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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Loyola Basketball: Progressive Past Makes Ramblers Likable Today

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The Loyola basketball program is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since Marty McFly and Doc Brown were time traveling. Yes, until now, 1985 was the most recent season that the Ramblers dancing in March Madness. The Missouri Valley Conference regular season and conference tournament champions are likely to land on the #12 or #11 line come this Selection Sunday, and make thus make the perfect trendy #12 over #5 upset prediction in your bracket.

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USC, Lions Legend Rodney Peete Talks Kitten Bowl, New Reality Show (Exclusive)

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USC Trojans and Detroit Lions legend Rodney Peete (@RodneyPeete9 on Twitter) is one of three celebrities doing color commentary for Kitten Bowl V tomorrow. The co-host of Roggin and Rodney (@rogginandrodney) on AM 570 Los Angeles (@AM570LASports), M-F noon-2, once played for the Philadephia Eagles, and his wife, actress Holly Robinson Peete, is from Philly, so the Peetes will be pulling for Eagles in Super Bowl 52.

Rodney Peete was gracious enough to grant us an exclusive interview ahead of the Kitten Bowl, and in addition to that event, we talked several other topics including his new reality show premiering on Hallmark Channel, his Chicago Bears family connections, the battles against the Michigan State Spartans and UCLA Bruins during his USC days and much much more.

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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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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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5 Tips to Reduce Competitive Sports Stress in Kids


Whether its football training sessions or individual ice skating lessons, sports have been shown to be a great activity for children. The numerous benefits children get from playing sports extend far beyond physical activity. Sports enable kids to develop their self-esteem, build confidence, and motivate them to excel academically and socially.

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Tonya Harding Tries Censoring Media, Continues Mishandling Success


Tonya Harding is the absolute epitome of a classic sports motif, because she just can’t handle success at all. Harding, a sympathetic figure in some ways, is not a sympathetic figure in many other ways because she is simply her own worst enemy. Tonya has had a lot of bad luck, but her really poor decision making, and the most critical of times, is what always seems to do her in.

This month has seen the release of the must see film “I, Tonya” and with it a Hollywood hit that portrays her in a much sympathetic light than the media ever did. You also had the ABC primetime special “Truth and Lies: the Tonya Harding Story,” which gave her a gigantic megaphone with which to tell her own side of the story.

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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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