Sure, your point stands, but it stands no where near as tall as you think it does. How many among the Deadspin staff have the stature or power, in the field of journalism, that Lebron James has? A key point in an attempt to build an equivalency is to do so honestly. To reduce James to merely a “huge black American” is… Read more
Completely apart from the moral principles of the situation, I really think Silver needs to double down and tell the Chinese to go fuck themselves. The NBA is obviously the best professional basketball league in the world, and by an enormous margin. Silver has real leverage because he has a monopoly on the product… Read more
It’ll be interesting to see how Silver’s stance evolves; in his response to the cancellation of NBA games on CCTV, while Silver once again affirmed “freedom of speech
of that asshole Morey who’s ruining everything for our wallets,” he also added, “there are consequences from his freedom of speech and we will have to… Read more
“Players should be able to make money through the Free Market, just not by selling any product or providing any service”
Endorsements help educate consumers, and sham endorsements short circuit that process. For example, I was once a State Farm customer, because family is important to me and it came through how important family was to the Paul twins (Chris and Cliff). But I switched to Nationwide because I value creativity, and the… Read more
I haven’t followed this particular case really close, but I write about Ca. employment law and it’s very common for the lege to give a bunch of lead time for a bill to take effect — especially ones like this that are sure to cause a shitstorm. Look aty the $15 minimum wage — it was passed in 2016, but doesn’t take full… Read more
This list shows that LaMelo Ball really should be seriously considered as a #1 pick. He’d be a top-30 player from day 1, possibly even sneaking into the top 20.
It’s going to deliver your Amazon crap, round house kick your head off and hat dance on your body.