Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling — an outspoken conservative and supporter of President Donald Trump — on Tuesday claimed that AIG canceled his insurance due to his "social media profile." We will be just fine, but wanted to let Americans know that @AIGinsurance canceled our insurance due to my "Social Media profile" — PresidentContinue reading "Baseball legend Curt Schilling — an outspoken Trump supporter — claims AIG canceled his insurance over his 'social media profile'"
The Cleveland Indians, the Major League Baseball franchise that has held the "Indians" name for more than a century, will reportedly change their team name.The development comes as several major league franchises across different sports have dropped their Native American names over leftist claims that such monikers are racist. The Washington Redskins were the latestContinue reading "Report: Cleveland Indians will change their name over concerns team name is racist"
Cincinnati Reds announcer Thom Brennaman was suspended by the team for using a gay slur during a broadcast, when he apparently did not realize he was live on the air, CNN reported.Brennaman was the sole announcer during Wednesday's game between the Reds and the Kansas City Royals. Brennaman was heard saying "One of the f*gContinue reading "Veteran baseball announcer suspended for using anti-gay slur during live broadcast"
After roughly half of the Miami Marlins' active roster tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days, Major League Baseball has paused the season for the Marlins and the last team they played, the Philadelphia Phillies, CBS Sports reported. Reports show that between 17 and 19 members of the Marlins, including 15 players, have tested positiveContinue reading "MLB pauses Marlins' season after half the team gets COVID-19 and Nationals refuse to play them"
Major League Baseball's season may already be in jeopardy after one team's COVID-19 cases caused the postponement of two games Monday, NBC Sports reported.The Florida Marlins have had 14 players and coaches test positive for the novel coronavirus in recent days, ESPN reported, forcing the league to postpone the team's scheduled game against the BaltimoreContinue reading "Multiple MLB games postponed after team finds outbreak of COVID-19 cases"
Prior to Thursday night's season opener between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC Sports reported that many Giants chose to take a knee during the national anthem as they did at an exhibition game the night before. But what made bigger headlines is what happened before the anthem Thursday. Every player andContinue reading "Lone player who refused to take knee before national anthem stands firm: 'I can't kneel before anything besides God — Jesus Christ'"
Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the most influential voices guiding the U.S. response to COVID-19, was seen sitting and talking very close to other people while not wearing a face mask at a Major League Baseball game Thursday evening in Washington, D.C.Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, threw outContinue reading "Dr. Fauci ditches mask at MLB game while not social distancing, as mask mandates spread across US"
National anthem kneeling as a form of social justice protest has grown in popularity in Major League Baseball, demonstrated as numerous players and coaches knelt before an exhibition game Monday that wasn't even played in front of any fans, CBS News reported.What's the story? While the NBA has welcomed social justice protests in various forms,Continue reading "MLB manager, players kneel for national anthem, sparking Trump criticism of the social justice protests"