Before Britt McHenry published her blog post criticizing Colin Kaepernick for his comments about the 4th of July, she sent a draft to her agent. Why worry? After all, the former ESPN reporter had made it clear at various points in her career that she was politically conservative. But after McHenry lost her job during ESPN’s sizable layoffs this spring, she was back on the market, and unsure whether a public political activation would be a wise career move. Even after getting her agent’s approval, she said, her finger hovered over the publish button. “Because I never have been this vocal before,” she said. “The opinion was going to really ruffle media feathers. And I’ve never done this.” But she
The Texas Rangers third baseman was tossed from Wednesday’s 22-10 loss to the Miami Marlins, not for arguing balls and strikes, and certainly not for charging the pitcher’s mound. Instead, Beltre was ejected by second base umpire Gerry Davis when he physically moved the on-deck circle, rather than following instructions to get back in the on-deck circle. The game was already decided at that point, yet Beltre appeared to be in a playful mood.
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