Evangelist Franklin Graham is taking a stand alongside Texas in the state’s ongoing war-of-words with the National Football League over a proposed “bathroom bill” that is similar to North Carolina’s anti-gay House Bill 2.
Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Buddy Hield, a New Orleans Pelicans rookie, added 28 to the delight of the locals as the World squad beat the United States 150-141 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge.
New Orleans is hosting the NBA All-Star Game this weekend. Meanwhile, the relative quiet at the Spectrum Center uptown serves as a dreary reminder of what the city would have had, had it not been for House Bill 2.
A week after Steph Curry and other Under Armour athletes slammed their sponsor for appearing to voice support for President Donald Trump, CEO Kevin Plank responded with a full-page ad in the Baltimore Sun in which he said his words ‘did not accurately reflect my intent.’