• Calls for NFL boycott emerging from Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment
    Sports
    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports6 hours ago

    Calls for NFL boycott emerging from Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment

    The crowdsourcing effort by teams like the Ravens to determine whether Colin Kaepernick should have a job now has another factor to consider: Fans who believe Kaepernick is being unfairly shunned may shun pro football. In addition to online petitions that have lingered for the past few weeks, the Atlanta NAACP announced on Friday a boycott of the NFL. “There will be no football in the state of Georgia if Colin Kaepernick is not on a training camp roster and given an opportunity to pursue his career,” said Gerald Griggs of the Atlanta NAACP at a Friday press conference, via fox5atlanta.com.

  • Kansas’ forward Dedric Lawson cleared of walking out on $88 bar tab
    Sports
    NBC Sports

    Kansas’ forward Dedric Lawson cleared of walking out on $88 bar tab

    Dedric Lawson was accused of walking out on an $88 tab, according to a police report obtained by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, but the general manager of the restaurant released a statement clearing the player of wrongdoing. Here’s what was alleged to have happened: Lawson was at a restaurant in Overton Square in Memphis at 1:30 a.m. when he was handed a bill for more than $88 by a waitress. Appearing on 92.9 FM, an ESPN radio station in Memphis, he said that he ordered two drinks worth a total of $10.50 and gave the waitress $12, but she wanted him to pay for drinks that were ordered by other people for other people.

  • The Internet Hilariously Said 'Bye, Bye' To Steve Bannon
    Politics
    The Huffington Post

    The Internet Hilariously Said 'Bye, Bye' To Steve Bannon

    In addition to incredible turmoil involving everything from race relations to nuclear war threats, the Trump administration has had serious staffing issues in its first eight months. The churning of top posts has been frothy enough to inspire a supposedly satirical New York Post front page depicting the White House as a season of “Survivor.”