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The false promise of UBI proposals

The newest thing in government programs is the “universal basic income,” described by advocates as unconditional cash payments to fight poverty and help lower-income residents thrive. A problem that immediately becomes apparent is the one identified by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. You eventually run out…

Clippers find plenty in reserve to beat Grizzlies

Clippers center Ivica Zubac battles for the ball against the Grizzlies’ Xavier Tillman during the second half of Wednesday’s game at Staples Center. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG) Grayson Allen #3 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives to the basket against Marcus Morris Sr. #8…

Chatsworth baseball off to hot start under new coach Marcus Alvarado

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Being a new coach under normal circumstances is hard at any level. Marcus Alvarado started his reign as the baseball coach at Chatsworth High amid a worldwide pandemic. It wasn’t an ideal situation. Alvarado was hired in…

Clippers center Ivica Zubac’s ‘Iron Man thing’

LOS ANGELES — Let’s test your Clippers trivia: Ivica Zubac leads the NBA in ___. Give up? It’s a relatively important category. Games played! The Clippers’ fifth-year center has played in every game this season, lacing them up for the 61st time Wednesday night against Memphis – a game in which L.A. otherwise was wit…

Baseball roundup: West Ranch, Hart cruise to victory in league play

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. High school baseball scores from Wednesday, April 21. FOOTHILL West Ranch 17, Valencia 3: Logan Mandel had five RBIs for the Wildcats. West Ranch is 10-0. Hart 21, Canyon 0: Junior catcher Matt Quintanar had five hit for the …
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Kobe Bryant Estate and Nike Fail to Come to Terms

J.T. Torbit A beautiful business partnership has come to an end as the Kobe Bryant estate and Nike executives have failed to come to terms on a contract extension after a partnership that has lasted two decades. “Kobe and Nike have made some of the most beautiful basketball shoes of all time, worn and adored by fans…
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Briefly: Dave Roberts Becomes Second Black Manager to Win the World Series; Iyanla Vanzant’s, ‘Fix My Life’ Series on OWN is Coming to an End; Netflix Set to Premiere New Gospel Series Executively Produced by Pharrell Williams…

Dave Roberts Becomes Second Black Manager to Win the World Series Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The Los Angeles Dodgers are the champions of baseball in large part because of a masterful managerial job by Dave Roberts, who becomes just the second African American skipper to win t…
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Michael Jordan Forms NASCAR Team, Secures Bubba Wallace as Driver

Staff             Basketball legend Michael Jordan is the newest NASCAR team owner. The 57-year-old will oversee a NASCAR Cup Series team with the only Black, NASCAR top racer, Bubba Wallace, as a featured driver. Jordan will be the majority owner while NASC…


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