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‘Sportsperson of the Year’ Megan
Rapinoe slams Sports Illustrated

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Posted By: Ribicon, 12/11/2019 10:02:41 AM

Soccer’s Megan Rapinoe—famous both for her purple hair and her outspoken ways—slammed Sports Illustrated for its poor track record with women athletes at a ceremony honoring her as its Sportsperson of the Year. “Am I only the fourth woman worthy of this honor in 60 years?” Rapinoe asked the sold-out crowd at the SI event at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday night.(Snip) Rapinoe, who helped the American women’s team win World Cup trophies in 2015 and 2019, went on to point out that there were few women writers and even fewer writers of color on SI’s staff.


This is rich. Give the dinosaur magazine a marksmanship award for shooting itself in the foot.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 12/11/2019 10:08:46 AM (No. 258889)
What an ingrate.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DW626 12/11/2019 10:08:56 AM (No. 258890)
Why can’t I stop laughing? First of all there’s no “I” in team. Soccer football is most assuredly a team sport. So right off the bat this silly award insults the rest of her team because she didn’t win anything on her own. Anyways these stupid liberals love to give each other awards. Serves em right when one of their own is ungrateful. Next time we’ll be reading about her is when she gets arrested on a DWI.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFNader 12/11/2019 10:15:37 AM (No. 258898)
No, but there are two eyes in the word "Wimmin"
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 12/11/2019 10:19:47 AM (No. 258904)
She is a perpetually angry "woman". Who would want to be around her? That's a lousy way to go through life IMO.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Clinger 12/11/2019 10:19:49 AM (No. 258905)
I'm outraged, we have young ladies breaking records all over the place, track weightlifting, who deserve it far more. Or do you discriminate against women who are sporting a penis an the other customary adornments?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: VAPMAN 12/11/2019 10:22:25 AM (No. 258912)
Next year they will find a transgender male who won a high school girls race to name sports thing of the year.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bldrrepub 12/11/2019 10:35:31 AM (No. 258930)
She reminds me of my ex-wife. Nothing is ever good enough and any perceived or actual slights of the past will be brought up often.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MarkTwain 12/11/2019 10:38:16 AM (No. 258933)
Shoulda picked all the transgenders posing as females and shattering the female records.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 12/11/2019 10:44:15 AM (No. 258937)
The Gaystoppo will no more be appeased than the originals.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: inspectorudy 12/11/2019 10:51:14 AM (No. 258941)
This hag is about as self-aware as Kapernick!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Osprey21 12/11/2019 11:08:45 AM (No. 258961)
That's one angry lesbian.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: hammondb3 12/11/2019 11:10:24 AM (No. 258966)
Rapinoe is every bit as much a woman as... 1. Peewee Herman is an offensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints 2. Jerry Nadler is an underwear model for Sears & Roebuck 3. Kathy Griffin is is a funny person 4. Barack Obama is a Constitutional Scholar 5. Jeffrey Epstein's guards made an honest mistake
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Reply 13 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 12/11/2019 11:13:54 AM (No. 258971)
She's right to complain about the low number of women But at least she's a woman.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: LadyHen 12/11/2019 11:14:14 AM (No. 258972)
So what does that make the high school boys teams that whipped this shrew harpie and her team like red headed step children in scrimmages? I am happy to see the "oh so woke" get bit hard by the ingrate beast they created though.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ho72 12/11/2019 11:15:58 AM (No. 258977)
Ok, everyone who cares please raise your hand. Anyone? HELLO? Ah, that's what I thought.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 12/11/2019 11:21:11 AM (No. 258984)
Nothing like kicking in the teeth of someone who's just complimented you.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird 12/11/2019 11:23:48 AM (No. 258988)
This hostile little gender-confused creature is always slamming something or someone. She has serious mental problems, and is someone best ignored.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rather Read 12/11/2019 11:27:40 AM (No. 258994)
Such an ungrateful creature. I wonder what the late, great coach Pat Summit (who was Sportsperson of the Year) would say to her?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: heartlandconservative 12/11/2019 11:34:08 AM (No. 259006)
Another bimbo opens her pie hole and regurgitates more fecal matter.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: MNluxiegal 12/11/2019 11:35:20 AM (No. 259008)
Who are the other female winners? Rapinoe is not a good example of a wining female athlete as far as I am concerned. She is too self centered a person. She won because both she and her teammates won the Women's World Cup. She did not do it alone. Back to my question - who are the other women who have been named athlete of the year? Has Simone Biles ever won? Just curious.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: padiva 12/11/2019 11:41:08 AM (No. 259017)
And it will probably be many years before SI considers a female again.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: droopydog 12/11/2019 11:46:35 AM (No. 259025)
I love stories like this. Unfortunately, SI will probably come groveling (on their knees) to see what they can do to placate this vicious, angry person.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: hershey 12/11/2019 11:52:54 AM (No. 259037)
Hey fool, you don't bite the hand that gives you an dou*(e bag....
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Reply 24 - Posted by: hammondb3 12/11/2019 11:56:35 AM (No. 259040)
13, We do not celebrate women athletes for the same reason we do not really celebrate child athletes. When it comes to raw performance, men are stronger and faster - period. Women can excel, but they play on a field that eliminates the world's best (men) in all but a few sports. Personally, I like to see and celebrate those people who are the best IN THE WORLD - period. Nine times out of ten that will be a man.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: DVC 12/11/2019 12:06:44 PM (No. 259054)
A nasty, angry, literally hateful person. A sad example of a failed person, already no real future.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: RayLRiv 12/11/2019 12:09:11 PM (No. 259060)
Excuse me while I pass some gas: M-E-G-A-N R-A-P-I-N-O-E
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Agent Orange 12/11/2019 12:22:01 PM (No. 259072)
This disgusting waste of oxygen does not belong on a team that is representing the USA. And in a thumbs up to a Yeep poster on a different site, I'll second the... "I wish the trannies would hurry up and finish the job of destroying women sports once and for all." These ungrateful females (?) are killing what little support they may have had in our family. Both this purple haired gutter snipe and his sister, colin kaperdick make me sick and I will not have any sport on that disrespects our country and our flag. MSgt USAF 9ret)
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Reply 28 - Posted by: bigfatslob 12/11/2019 12:43:28 PM (No. 259092)
This is getting hilarious Time named a crybaby global warming teen Person of the year now SI names a mean anti-American lesbian Sportsperson of the Year It doesn't get funnier than this.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Newtsche 12/11/2019 12:58:35 PM (No. 259103)
Future trivia answer of the year.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: udanja99 12/11/2019 1:19:45 PM (No. 259118)
The nasty d^ke got the award for no other reason than that she spouts anti-Trump garbage, she’s a lesbian and she dropped the American flag on the ground and then stepped on it. If SI had any cojones and desire to stay in business, they would have yanked the award right back out of her hands and given it to someone who actually deserves it. They haven’t yet picked up on the new and true adage, “Get woke. Go broke”.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: HammerDax56 12/11/2019 1:27:32 PM (No. 259129)
Dr Frankenstein, meet your creation.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: JackBurton 12/11/2019 2:07:31 PM (No. 259184)
“Am I only the fourth woman worthy of this honor in 60 years?” Geez. Am I the only one who thinks they should have stopped at #3?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: MDConservative 12/11/2019 2:19:07 PM (No. 259195)
“Am I only the fourth woman worthy of this honor in 60 years?” Rapinoe asked. Uh, no...Megan, this is a gimme in these times. There are dozens of male athletes who deserve this before you and any of your sisters, present or past. Play against the men and win...otherwise, as some say, wash my shirt.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: DanvilleBill 12/11/2019 3:05:02 PM (No. 259246)
I finally cancelled my subscription to Sports Sophisticated due it's continual comparison of every Super Bowl to the Second Punic War, describing women's badminton tournaments through Hegelian dialectics and referring to the Harvard-Yale Spring croquet match as the Sporting Event of the Year. But I will miss the annual T&A issue as long as they don't go the non-binary route.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 12/11/2019 3:19:45 PM (No. 259262)
I may have, at one time or another, thumbed through a copy of this rag, however, I have not found any reason to read it over the last years.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: kono 12/11/2019 3:21:44 PM (No. 259264)
That'll teach SI to think twice before being nice to her again. If they'd done their homework they might have found that her second sport is gymnastics, where her specialty was Biting the Hand that Feeds You, with a half twist. (Boy, does that bosehag have a bag of axes to grind...)
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Reply 37 - Posted by: XCenturion 12/11/2019 6:10:47 PM (No. 259362)
Come Megan, grow a pair!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: DVC 12/11/2019 6:28:16 PM (No. 259379)
Mentally ill, likes girls instead of boys and mad at the whole world about everything. A sad way to stumble through life.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Annie Xango 12/12/2019 12:00:44 AM (No. 259522)
Un Likeable......just like Heels Up Harris, PIAPS, Lizzie W...Amy K I could on and can also add that little brain washed mental case Greta T....
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Peaches 12/12/2019 11:32:55 AM (No. 260012)
Tiresome lesbian.
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