Steve Kerr, Rep. Ro Khanna Advancing the Gun Reform Conversation (Exclusive)

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Steve Kerr is so much more than the championship Head Coach of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. He’s a very politically activated citizen, one who often utilizes the massive public platforms at his disposal to further his express his views on the issues. Gun reform is one of the most critical issues facing our country, and Kerr will join Rep. Ro Khanna (D-17) today to lead a town hall style discussion on gun violence in America with high school students from seven different schools across California’s 17th district.

The event, which is expected to be attended by 2,000 people, will take place at Newark Memorial High School in the events center starting at 3:45pm PT on Monday, 3/12.

It will also be live-streamed on Rep. Khanna’s official Facebook page.

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Jose Mourinho to do World Cup Analysis for Kremlin Funded TV Channel

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho announced a new television gig today, and it’s certainly going to raise some eyebrows. Mourinho will be doing 2018 World Cup analysis/punditry, just like so many other managers who will have the summer off, but it’s for no ordinary employer.

Mourinho will be working for RT, a television network funded by the Kremlin, which has been labeled a foreign agent by the United States Federal government. Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, claim the findings of 17 top U.S. National intelligence agencies. RT is one of the media entities that has been caught up in the election interference mess, having now been labeled as a “foreign agent” by the U.S. government, and also dropped by some United States cable providers.

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Alexis Sanchez Heavily Fined, but Will Avoid Prison for Tax Fraud

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Alexis Sanchez became one of the highest paid players in history when he moved from Arsenal to Manchester United. He’s going to need that money now as he’s accepted a 16-month suspended prison sentence (although he will avoid serving time) and a fine of €590,065 (£524,575) for tax fraud in Spain.

Sanchez, during his days with Barcelona, was able to avoid paying about $1.2 million in taxes on his image rights, due to his representatives laundering the money through a shell company in Malta. This white collar crime was committed in 2012-13. With the sentence being less than two years and for a first time offense, the prison sentence is therefore suspended under Spanish law.

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Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Lands on U.S. “Putin List”

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Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich has been named to the United States Treasury Department’s Russian Oligarchs list, which many have dubbed the “Putin list.” If you are rich and powerful, and you’re a Russian, you are closely linked to President Vladimir Putin- that’s how the world works.

In Russia they are referring to this list as the Kremlin List, which contains 210 names, which includes 96 oligarchs with a net worth or more than $1 billion (£710 million) and very close ties to the Kremlin. Abramovich definitely fits the bill, as the world’s 139th wealthiest man, with a net worth of 7 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

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Piers Morgan Gives Trump an Arsenal Shirt, Hector Bellerin Objects


Media personality and die-hard Arsenal supporter Piers Morgan typically goes out of his way to stir up trouble and garner attention. What’s he done now though is a new level of trolling, even for him. Morgan gave Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States, an Arsenal #45 shirt with his name on it during their sit-down interview.

The ITV interview itself is news-worthy because it marked the first time Trump gave an interview to a network other than FOX since last May. It occurred during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland where ITV and CNBC were the only non-FOX outlets Trump granted interviews to.

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Otis Wilson to Donate Brain to CTE Research, Joins Coalition

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A revelation from Chicago Bears legend Otis Wilson was the biggest newsmaker this morning during a press conference held at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. The news conference featured State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) and advocates introducing new legislation aimed at reducing head injuries in football.

The new legislation, House Bill 4341, is named after Wilson’s former teammate on the Super Bowl XX winning Chicago Bears, Dave Duerson. The Dave Duerson Act to Prevent CTE, which would end tackle football for children under age 12 in Illinois, now goes before the Illinois General Assembly at the start of the 2018 legislative session.

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Gopher Basketball: Serious Off the Court Mess Overshadows Bad Team

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When it comes to the Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball program, you have to ask yourself: “which complete disaster do you want to analyze first? Shall we begin with the off-the-court mess or the on-the-court dumpster fire? What’s happening with Reggie Lynch right now and the Gopher basketball program is much bigger and way more important than a mere game, so let’s start there.

Getting #MeToo and #TimesUp as wrong as the U of M continues to do has a lot more adverse consequences than their consistent inability to score more points than their B1G opponents.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Rips Swedish Media for “Undercover Racism”


Manchester United striker and Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hit out at his home country’s media for what he calls “undercover racism.” Ibrahimovic, currently out for an extended period of time due to a re-aggravation of a knee injury that kept him out of action for seven months during 2017, claims that he has not received the favorable, positive coverage he thinks he deserves.

Ibrahimovic believes that a player of his stature and accomplishment should deserve more accolades, and the reason he does not is due to his last name. The international superstar says he’s been held back because does not have a more traditionally Swedish surname.

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NBA Will Not Loosen its Stance on Marijuana


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The former NBA commissioner, David Stern, made suggestions that the league should remove marijuana from the NBA’s banned substances list, causing a representative for the league to respond. The representative, NBA executive Vice President of communications, Mike Bass, stated that this is not going to happen and the league has no intentions of loosening its stance on the use of marijuana.

Bass said, “While (current NBA) commissioner (Adam) Silver has said that we are interested in better understanding the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana, our position remains unchanged regarding the use by current NBA players of marijuana for recreational purposes.”

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Leeann Tweeden Media Bio Includes Playboy, Hooters, L.A. Angels, FOX News


Leeann Tweeden has been an internet and Google image search favorite for a very long time, but she’s burning up the SEO today due to the accusations that she has made against Senator and former comedian Al Franken. Tweeden maintains that Franken groped and kissed her without consent in 2006. 

Franken has issued a public apology and explanation of his actions.

He’s also called for an ethics investigation on himself.

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Arsene Wenger Compares His Eventual Arsenal Exit to Brexit Situation


Given the seriousness and magnitude of Brexit, it’s no surprise that several English Premier League players and managers have weighed in on the development since it shockingly transpired in late June of 2016. Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger said Great Britain’s surprise vote to leave the European Union will hurt the Premier League.

Gunners goalkeeper Petr Cech gave a very strong take on the issues that have arisen from this socioeconomically Earth-shattering event. 

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Mike Pence, Donald Trump Sports “Boycott” Inspiring Wagering Now

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At this point, anyone who’s been paying attention and possesses a basic adult human intellect realizes that Mike Pence was simply pulling a blatant publicity stunt at last Sunday’s Indianapolis Colts game versus the San Francisco 49ers.

Upon “leaving in disgust” at the national anthem protests, Pence then commenced a twitter storm which consisted of obviously pre-planned statements and talking points.

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