Fenty regularly boasts on the campaign trail about making “tough decisions.” But Gray sure made a tough decision today. It’s a hazardous political call for the underfinanced challenger, who now opens himself to Fenty attacks that he’s quite literally taken money out of kids’ pockets. But Gray chose instead to put some meat behind his claims of fiscal rectitude..
Kaepernick is being made an example of by the NFL not unlike Hodges was in the NBA for his fearless departure from the prescribed behavior of athletes, particularly those of color. As former Maryland and NBA star forward Buck Williams told New York Times columnist Ira Berkow of Hodges’s suit 20 years ago: “It’s well known through the league that there may be repercussions if you speak out too strongly on some sensitive issues. I don’t know if Hodges lost his job because of it, but it is a burden when you carry the militant label he has.”.
But when you’re like the rest of us, crime is real and right outside the door. As chair of the Public Safety Committee, Mendelson routinely holds up legislation that would tighten city laws and give the MPD more tools to fight crime. We have repeatedly asked Mendelson for an actionable plan to address the crime in our area, but have not received anything to that end..
However, SO. MANY. STEPS. In the second semifinal, Ian Hummer and Tyler Thornton were the leaders for Gonzaga. Hummer, a 6 7 senior forward who is going to Princeton, had 22 points and 7 rebounds in the 57 48 victory over Paul VI Catholic, while Thornton, a junior point guard committed to Duke, coolly added 11 points. But the mid major assistant coaches along press row had their eyes on some of the other underclassmen in the game, notably Gonzaga junior guard Cedrick Lindsay and Paul VI forward Eugene McCrory.
Mark Brunell, a former NFL quarterback and now an ESPN analyst did not find Brady believable. “I did not believe what Tom had to say. Those balls were deflated. The following essay constitutes a mathematical, sociological, philosophical, economic, and psychological inquiry into the nature of cool. I have wanted to write this for a long time. You might ask why this belongs in The Huffington Post.
The latter was a first team All Pro defensive lineman. Despite their success (or maybe because of it), Hornung and Karras routinely bet up to $500 on NFL games while associating with known gamblers. Both men were contrite (Rose should have taken note of that in 1989) and, in issuing his indefinite suspension, Rozelle took care to mention that neither player bet on or against their own teams.