Posts tagged "NBA"

A dad grieving over Derrick Rose

(Behind every good woman is a mediocre man. This post is by the Social Butterfly Dad)   Tuesday night the bell rang for round 3 of the Derrick Rose injury saga. Millions of texts and tweets flew through the Chicagoland area as we all saw our playoff hopes fizzle out for the 4th consecutive season of... Read more »

The Donald Sterling situation needs a hero

The Donald Sterling situation needs a hero
My husband's knickerbockers have been in a bunch over the Donald Sterling situation...but not in the way you would think. Read his guest post to see why. In life, some people are leaders; some people are followers. And most people like to bitch all the time. The last few days I've been getting a bit riled up, but probably not in the same ways that you've been hearing from others. I'm getting tired of hearing people talk about what others should do in response to Sterling's comments. The equal rights movement isn't where it is today because of the suggestions of people who were safe from enemy fire, but because of those who got in the trenches and fought for what they believe in. Let me be very clear: The remarks that were released this week are absolutely despicable. He should be removed from the NBA (he will). He should lose all his sponsorship (under way). This should forever tarnish his reputation (uh, check). But I think we need to stop short of tying him to the town hall and beating the guy to death. He is an ignorant asshole, but no crime has been committed...