There’s nothing that can give Mayra Alvear back what she lost, or ease her pain, or calm her anger. Underneath a softly swaying banner displaying the number 49 – commemorating the number of lives lost – and as first responders unfurled and held a massive American flag for the national anthem, the Orlando Magic paid tribute Wednesday night to the victims and survivors of the Pulse gay nightclub massacre with an emotional ceremony immediately before the team’s season-opener against the Miami Heat. “We felt the recognition needed to be significant,” Magic president Alex Martins said. “We think part of the healing process for our community is making sure we don’t forget.
Brown was left home from the Giants’ game against the Los Angeles Rams in London in Week 7 and was placed on the commissioner’s exempt list by the NFL, granting the team a roster spot to replace him. Giants co-owner John Mara explained (via ESPN) why the team released Brown now and not when the allegations of abuse first surfaced, or after the shocking documents in which Brown admitted he abused his wife were released by the King County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Office.
Mike Krzyzewski has stealth Twitter and Instagram accounts, and no he’s not telling you what their handles are. “But if you want to see me walking my dog, it’s really interesting,” the Duke coach deadpanned. Coach K actually uses the social-media accounts for recruiting purposes, monitoring the players