Enes Kanter is the brave athlete sports media pretend LeBron and Kaepernick are

Many of the athletes who are praised by sports media for taking political stands are simply toeing the liberal line on social issues while risking nothing. Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is not one of them.
On Wednesday, Kanter posted a video on Twitter calling Chinese leader Xi Jinping a brutal dictator and calling on the Chinese government to free Tibet. “Tibet belongs to the Tibetan people, and I hope and believe that Tibet will achieve independence,” Kanter said.

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Enes Kanter is the brave athlete sports media pretend LeBron and Kaepernick are

Many of the athletes who are praised by sports media for taking political stands are simply toeing the liberal line on social issues while risking nothing. Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is not one of them.
On Wednesday, Kanter posted a video on Twitter calling Chinese leader Xi Jinping a brutal dictator and calling on the Chinese government to free Tibet. “Tibet belongs to the Tibetan people, and I hope and believe that Tibet will achieve independence,” Kanter said.

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Enes Kanter is the brave athlete sports media pretend LeBron and Kaepernick are

Many of the athletes who are praised by sports media for taking political stands are simply toeing the liberal line on social issues while risking nothing. Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is not one of them.
On Wednesday, Kanter posted a video on Twitter calling Chinese leader Xi Jinping a brutal dictator and calling on the Chinese government to free Tibet. “Tibet belongs to the Tibetan people, and I hope and believe that Tibet will achieve independence,” Kanter said.

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25 Years of Slate Arguments

What would the world look like if Slate had its way over the past 25 years? There would be lots more octopuses on dinner plates, and far fewer birthday dinners, for one thing. Also: Santa Claus would be a penguin. And August would be toast. Here a few of the more memorable provocations from our first quarter century.
Every Last One of Us Is a Chaos Muppet or an Order Muppet“It’s not that any one type of Muppet is inherently better than the other. (Order Muppets do seem to attract the ladies, but then Chaos Muppets collect the chicken harems.

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25 Years of Slate Arguments

What would the world look like if Slate had its way over the past 25 years? There would be lots more octopuses on dinner plates, and far fewer birthday dinners, for one thing. Also: Santa Claus would be a penguin. And August would be toast. Here a few of the more memorable provocations from our first quarter century.
Every Last One of Us Is a Chaos Muppet or an Order Muppet“It’s not that any one type of Muppet is inherently better than the other. (Order Muppets do seem to attract the ladies, but then Chaos Muppets collect the chicken harems.

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25 Years of Slate Arguments

What would the world look like if Slate had its way over the past 25 years? There would be lots more octopuses on dinner plates, and far fewer birthday dinners, for one thing. Also: Santa Claus would be a penguin. And August would be toast. Here a few of the more memorable provocations from our first quarter century.
Every Last One of Us Is a Chaos Muppet or an Order Muppet“It’s not that any one type of Muppet is inherently better than the other. (Order Muppets do seem to attract the ladies, but then Chaos Muppets collect the chicken harems.

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25 Years of Slate Arguments

What would the world look like if Slate had its way over the past 25 years? There would be lots more octopuses on dinner plates, and far fewer birthday dinners, for one thing. Also: Santa Claus would be a penguin. And August would be toast. Here a few of the more memorable provocations from our first quarter century.
Every Last One of Us Is a Chaos Muppet or an Order Muppet“It’s not that any one type of Muppet is inherently better than the other. (Order Muppets do seem to attract the ladies, but then Chaos Muppets collect the chicken harems.

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Chinese Internet Yanks Celtics Games From Air After NBA Player Called Xi A ‘Brutal Dictator’ For Oppressing Tibet

A Chinese internet company with close ties to the communist government yanked Boston Celtics basketball games from the air on Thursday after the team’s center, Enes Kanter, spoke out against the dictator Xi Jinping and his political cronies for oppressing Tibet.
Tencent Sports, which maintains a streaming partnership with the National Basketball Association, abruptly ended its coverage of the popular games after Kanter posted a short video to Facebook on Wednesday calling on “brutal dictator” Jinping to “Free Tibet.”
“My message for the Chinese government is: Free Tibet.

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Chinese Internet Yanks Celtics Games From Air After NBA Player Called Xi A ‘Brutal Dictator’ For Oppressing Tibet

A Chinese internet company with close ties to the communist government yanked Boston Celtics basketball games from the air on Thursday after the team’s center, Enes Kanter, spoke out against the dictator Xi Jinping and his political cronies for oppressing Tibet.
Tencent Sports, which maintains a streaming partnership with the National Basketball Association, abruptly ended its coverage of the popular games after Kanter posted a short video to Facebook on Wednesday calling on “brutal dictator” Jinping to “Free Tibet.”
“My message for the Chinese government is: Free Tibet.

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Ex-College Basketball Star Killed Toddler Son, Stashed Him in Freezer for Years, Cops Say

A former college basketball star allegedly killed his toddler son then stashed the body in a freezer in his garage for at least two-and-a-half years, according to Virginia authorities.
Last May, cops received a tip that a child’s corpse was being kept inside a house in Midlothian, Maj. Michael Louth of the Chesterfield County Police Department told The Daily Beast. When they searched the home, they discovered the remains of Eliel Adon Weaver, whose exact age has not been revealed but was under the age of 5 when he died, police said.

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