Tag: What-is-wrong-with-sports

CBS: NFL Commentators Have Choice Whether to Say 'Redskins'

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock Football fans might hear CBS commentators calling the Washington football team the Redskins on the air. Or they might not. With pressure mounting for team owner Daniel Snyder to change the team’s name—50 U.S. senators have called for the team name to change and…

Homophobic NFL Coach Gets 3-Game Suspension

By Chris Hoenig Mike Priefer The Minnesota Vikings have suspended Special Teams Coordinator Mike Priefer three games without pay for making homophobic remarks in the locker room. Independent investigators confirmed allegations by former Viking Chris Kluwe that Priefer, whose attitude toward Kluwe reportedly changed after the punter began his outspoken…

Donald Sterling Attends Mostly Black Church Service

By Chris Hoenig Donald Sterling prayed this weekend at a mostly Black church. No, this is not a satire piece. The 80-year-old, whose wife has agreed to a $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers after Sterling’s racist attitudes were made even more public with a secretly taped…

Shelly Sterling Sells Clippers

By Chris Hoenig Donald Sterling, the racist owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, stands to rake in a huge profit after former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer agreed to a record $2 billion deal to purchase the franchise. Ballmer and Sterling’s wife, Shelly, signed the sale papers late Thursday night…

Donald Sterling: 'I Was Baited' Into Racist Comments

In his first interview since recordings surfaced of him making racist comments, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper that he was set up. “I don’t know why the girl had me say those things,” Sterling says in the interview, which ran Monday night on Anderson Cooper…