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I mean, you want to say it’s the Trump administration, right? Carl Higbie has interviewed for the position of White House press secretary, according to two senior administration officials familiar with the matter. “Well, I can say that I’ve offered my services,” Higbie confirms for Washingtonian when reached by phone. “I haven’t heard back from […]

Bird

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On December 10, 2016

We need a post about something other than politics. Larry Bird turned 60 this week. The NBA social media people created this collection of his greatest plays with commentary about him. Watching it rea

Caldwell Jones, RIP

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On September 23, 2014

Caldwell Jones has died. Jones was not a great NBA player, but he was an excellent defensive and rebounding center on the 76ers and, more importantly to me, the Trail Blazers teams of the late 80s. Fo

Yao

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On August 12, 2014

Have to give Yao Ming a lot of credit. He could have taken the Jordan/Kobe/(to a lesser extent) LeBron path of superstardom, but instead he has engaged in political causes. Going the Jabbar/Ali/Jim Br

Unvarnished Greed

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On July 16, 2014
I am sure am glad NBA superstars have to accept a maximum value contract worth far less than their actual worth. After all, how could impoverished NBA owners pay them those salaries, what with only likely getting $15 billion in television rights fees? Share

Pioneers

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On April 29, 2013
Finally, the active Big 4 sports professional athlete barrier is broken, as Wizards center Jason Collins comes out as gay. Let’s hope it’s the first of many. It’d be nice if by, say, 2018 this wasn’t even notable anymore. [SEK] How long will it take for a conservative to claim that teams that don’t offer […]
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