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LeBron James responds to Fox host's controversial 'shut up and dribble' comment

  • Laura Ingraham attacked NBA star for criticism of Donald Trump
  • Many saw hosts comments as filled with racist undertones

LeBron James has responded to what many perceived as racist comments from Fox News host Laura Ingraham.

After the NBA star had said Donald Trump doesn’t “give a fuck about the people” in an interview on his Uninterrupted social media channel Ingraham said athletes should stay out of politics and “shut up and dribble”. She then took James to task for his “ungrammatical” and “unintelligible” language.

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Let’s hope no one uses the Games to defect from the US to a freer society | Marina Hyde

Mike Pence’s very presence in Pyeongchang is having a debilitating effect on everyone and everything enduring his contact

It is, perhaps, a question as old as athletic competition itself: who is sport’s worst spectator? Of all the absolute arses, watching all the sports in all the world, who is the most unspeakably irksome, the most antithetical to everything you thought you knew about the power and possibilities of physical contest? Whose name is Death, Destroyer of Sports? Who is earth’s foremost sporticidal maniac?

I could have sworn I sat next to him at Stamford Bridge once. Yet a friend insists the entity takes female form, and attends the same junior netball games as her every week, destroying not just her own kids’ confidence, but the hope and spirit of everyone condemned to share a postcode with her. Others maintain it is a creature who has stalked history, never actually dying, but merely disappearing through a haunted turnstile, only to reapparate weeks or even centuries later at your local derby.

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The right's not-so-secret effort to discredit Trump-Russia inquiry

The president’s supporters in Congress and the media have been trumpeting the idea of a conspiracy within the FBI

Attacks by Donald Trump on US intelligence agencies were taken up and amplified by the US right at full volume this week, as special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation moves closer to the president.

The targets of the rightwing ruckus were the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mueller, and anyone else involved in assessing Russia’s assault on US election systems, which intelligence agencies say constitute an ongoing emergency but which Trump has dismissed as exaggerated.

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