Senator jokes that President Trump should nominate Tom Brady for ambassadorship

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has never been shy about pledging his allegence to the Miami Dolphins. He’s been a steadfast Dolphins fan his entire life.That much came to the forefront during a recent hearing to confirm President Donald Trump’s nomination of New York Jets owner Woody Johnson as ambassador to the United Kingdom. “I think you and I agree the country would be well...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Silver: ‘If invited, our teams should go to the White House’

Following the Golden State Warriors’ second title in three years, immediate controversy arose about whether the team would visit with President Donald Trump at the White House. No matter who has been in office, it’s been a decades-long tradition — professional sports teams being honored by the leader of the free world.But the Warriors might very well be the exception. To say...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Trump Hires Relative of Ty Cobb

From beating up a handicapped fan to his reputation as a virulent racist, Ty Cobb was, by all accounts, a piece of garbage. So it makes perfect sense he is now connected to Donald Trump. Friday, it was announced, Trump brought in veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb (yes…a distant cousin of baseball’s Ty Cobb) to oversee the White House’s handling of the investigations surrounding...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: President Donald Trump very interested in Mayweather vs. McGregor

Some famous people are interested in the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout. According to UFC boss Dana White, President Donald Trump is one of them.White, who supported Trump’s campaign, said that the White House called White about the event. And though he’d love to, President Trump will not attend.“He feels like he’ll ruin events,” White said, per TMZ Sports...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Old Donald Trump quote about the Cowboys is pure gold

Regardless of what your current political views are, it would be hard to argue that President Donald Trump is generally good with money. But as is so often the case, there are exceptions. One such instance, which was recently brought to light by Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. In a 1984 article from Ira Berkow of The New York Times, Trump — then the owner of the USFL...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerr criticizes Trump while discussing potential White House visit

The Golden State Warriors have yet to decide if the team will pay the customary championship visit to the White House should an invite be extended. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr recently stated the team will discuss whether to attend a White House ceremony or not. While doing so, Kerr acknowledged his past criticism of President Donald Trump and continued to do the same.Kerr on...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon weighs in on Cubs' Wednesday visit to White House

The Chicago Cubs on Wednesday will pay a second visit to the White House, less than six months after originally doing so to celebrate the team's World Series title.The visit is being touted as an informal private tour as opposed to the traditional ceremony where a championship team is hosted by the President. It's unclear whether or not a visit with Donald Trump is on the itinerary...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Petition asks Penguins to ‘decline any invitation from the White House’

A petition has been launched urging the Pittsburgh Penguins to decline a trip, if offered, to the White House to celebrate its second straight championship in protest of the presidency of Donald Trump.The petition, hosted on the Care2 Petitions website, cites Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord as the primary reason the Penguins shouldn’t honor an invitation...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors will skip White House visit after winning title

The Golden State Warriors didn’t take long to decide they wouldn’t be attending the customary White House visit.Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and the rest of the Warriors reportedly held a vote on the idea after beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals.According to reports, the vote came in lopsided: Of course, the reason isn’t exactly hard to explain. The...
Via The Sports Daily
June 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Mychal Thompson denies rumors that son Klay is unhappy with role on Warriors

Former NBA big Mychal Thompson is going into Father Knows Best mode.In an appearance on SiriusXM NBA Radio on Friday, Thompson shot down rumors of his son, Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson, being unhappy with his role on the team. He did so by making a not-so-subtle reference to President Donald Trump in the process. The addition of Kevin Durant to the Golden State...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 02, 2017  |  Discuss

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