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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Endorse This: Fox Host Varney Says Plane Crash ‘Good Politically For Donald Trump’

EgyptAir Flight 804 dropped out of the sky early Thursday morning somewhere over the Mediterranean Sea.

And you know what that means: A little later Thursday morning somewhere over Midtown, New York, Fox News personalities speculated about how the deaths of 66 people confirmed the grim worldview of a man their network has all but endorsed for the presidency.

“I also think this may be good, politically, for Donald Trump,” Stuart Varney guessed. “He’s already tweeted out saying ‘This is probably terrorism,’ I believe that’s the nature of his tweet.”

In fact, Donald Trump did tweet — before any official sources said anything about terrorism — that the plane was the victim of a terrorist attack.…

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Broncos Win Super Bowl, Manning Mum On Future Plans

By Steve Keating

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos upset the top-seeded Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, giving quarterback Peyton Manning the chance to call a fairytale ending to his storied career.

The 24-10 win over the Panthers marked the third Super Bowl triumph for Denver and second for 39-year-old Manning, who was playing in what many expect to be his final game.

Manning, a five-time league most valuable player, added yet another line in the record books as he became the NFL’s oldest quarterback to play in a Super Bowl and first to reach 200 career wins.…

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Football And Gaming, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

They worship at the high altar of football. They’re everywhere. I don’t give a fig about football, but the cult surrounds me. In the offseason, the devotees were stomping the floor over Tom Brady and a football’s air pressure. They demanded to know my opinion on the matter. That I had none amazed them.

The season is in full frenzy, and with it, a new controversy: the explosive growth of gambling on fantasy football. Run by such corporate giants as FanDuel and DraftKings, daily fantasy sports are Internet-based games where one assembles a virtual team of real players and bets on how well it will perform.…

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