Since the turn of the decade, Twitter has become the social media network with the right mixture of professionalism and informality. Nonetheless, logging on to your account will prove it isn’t the social media website that will relax you and is as corrupt as some perceive it to be.
When Fox News analyst Laura Ingraham told LeBron James and Kevin Durant to “shut up and dribble” and recommended that they don’t speak out on social issues, the sports world stopped spinning.
James has been outspoken about society and its flaws throughout his career. He led Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul, and Carmelo Anthony into the spotlight a few years ago at the ESPY Awards when they brought racism to the forefront, and has Ingraham’s comments aren’t going on stop him from voicing his opinion again.
Should they eliminate the back-to-backs in the National Basketball Association? Should they do away with Thursday Night Football in the National Football League?
The commissioners of both leagues know that the true and honest answer to both of those questions is “yes,” but, they want to maximize the amount of money that they make throughout the seasons.
Athletes take a lot of heat whenever they sign one of those contracts that are worth an incomprehensible amount of money, but people don’t think twice when Brad Pitt gets paid a boatload of money for playing the main character in a two-hour movie.
The nightmare that a number of Americans had back in September is slowly becoming reality. Donald Trump is the Republican nominee and is preparing to be the next president of the United States.
He has all of his ducks in a row now that he has announced that his running mate and potential vice president will be Mike Pence, who has been Indiana’s governor for the past few years.