Suburban high school freshman suspended after refusing to wear a mask: ‘She knows she has the right to make decisions about her own body’
The parent of a suburban high school freshman who was suspended on the first day of school and sent home for not wearing a mask said Friday that her daughter’s rights were violated by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s state masking mandate.chicagotribune.com
White House visit by Brian Urlacher preceded Trump pardon of football great’s brother, Casey Urlacher, in federal gambling case
“This was a once in a lifetime experience!” Urlacher later posted on Instagram along with a photo of his Bears jersey laid out on the Resolute Desk in front of a smiling Trump. “Got to hang in the Oval Office with President Trump and my family. He could not have been any nicer or accommodating to all of us.”chicagotribune.com
Former athletes, sports shows take lead on social justice
Former athletes have a pipeline to advance into sports media as commentators, and many popular shows feature a Black man or woman as a host. Instead, it turned into a forum for players to express their feelings about racial and social issues after practice was canceled. Brown added that athletes who speak out need to be articulate, informed and mindful that their words have staying power. For Rose, the era of athletes sticking to sports is over in part because President Donald Trump hasnt been shy about criticizing NBA and NFL players who disagree with him. If hes acknowledging NFL players who are kneeling and he says, They deserve to be fired, that now becomes a sports topic.