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Silence by Kings players on Rondo’s anti-gay slur is disturbing

The main questions I still have about the ugly Rajon Rondo incident are these: What do his teammates think about Rondo’s hurling an anti-gay slur at a referee? And what do other NBA players think? The players’ public  silence is … Continue reading

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The long delay before Rajon Rondo’s anti-gay slurs attracted notice

My cynicism has been rising steadily in the wake of the Rajon Rondo incident, which has been front-page news two days in a row in the home-town newspaper of the Sacramento Kings. I’m sure you’ve been reading the expressions of … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant’s image takes a hit

  It’s hard to be a complete phony when you’re playing competitive basketball. You can’t keep up a carefully crafted image when you’re going all out physically and your opponents are banging your body. You’re down to the raw self and … Continue reading

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