This wasn’t an easy week to win the Internet, but the Minnesota United FC came pretty close with its reaction to Wednesday’s gaffe in which United keeper Sammy Ndjock threw the ball into his own goal. Read more →
There seems to be plenty of irony to go around in the WNBA’s decision to fine players $500 and the three teams on which they play $5,000 for wearing unapproved team attire.
The league fined the New York, Indiana, and Phoenix teams for wearing shirts that, technically, didn’t say anything, but were a statement in the wake of police shootings and shootings of police. Read more →
Plenty of people were upset that a Canadian group changed the words to the country’s National Anthem before last night’s baseball All Star game. But there seems to be disagreement about why. Read more →
If you’re old enough, perhaps the brouhaha over the Minnesota Lynx wearing T-shirts to comment on social issues reminded you of a similar time when uppity athletes didn’t just shut up and play. Read more →
When the Minnesota Lynx put on warm-up T-shirts memorializing two black men killed by police, the Dallas police officers killed in an ambush, and calling for us to look to ourselves for change, it was too much for Minneapolis police officers to take. Read more →
Aside from the fact they’re the only team capable of actually winning games in this town, what separates the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA from almost every man’s team, well, anywhere is they’re not afraid to take a stand and speak out when speaking out is necessary. Read more →
Blame the schedule. Non-division teams only come into Target Field once a season. A day game was scheduled today because the Oakland A’s need to get out of town in time to get to Houston at a reasonable hour to play a game on Thursday. Read more →