Raptors vencen a Grizzlies, habrá repesca en el Oeste

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, EE.UU. (AP) — Pascal Siakam rubricó 26 puntos para que los Raptors de Toronto derrotasen el domingo 108-99 a los Grizzlies de Memphis, un resultado que asegura la disputa de un serie de repesca por un puesto en los playoffs de la Conferencia Oeste.

Andrew Yang: Knicks may have gotten it all wrong again

“James Dolan is one of the reasons that team is so difficult to root for,’’ Yang said. “He literally banned fans for being passionate [he banned them for heckling him]. He banned heroes like [Charles] Oakley. I believe his ownership is producing a culture that makes it difficult for the Knicks to produce a winning […]

Damian Lillard: Players bypass super-max contracts due to media pressure

The pressure of other people saying, “He needs to win. He should do this. He should do that and not be about the money.” But I don’t think just because you decide to stay and not pass up on that money, that don’t mean you ain’t trying to win it. When you’re 42 years old […]

Report: Russell Westbrook didn’t try to recruit Paul George back to Thunder

Russell Westbrook didn’t try to change Paul George’s mind. That’s 100 percent assured in my mind, that Russell Westbrook didn’t try to re-recruit Paul George. And a lot of that had to do with the fact it was Russell Westbrook’s ticket out of town, as well.

‘I should be broken, but I’m not’: Man who was abused and put in foster homes as a child writes emotional tribute to the woman who adopted him and changed his life

‘My brother [Kevin] and I were both placed into foster homes at a young age,’ Richard, whose birth parents were addicts, began. ‘He was lucky — he went to a family called the Ripleys. I went through four different homes in three years, and each one was worse than the next.’ 

Viral Video Seemed to Show BLM Storming a Church. The Real Story is Much Darker

“There were never signs on the door that said No Blacks Permitted,” Gerencser said, “but it was made known, in some churches, that Blacks weren’t welcome.” IFB members would sanction Black believers marrying each other, but not a Black church member marrying one of their white daughters. Or they would send their kids to Bob […]

A Church. A Viral Video. A Campaign To Discredit Black Lives Matter.

“There were never signs on the door that said No Blacks Permitted,” Gerencser said, “but it was made known, in some churches, that Blacks weren’t welcome.” IFB members would sanction Black believers marrying each other, but not a Black church member marrying one of their white daughters. Or they would send their kids to Bob […]

The 43 best movies on Disney+ right now

Watch on Disney+ Behind the scenes of Avengers: Endgame How visual effects made battles bigger and Hulk smarter in Avengers: Endgame Five mind-blowing post-Endgame theories that could totally change the MCU Behind the scenes with the visual effects heroes from Avengers: Endgame Big Hero 6 This 2014 animated feature is set in the fictional, futuristic […]

The Good (But Not Great) News About T-Cells and Herd Immunity

In theory, Balloux told me he believed it was also possible that the heterogeneous distribution of T-cell protection also explains some amount of the apparent decline in disease severity over time within countries on different pandemic timelines — a phenomenon that is more conventionally attributed to infection spreading more among the young, better treatment, and […]

A History of Violence: Why I Loved Cop Shows, and Why They Must Change

There’s a story arc from Hill Street‘s middle seasons involving Officer Mike Perez (played by Tony Perez), a glorified extra but someone familiar to any longtime viewer. Responding to a prowler call that turns out to be bogus(*), Perez sees a figure hiding behind a bed holding what looks like a gun, and opens fire, […]