Tony Gonzalez rips six Patriots' 'silly' decision to skip White House visit

Tony Gonzalez never would pass up the chance to tell the President of the United States what’s on his mind.That’s why the future Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and current NFL broadcaster can’t condone the decisions of six New England Patriots players, who have declined an invitation to the White House to meet U.S. President Donald Trump. Most of them cite political differences...
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Robert Kraft weighs in on Patriots players skipping White House visit

The drama surrounding the New England Patriots didn’t end with their fifth Super Bowl title.Several Patriots have created a buzz by announcing through various media they won’t be visiting the White House, bucking a tradition among professional sports teams to meet with the president after winning a championship. Many of those players cited President Donald Trump as the reason...
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Trump uses gold driver while hosting Japanese prime minster

President Donald Trump is known for many things including his controversial policies, late-night Twitter rants, golf courses and his love of things that are clad in gold.What do the latter two have in common?Well, normally not much, but the president hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe this past weekend, and Abe gifted the president with the most Donald Trump golf club that...
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Alan Branch latest Patriots player to opt out of White House visit

Alan Brach on Thursday became the latest New England Patriots player to opt out of the team’s Super Bowl LI celebration at the White House.The veteran defensive tackle said on SiriusXM NFL Radio he will be skipping the visit to spend more time with his family. Branch’s announcement brought the number of Patriots players who won’t attend the meet and greet with President Donald...
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Pats' Chris Long responds to call for him to stand up against Donald Trump

Frankly, this whole thing is getting a bit absurd. We knew drama would likely unfold surrounding the New England Patriots if they ended up hoisting the Lombardi Trophy following Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday.Following the Pats’ historical 25-point comeback, talk about their amazing on-field accomplishment has been replaced by politics. Which players...
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Hawks' Bazemore shows support for President Trump

Atlanta Hawks wing Kent Bazemore remains good friends with former teammate and two-time reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry. He learned a whole heck of a lot from Curry when the two played together with the Golden State Warriors.Off the court, however, the two seem to be of a differing opinion regarding one of the most divisive issues in the United States. Of course, we’re talking about...
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Sportswriter sues New York Post over firing for anti-Trump tweet

Sportswriter Bart Hubbuch is suing the New York Post over his recent firing by the newspaper.Hubbuch was fired on Jan. 27 for an anti-Trump tweet he sent about the new president’s inauguration. Hubbuch sent some negative Trump tweets on election day and then went silent on his Twitter account for a while before popping back up with a tweet comparing the president’s inauguration...
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Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue regrets comments about concussions

In 1994, NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue was seemingly dismissive of the concussion issue.He described concussions as “one of those pack-journalism issues,“ and said that while concussions existed, the number was “relatively small” adding that “the problem is the journalist issue.”The now former commissioner acknowledges that his words were poorly chosen.“Obviously...
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Steve Kerr accidentally tweets email address while supporting Washington Post

Steve Kerr has not been shy about involving himself in political discussions since Donald Trump was elected president, and he may have accidentally given fans and critics a direct line to contact him with a politically-influenced tweet on Wednesday.Kerr wanted to let his 280,000-plus Twitter followers know that The Washington Post is a good source of news, so he tweeted a photo showing...
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ESPN anchor blasted for thoughts on airport protests

Thousands of protestors have gathered at airports around the country to take a stand against Donald Trump’s immigration ban, and ESPN’s Sage Steele wishes she didn’t have to deal with it.On Sunday, Steele took to Instagram to complain about how protestors at LAX forced her to miss her flight to Houston for the Super Bowl. She said she was “saddened” watching families and...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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