As Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He also praised Colin Kaepernick, who he believes has taken a “patriotic” stand. … [Read more...] about USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises ‘patriotic’ Colin Kaepernick
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Ah yes, the teams. Let’s not pretend that this is all on the players. Team USA is at the mercy of 30 NBA franchises who want their players fit and rosters intact. It’s particularly messy right now considering the craziness of this year’s free agency period. Roughly 25% of the players in the league changed teams over the last few months. Some of the players who have dropped out of the World Cup want to adjust to their new teams while others are concentrating on learning to play with new teammates. … [Read more...] about Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup?
As the administration looks to better days ahead, some economists say the markets may have already hit their rock bottom on March 23, when US stocks ended in the red after the Senate failed for a second time to vote through a coronavirus economic relief package. The package has since been approved. … [Read more...] about US stocks have their best day in two weeks as the Dow closes up 1,627 points and states report coronavirus infections have begun to slow as stay-at-home orders appear to be working
Rikers Island inmates in hazmat suits dig graves on Hart Island on April 2. The island is where unidentified or unclaimed bodies have been buried for years. Now, the city is suggesting it could become a mass burial site for coronavirus victims. Burials ordinarily take place on Thursdays, which is when this video was filmed overhead … [Read more...] about New York state sees another 731 deaths – the highest increase yet – with ICU patients succumbing to coronavirus while new cases plateau – as Cuomo approves antibody test to get people back to work
Trump addresses Planned Parenthood controversy In response to a question about whether he’s softening his stance to prepare for a general election, Mr Trump addressed his recent apparent “flip-flopping” on Women’s healthcare group Planned Parenthood - hated by most Republican candidates. … [Read more...] about Super Tuesday Recap: 14 states choose their candidate for the US Presidential Election