Tag Archives: Basketball

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Trump is where he is because of his appeal to racism’

The basketball legend and social activist who counted Ali and King among his peers discusses Colin Kaepernick, LaVar Ball and Trumps America ” Like all people my age I find the text of age so startling ,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says with a quiet smile. The 70 -year-old remains the highest points-scorer in the history of the NBA and, having won …

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Memoranda to Trump after his NFL rant: play is, and ever has been, political

The president replies protesters must be fired and the Warriors cant come to the White House. He knows as well as Colin Kaepernick that everything is political Politics and boast ought to have bedfellows since at least the proposed establishment of the ancient Olympic Game some 28 centuries ago, when metropolitan include an indication that vied year-round for finite riches …

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She got competition: a brief history of the most intense women in sports on screen

As ambitious new testify Pitch follows a female actor to intervene in the male-dominated Major league, how have other imaginary representations fared? A grizzled manager, a exercise montage, a tearjerking finale, a lot of sweat the well-worn tropes of the athletics genre ought to have played to fatality on both small and big screens. But the underdog at the centre …

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