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Successful Women Show Society’s Ugliness

Just Not Sports, a podcast founded by three guys who talk to athletes about their lives outside athletics, approached Julie DiCaro, update anchor for 670 The Score and columnist for CBSChicago.com, with an idea: They’d find a group of real guys (not actors), give them some of the nastiest tweets...

Alex Walden

Doin It With Kwaisi France: Alex Walden Pt. 1

Part 1 of my sitdown with artist, activist and Bernie Sanders supporter Alex Walden talking politics and the system within the Democratic Primary. From Oakland to Brooklyn, we’re Killing The Breeze. Alex Walden Alex is an intelligent, passionate and committed activist who has dedicated his life to art, children and politics...

Colorado legalization

New Colorado Report Extinguishes Big Myths About Legalization

In celebration of a very special 4/20 (20-4 equals 16 so this being 4/20/2016 is, like, “BOOM”)(and yes, this is a nod to pothead logic), Colorado has released a report outlining the social and medical results of the legalization of marijuana. So what happened? Children lighting up in alarming numbers?...

delegates

Delegates and Spending Douse The Bern

Hillary Clinton’s win in her home state of New York over Bernie Sanders means the path to the nomination for Senator Sanders is all but blocked. The math is unforgiving, but the finances are what is devastating. Delegates There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic primary. 4051 are pledged...

heat

Heat Experience Advantage Demonstrated

The Heat opened the 2016 Playoffs with a 32-point win over the Hornets in Game 1 of their first-round series, scoring a franchise-playoff-record 123 points. Miami’s clear advantage entering the series was experience, and Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng and Joe Johnson all have plenty of experience in the postseason. Deng...

new york

New York Was Feelin The Common Sense

New Yorkers of all stripes are used to politicians pandering to them for votes. Here, more so than just about anywhere else, we generally base our support on who has more realistic goals that can be achieved in the very near future. The “revolution” rhetoric is neither practical nor impactful...

celtics

Celtics Rely On Next Man Up Sans Bradley

After leading by as many as 19 points, the Hawks held off a Celtics rally to secure a one-point win and maintain home-court advantage in the series. Boston not only lost the game, but may have lost Avery Bradley for the series due to a hamstring injury. Atlanta held Boston...

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Grizzlies Only Chance In Series Is Z-Bo

After a competitive first half, the Spurs blew open Game 1 in the third quarter on their way to a 32-point win. This was the Grizzlies’ worst playoff defeat in franchise history. Memphis’ previous worst playoff defeat was a 27-point differential against Oklahoma City in 2011. The second-seeded Spurs had...

warriors

The Unsurpassed Warriors Can Only Be Stopped By Injuries

The Warriors opened up their title defense with a 26-point Game 1 win over the Rockets in a rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals. But the biggest news to come out of that game is the status of reigning MVP Stephen Curry, who played less than 20 minutes after...