LA is about to discover that democracy and the Olympics don’t mixture

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of totalitarianism is that by hosting the Olympics, republics become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

LA is about to discover that republic and the Olympics don’t mixture

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of totalitarianism is that by hosting the Olympics, republics become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his route into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a scald line drive off the bat of a big leaguer,…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his way into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a blistering line drive off the bat of a big leaguer,…

LA is about to discover that republic and the Olympics don’t mixture

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of autocracy is that by hosting the Olympics, republics become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his route into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a blister line drive off the bat of a big leaguer,…

The great Pat Summitt took a fringe game and induced it big | Les Carpenter

Summitts legacy is not just the eight NCAA title trophies, but the popularity of womens basketball and the dreamings of thousands who can aspire to a pro career Pat Summitt was 22 years old, a kid just out of college, when the University of Tennessee constructed her their womens basketball coach-and-four. Looking back, it was…