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Everybody Loves Barstool Sports … Except The NFL
Barstool Sports is a news site known for its unabashed everyman coverage of everything from sports to politics to memes, and though it continues to grow in popularity, its hijinks have earned it a big enemy: the National Football League.
The league recently revoked Super Bowl week credentials from all Barstool Sports employees.
The reason, NBC reported, is that four Barstool Sports employees once organized a sit-in at the league offices to protest commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of the infamous “deflategate incident” involving clearly innocent New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, causing him to be suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season (seriously guys, he didn’t deflate the balls).
When the Barstool staff refused to leave, they were arrested.
The league reportedly took their credentials because people who behave like that don’t deserve press passes, and they don’t think Barstool Sports is funny.
Barstool Sports simply responded, “Fuck Goodell.” And one of its reporters still managed to sneak into the NFL’s media day on Jan. 30. So maybe there is hope they’ll find their way to the Super Bowl to cover Brady’s glorious revenge win after all.
New London — Retired four-star general John Kelly said that as President Donald Trump's chief of staff, he pushed back against the proposal to deploy U.S. troops to the southern border, arguing at the time that active-duty U.S. military personnel typically don't deploy or operate domestically.
"We don't like it," Kelly said in remarks at the Coast Guard Academy on Thursday night. "We see that as someone else's job meaning law enforcement."
These 'kamikaze' drones are believed to be the culprits of the attacks on 2 Saudi oil fields. Here's what we know about them
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider.
Yemen's Houthi rebel group, part of a regional network of militants backed by Iran, claims to be behind the drone strikes on two Saudi oil facilities that have the potential to disrupt global oil supplies.
A report from the United Nations Security Council published in January suggests that Houthi forces have obtained more powerful drone weaponry than what was previously available to them, and that the newer drones have the capability to travel greater distances and inflict more harm.
The U.S. Air Force has selected two companies to make an extreme cold-weather boot for pilots as part of a long-term effort to better protect aviators from frostbite in emergencies.
In August the service awarded a contract worth up to $4.75 million to be split between Propel LLC and the Belleville Boot Company for boots designed keep pilots' feet warm in temperatures as low as -20 Fahrenheit without the bulk of existing extreme cold weather boots, according to Debra McLean, acquisition program manager for Clothing & Textiles Domain at Air Force Life Cycle Management Command's Agile Combat Support/Human Systems Division.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran rejected accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting world energy supplies and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in range of its missiles.
Yemen's Houthi group claimed responsibility for Saturday's attacks that knocked out more than half of Saudi oil output or more than 5% of global supply, but U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the assault was the work of Iran, a Houthi ally.
Nearly a decade after he allegedly murdered an unarmed Afghan civilian during a 2010 deployment, the case of Army Maj. Matthew Golsteyn is finally going to trial.