No Female Olympians for Saudi Arabia

Today we bring you yet another story of Islamic countries giving their female athletes the shaft. It turns out that Saudi Arabia, a country that has never sent a woman to the Olympics, ain’t about to start: According to Thursday’s editions of Al-Watan newspaper, an all-but-official government organ, Saudi Olympic Committee president Prince Nawaf Bin-Faisal [Read More…]

Jeremy Lin Thanks God… Then Comes to His Senses

Jeremy Lin, the Christian basketball player sidelined by injury, earlier tonight: Jeremy Lin, 1.5 hours later: Looks like he came to his senses and thanked the people who actually deserved it [Read more…]

Update on the Archdiocese of Montreal’s Prayer: It Didn’t Work

Remember when the Archdiocese of Montreal took out a full page newspaper ad that showed an idealized version of how the NHL Eastern Conference would finish? They hoped their team, the Montreal Canadiens, would finish in the top eight and secure a playoff spot: The Canadiens were purposely left off the list of 15 teams [Read More…]

Ron Brown Would Rather You Weren’t Gay in His Locker Room, Thanks

In an extremely thorough and thoughtful blog entry at the Huffington Post (seriously, I encourage you to go read the whole thing), Outsports.com co-founder Cyd Zeigler is calling for Ron Brown, assistant football coach at the University of Nebraska, to be fired. Brown is a Christian, and one who goes well out of his way to [Read More…]

Buy Me Some Peanuts and Religious Privilege

Did you know that Little League Baseball has a pledge? It’s on their website, right here: I trust in God I love my country And will respect its laws I will play fair And strive to win But win or lose I will always do my best Little League is a tax-exempt American non-profit that [Read More…]


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