Tag Archives: ESPN

Tony Perkins: Liberal Bullies At ESPN Fired Curt Schilling Merely For Expressing A “Colorful Opinion”

Via press release: Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is used to throwing people out — not being thrown out. But after the former World Series Champ expressed his colorful opinion about the bathroom debate in North Carolina, ESPN fired him. Although Schilling made the comments on his personal page (which included a disclaimer that the opinion was 100% his), it …

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Sarah Palin Slams “Screw-UP” ESPN For Backing Transgender Rights As Does Her Hero Donald Trump

Politico reports: Sarah Palin sounded off on ESPN’s decision to fire Curt Schilling on Thursday, after the former All-Star pitcher and on-air personality drew a firestorm of criticism for sharing an image mocking transgender people on social media. “ESPN continues to screw up,” Palin wrote in a Facebook post, sharing a link to a Hollywood Reporter article about Schilling’s termination. …

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Todd Starnes: ESPN’s Radical Agenda Is Silencing People With Traditional American Values [VIDEO]

“Unless you conform to ESPN’s radical cultural agenda, you’re a narrow minded, judgmental, unloving, racist bigot – not worthy of death – just unworthy to be gainfully employed. But I suspect an overwhelming majority of Americans agree with Schilling’s perspective on transgender bathrooms. Many moms and dads sincerely do not want their young daughters sharing a bathroom or a locker …

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Wingnuts Blast ESPN Over Firing Of Curt Schilling

Yesterday ESPN fired baseball commentator Curt Schilling for sharing a viciously anti-transgender image on social media. Right wing figures, as usual, are responding with screams about political correctness, homofascism, and freedom of speech – the last of which, of course, only applies to actions by the government, but whatever! Outrage! More interesting is the statement posted on Facebook yesterday by …

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ESPN Fires Baseball Commentator Curt Schilling For Sharing Vicious Anti-Transgender Message

The New York Times reports: Curt Schilling, a former All-Star pitcher and one of the highest-profile baseball analysts on ESPN, was fired from the network Wednesday, a day after he drew intense criticism for promoting offensive commentary on social media. Schilling, who had worked for the network since 2010 and most recently offered analysis on “Monday Night Baseball,” was dismissed …

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YouTube To Launch Subscription Service

Tech sites are up in arms about YouTube’s coming subscription service and what it might mean for consumers. First, the basics from the BBC: YouTube is to launch a subscription service offering original, exclusive videos – including feature-length films starring high-profile vloggers. Initially only available in the US, YouTube Red will cost $9.99 (£6.50) a month and have no adverts. …

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Caitlyn Jenner Receives ESPY Award

According to Radar, Jenner demanded the award in return for giving her story to ABC. ESPN has come under fire for awarding Caitlyn Jenner the prestigious Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs Wednesday night. But RadarOnline.com has learned, it wasn’t initially their idea! According to an insider, Jenner’s reps approached the network suggesting she receive the award — and …

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From ESPN Magazine’s Body Issue

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Tea Party: Gay Kisses Are Nauseating

“I like to think of myself as a tolerant person. I have, however, one prejudice that is based on biology and history. Michael Sam, the first openly gay professional football prospect, made history when he was filmed by an ESPN crew giving his lover, Vito Cammisano, a long, lugubrious kiss to celebrate being selected in the National Football League draft …

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World Net Daily: Boycott The NFL

“Millions of American families were caught off-guard by the disturbing televised image of black football player Michael Sam and his ‘boyfriend,’ Vito Cammisano, mouth kissing after the St. Louis Rams drafted Sam. The liberal press is celebrating Sam for being the first openly gay player in the NFL. The world has become one upside-down place! Christians are being slammed while …

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Anti-Gay Dallas Host Tells Fox News: ESPN Is Promoting Left Wing Agenda

Amy Kushnir: “If you are trying to maintain traditional values and views in your home and if you share them, you are going to get lambasted.” Kushnir says that since she stalked off the set of her Dallas show on Wednesday she has been subjected to death threats, rape threats, and petitions for her to be fired.

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DALLAS: Chat Show Host Freaks Out Over Michael Sam’s Kiss, Storms Off Set

Dallas morning show host Amy Kuchnir stormed off the set of her show this morning after arguing with her co-hosts over ESPN’s airing of the now-legendary kiss between Michael Sam and his boyfriend. Amy is ever so pissed about something being shoved down her throat.

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NFL Survey: 86% Of Players Say They Are OK With Openly Gay Teammates

ESPN surveyed 51 active NFL players to ask them the four questions seen above. The NFL has about 1700 active players, so the sample is rather small. Forty-four players said a teammate’s sexual orientation didn’t matter to them, and 39 said they would be comfortable showering around a gay teammate. But 32 players said they had teammates or coaches who …

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Freep This ESPN Poll

Six questions to freep. (Tipped by JMG reader Deuce)

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ESPN Hires Tim Tebow

Via press release from ESPN: Former Florida quarterback and Heisman winner, Tim Tebow, has been hired as a college football analyst for the SEC Network launching in August 2014. Through a multi-year agreement, Tebow’s primary role will be as an analyst for SEC Nation, the network’s traveling pregame show that will originate from a different SEC campus each week beginning …

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ESPN Buys Nate Silver’s Blog

Nate Silver, the gay man who saved the sanity of millions of progressives during the 2012 election, is moving to ESPN. ESPN bought the FiveThirtyEight site and name outright, which differs from the New York Times’ current licensing deal, Silver said. Skipper described ESPN’s partnership with Silver as a “long-term, multi-year” deal; the purchase price was not disclosed. Silver said …

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Pat Robertson Praises ESPN Sportscaster

“Somehow we’ve said if it’s heterosexual fornication, it’s bad; if it’s homosexual fornication — that used to be called an abomination in the Bible — now it’s a protected civil right. And so somebody that says that that kind of conduct is sinful is now being pilloried in the press. He’s telling the truth! This is what the Bible says! …

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Haters Rally Around ESPN Sportscaster As He Flails About To Save His Job

“Today on OTL, as part of a larger, wide-ranging discussion on today’s news, I offered my personal opinion as it relates to Christianity, a point of view that I have expressed publicly before. I realize that some people disagree with my opinion and I accept and respect that. As has been the case in the past, my beliefs have not …

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ESPN Sportscaster Attacks Jason Collins:
The Bible Says He’s Not A Christian

Think Progress notes that the attack came in front of openly gay fellow ESPN sportscaster LZ Granderson, who fired back: “I really don’t need Chris or anyone else telling me if I’m a Christian because Jesus tells me I am.”

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