Month: May 2022

Commentary: Was Nats' World Series win the beginning of the end?  |  Columnists

Commentary: Was Nats’ World Series win the beginning of the end? | Columnists

Is this the decade from hell? I’m beginning to wonder. Everything was going along smoothly. We had a gradual recovery from the Great Recession of 2008, and by 2019 the United States economy was clicking on all cylinders. Everything was rosy when 2019 ended. The stock market was up, gas prices were down, and the …

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Stephen Curry, the stunner of the last quarter

Stephen Curry, the stunner of the last quarter

Stephen Curry does not have the reputation of a “clutch” player. His detractors thus often recall that he succeeded in his first career “buzzer beater” this season, for his 13th campaign, and that he rarely tipped meetings, especially in the playoffs, in the final possessions. In these playoffs, his stats in the “money-time” (less than …

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The MVP of the night |  From Kevon “Looajuwon” to Wilt “Chamberloon”

The MVP of the night | From Kevon “Looajuwon” to Wilt “Chamberloon”

If one day we had been told that the Chase Center would sing “MVPs, MVPs” for Kevon Looney… A week to the day, after beating his record for rebounds against the Grizzlies with 22 shots, Kevon Looney is having his best career game with 21 points and 10 rebounds in Game 2 against the Mavericks! …

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A decade after he was a top prospect, is Martín Pérez the pitcher Texas thought he'd be?

A decade after he was a top prospect, is Martín Pérez the pitcher Texas thought he’d be?

HOUSTON – Martín Pérez had been considered one of the Rangers’ top prospects pretty much since the moment he signed out of Venezuela at 16, but Nolan Ryan wasn’t buying it. He’d seen Pérez himself in the minors. Didn’t throw hard. No wipeout pitches. Just another finesse lefty. Pérez wouldn’t be Ryan’s only point of …

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Legislative candidacies, politics, Red Cross and football: the news

Legislative candidacies, politics, Red Cross and football: the news

Most of the news this Saturday with the 17 official candidacies for the legislative elections in Caledonia, the appointment of the new Minister for Overseas Territories, the composition of the French government, the Oceanian Awakening Congress in Païta, the solidarity operation of the Red Cross and the sixth day of the football super league championship. …

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