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In the social justice world, it’s piranha eat piranha

By Printus LeBlanc In today’s hyper-sensitive world, a simple observation or sentence can get blown out of proportion and make worldwide news. The advent of social media has allowed the PC police to monitor and act twenty-four hours a day whenever someone’s feelings might be in jeopardy. But what happens one person with a victim card offends someone else with a victim card? In a recent press conference, Car ...

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NBA players want change, and now must decide how to proceed

By TIM REYNOLDS NBA teams are going to do something. What, no one is exactly sure yet. The first practice of the year awaits most NBA teams Tuesday _ and as if the task of getting ready for a regular season that starts in three weeks wasn't daunting enough, coaches and players all over the league are trying to decide how to best use their platform and continue striving for what they hope is positive change ...

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Bronco Corral

By Mike Kellogg Well, by now you know that football season is in full bloom. Both college and professional football has had its day for all to view. Some surprises, some disappointments and a whole lot of married folks talking about temporary changes in living arrangements. After watching more than 20 college and professional games over the weekend, here are some observations. No one is worth $25 million a ...

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Sharks’ Joel Ward could bring anthem protests to NHL

By Staff Reports Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming the first NHL player to join the protests that started in the NFL and drew criticism from President Donald Trump. The 36-year-old Ward, one of about 30 black players in the league, is from Canada. Asked by the newspaper if he would consider kneeling during the anthem, ...

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Floyd Mayweather apologizes for using gay slur in introspective moment

By Kevin Iole LAS VEGAS – Several large men milled around the door at 4020 Schiff Drive in an innocuous strip mall in the Chinatown district of this gambling mecca, watching over empty parking spaces in front reserved for the boss’ gleaming white Rolls Royce. Inside, the sweltering boxing gym was packed shoulder-to-shoulder with boxers, trainers, media, publicists and assorted hangers-on, each of them eager ...

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Aaron Donald’s holdout threatening to last into regular season

By Zach Pereles The Los Angeles Rams welcomed Sean McVay as their new head coach this offseason, hoping he could help spearhead a new era for the team in its second year in Los Angeles. But the youngest head coach in league history has had to start that process without his best player, and it looks like things may continue that way.Defensive tackle Aaron Donald has held out of Rams training camp over contra ...

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Kyrie Irving would reportedly sign extension with Spurs

By Kristian Winfield Any team entertaining a Kyrie Irving trade does so knowing he has two years left on his contract and can become a free agent in 2019. But according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, one team is willing to pull the trigger on a deal knowing the All-Star point guard would re-sign long term: the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs have interest in Irving, league sources say, and Irving’s willingness ...

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Isaiah Thomas’ health will be the Boston Celtics top concern this season

By Joe Scirto The Boston Celtics have made an abundance of moves this offseason through trades, the draft, and free agency, but the health of Isaiah Thomas‘ hip will ultimately determine the Celtics chances against the Cleveland Cavaliers when the 2018 playoffs roll around. During Game 2 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas aggravated a right hip ...

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Venus Williams Breaks Down Over Questions About Fatal Car Accident

Following her opening round win at Wimbledon, Venus Williams broke down in tears when asked at her post-match press conference how she was dealing with her involvement in a Florida car crash that killed a 78-year-old man. Asked specifically about her July 1 Facebook message offering condolences to the family of victim Jerome Barson, and if there was anything further she’d like to say, Williams responded: “T ...

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Steph Curry Signs Richest Deal In NBA History

By Tim Reynolds The first day of NBA free agency saw things starting to take shape, though there’s still dozens more moves to come in the next few days. After an opening flurry that saw Stephen Curry get a $201 million deal from the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and Blake Griffin take about $175 million to stay with the Los Angeles Clippers, most teams started to look at names more within their price r ...

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