To show unity, hundred of NFL players sat, kneeled or locked arms during the national anthem on Sunday.
The Hall of Fame center may or may not have been the best player in pro basketball history, but undoubtedly he was the greatest.
These people, treated with elevated deference by the media, are like overindulged children, stuck in adolescence, because they have never been obliged to make real-world decisions and live with real-world consequences.
With Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life from NBA activities, the league said Saturday it would name a chief executive to oversee the club.
Truthdig tips its hat this week to Baron Davis, not just because he played a crucial role in steering the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA playoff victory in 16 years, but, more important, because he has used his celebrity status to draw attention to key issues such as the underrepresentation of African-Americans at top-notch universities.