June 21, 2021

VA School District to Appeal Ruling Reinstating Gym Coach Who Refused to Use Trans Pronouns

The Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) plans to appeal a judge’s reinstatement of a high school gym coach who refused to address trans students by their preferred pronouns. The Virginia school district put gym teacher Byron “Tanner” Cross on leave after he cited his Christian faith in opposition to the proposed Policy 8040, which would…

Virginia Tech Coach Mike Young Insults Jehovah’s Witnesses Before Florida Game

Virginia Tech men’s basketball coach Mike Young took a cheap shot at the religious group Jehovah’s Witnesses on Tuesday during a press call leading up to Friday’s game with the University of Florida. “We’re not playing the Jehovah’s Witness all-star team here. We’re playing the Gators, man, we’re playing the Gators,” Young told reporters. “This is it. This…

College Basketball Coach Apologizes for Telling Team to ‘Stay on the Plantation’

A college basketball coach is apologizing after using an analogy during a recent locker room talk in which he told his players that they needed to “stay on the plantation.” Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott made the comments following a tough loss to Xavier last week. McDermott apologized for the remarks in a statement…

Cowboys Strength and Conditioning Coach Markus Paul Dies at 54

Markus Paul, the Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach who had to be rushed to a Dallas-area hospital on Tuesday after suffering a medical emergency, has died. He was 54 years old. Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones issued a statement on Hunt’s passing: The loss of a family member is a tragedy, and Markus Paul was…

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