“To compare the brutal enslavement of African Americans to a woman’s constitutionally protected right to control her own body is wrong, no matter where or when it is said,” Middleton wrote in a statement to The Denver Post. “We hope that future discussions in our state will not include such inappropriate political language, and that Secretary DeVos would stop using it.” … [Read more...] about Betsy DeVos compares choosing an abortion to choosing to own slaves at Colorado Christian University dinner
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“He’s one of these athletes that transcend race and nationality — I’ve been following him since he graduated from high school and went straight to the NBA,” recalled Alex Kim, 47, a public relations executive. “The fact that the team participated in outreach to our community only made them more popular. It showed that they and the business decision makers really support fans from all cultures.” … [Read more...] about L.A. mourns Kobe Bryant, an athlete who ‘transcends race and nationality’
His Lakers tenure was marred by scandal, when in 2003, Bryant was accused of raping a 19-year-old employee at a Colorado resort. He said the two had consensual sex, and prosecutors later dropped the felony sexual assault charge at the request of the accuser. The woman later filed a civil suit against Bryant that was settled out of court. … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7 others dead
Other victims have been identified as John Altobelli, head baseball coach at Orange Coast College, hits wife, Keri Altobelli, and his 13-year-old daughter, Alyssa — a teammate of Gianna Bryant's, the Los Angeles Times reported. The college confirmed Altobelli's death, saying he had worked at the school for 27 years. … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant, Daughter, 7 Others Killed In Helicopter Crash
Gruden needs Half Day. Or pick part of a day: morning, afternoon or evening. Whatever Peterson can give, offer it with maximum enthusiasm and accept that limitation is now a part of the deal. If Peterson can learn to thrive in that kind of role, he can be a valuable role player who rushes for, maybe, 500-700 yards and adds something to a rotation of backs that includes Rob Kelley, Samaje Perine and Chris Thompson. If he can’t, he will be out of the league again. … [Read more...] about Brewer: Adrian Peterson still looks like a star, but can he handle a supporting role?