Add in the league fining William Gay $5,787 last year for wearing purple cleats in support of domestic violence awareness and it is, quite simply, a despicable culture on display in the NFL. Yet, for as appalling as these public stances of support for some domestic violence but not a ton of domestic violence may be, the fact remains that owners cannot be fired. In fact, when Bisciotti issued that team statement, he actually laughed out loud when a reporter questioned whether he might be concerned that the league would force him to sell the team. … [Read more...] about Hurley: After Making Most Offensive Statement, Roger Goodell Deserves To Lose Job As NFL Commissioner
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Last year and 2021 have challenged our democracy as we know it, from our routines, daily existences and our preconceived notions of safety. As a nation, we’ve lived through more historical firsts than we ever expected, including the pandemic hitting and hurting the most vulnerable communities, record years for climate-fueled hurricanes and wildfires, followed by the response of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to years of police brutality and subsequent civil uprising. … [Read more...] about Environmental policy must prioritize voices of color
If Lacob has proven anything since buying the Warriors in 2010, it’s that he’s willing to spend big in the name of winning big. I think Lacob would have no problem using the $9.3 million disabled player exception if there’s someone available at the trade deadline or on the buyout market who makes sense. One name that keeps coming up is Houston’s P.J. Tucker, who I know Lacob really likes. … [Read more...] about Warriors mailbag: Should Golden State change the roster or rotation?
Biden resisted calls to move the inauguration to a more secure indoor setting. He was intent on preserving the usual inauguration trappings as a signal that normalcy could be achieved even though there were signs everywhere that things were far from normal: a military presence that resembled a war zone, guests on the dais wearing masks, a National Mall filled with 200,000 American flags standing in for the American people who were asked to stay away because of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom
To ensure that the toll on cancer patients now and in the future does not become insurmountable, it is urgent that government and philanthropic funders of cancer research align to provide more flexibility in awarding and managing grants with respect to deadlines and termination dates, as well as to offer extended and new funding mechanisms that empower investigators to overcome delays caused by hampered access to labs since March 2020. We should also look to temporarily ease stringent requirements for extensive preliminary data in upcoming grant applications, which would be impossible to produce in this environment. … [Read more...] about Biden shouldn’t let defeating cancer take a backseat to COVID