In an emotional interview on Tuesday following a deadly terrorist attack outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, a blood donor made it clear that the English city is for everyone. “This city is a community,” Ian told BBC Newsnight outside of a blood bank. “I don’t care who you believe in, where you’re from, this city is for everybody and we all need to rally around today to show support because they want to divide us, don’t they? In echoes of Ian’s sentiment, thousands of Mancunians stood together at a Manchester Town Hall vigil on Tuesday.
The LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant debate emerged somewhat out of the blue on Tuesday when TNT analyst Charles Barkley said that James would need to beat the Warriors (again) just to draw level with Bryant's status. Scottie Pippen is keeping that conversation going. Pippen appeared on Wednesday's SportsCenter to discuss LeBron and the NBA playoffs. The comparison of Kobe vs. LeBron came up, and Pippen didn't hesitate before ranking Kobe ahead of LeBron. He said: "I don't think he's surpassed Kobe at all, no. And I don't think he should be compared to either of those players (Jordan and Kobe) because they're playing different positions. Kobe and Michael are both 2 guards. They're both scorers. They're
While there were many emotional, legal and financial reasons for Aaron Hernandez to take his own life, his motive for suicide remains a mystery to the public. Many wondered why Hernandez would kill himself in prison when he created a facade that he didn’t mind prison — and perhaps even thrived there. But a recent story by Yahoo.com’s Dan Wetzel paints a picture of an emotionally and physically taxing living environment for Hernandez. While he may have written to friends and family members to say that he didn’t mind prison, Hernandez’s lifestyle was harsh. Wetzel seems to wonder whether his brutal conditions may have played a role in Hernandez’s decision to hang himself. Here’s an anecdote from