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VIDEO: Watch Former NHL Great Jeremy Roenick Capture Rattlesnake with Two Golf Clubs


Former Chicago Blackhawk great Jeremy Roenick was not only the king of the ice, he appears to have a future as a snake tamer. A video has surfaced showing Roenick capturing a dangerous rattlesnake using only two golf clubs.

Weak 11: Fans Finding Other Things to Do, Empty Seats Fill Stadiums Everywhere


With the NFL's Week 11 wrapping up, it quickly became clear that football fans have found other things to do as photos still show hoards of empty seats in stadiums from coast to coast.

VIDEO: Fastest Knockout Ever with A Lightning Fast Punch Delivered Only Seconds After the Bell


It only took six seconds for boxer Zolani Tete to send opponent Siboniso Gonya to the mat in a knockout that took the world record for the shortest title fight ever.

LaVar Ball Does Not Credit Trump for Son’s Release After China Arrest

LaVar Ball, center, father of Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball, listens to his son during a news conference, Friday, June 23, 2017, in El Segundo, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
UCLA basketball star LiAngelo Ball and two other players were arrested in China for shoplifting -- a crime that carries a ten-year sentence there -- and President Donald Trump intervened, asking Chinese President Xi Jinping to look into the case. Chinese authorities have since freed the players, but now, LiAngelo's father, LaVar Ball, has dismissed the president's efforts.

Wife of Oklahoma High School Coach Charged with Having Sex with Student

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The wife of a high school football coach in Oklahoma has been arrested and charged with having a sexual relationship with a student, reports say.

Ratings Fall for Nearly Every NFL Pregame Show


Even as ratings continue to fall for the NFL's games, the ratings for the various Sunday pregame shows on the broadcast networks have also cratered.

Woman Steps Forward to Accuse George H.W. Bush of Groping Her When He Was Still President

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Another woman has come forward to charge former President George H.W. Bush with sexual misconduct, bringing the number of accusers to at least half a dozen.

Muslim Junior College Basketball Player Removed from Team After Shooting Baskets During National Anthem


A Muslim student has been removed from a college basketball team in Kansas for shooting baskets during the playing of the national anthem. The student insisted he had a "religious objection" to the anthem.

Despite Losing Millions of Subscribers, ESPN Prez John Skipper Gets Big Contract Extension


Both cable sports network ESPN and the National Football League have been losing fans and revenue hand over fist, but despite the cascading failures both entities have offered their chief executives huge contract renewals.

Report: Arianna Huffington Turned Blind Eye to Sexual Misconduct at Huffington Post

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 10: Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington speaks onstage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit - Day 2 on October 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune)
In a long exposé, Arianna Huffington is accused of turning a blind eye to years of sexual misconduct by highly placed editors right under her nose when she was running her famed Huffington Post blog.

NBC Fires Top Booking Executive for Sexual Misconduct


NBC Universal has fired one of its top executives whose job was to oversee guest bookings on shows such as "Today," and other news and entertainment programs.

NBC Fires Top Booking Executive for Sexual Misconduct


NBC Universal has fired one of its top executives whose job was to oversee guest bookings on shows such as "Today," and other news and entertainment programs.

President Trump Appealed to China’s Xi Jinping to Help Resolve Case of Shoplifting UCLA Players


President Donald J. Trump reportedly appealed directly to China's leader, Xi Jinping, to help resolve the case of three UCLA basketball players, including star player LiAngelo Ball, arrested and charged with shoplifting during the team's visit to Hangzhou, China.

Week 10: Thousands of Empty Seats Still Plague NFL Stadiums


Photos of empty seats continue to make their appearance on Twitter as the NFL's Week 10 games debut on Veterans Day, this weekend. Even as some players decided to protest the country on this day dedicated to our soldiers, fans stayed away in droves.

LiAngelo Ball and Two Other UCLA Players Forced to Remain in China, Detained on Shoplifting Charges


LiAngelo Ball and two other players have been forced to remain in China as the UCLA basketball team left Chinese territory to head home this weekend. The players were not allowed to leave after being arrested and charged last week with shoplifting.

Charges Dropped Against Three for Destroying N.C. Confederate Monument

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Charges have now been dropped against three of the protesters charged with destroying a Confederate statue that stood in downtown Durham, North Carolina, since 1924, reports say.

New Facebook Page Urges Veterans Day Boycott of NFL


A Facebook page urging fans to boycott the NFL over the Veterans Day weekend has earned over 200,000 followers.

Massive ESPN Subscriber Losses Continue to Drag Disney Profits Down


ESPN is still dragging down the profits of owner Disney Co as fourth quarter fiscal reports come in. It is a pattern that has repeated itself all year.

Report: More Major Layoffs Coming to ESPN


Sports cable network ESPN is set to lay off another 100 employees after the Thanksgiving holiday, according to reports.

New York Golf Club Angers Members by Refusing to Honor President Donald Trump, A Member Since 1969


Donald J. Trump has been a member of Westchester, New York's Winged Foot Golf Club since 1969, but since his election to the White House, club administrators have refused to honor Trump with a portrait in the clubhouse and the decision is angering members.

California NAACP Advises Abandoning the ‘Racist’ National Anthem


The California chapter of the NAACP is advising Congress to abolish the national anthem, calling the song a "racist" relic of the past.

Target Closing a Dozen Stores in Plan to Retool with Smaller Retail Spaces

A shopper leaves a Target store on November 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Target stock closed up more than six percent today after beating third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Retail giant Target has been struggling for well over a year since its decision to allow transgender men to use bathrooms and changing rooms designated for women. Now, the chain is closing a dozen stores as part of an effort to retool its stores in smaller spaces.

Target Closing a Dozen Stores in Plan to Retool with Smaller Retail Spaces

A shopper leaves a Target store on November 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Target stock closed up more than six percent today after beating third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Retail giant Target has been struggling for well over a year since its decision to allow transgender men to use bathrooms and changing rooms designated for women. Now, the chain is closing a dozen stores as part of an effort to retool its stores in smaller spaces.

Sponsors Increased Spending on Major League Baseball in 2017, While NFL Spending Went Down


As it's 2017 season wound down, Major League Baseball found that its sponsors spent eight percent more this year over last season. On the other hand, with ratings crashing and advertisers expressing serious doubts, the NFL is suffering like never before.

Illegal Alien in Omaha Charged with Four Counts of Sexually Assaulting Children

ictor Garcia-Fuentes is already in custody at the Douglas County Jail on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold. Now he faces 4 counts of child sexual assault.
An illegal alien in Nebraska has been charged with four counts of sexually molesting a child and is set for deportation, according to reports.

‘Racist’ Incident That Sparked Air Force Viral ‘Bigotry’ Speech Proven a Hoax

Air Force Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria was quick to react this month to allegations of racism at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. But now the incident that sparked the general’s reaction has been proven a hoax.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria was quick to react in September to allegations of racism at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. But now the incident that sparked the general's reaction has been proven a hoax.

Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyer Claims NFL Nixed Meeting with Commissioner, League Disputes Claim


A lawyer for national anthem protester Colin Kaepernick says that the NFL canceled a special one-on-one meeting it had offered the player with Commissioner Roger Goodell, but the league disputes the lawyer's claim.

Democrat Party Approval at 25-Year Low Despite Media Establishment’s Attempt to Destroy Trump

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The Democrat Party is at its lowest approval rating in 25 years despite the national media establishment's daily attempt to destroy Donald J. Trump's presidency, a poll finds.

NFL Unhappy with Tax Reform Proposals that Cut Billions in Sports Stadium Subsidies


The NFL is not a big fan of recent Republican tax reform proposals that cancel the billions that teams get in tax subsidies to build and operate sports stadiums across the country, a report says.

NFL Continues to Suffer Massive Numbers of Empty Seats on Gameday


With the troubles facing the NFL's cratering TV ratings, it is also important to note that fans are staying away from the stadiums, too.

Watch: Female Football Fan Slaps Police Officer During Removal, Then Pays for It


In a video going viral, an unruly female football fan got a parting shot she won't soon forget after she assaulted a Miami-Dade police officer as she was being ejected from Saturday's game at Hard Rock Stadium.

Activist Group Forces Georgia High School Coaches to End Prayers with Football Team


The Freedom From Religion foundation recently threatened to sue East Coweta High School of Sharpsburg, Georgia. Because the school's football coaches have been praying with their football team.The district has warned coaches to stop joining the students in prayer, or face disciplinary actions.

Activist Group Forces Georgia High School Coaches to End Prayers with Football Team


The Freedom From Religion foundation recently threatened to sue East Coweta High School of Sharpsburg, Georgia. Because the school's football coaches have been praying with their football team.The district has warned coaches to stop joining the students in prayer, or face disciplinary actions.

L.A. Dodgers’ Yu Darvish Apologizes for World Series Game 7 Showing


The cameras of TMZ caught up with a despondent Yu Darvish, who was found apologizing to L.A. Dodgers fans for blowing his big chance in Game 7 of the World Series.

ESPN Warns Against ‘Political Bias’ With Social Media Policy Update, Violates Policy on Same Day


Sports cable network ESPN has often warned employees against displaying political bias on social media, but rarely enforced the rule expect against its conservative employees. Now the network is again reiterating its warning about bias in an update of its social media policies.

ESPN Warns Against ‘Political Bias’ With Social Media Policy Update, Violates Policy on Same Day


Sports cable network ESPN has often warned employees against displaying political bias on social media, but rarely enforced the rule expect against its conservative employees. Now the network is again reiterating its warning about bias in an update of its social media policies.

Sports Media Theorizes Papa John’s Slam on NFL Orchestrated by Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones


On Wednesday the owner and founder of the Papa John's pizza chain and major NFL advertiser held a press conference where he excoriated the league saying that its national anthem protests had cost him $70 million in business. Now, several members of the sports media have theorized that the owner of the Dallas Cowboys was behind the pizza chain's complaints.

Chicago Cubs Owner Joe Ricketts Shuts Down DNAinfo and Gothamist, After NY Staff Vote to Unionize


Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts made a strong statement against unions this month by shutting down two independent news websites he owns and laying off all workers over what appears to be a threat by employees to unionize.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Slams Senators over ‘Investigation’ into St. Louis Veteran’s Home

FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to supporters during a rally outside the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens announced Wednesday, June 7 he's calling another special session starting Monday to address a St. Louis ordinance against discrimination based on abortions and pregnancies. Greitens has criticized the ordinance. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens sent a letter excoriating his state’s two U.S. senators, Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, accusing them of turning their backs on problems at the state-run St. Louis Veterans Home, launching a sham investigation, and trying to place the blame for the troubles on his office.

Poll: NFL Ratings Down More in Blue States Than Red States


Complicating the issue of the NFL's cratering TV ratings, a new report by The Wall Street Journal claims that ratings for the league are worse in blue states than they are in red states leading some to wonder if the national anthem protests are having less of an impact than conventional wisdom maintains.
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