Day: October 13, 2021

Brooklyn Nets say Kyrie Irving Won’t Play or Practice with the Team Due to Vaccination Status

Brooklyn Nets say Kyrie Irving Won’t Play or Practice with the Team Due to Vaccination Status

At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets released a statement from their general manager, Sean Marks, stating that the team has decided that Kyrie Irving will not be able to play or practice with the team until he is able to participate fully.

DeMaurice Smith Opens Up About Racism in NFL

DeMaurice Smith Opens Up About Racism in NFL

NFL Players Association’s executive director and former lawyer, DeMaurice Smith, opened up about his experience with racism in the NFL. His statement comes after Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s email showed that he slammed Smith with racist criticisms and insults about his physical features and intelligence.

Nicki Minaj Attacks Little Mix Amidst Jesy Nelson’s “Blackfishing” Controversy

Nicki Minaj Attacks Little Mix Amidst Jesy Nelson’s “Blackfishing” Controversy

Nicki Minaj defended Jesy Nelson after Nelson was accused of “blackfishing” in her music video with Minaj, “Boyz.” Nelson was a former member of popular British girl group Little Mix before parting ways in late 2020.

Impacts of the End of Student Loan Grace Period

Impacts of the End of Student Loan Grace Period

Among the extensions for rent and loan payments during the pandemic, there was also a grace period given for student loan debt. This was relieving for graduates trying to get on their feet or those that lost their jobs due to shut-downs. Unfortunately, payments had to resume sooner or later in order to pay out loans to current college students.

Coroner Determines Gabby Petito’s Cause of Death to be Strangulation

Coroner Determines Gabby Petito’s Cause of Death to be Strangulation

A Wyoming coroner announced on Tuesday that the cause of cross-country traveler Gabby Petito’s death was strangulation. In a news conference, Teton County coroner Dr. Brent Blue said that Petito died three to four weeks before her body was found on September 19th near an underdeveloped camping area along the border of Grand Teton National Park in remote northern Wyoming.

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