Berhalter denies Gio Reyna conspiracy claims as USA-Iran match approaches

Any hopes that Gregg Berhalter’s United States team could stick to sports on the eve of their win-or-go-home game against Iran at the World Cup were dramatically swept aside on Monday when the thorny geopolitical underpinnings of the match during a tense half-hour news conference. But even as Berhalter parried a series of provocative questions … Read more

Elon Musk referenced the Bible and said he won’t allow Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones back on Twitter on the

Elon Musk said he won’t restore conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones’ Twitter account. He said he has “no mercy” for people who “use the deaths of children for gain, politics, or fame.” Musk recently reinstated formerly banned accounts like Donald Trump, Kanye West, and Andrew Tate. Elon Musk refused to let conspiracy theorist Alex … Read more

Relocation of Browns-Bills brings out the nutty conspiracy theories

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. The NFL moved Sunday’s game between the Browns and Bills from Buffalo to Detroit, due to a snowstorm resulting in amounts measured in feet, not inches. Some Browns fans are crying foul. As the argument goes, playing in … Read more

The many conspiracy theories of Kyrie Irving

When a conversation between and Kevin Durant became before the 2019 NBA All-Star Game, with online sleuths speculating that they were aligning their free-agency plans, which led them to the four months later, Irving neither denied nor confirmed the contents of their discussion. Instead, . “Anybody’s stories or social media, I’m completely off it,” he … Read more

Election coverage on Facebook and Twitter: Beware rumors, lies and conspiracy theories about voting

Election Day is prime time for on social media. Firsthand accounts about confusing ballots, rigged voting machines, voter intimidation and poll worker collusion are amplified by influencers with large followings then picked up by “strategic actors” who “reframe, decontextualize or exaggerate the impact of the content to align with existing political narratives that fit the … Read more

Forget the Mac Jones interception conspiracy. Bill Belichick has bungled the Patriots’ QB situation

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. If you’re looking to build some defense of , there is now an intriguing video snippet that isn’t coach/skipping jukebox “We’ll see how it goes today.” Remember that pre-benching in the to the on Monday? Well, it might … Read more

What we learned from the Oath Keepers seditious conspiracy trial so far

Jurors in will determine whether the leader of a far-right anti-government militia and four others tied to the group are guilty of seditious conspiracy after plotting an attempt to violently disrupt Congress on 6 January, 2021. Stewart Rhodes and four other defendants have pleaded not guilty to the charges against them, while federal prosecutors argue … Read more

Tom Brady and the terrible call: conspiracy or simple incompetence?

is the greatest quarterback – if not player – in NFL history. He has won seven Super Bowls and owns a ridiculous number of records, from most career passing touchdowns and yards to most quarterback wins. Nobody can question that he has earned his accomplishments but many, particularly on the teams he has beaten, can’t … Read more

Watch Homer Go Down a Conspiracy Hole as ‘The Simpsons’ Season 34 Opener Pays Homage to ‘Don’t F**k With Cats’ (EXCLUSIV

“” returns for its 34th season on Sunday with an episode loosely inspired by the Netflix docuseries “Don’t F**k with Cats.” Variety has a first look at the episode; scroll down to watch! That series, which won an Emmy in 2020 for outstanding writing for a nonfiction program, centered on a group of amateur internet … Read more

A Dutch town is suing Twitter in a bid to get tweets about a Satanic conspiracy theory taken down, report says

A Dutch town is suing Twitter to get all tweets about a conspiracy theory involving it taken down. Three men have spread unfounded stories since 2020 on Twitter, Reuters reported. The tweets falsely claimed that Satan-worshipping pedophiles were active in the town in the 1980s. A small Dutch town is suing Twitter in a bid … Read more