[Colin Kaepernick] 『ロッカールームの癌』と呼ばれた選手たち

国歌斉唱時の抗議は大きな議論を呼び、非愛国的だのチームの和を乱すだの試合への集中力をそぐだの、連邦最高裁判事からは“dumb and disrespectful”なんて言われたりもしました(のちに撤回 😡 )。

(Photo courtesy of csnbayarea.com)
(Photo courtesy of csnbayarea.com)

Teammates vote Kaepernick winner of prestigious Eshmont Award

By Matt Maiocco | December 30, 2016
http://www.csnbayarea.com/49ers/teammates-vote-kaepernick-winner-prestigious-eshmont-award

If there was any doubt about how Colin Kaepernick’s protest this season was received inside the 49ers’ locker room, that question was answered on Friday.

Kaepernick’s teammates voted him as the winner of the Len Eshmont Award as the 49ers player who best exemplifies the inspirational and courageous play of Len Eshmont. The award is considered the most prestigious team honor on which players vote.

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[MLB, Curt Schilling] スポーツ選手に憧れるのはやめたほうがいいと、繰り返し教えてくれる元スポーツ選手

皮肉なことに、この元選手も引退後はジャーナリストみたいなことをしていたのでした(にされるまで)。

Curt Schilling tweeted that journalist lynchings are ‘so much awesome’

By Cindy Boren | The Washington Post | November 8, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/11/08/curt-schilling-tweeted-that-journalist-lynchings-are-so-much-awesome/

The former Boston Red Sox pitcher, known since his athletic career for right-wing stances that led to his firing by ESPN and his hiring by Breitbart, shared an unidentified person’s photo of a man at a Donald Trump rally wearing a shirt that read, “Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some Assembly Required” on Twitter, adding “Ok, so much awesome here . . .”


RSF annual round-up: 110 journalists killed in 2015

Reporters without borders | December 29, 2015
https://rsf.org/en/news/rsf-annual-round-110-journalists-killed-2015

A total of 110 journalists were killed in connection with their work or for unclear reasons in 2015, according to the round-up published today by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which is in a position to say that 67 of them were targeted because of their work or were killed while reporting.

[Wimbledon] Andy Murray、迷子犬を保護する。

車を降りて、交通整理(?)までして。Andyえらい。

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray rescues dog before practice

http://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/27963481

Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray explains how he chased after a dog and returned it to its owner on his way to practice.

The Scot was driving to Wimbledon from his home in Surrey when he spotted a labradoodle in trouble. He got out of his car and stopped traffic to rescue the dog.

動体視力が優れているであろう運動選手は、車を運転していても困っている人や動物を見つけやすいのかもしれない。

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