Ben Simmons Has Instituted a Full-On SportsCenter Boycott


Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons reacts to a foul call during a game against the New York Knicks.

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has been on fire as of late, and not just on the basketball court. Sure, he continues to drop dimes and play an otherworldly brand of perimeter defense, but his words have been making all the headlines.

Most recently, the three-time NBA All-Star made the bold declaration that the league’s Defensive Player of the Year trophy is his to lose this season. In doing so, he even took aim at the player some consider to be his rival in the race — Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert.

As outspoken as he has been though, Simmons doesn’t appear to be showing any signs of reining himself in. Instead, the hot takes continue to flow from the 24-year-old hoops maven.

Case in point: his latest interview with GQ

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ESPN Anchor Has Blunt Response To Keith Olbermann’s Masters Boycott

In the wake of the decision by Major League Baseball to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Georgia, Keith Olbermann called for a boycott of The Masters.

Keith Olbermann wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Keith Olbermann back in 2013.

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Keith Olbermann back in 2013.

On Friday, Baseball decided to remove the All-Star Game due to the recent passing of controversial voting legislation in the Peachtree State. Yesterday, Olbermann called for a boycott of The Masters, which begins on Thursday at Augusta National.

“GREAT. NOW BOYCOTT THE MASTERS,” Olbermann said on Twitter. “Yesterday, MLB pulled the All-Star Game out of Atlanta to protest Georgia’s new racist voting laws. An outstanding first reply to the war the racists declared on America. Next? A golf tournament starts in Georgia Thursday.”

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