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Newsmax Excuses Slurs By Former NFL Coach: “Over In Europe, The Word ‘Faggot” Is Actually For A Cigarette”

Mediate reports: On Wednesday, a pair of Newsmax guests did their damndest to portray Jon Gruden as a victim of cancel culture. Gruden resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday after leaked emails showed he made a series of racist, homophobic, and misogynistic comments. David Harris Jr claimed the reaction to the emails is overblown. “You …

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Erick Erickson: Cancel Culture Took Down NFL Coach

Via email from right wing commentator Erick Erickson: Regardless of what Gruden said, they were in private emails to friends. They were uncovered because they went not to personal email accounts, but to corporate accounts or personal accounts subject to search. Gruden said in private what other people might say, including referring to Joe Biden in 2012 as a “nervous …

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NFL Coach Quits After Racist, Anti-Gay Emails Surface

Fox Sports reports: Jon Gruden’s time in the NFL is over. According to multiple reports, Gruden informed his staff he will resign as head coach after a series of emails showed him delivering racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments in emails during his time at ESPN. Gruden later announced through the Raiders he was resigning. “I have resigned as Head Coach …

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Anti-Vax NFL Star Attacks Own Fans For Booing Him

Mediaite reports: Pro athletes taking on their home fanbases NEVER ends well and NFL wide receiver Cole Beasley will likely find that out after taking a recent jab at Bills Mafia. Beasley had two catches in the Buffalo Bills 40-0 shellacking of the Houston Texans on Sunday. But the treatment he received courtesy of Bills Mafia made it difficult for …

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Buffalo Bills: Fans Must Be Vaxxed, No Photos Of Cards

Changing America reports: Two NFL teams will require fans to be vaccinated to attend games. On Tuesday, the Buffalo Bills announced that all fans over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of vaccination in order to attend games. The Las Vegas Raiders previously announced it would require that fans be vaccinated to attend home games. From …

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Twitter Rips Anti-Vax NFL Star For Dropping Pass: Well, He Did Tell Us That He Can’t Catch Anything [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: During Sunday’s NFL season opener as the Buffalo Bills hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers, fans kept close watch of the unvaccinated Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley. As soon as Beasley dropped a pass in the first quarter, Twitter was ready with jeers and heckles to mock the receiver who couldn’t catch a football while also believing he can’t catch …

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Louisiana Punishes NFL Team For Vaccine Protocols

New Orleans’ CBS News affiliate reports: Louisiana’s State Bond Commission voted to delay action on funding for several projects in New Orleans, including renovations to the Superdome. Commission members, including Attorney General Jeff Landry [photo], were explicit about what they wanted to see before they would issue funds for the Superdome: Refunds for Saints season ticket holders who would not …

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Las Vegas NFL Team Is First To Mandate Vax For Fans

Via press release from the Las Vegas Raiders: The Las Vegas Raiders will require all attendees at home games to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination through CLEAR’s free mobile app and Health Pass feature, allowing fans to attend games without wearing a mask. The policy will take effect for the first regular season home game, September 13 against the Baltimore …

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Ravens QB Got COVID Twice, Won’t Commit To Vax

ESPN reports: Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was noncommittal on whether he would get vaccinated after getting infected with COVID-19 twice in the past eight months, saying it was a “personal decision.” “I just got off the COVID list,” Jackson said after Monday’s practice when asked if he would get the vaccine. “I got to talk to my team about …

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Anti-Vax Minnesota QB Says He Might Put Up Plexiglass Enclosure Around His Clubhouse Area To Avoid COVID

Mediaite reports: Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins returned to the team after being forced to miss four practices because of COVID protocols. Cousins decided not to get vaccinated against the virus, putting him under a different set of rules than players who did receive the jab. “I’ve even thought about, should I just set up, literally, plexiglass around where I …

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Dallas Cowboys QB: Vaccine Questions Violate HIPAA

The Hill reports: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott on Friday declined to disclose his vaccine status, saying doing so violates his privacy. Prescott made the comment in a news conference when a reporter noted that running back Ezekiel Elliott said he had been vaccinated. “I don’t necessarily think that’s exactly important. I think that’s HIPAA,” Prescott said when asked about …

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Minnesota Vikings Coach Out After Refusing Vaccine

ESPN reports: After refusing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, Rick Dennison is out as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach, sources told ESPN on Friday. Dennison, who had served as the Vikings’ offensive line coach/run game coordinator the past two seasons, is believed to be the first NFL position coach to leave his team after choosing not to receive a …

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Anti-Vax NFL Player Threatens To Quit Over COVID Rule

CBS Sports reports: DeAndre Hopkins isn’t pleased with the NFL’s decision to punish the unvaccinated. The league sent a memo to all 32 teams Thursday that said it would not extend the season for teams that have a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players. In other words, the team with the outbreak will forfeit and take a loss. Hopkins vented his …

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NFL: Teams May Forfeit Games Over COVID Outbreaks

The Bleacher Report reports: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the league’s 32 teams Thursday stating an inability to field a competitive roster for a scheduled game during the 2021 season because of a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players or staff members will be deemed “conduct detrimental” to the NFL. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network provided a copy …

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NFL Fines DC Team $10M In Sexual Harassment Probe

USA Today reports: With the investigation into the allegations of rampant sexual misconduct within the Washington football team organization complete, the NFL has fined the franchise $10 million, the league announced on Thursday. The investigation, conducted by independent counsel Beth Wilkinson, spanned roughly a year and included interviews with more than 150 people, many of them current or former employees …

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New NFL Ad Declares That “Football Is Gay” [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: As Pride Month comes to a close, the NFL has released a new commercial that makes clear its support and embrace of the LGBTQ+ community. The 30-second spot begins with the line, “Football is gay” as light cheering plays in the background. “Football is lesbian. Football is beautiful. Football is queer. Football is life. Football is exciting. …

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NFL Matches Gay Player’s $100K Trevor Project Gift

The Hill reports: The NFL on Tuesday announced that it is matching Las Vegas Raiders player Carl Nassib’s $100,000 donation to an LGBT organization, a day after the defensive lineman made history by becoming the first active league player to come out as gay. “The NFL is supporting Raiders DE Carl Nassib by matching his donation with a $100,000 contribution …

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First Ever Active NFL Player Comes Out As Gay [VIDEO]

ESPN reports: Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib, 28, made the announcement in an Instagram post. “What’s up people?” Nassib posted. “I’m at my house here in West Chester, Pennsylvania. I just want to take a quick moment to say that I’m gay. I’ve been …

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Anti-Vax NFL Star: I May Die Of COVID But I’d Rather Die Actually Living, Steer Clear Of Me If You’re Scared

“Hi, I’m Cole Beasley and I’m not vaccinated. I will be outside doing what I do. I’ll be out in public. If you’re scared of me then steer clear, or get vaccinated. “I may die of COVID, but I’d rather die actually living. I have family members whose days are numbered. “If they want to come see me and stay …

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ESPN: Trump Offered Bribe To End Probe Into NFL Team

ESPN reports: In the spring of 2008, the NFL was in crisis. A hard-charging United States senator from Pennsylvania named Arlen Specter had launched an investigation into the Spygate scandal. He tried to determine how many games the New England Patriots’ illegal videotaping operation of opposing coaches’ signals had helped the team win and learn why the NFL, under the …

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