basketball player who was arrested in …

LiAngelo Ball

49ers claim former Jaguars defensive lineman off waivers

The 49ers picked up their first win of the season right before the bye week. With six games left, Matt Maiocco answers all your questions.<p>The San …

Blaine Gabbert

Are The Green Bay Packers Really Lost Without Aaron Rodgers?

After the staggering loss for the Green Packers last Sunday during their match with the Baltimore Raven, both fans and critics worry about the …

Aaron Rodgers