“After many hours of discussion within our team, and after speaking with President Kaler, it became clear that our original request of having the 10 suspensions overturned was not going to happen,” the team said on Saturday. However, they said officials handed out some reassurances. “That all ten of these players have a fair hearing—which includes a diverse review panel. Number two, a showing of support for our team and the character shown by the great majority of our players. Finally, that we as a team will use our status as public figures to bring more exposure to the issue of sexual harassment and violence against women. We will have more details on our plans for that at a later time.” … [Read more...] about College Football Team Actually Won’t Boycott Game After Players Suspended for Alleged Gang Rape
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In addition, the team agreed that the players would use their status as “public figures to bring more exposure to the issue of sexual harassment and violence against women.” Wolitarsky comments further acknowledged how difficult and stressful the situation had been for everyone involved and he specifically recognized that “there is only one way to treat all women, and that is with the utmost respect at all times.” … [Read more...] about Update: Minnesota Football Team Ends Bowl Boycott
“He has called for a boycott of his own football club, not because of its close association with the Emirates – which engages in torture and execution – but because of some obscure connection to Israel.” … [Read more...] about Jeremy Corbyn demanded a boycott of his OWN football team Arsenal for advertising holidays to Israel
Older English readers will more fondly remember 1966, that glorious summer of Geoff Hurst, Bobby Charlton and Bobby Moore. This may not be a popular opinion but England's sole World Cup success came with more than a little help from friendly officiating. First Argentina's best player, Antonio Rattin, was mysteriously sent off in the quarter finals for so-called "violence of the tongue", before Hurst's infamous strike in the final which may, or may not, have crossed the goal line. … [Read more...] about England fans sing ‘football’s coming home’ – but where is ‘home’ really?
"He worked us hard,'' Fitzgerald told the AP. "They were definitely tough workouts, but ultimately he wasn't out to get anybody. He wasn't out to hurt anyone. His job is to make us physically fit and ready for the season and that's exactly what he did. From what I remember, he never really went over the line or did anything crazy like that.'' … [Read more...] about Maryland Puts Head Football Coach on Leave Amid Investigation