Jason Whitlock offers up misogynistic take on ESPN programming

Are you a single-celled organism? Do you feel like too much contemporary sports talk is just a bunch of nerds and women screaming about analytics, or that everyone on the TV talks too fast? Do you miss smoking in hospital wards? Then, Jason Whitlock has dug up some stale, low-hanging fruit disguised as sports takes, … Read more

Tax the rich? Liberals renew push for state wealth taxes

Supporters of taxes on the very rich contend that people are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic with a bigger appetite for what they’re calling “tax justice.” Bills announced Thursday in California, New York, Illinois, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington and Connecticut vary in their approaches to hiking taxes, but all revolve around the idea that the … Read more

The ManningCast revolution should not have been televised

Peyton and Eli ManningPhoto🇧🇷 Getty Images It would be interesting to see how much ESPN was responsible for the $1.5 billion that Disney lost last quarter in the streaming section. What section of the Mothership do the contracts for Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, and the Mannings fall under? After a year-plus, the nuance of the … Read more

Alex Jones Files for Bankruptcy

Alex Jones, Files for Bankruptcy. CNN reports that Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection on Dec. 2 in Texas. Jones says his assets are worth up to $10 million, and his liabilities amount to up to $10 billion. The filing comes after Jones was denied a reduction of the nearly $50 million in damages a … Read more

Alex Jones has filed for personal bankruptcy

new York CNN 🇧🇷 Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones filed for personal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a Texas court on Friday, according to court documents. In the documents, Jones estimates his assets to be worth between $1 to 10 million, and his liabilities to be between $1 to $10 billion. The Infowars host’s primary … Read more

Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

Infowars host Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection in Texas on Friday as he faces nearly $1.5 billion in court judgments over conspiracy theories he spread about the Sandy Hook school massacre. Jones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in bankruptcy court in Houston. His filing lists $1 billion to $10 billion in liabilities … Read more

Bristol Connecticut police officer shooting suspect fired over 80 shots, report says

CNN — A man who authorities say lured officers to a deadly attack fired over 80 rounds at police before he was killed by a wounded officer, the Connecticut inspector general’s office said. Bristol police Sgt. Dustin Dente and Officer Alex Hamzy were responding to a domestic violence call Wednesday night when they were shot … Read more

Bodycam shows wounded Connecticut cop shoot ambush suspect

BRISTOL, Conn. — In agony due to a gunshot wound from an ambush that had just killed two comrades, a Connecticut police officer’s bodycam shows him hobbling back behind a police cruiser and firing a single bullet at the suspect. Investigators say the shot was fatal. “Shots fired, shots fired, more cars, send everyone,” breathless … Read more

Gripping bodycam shows wounded Bristol officer shooting down cop killer

Chilling bodycam footage captures the moment a wounded Bristol cop shoots dead the crazed Connecticut man who fatally gunned down two other officers. The dramatic police video includes the sound of bullets flying and a woman hysterically screaming in the background while police Officer Alec Iurato, who is already wounded by cop killer Nicholas Brutcher, … Read more

Alex Jones: Jury decides conspiracy theorist should pay nearly $1 billion in damages to Sandy Hook families for his lies about the school massacre

CNN Business — Far-right talk show host Alex Jones should pay eight families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims and one first answer $965 million in compensatory damages, a Connecticut jury decided Wednesday, capping a wrenching weeks-long trial that put on display the serious harm inflicted by the conspiracy theorist’s lies. With its punishing … Read more