Miami Heat’s Kyle Lowry will warm up, intends to play in Game 3, says coach Erik Spoelstra

BOSTON — Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry will warm up “with the intention to play” in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics on Saturday night, according to Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. Lowry has not played since reinjuring his left hamstring in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals series against … Read more

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor to meet with Tim Connelly in continued pursuit of Denver Nuggets president, sources say

Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly is traveling to meet with Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor this weekend in the next step in the team’s pursuit to hire Connelly and make him one of the NBA’s highest-compensated executives, sources told ESPN. Connelly has discussed the job extensively with Timberwolves minority owners Marc Lore … Read more

AOC touts ‘zero emission’ engagement ring

Super-woke Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez boasts that her new engagement ring is made from “recycled gold” and is “zero emission.” The just-engaged socialist made the claim on Twitter in response to a follower who warned that “your ring gotta be made of tinfoil otherwise the right’s gonna flip.” On Thursday AOC confirmed she will marry longtime … Read more

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GAYLORD, Mich. – At least one person has died and 44 others were injured when a tornado touched down in Gaylord, Michigan on Friday, according to Gaylord Mayor Todd Sharrad. Michigan State Police and Mayor Sharrad say the tornado first hit in a mobile home park and continued in about a two to three-mile span … Read more

Boeing docks Starliner capsule to ISS for the first time | Space News

Boeing’s astronaut capsule reaches International Space Station in uncrewed test do-over after several failed attempts. With only a test dummy aboard, Boeing’s astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts. With Starliner’s arrival late on Friday, … Read more

Trans pedophile Hannah Tubbs appears for court hearing in California for murder of man in 2019 

Transgender child molester and accused murderer Hannah Tubbs appeared in court in California on Friday for a brief hearing in the murder case, and was remanded in custody on a $1 million bond. Tubbs, 26, has been charged with murder over the April 2019 killing of Michael Clark, who was robbed and drowned while camping … Read more

Edmonton Oilers fight through early deficit, rescinded goals to tie series at 1-1

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers would not be denied. Not by another bad start. Not by a cascade of tough (stick) breaks or disallowed goals. In Game 2 of the Oilers’ second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against Calgary on Friday, Edmonton got the 5-3 win it needed to even the Battle of Alberta before shifting … Read more

Utah unemployment dips below 2% for 1st time as labor becomes ‘precious commodity’

The Department of Workforce Services in Taylorsville is pictured on April 15, 2021. Utah’s unemployment rate hit a record-low of 1.9% in April, according to a report issued Friday. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah labor officials reported Friday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate slipped … Read more

Jason Kidd irked by Dallas Mavericks shot selection after blowing lead in Game 2

SAN FRANCISCO — Coach Jason Kidd blamed the Dallas Mavericks’ one-dimensional offensive approach for blowing a 19-point lead in Friday’s 126-117 loss to the Golden State Warriors, criticizing his team for relying too heavily on the 3-point shot during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. The Mavs made 21 of 45 3-point attempts in … Read more

UN rights chief to make landmark trip to China’s Xinjiang region | Uighur News

Michelle Bachelet’s visit marks the first trip to China by a UN human rights commissioner since 2005. The UN human rights chief will travel to China on Monday for a long-awaited visit to the northwestern region of Xinjiang where Beijing has been accused of abuses against the mostly Muslim Uighur minority. High Commissioner for Human … Read more