Over 150 thousand spam backlinks on my Google News website, few good ones, Should I give up? no hope

The only reason I haven't given up on this website is because its in Google News. And its very hard to get into google news. I am a niche site dealing with a certain sport. I posted on webmaster help forums and the google helpers told me no such thing as negative seo and just to ignore those bad links no need to disavow, this was a year and half ago, and now no luck, no surger in ranking, nothing.

Im also having an extremely difficult time trying to get backlinks, Id have to get hundreds of…

Over 150 thousand spam backlinks on my Google News website, few good ones, Should I give up? no hope