Atlanta’s Gang Indictment Takes On an Institution

Jeffery Lamar Williams — the celebrated Atlanta trap recording artist better known as Young Thug — walked into Fulton County Jail in May to a standing ovation. The arrest was an event. The jail, on Rice Street, shut down the intake of other arrestees to process him in. Atlanta’s city-contracted wrecker service diverted all its trucks to… Continue reading Atlanta’s Gang Indictment Takes On an Institution

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ASK IRA: Could NBA’s 2021 sanction of Heat over Kyle Lowry impact free-agency timing?

Q: If the Heat make a big free agent move or big trade, does it traditionally happen this upcoming week? – Brian. A: It traditionally would come at the start of free agency, which this year is 6 p.m. Friday. It could happen before that if the move is made with 2021-22 salaries being put… Continue reading ASK IRA: Could NBA’s 2021 sanction of Heat over Kyle Lowry impact free-agency timing?

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Brad Stevens tries to maintain a fine balance as Celtics weigh offseason moves

By Brad Stevens’ own estimation, Celtics management has to thread a needle this summer. By coming within two wins of the 18th NBA title in franchise history, after executing the grandest in-season turnaround in franchise history by going 33-10 after Jan. 6, when they fell to 18-21 after blowing a 29-point lead in New York,… Continue reading Brad Stevens tries to maintain a fine balance as Celtics weigh offseason moves

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Readers sound off on Republican loyalty, the Supreme Court and NBA game times

Trust not religious conviction with state power New Brunswick, N.J.: It’s tempting to make heroes of Rusty Bowers and Mike Pence. Given the surrounding terrain, they tower above Bill Stepien, Bill Barr and all the other con men and flunkies testifying before Congress. Bowers, in particular, emerges as a man of refreshing integrity and few… Continue reading Readers sound off on Republican loyalty, the Supreme Court and NBA game times

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Steph Curry releases ‘night night’ t-shirts for sale

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — During the Golden State Warriors’ 2022 NBA championship run, Stephen Curry displayed his signature “night night” pose in every playoff series. In Monday’s victory parade, head coach Steve Kerr joined in on the fun by wearing a Curry Brand shirt that simply read “Night. Night.” Fans can now get their own… Continue reading Steph Curry releases ‘night night’ t-shirts for sale

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Chris Pratt returns to TV as haunted Navy SEAL in Prime Video’s ‘The Terminal List’

A mission gone very wrong haunts a Navy SEAL played by movie action star Chris Pratt in a psychological thriller series upcoming on Prime Video. In “The Terminal List,” an eight-episode series premiering July 1, Pratt (“The Tomorrow War,” the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films) executive produces and stars as James Reece, a Navy SEAL… Continue reading Chris Pratt returns to TV as haunted Navy SEAL in Prime Video’s ‘The Terminal List’

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Letters to the editor

Roe decision Roe was doing just fine until the left decided that abortion may occur up to the moment of birth, which many Americans found repugnant. We are so left of center it is understandable why there may be a red wave in November. Let’s take back America. — Rosemarie Lauria, Braintree School choice Michael… Continue reading Letters to the editor

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Mike Preston: Death of Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson hits close to home | COMMENTARY

The death of Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson is different because he played in Baltimore. After nearly 35 years of sportswriting, you become immune to the highs and lows of professional sports, especially when things happen in other cities or other parts of the country. But on Wednesday, tragedy struck in Baltimore when the Ravens… Continue reading Mike Preston: Death of Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson hits close to home | COMMENTARY

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