He is a savvy veteran who can make a hook shot with either hand. Unlike Speights, West avoids silly fouls. He does the little things — set screens, hustle for loose balls, box out his man — to help his team win. Too often last season Speights was ineffective if his shot wasn’t falling. … [Read more...] about Warriors training camp preview: David West
Unlike many players who let the game define them, West has outside interests. He is an expert on African American history. While teammates play cards on plane trips, he reads Plato and Friedrich Nietzsche. His charity, the West Group, has raised college scholarships for more than 400 impoverished youths in North Carolina. He is on the advisory board for Zoetic Global, a hydrokinetic-energy company. … [Read more...] about David West appreciates ‘freedom’ of chasing ring with Warriors
“Sometimes God puts somebody in your life that you don’t know the reasons why until something seriously happens in your life. You know a true friend when something bad happens in your life,” Johnson said. “… If he was your friend, he stood right there next to you no matter what people said.” … [Read more...] about Legends and luminaries laud David Stern at memorial
“My approach every year is I want to win the starting job no matter who’s there,” Phegley said. “I expect them to call my number more this year and if I’m in there, I’m going to take advantage of the opportunity. I’m confident I can handle the staff and I have a good rapport with them and they like to throw to me.” … [Read more...] about Billy Beane addresses Kyler Murray questions and more at A’s FanFest
Advocates of a broad view of impeachment also make historical arguments. Robert Weisberg, a criminal law professor at Stanford, said extortion and bribery, crimes “very much in the nature” of Trump’s alleged dealings with Ukraine’s president, were not defined as federal crimes until well into the 19th century, but were clearly impeachable much earlier. … [Read more...] about As impeachment trial resumes, key question is: Was a crime committed?