As serious of a matter the Mike Rice/Rutger's situation is, Saturday Night Live was terrific in breaking the realness of the issue with some comedy. The following import was a skit on tonight's SNL with Melissa McCarthy playing the role of hard-nosed and intimidating DIII coach, Sheila Kelly at "Middle Delaware State". While very funny, the words of the skit's AD are horrifically true when he states, "the point of the basketball team is supposed to make money for the university." Nonetheless, take a look for yourself and enjoy. And as a heads up, you'll get a kick out of the "Toaster" deal! I definitely did.
3 Up 1. NY Times Investigative Series on Haiti - The history of Haiti is such a complex (and unfortunate) one. Really, it's a story that goes untold, specifically for the context of how the country is viewed. From being forced to pay operations to enslavers (yeah, you read that right), to so many other historical setbacks - including American interventions - the nation's history is so well laid out in this latest NY Times piece. I urge you to give it a read. 2. Equal Pay for US Women's Soccer Team - Kudos to US Soccer on coming around to giving the USWNT their due - equal pay for prize money from the World Cup. It's a start, and more importantly, it's a push forward for women's sports that do in fact push the needle in comparison, or more so, to their male counterparts. 3. Kate McKinnon - Random "UP" here, but I'm doing it anyway...A few SNL usuals are rumored to be walking away, including Kate McKinnon. The show obviously doesn't carry the