Yes, we can be angered by Brittany Griner’s nine-year sentence. But also understand that the U.S. now has a better opportunity to get her back home than it did before that conviction and sentence. Putin was going to have his pound of flesh and his chance to humiliate America. OK. He got it. Now we can go to work on a prisoner swap, something that was never realistic prior to a conviction.
Yeah, it was only a preseason game, and an early Hall of Fame preseason game at that. But I thought the Raiders looked pretty good. True, that means exactly nothing. But it’s better than not looking pretty good.
For reasons of optics and cosmetics, it was wise of the Jolly Roger to appoint former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey to hear the NFL’s appeal of Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension. But understand this. Goodell still wields the hammer.
Six scoreless innings vectored Verlander to his MLB-leading 15th win. Astros 6, Guardians 0. Houston is now just a game and a half back of the Yankees for the best record in baseball.
How can you even do that? I mean how could the Angels smack seven solo homers in a game and still lose? They did just that Thursday night, falling to the A’s 8-7. That’s just the second time that has happened in MLB history (2016 White Sox), and the first time a team has hit seven solo homers in a game but scored no other runs.
The Rams seem genuinely concerned about Matthew Stafford’s chronic right elbow pain. Hello needle my old friend…I’ve come to talk with you again…