On Tuesday, we talked about how one NFL player tweeted comments that were contrary to the rest of the country and appeared to show support for the Terrorist Bin Laden who was killed in a raid on his compound. The Pittsburg Steelers owners and coaches distanced themselves from the player, and this week we learned that the Champion athletic sportswear company had dropped their contract with the player.
- Champion drops Mendenhall over bin Laden tweets – NFL – Yahoo! Sports (tinfoilhatman45.wordpress.com)
- Sponsor cuts ties with Mendenhall (search.japantimes.co.jp)
- Planet Sport: Conspiracy theory tweets land NFL player in hot water (guardian.co.uk)