Episode 968: Trump’s War On Sports, LeBron Lowers The Boom, All Ireland Ladies Final Goes Big
Donald Trump has spent the weekend alternating between abusing top American athletes, and baiting the nuclear-armed North Korean dictator.
Since racist DT has gone to Ala. & used vile Lang to attack blk NFL protesters: “Donald Trump, ‘King of Alabama’?” https://t.co/VHwh7gyb6U
— Charles M. Blow (@CharlesMBlow) September 23, 2017
He’s called Colin Kaepernick and the other anthem protestors sons-of-bitches, announced that Steph Curry is not welcome at the White House and even dragged up the memory of Pat Tillman, the NFL player-turned-US soldier who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan 13 years ago, to further his vendetta.
U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain’t going! So therefore ain’t no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 23, 2017
On today’s show we try to pick through this trainwreck with Dave Zirin. How has the NFL responded to Trump’s attack on their players?
My piece on yesterday’s unprecedented action: “For the NFL it was ‘Choose Your Side Sunday'” https://t.co/NnAnlw2BvA
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) September 25, 2017
We also hear from former Mayo legend Diane O’Hora and journalist Elaine Buckley about a history making All-Ireland ladies final, which saw Dublin win a second title, after losing the last 3 finals – in front of over 46,000 people.
The @LadiesFootball finals TV viewer records also smashed!
SENIOR FINAL: 409,700
Comhghairdeas @SportTG4 ?? pic.twitter.com/K9gQGuqn0i
— FAIR GAME Podcast (@FairGameCast) September 25, 2017
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Why has there been no Trump/Brexit style backlash in Ireland? Why do we trust the EU? Why are all the kids commies?https://t.co/pTNu7AWsbk pic.twitter.com/umq51ARfRR
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) September 21, 2017