No, it did not. Sponsors fled the team, the city-owned stadium they played in tried to figure out what they could do, local women’s groups protested the decision, etc.
The linked comment explains this somewhat, but my understanding (which might be wrong!) is that Bruno is technically innocent—or maybe more accurately, not guilty—until this appeal is heard, and so in effect it was holding an “innocent” man in prison for four years waiting to hear an appeal.
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Not advocating it so much as guessing it’s what will happen. I would never advocate anybody spend any time on the internet; everyone deserves to have a brain less rotted by the internet than mine.
This is one of the things I’m most interested in, too, especially because there have been numerous recruiting scandals in practically every traditional sport.
Tomorrow is the 28th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
Put Gasol in the paint and either him or Brandan Wright has to guard a wing and gets toasted, plus Pau gets a completely unimpeded in-bounds.
No, there is no hard number, because there is no actual cap on the damages. There are something like 4,500 plaintiffs in the lawsuit, but its terms will cover 20,000 ex-players. Players can be awards various amounts for different qualifying diagnoses, and nobody knows exactly what diagnosis each and every former…
Thanks for the clarification; I’ll update.
I tried these like 2 weeks ago cause the store had a buy one get one free.
In the late 1990s, for at least one season, Wednesdays were both $1 tickets AND $1 hot dogs. I would see people come in, buy 10 hot dogs and leave, presumably to bring their $10-bounty of hot dogs to their family for dinner.
Because the purpose of playing basketball (or any sport) while on your mission is for general exercise, not to win a game or get yourself injured. From the handbook:
Yeah it’s similar to how Airborne’s shtick is that it was invented by a school teacher. Actually, I would prefer a drug developed by chemists.
Pulisic is the third American to score in the knockout round. You go DeMarcus Beasley.
Jason has been answering a bunch of questions and comments on the excerpt we posted this morning, and he’ll be here shortly.
Uhhh, can we hear more about this?
This was ESPN PR’s statement to SI, which I highlight mostly for its use of “content” in consecutive sentences:
NPR had a really interesting piece by the chef and owner of a Vietnamese restaurant the other week, in which he argued that a celebration of cheap ethnic food is effectively a form of racism that expects immigrant labor to work long hours for little pay in order to produce cheap authentic food, and that it also…