Warriors’ GM Bob Myers said team has not changed its stance on Patrick McCaw

first_imgLAS VEGAS — It appears plausible the Warriors could go through their entire training camp without any resolution with Patrick McCaw’s free agency. Yet, Warriors general manager Bob Myers told Bay Area News Group the team has not wavered in its hopes to re-sign the third-year wing player.“I’ll update you if there’s anything new,” Myers said.The Warriors plan to finalize their regular-season roster on Saturday after huddling up following the team’s pre-season finale against the Los Angeles …last_img read more

Dez Bryant Upset About How His Hands Have Been Characterized

first_imgIf you forced me to rank things I trust most in sports, it would probably go something like this.Steph Curry from the free throw lineJordan Spieth from 10 feet with the tournament on the lineDez Bryant’s handsSo when Bleacher Report recently posted on Dez badly dropping some passes recently, my interest was piqued.Dez dropped it ? (via @fishsports) https://t.co/KDQjedKEJY— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 2, 2016Apparently Dez’s was too.“What (Bleacher Report’s) dumbass don’t understand is the speed level was sky-high,” Bryant told Mike Fisher of 105.3 the Fan in Dallas. “About 60 [MPH]. If it was set on the regular level I woulda caught all of ’em. But that’s not the purpose of the drill. But I guess before their dumbass decides — you can write ‘dumbass’ three times — before they decide they want to make a joke, they need to get all the facts before they come after somebody.”Haha, “you can write ‘dumbass’ three times” is one of my new favorite quotes. And he has a point. I’m not sure people properly realize how smoking fast these footballs are flying. Dez catches quite a few of them from a distance most NFL players (much less humans) would likely whiff them all.The most preposterous thing is not that he dropped a couple but that he even got a hand on any of them at [email protected] attacks JUGS machine. Move closer. Miss a few. Adjust. Succeed. Crazy. @1053thefan pic.twitter.com/xNhSQn3haQ— mike fisher ✭ (@fishsports) August 2, 2016[Hat tip to CRFF]If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img read more

Expanded Court of Appeal Building Disabled-Friendly

first_img The building, which was officially opened last month, has been equipped with elevators, Braille signage, wheelchair ramps and more disabled-friendly restrooms. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Anya Jones, noted that the “2007 Justice Reform Task Force Report identified a plethora of issues associated with the ageing infrastructure of the courts, which contributes to limited access to court facilities by special groups”. Persons with disabilities can conveniently access the facilities of the expanded Court of Appeal building, located downtown Kingston. Persons with disabilities can conveniently access the facilities of the expanded Court of Appeal building, located downtown Kingston.The building, which was officially opened last month, has been equipped with elevators, Braille signage, wheelchair ramps and more disabled-friendly restrooms.Speaking at the opening ceremony, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Anya Jones, noted that the “2007 Justice Reform Task Force Report identified a plethora of issues associated with the ageing infrastructure of the courts, which contributes to limited access to court facilities by special groups”.She noted that such restricted access is in breach of the Disabilities Act, 2014.The legislation protects and enhances the welfare of persons with disabilities across Jamaica, and prohibits discrimination against such persons.Mrs. Jones noted that the $846 million Government-funded Court of Appeal expansion is an investment in the country’s justice system.She shared that Jamaicans can look forward to more significant developments in the justice system over the next four to five fiscal years.The contract for the Court of Appeal expansion was awarded to Y.P. Seaton & Associates. Story Highlightslast_img read more