Nets’ Mikal Bridges continues to exceed offensive expectations

MINNEAPOLIS — Everyone knew Michal Bridges was good. No one knew he was so good. Bridges poured in a game-high 34 points and shot 4-8 from 3-point range to lead the Nets to a 124-123 overtime victory over the Timberwolves on Friday night. And everyone, from teammates and opponents to executives, admits that the up-and-coming […]

Pro Bowl Wide Receiver Adam Thielen Released By Minnesota Vikings After Nine Seasons

The Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver and two-time Pro Bowler Adam Thielen, the team announced Friday on Twitter. The hometown star from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft after playing four seasons at Minnesota State Mankato. After being passed over by all 32 teams, Thielen turned heads during a rookie […]

Squires: The ‘defund the police’ movement is dead

The “police defense” movement is dead. There may still be some Democrats who use this phrase or try to hide behind the Swiss Army knife of euphemisms like “we need to rethink public safety and reallocate resources.” But the movement, which culminated in 2020 after George Floyd was murdered, had been on life support for […]

Charles Barkley Hilariously Trolls Kendrick Perkins After Race-Baiting Comments

Never change, Chuck. Never change. Charles Barkley continued to go in on Kendrick Perkins during Thursday night’s edition of TNT’s “Inside the NBA” after Perkins’ race-baiting comments about NBA MVP voting, trolling the ESPN pundit with a hilarious joke. Perkins has been in hot water this week after implying that white NBA voters were racially […]

University of Notre Dame to Host Event on ‘Queer Holiness’

The Gender Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame hosts a talk with the author of the book. “Queer Holiness” The event, titled “Queer Holiness,” on March 23 will focus on “LGBTQI people’s gift to the church” and feature Charles Bell, author of the book of the same name. “For thousands of years, institutional […]

House Republicans Advance Bill Banning Males from Competing in Female Sports

House Republicans are pushing bills that would prevent real men from competing in women’s sports and secure parental rights in education. Education Labor Board of the Week Altitude Two bills — HR 5, the Parent Bill of Rights Act, and HR734 – the Protection of Women and Girls in Sport Act of 2023 — have […]

Iona knocks off Niagara in MAAC Tournament semifinals

As rumors swirl about his future, Rick Pitino is one win away from bringing Iona back to the NCAA Tournament. Walter Clayton Jr. scored a game-high 22 points and Gales sidestepped the upset scare by beating Niagara 71-59 in the MAAC Tournament semifinals on Friday night in Atlantic City. They will face Marist in the […]

St. John’s now sets sights on Rick Pitino to turn program around

The first stage was expected on Friday afternoon with the dismissal of Mike Anderson. Step 2 awaits. St. John’s may hire Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino. After more than 20 years of futile living, the wheels are clearly moving as Queens seeks to regain national relevance. Nearly 24 hours after the Red Storm suffered […]

Atmospheric river floods California towns, brings rain, snow

More than 9,000 Californians were ordered to evacuate Friday. The new atmospheric river brought heavy rains, thunderstorms and strong winds, swelling rivers and streams and flooding several major highways and small rural areas. In Santa Cruz County, rains swollen waters destroyed part of the main street in Soquel, a town of 10,000 people, and isolated […]