Author: David Cone

When Everything Is Racist – Nothing Is Racist

On Friday, August 26th, the Duke University volleyball team took the court against Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. 5,507 fans gathered for the contest – a school record for women’s volleyball. Following the match, reports surfaced claiming  Duke player Rachel Richardson was a victim of racial heckling from a person in the BYU student …

Is It Now Countercultural To Show Respect For The National Anthem?

Following the tragic shooting in Uvalde, Texas, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler told reporters he has elected not to take the field with his team during the pre-game playing of the national anthem until he “feels better about the direction of the country.”  Other Major League Baseball managers such as Buck Showalter, Chris Woodward, …

MLB’s Lazy Suspension Of Yankee’s Josh Donaldson

Does the intent of our language no longer matter? Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson was handed down a one-game suspension by Major League Baseball this week in response to calling White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, “Jackie.” At first glance, a white baseball player calling a black player “Jackie” seems to insinuate racial connotation; however, let …

U.S. Soccer’s Woke Double Standard

The unions for the United States men’s and women’s national soccer teams have reached a new collective bargaining agreement to equalize compensation rates for all players on both teams. This agreement comes five years after the women’s national team signed their previous CBA, which at the time was heralded as an incredible achievement. Even Megan …

The Vapid Virtue Signaling Of Michigan Football

Jim Harbaugh, the University of Michigan football coach, has hired a former women’s basketball player as a graduate assistant quarterback coach for the football team. I have some thoughts. Let’s begin with the fact this new coach is a former basketball player, and ask a necessary question: did Michigan football get better? I do not …