Tag: What-is-wrong-with-sports

Archived: Seattle Seahawks' MLK Day Twitter Fail

By Albert Lin Sunday was a banner day for the Seattle Seahawks. Monday Not so much. On Sunday, the Seahawks came back from a 12-point deficit with three minutes remaining in the NFC Championship Game to earn a return trip to the Super Bowl. Quarterback Russell Wilson, who threw four…

Archived: Another NBA Owner Makes Racist Comment

By Albert Lin Fellow owner Joe Lacob and Guber. For the third time this year, a National Basketball Association team owner is under fire for making racist remarks. Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber sent out an email on Monday in which he said he would have to learn “hoodish”…

Archived: Does the NFL Condone Domestic Violence

By Daryl Hannah #GoodellMustGo was the pervasive message in social and mainstream media on Sunday, as calls for the National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign escalated and clouded Sunday’s football headlines. Fans, women’s rights groups and even the White House have issued fierce criticism condemning Goodell for the…

Archived: NBA GM: Africans Are Two-Faced Liars and Cheats

UPDATE 9/12/2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET: Danny Ferry has now decided to take an indefinite leave of absence from the Atlanta Hawks, following the release of an audio recording of his comments. In a statement, Ferry said, “I will maximize my time during this leave to meet with community leaders…

Archived: Game Over For Sterling

By Chris Hoenig Just three months after his racist comments were made public, Donald Sterling’s days as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers are coming to an end. In a courthouse just two miles from the Clippers’ home arena, a Superior Court judge ruled on Monday that Sterling’s wife,…