If you just take a cursory look at things, 2014-15 has gone about as planned for the Washington Wizards. The Wizards are 31-16, good for third in the Eastern Conference. Washington's defense has been terrific. John Wall continues toShow More Summary
Some clarifications about my Wall Street Journal article, which seems to have led to some misunderstandings among Language Log’s readers (as well as over at Languagehat). Since the readers here are the most well-informed audience that piece will ever reach outside of professional linguists, I thought it’d be useful to clarify what I based the […]
The players are set – @StephenCurry30 & @JohnWall – 2/14 at 10:30AM on @NBATV – Battle of the Game Changers?. pic.twitter.com/f7ZrrpcwQt — Degree Men (@DegreeMen) January 27, 2015 In the The post Stephen Curry and John Wall Set to Battle During All-Star Weekend appeared first on SLAMonline.
John Wall has been threatening the NBA's ruling party of point guards since he first joined the league in 2010, but never have there been fewer names left in front of him. The recently named All-Star starter has forced his way into the MVP race. Show More Summary
Victor Mair has a post at the Log about John McWhorter’s Wall Street Journal article “What the World Will Speak in 2115: A century from now, expect fewer but simpler languages on every continent.” After a fair amount of chitchat, the thread gets quite interesting; I agree with the commenters who say that no matter […]
This is A-W-E-S-O-M-E. Stephen Curry and John Wall will wage a head-to-head battle sponsored by Degree during the 2015 NBA All-Star weekend. Degree is calling the event "Battle of the Game Changers." It's scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. Show More Summary
What a coincidence. The day Rep. John Pezold of Fortson drops his bill to limit the amount of time law enforcement can retain records obtained by license plate readers, The Wall Street Journal has this on its front page: Apparently, the federal government, and specifically the Drug Enforcement Agency has been spying on us. Show More Summary
Check this dope mixtape of Wall's rise to All-Star starter. The post John Wall ‘Rise to Stardom’ Mixtape (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
I have to agree with John Morton, the brother of one of the victims of the terrible bin lorry crash, which occurred in Glasgow just before Christmas. What can possibly be taking the authorities so long to make a proper statement putting the facts of what happened into the public domain. Show More Summary
John McWhorter has an ambitious article in the Wall Street Journal for 1/2/15: "What the World Will Speak in 2115: A century from now, expect fewer but simpler languages on every continent." The article covers a lot of ground and includes much daring prognostication along the way. I won't attempt to summarize everything in this rich essay, […]
Surprise, surprise. Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R-Revolving Door Wall Street) made an appearance on this weekend's Fox News Sunday, sounding the alarms that we had better pass a balanced budget amendment to the constitution or we're all gonna' die! And he really doesn't want the capital gains tax raised. Show More Summary
John Wall was at his very best last night in Denver: hanging 19 points and 16 assists on the Nuggets, snatching the endgame away with a flurry of buckets and assists, doing that John Wall thing where the court and the basket and allShow More Summary
In order to get the basketball through two Denver Nuggets defenders and to teammate Marcin Gortat, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall had to get creative. He came up with a pass that can beat just about any defense. Wall hit Gortat with a between-the-legs bounce pass that split the defense. Show More Summary
John Wall is having a standout season that has sparked discussion of possible MVP status. With speed, on-court leadership and some newly acquired skills, Wall is on the league's radar as an MVP contender. Is he good enough to compete...Show More Summary
The new year has been pretty hectic so far for the Chicago Bears. Numerous changes have taken place within the walls of Halas Halls. The Bears named a new general manager in Ryan Pace, a new head coach in John Fox, a new offensive coordinator...Show More Summary
Washington Wizards star John Wall is heading to his second NBA All-Star Game, and he'll be rocking some special sneakers for the occasion. Adidas unveiled the 24-year-old's custom sneakers after Wall was announced Thursday evening as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the 2015 All-Star Game. Show More Summary
2015 East All-Star starters Carmelo Anthony, New York Pau Gasol, Chicago LeBron James, Cleveland Kyle Lowry, Toronto John Wall, Washington Head coach: Mike Budenholzer, Atlanta 2015 West All-Star starters Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers Stephen Curry, Golden State Anthony Davis, New Orleans Marc Gasol, Memphis Blake Griffin, L.A. Show More Summary
New Issue! Our Jan/Feb 2015 issue is (finally) out–or at least it is ready to be sent to the printers tomorrow. (E-subscribers will get their pdf by email tomorrow also.) We posted John Miller’s “Up Against the Wall Street … Continue reading ? The post New Issue! appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.