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stated on January 14, 2020 in a blog post
Says Patrick Mahomes said, “I believe George Zimmerman is innocent.”
stated on February 5, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says a photo shows Patrick Mahomes wearing a shirt that says, “The Great State of Kansas.”
stated on February 3, 2020 in a blog post
Says Kobe Bryant’s wife “recorded her suicide after depression attack this morning.”
stated on January 26, 2020 in a Facebook post
Kobe Bryant’s "untimely death has been planned for a while."
stated on January 26, 2020 in a post on Facebook
"NEW INFO SAYS KOBE BRYANT AND ALL 4 OF HIS DAUGHTER HAVE DIED FROM HELICOPTER CRASH."
stated on January 27, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, were both born Aug. 23.
stated on December 20, 2019 in a radio interview
Says the House impeachment vote was the third by Democrats — "They tried to impeach Trump for criticizing the NFL and for some other things."
stated on March 29, 2016 in a Facebook post
Says Steph Curry decided to split with Nike because the company wouldn’t allow him to write Bible scriptures in his shoes.
stated on November 4, 2019 in a Facebook post
Photos from Sept. 11, 2001, show that "Donald Trump joined America’s heroes and carried victims over his shoulders down the steps of the burning World Trade Center. Obama spent the whole day sitting in the Oval Office with his feet on the desk watching basketball."
stated on July 8, 2019 in a Facebook post
Soccer players on the U.S. women’s national team "stomped" on the American flag.
stated on June 6, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Kanye West scored "106 points against wheelchair basketball team."
stated on May 12, 2019 in a TV interview
The state contributed $80 million for the new Bucks arena, but new income tax revenue from basketball events alone "is estimated to be probably over $600 million over the life of the lease."
stated on January 31, 2019 in an interview with the Columbia Daily Tribune
"Missouri still owes $60 million on bonds issued to build the 23-year-old Edward Jones Dome, the former home of the St. Louis Rams."
stated on April 9, 2019 in a TV interview.
Other than University of Virginia’s 2019 basketball team, "We’ve not had a Virginia team even in the Final Four in over a decade. I think George Mason was the last one…"
stated on February 1, 2019 in a claim on Facebook and Twitter
Says the University of Missouri "has been cleared of involvement" in academic fraud involving student athletes.
stated on March 11, 2019 in a Facebook post
"In February alone there were enough illegal immigrants who crossed the border to fill this (Kansas City Chiefs’ Arrowhead) stadium."
stated on January 22, 2019 in a hearing
Says Arrowhead Stadium "is considered the loudest stadium in the world."
stated on September 1, 2018 in in a blog post
"Miami Dolphins fire 2 kneeling players before pre-season kickoff."
stated on September 5, 2018 in in a blog post
Says "Michael Jordan resigns from the board at Nike-takes ‘Air Jordans’ with him."
stated on September 3, 2018 in in a blog post
"Colin Kaepernick immediately loses Nike endorsement after anti-white rant."