Kobe Bryant was a legendary basketball player, completing twenty seasons in the NBA and winning five NBA World Championships with Los Angeles Lakers before his retirement in 2016. He was known to be one of the greatest basketball players in history, he went by his self-given nickname “Black Mamba” on the court, which he explained in the 2015 interview with Ahmad Rashad, “When I step on that court, I become (Black Mamba). I am that killer snake. I’m stone cold, man.” Besides being an icon in basketball, Kobe was a supportive father, loving husband, exemplary businessman and venture capitalist who owned and grew brands in the sports industry and invested millions in different businesses including media, data, gaming, and technology. … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant: Quotes to honour the legendary basketball player’s legacy
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[T]he solitude of my walk led me into a train of reflections on that unequal division of property which occasions the numberless instances of wretchedness which I had observed in this country and is to be observed all over Europe. The property of this country is absolutely concentered in a very few hands…I asked myself what could be the reason that so many should be permitted to beg who are willing to work, in a country where there is a very considerable proportion of uncultivated lands? These lands are kept idle mostly for the aske of game. It should seem then that it must be because of the enormous wealth of the proprietors which places them above attention to the increase of their revenues by permitting these lands to be laboured. … [Read more...] about AOC Thinks Concentrated Wealth Is Incompatible With Democracy. So Did Our Founders.
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BM: I love Becca and was sad that happened to her, but I was actually siding more with Arie until I saw that. I really was. At the Women Tell All taping it was nice to talk to him and I thought, You know, he changed his mind. Matters of the heart happen, not a huge deal. But then I saw the footage. The choices he made were inexcusable. I know those types of men who stand there after a break-up and are like, Wait baby, but are you okay? Give me assurance this is fine! Make me feel better about myself! That happened to me, over the phone in a Target parking lot a few years ago. That’s what Arie was doing. It was a game to him. Will you just talk to me? Are you okay? He asked her so many times if she wanted him to leave, and he kept hanging out. This is a big point of contention for me with him: When he reached out to Lauren on New Year’s, obviously at that point he was interested in getting back with her. There’s no other reason to reach out to someone. He’d been … [Read more...] about Brunching and Bitching About
Mason Finley (Buena Vista, Colo., football, basketball, track and field): The 6-8, 330-pound specimen set a national discus record with a toss of 236 feet, 6 inches, bettering the old mark of 234-4 which had stood since 2001. He also has the state record in the shot put at 71-3. He’ll throw next school season at UCLA, where coach Art Venegas called Finley “a once-in-a-lifetime recruit.” … [Read more...] about MaxPreps Male Athlete of the Year: Garrett Gilbert