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The Root on that PETA ad, the NFL, and frustration with it all

Michael Harriot's take on why the NFL rejecting PETA's ridiculous ad is so notable is the best I have read.

...On one hand, PETA gentrifying the movement for social justice by likening the “human prejudice of fur coats, trained circus tigers and ribeyes” (yes, they actually said that), to the institutional racism that permeates America ...

PETA claims patriotic Super Bowl ad was banned by NFL

Animals, including a bee, snake, eagle, and fish, all take a knee in PETA's animated Colin Kapernick-inspired ad created for the Super Bowl airwaves. The controversial commercial, which has voices gently humming the "Star Spangled Banner," calls for an end to "speciesism." But, the animal rights organization ...

AWS partners with sports leagues to change how we watch games

Since the inception of professional sports, fans have sought statistics about how their favorite teams and players are performing. Until recently, these stats were generated from basic counting, like batting averages, home runs or touchdowns. Today, sports leagues are looking to learn more about players and find a competitive edge through more advanced stats. Beyond ...

Boos vs. ‘USA!’ as Trump and Melania take field for National Anthem at college football championship

[IMAGE: @markknoller]

This is some real propaganda ******** right here. Who thought it was okay?

During the LSU vs CLEM playoffs tonight, they brought President Trump and his wife Melania on the field for the singing of the national anthem.

So, keeping politics out of sports is the thing, huh.

Got it.

sure, man pic.twitter.com/31MAseoMlK

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