NFL’s Hail Mary: Deal would dole out millions to Soros-linked social-justice groups

Plagued with sagging ratings, player protests and fan outrage, the NFL has thrown a political Hail Mary by reportedly agreeing to dole out millions to social-justice groups connected to Democratic billionaire George Soros.

Under an agreement with the Players Coalition, NFL owners plan to funnel tens of millions to the Dream Corps, a leftist advocacy group led by ex-Obama adviser Van Jones and linked to Mr. Soros, which has called for saving the Clean Power Plan, cutting the prison population by half, and providing “sanctuary for all.”

The $89 million, seven-year deal also carves out millions for the Players Coalition, according to ESPN, which has been advised by Soros-funded groups such as the Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth and the Center for American Progress, a leader of the anti-Trump resistance.

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  • felis gracilis

    These axxholes have way too much money. The boycott has obviously not been tightened enough.

  • El Martyachi ✓ᴴᵉˡᶦᶜᵒᵖᵗᵉʳᶦˢᵗ

    Because that’s what red-blooded NFL fans want — to support commie agitators, international banksters, gaia cultists and identity politics.

  • Killer Marmot

    Extortion: It’s not just for the mob.

  • El Martyachi ✓ᴴᵉˡᶦᶜᵒᵖᵗᵉʳᶦˢᵗ

    The agreement distributes funding for both local and national efforts. On the national side, the owners agree to pay $73 million over seven years, with 25 percent earmarked for the United Negro College Fund and 25 percent to the Dream Corps.

    Am I the only one noticing the uninterrupted screeching to rename institutions, including sportsball teams, with even vaguely un-PC names while the “United Negro College Fund” skates?

    And really.. SOROS NEEDS MONEY? SOROS? What’s next.. little league donations to Goldman Sachs?

  • dapto

    This a group of people and players who hate Americans and unfortunately the only way to protest these idiots is to boycott the whole game.

  • k1962

    I would suggest that is the wrong move to bring the fans back.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    I can’t boycott the Patriots.

    • felis gracilis

      If the Patriots’ management is going along with this, then they are part of the problem. Consider a boycott as “tough love”; as an “intervention”; a means of bringing a well-loved but wayward friend to see the light.

  • Millie_Woods

    If you really want to make them squeal you have to get to their advertisers.

  • Hard Little Machine

    In other news, the biggest draw in the summer Olympics is little girls in unitards running and jumping – often into the arms of their middle aged male coaches. Let the No Fun League be what it wants to be.

  • Thinking From First Principles

    No intelligent customer wants to hear a business virtue signalling by giving away money that was paid by the customer (directly or indirectly through advertisers). Lower the price you are charging the customer and cut the baloney!

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The NFL still doesn’t get it. The sensitive social justice people are presumably not attracted to a gladiatorial sport.