Since last week’s press conference, that already flimsy case excusing Taylor’s killing has taken four significant body blows.
Author: Sam Wilkinson
It is unclear if either group put any thought into what it looks like to make that claim, given the severity of what was being protested, but it seems safe to assume that none was.
Gavin Newsome signed the Fair Play To Pay Act, despite NCAA threats that allowing athletes to monetize their likenesses would lead to severe consequences.
Symposium: We ate the pizza with “Ooohs!” and “Aaaahs!” as we took bites that burned our mouth, all while snow hit us in the face, blowing sideways.
Daniel Pantaleo has been fired. It is the only consequence of him having used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner five years ago. Garner died in the aftermath of its application.
Rutger Hauer has passed away at 75.
Sports are not a salve. That said, an unexpected win still manages to feel awfully damned good.
Jon Bois is back telling the stories of additional sporting Bobs. He focuses most on Bob Beamon. Bois tells the story of Beamon’s 1968 Olympic Long Jump, one of the greatest athletic achievements ever.
Jon Bois tells the incredible story of Bob Gibson. For good measure, he tells the stories of a bunch of other Bobs too.
The Stranglers’ “Golden Brown” recorded the original. Cage The Elephant recorded the cover. Who ya got?
The Brooklyn Diocese wants Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson to apologize for comparing it to R. Kelly. But it isn’t 1992 anymore. And it isn’t going to be any time soon.
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Anne-Marie Schubert, Sacramento’s District Attorney, has announced that she will not pursue any criminal charges against either Jared Robinet and Terrence Mercadal, two Sacramento police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark last summer.
Joe Gamaldi knew exactly who to blame for a shooting in which five Houston police officers ended up getting injured: police reform advocates. As it turns out, his accusations were just a bit off the mark.
Albert Finney has died. He was 82.
Even in acknowledging Bradford Jr.’s innocence, Marshall cannot help but to parrot the line that the Hoover Police Department used in its various tellings of the story: that Bradford Jr. was a threat. Even though he was not a threat. Even though he was innocent.