August 3, 2021

Gavin Newsom Pulls Kids Out of Basketball Camp After Maskless Photos Emerge

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has withdrawn two of his children from a summer basketball camp after one day after it was reported that the camp was not enforcing mask mandates and was allowing children to play sports without wearing masks. A group of activists who oppose Newsom’s coronavirus restrictions tweeted about the maskless camp on…

Team USA Basketball Director Says LeBron James Unlikely to Play in Olympics Ever Again

USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that it is unlikely that LeBron James will ever play for Team USA at the Olympics again. Colangelo made his comments based on James’ advancing years. “Father Time takes its toll,” Colangelo told ESPN’s Keyshawn, JWill and Zubin. “If you’re a human being, your body is built…

College Basketball Coach Apologizes for Telling Team to ‘Stay on the Plantation’

A college basketball coach is apologizing after using an analogy during a recent locker room talk in which he told his players that they needed to “stay on the plantation.” Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott made the comments following a tough loss to Xavier last week. McDermott apologized for the remarks in a statement…

How Low Can They Go? USA Today: Kavanaugh Should ‘Stay Off Basketball Courts When Kids Are Around’

USA Today is getting slammed after a sports columnist for the paper published an article suggesting that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should “stay off basketball courts” when children are around and not coach girls’ basketball because he was accused of sexual assault. From @usatodaysports: "The U.S. Senate may yet confirm Kavanaugh to the Supreme […]

China Releases UCLA Basketball Players After Donald Trump Intervenes

Three UCLA basketball players who were arrested by the Chinese for shoplifting were allowed to return to the United States after President Donald Trump personally intervened with Chinese President Xi. Airline staff spotted the three basketball players checking into a flight in Shanghai, according to the Wall Street Journal just hours after Trump confirmed that he […]

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