Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton wrote on Twitter: "I'm so grateful Romain is safe. Wow ... the risk we take is no joke, for those of you out there that forget that we put our life on the line for this sport and for what we love to do. Thankful to the FIA for the massive strides we've taken for Romain to walk away from that safely." … [Read more...] about Formula One driver Romain Grosjean involved in horror crash during Bahrain Grand Prix
Grand slam of curling
"We’re not allowed to put in our proof. They say you don’t have standing," Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures." "I would like to file one nice big beautiful lawsuit, talking about this and many other things, with tremendous proof. We have affidavits, we have hundreds and hundreds of affidavits." … [Read more...] about Trump slams judges’ election decisions: ‘What kind of a court system is this?’
“Girl this ain’t it!” someone else wrote, specifically calling out Donald Trump supporters. “This ain’t it! Please no! When someone voted for Trump & Co... they’re voting for Homophobia, Racist and so much more! It’s nothing American about that!” … [Read more...] about Katy Perry slammed by followers for promoting dad’s nonpartisan ‘Nothing But American’ clothing line
Upper West Side Democrat Gale Brewer sent a letter to Police Commissioner Ray Kelly yesterday in support of Council Member Jumaane Williams, who was handcuffed at last month’s West Indian Day Parade, but she also notes that he’s not alone. “I have had my own experience with a belligerent and over-reactive office, and this incident, along with that of Council Member Williams, the pepper spraying of non-violent protesters near Union Square, and other incidents in the recent past suggests that an attitude of unwarranted belligerence has emerged among officers assigned to work with crowds,” Brewer writes. She goes on to describe an unpleasant run-in at the Gay Pride Parade in June in which her Council ID could not stop an officer (who she does not name) from adopting a “belligerent attitude, hooking his thumbs in his belt, puffing up his chest, and acting as though he felt he was under threat.” Brewer says that the cop went on to grab and push an … [Read more...] about City Council Member Slams NYPD’s ‘Attitude of Unwarranted Belligerence’
The former heavyweight champion of the world’s return to the ring after a 15-year absence attracted international attention, and Iron Mike did his best to show the form that made him a legend to a generation of boxing fans. Tyson tagged Jones with body shots and a handful of head punches during a bout that was required to be a fairly safe glorious sparring session by the California State Athletic Commission. … [Read more...] about Mike Tyson returns to ring, draws in exhibition with Roy Jones Jr.