December 8, 2021

1983 AL Cy Young Award Winner LaMarr Hoyt Dies at 66

CHICAGO—LaMarr Hoyt, who won the 1983 AL Cy Young Award with the Chicago White Sox, has died. He was 66. The White Sox announced his death on Wednesday. The team said he died Monday in his hometown of Columbia, South Carolina, following a lengthy illness. Hoyt went 98-68 with a 3.99 ERA in eight years…

‘A Disgrace’: Australian Unions Fire Back at PM on Port Warning

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has said the fact that Prime Minister Scott Morrison joined the “attack” from stevedoring companies against wharf workers and their families was a “disgrace.” In a response to Morrison’s warning to the MUA that the government would intervene in future industrial action at ports if necessary, MUA national secretary…

Jacqueline Avant, Wife of Music Executive Clarence Avant, Killed in Shooting

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Jacqueline Avant, a Los Angeles philanthropist and the wife of music executive Clarence Avant, was fatally shot at their home in Beverly Hills, California, early Wednesday, police said. Police and paramedics arrived at the home after a 2:23 a.m. call to find Jacqueline Avant, 81, with a gunshot wound, Beverly Hills Police Chief…

EU Wants ‘Verifiable Proof’ Chinese Tennis Player is Safe

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Tuesday that it wants China to release “verifiable proof” that tennis player Peng Shuai is safe and to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into her sexual assault allegations. Peng, a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player, dropped out of public view after accusing a former Communist…

China-Pandering LeBron James Becomes NBA’s First $1 Billion Player

Lakers star LeBron James appears to be cashing in as the NBA’s first active billion-dollar player as his deals in China, Hollywood, as well as his lucrative investments and sponsorships in Nike and other brands grow. Since he was first drafted into the NBA in 2003, James has already raked in more than $330 million…

Ex-Austin Peay Player Falls Victim to NFL Tryout Hoax

A former Austin Peay player showed up to the Atlanta Falcons practice facility this weekend believing he was pursuing his dream of playing in the NFL. Instead, upon his arrival, he found out that he had been duped by an elaborate hoax. Juantarius Bryant, an ex-defensive back for the Austin Peay Governors, was contacted via…

Pelosi Tweets Wrong Photo Of Black Baseball Player In Failed Attempt To Wish Willie Mays Happy Birthday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted a happy birthday message to Hall of Fame baseball player Willie Mays for his 90th birthday on Thursday. “Happy 90th Birthday to an all-American icon, Willie Mays. A trailblazing, record-breaking baseball player, civil rights leader, and champion for youth sports and well-being, Willie Mays is a civic legend and national…

President Trump Blasts Father of Recently Released UCLA Player for Being Unappreciative of His Help in Gaining Son’s Release.

LaVar Ball, father of LiAngelo Ball, a UCLA basketball player recently released by the Chinese after being detained on shoplifting charges, has taken issue with President Trump’s role in his son’s release. Now, President Trump has taken issue with LaVar Ball. On Saturday, LaVar Ball scoffed at the notion that President Trump’s meeting with Chinese […]

Former Army Ranger is Only Steelers Player to Stand For National Anthem – His Entire Team Hid in the Locker Room (VIDEO)

God Bless this man. Former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva was the ONLY Steeler to come out for the National Anthem on Sunday. He stood in the tunnel while the rest of the team hid in the locker room like disrespectful cowards. Villanueva stood with his hand over his heart and sang along with pride during […]

BOOM! Trump on NFL Player Protest: “Get That Son of a B*tch Off the Field – He’s Fired!” (VIDEO)

  President Trump lashed out at NFL players protesting the national anthem on Friday while at a campaign rally for Senator Luther Strange (R-AL). President Trump brought up the NFL players who disrespect our flag and our country by taking a knee during the National Anthem in protest. The crowd went wild after Trump said, “Wouldn’t […]

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