President Donald Trump insulted National Basketball Association star LeBron James from afar but passed up an opportunity to criticize him on his own turf, sticking to Democrats, the news media and other familiar targets during a campaign rally Saturday night in James' home state of Ohio.
A more cynical interpretation of the events of recent days might be that Trump's relatives and officials, by adopting more mainstream positions on certain issues, are carrying out a political strategy that can complement the President's often wild interventions to please his base.
"I don't know how many times we can say, as a player and as a group, how much we love and support and appreciate the troops, and the opportunities this country allows us", Rodgers said.
From the opening of the I Promise school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, to this new series, LeBron will obviously never just "shut up and dribble". For the rest of the week, Trump was uncharacteristically silent - until Friday night, when he finally shot back.
The statement came after President Donald Trump on Twitter called black CNN host Don Lemon the "dumbest man on television" who made James "look smart, which isn't easy to do" during a CNN interview.
The Los Angeles Lakers were able to make a huge splash in free agency this offseason when they signed LeBron James to a four-year deal.
Even a spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump praised James's charity work and mentioned "responsible online behavior" in a statement some imagined was a subtle rebuke to her husband.
However, Mrs Trump's spokeswoman said James was "working to do good things" with a school in his OH hometown. "Just as she always has, the First Lady encourages everyone to have an open dialogue about issues facing children today", she said. "A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages?" - he saved his full outrage for his CNN show Monday night. Trump tweeted from his vacation at his golf resort in New Jersey.
Ingraham targeted James, then a Cleveland Cavaliers player, for his critical comments about Trump, words she declared to be unintelligible.
Maybe watching him engage in a Twitter feud with Trump isn't the battle we envisioned, but it would certainly entertain the sports world.
Many also drew a comparison between James' new school for at-risk children and the defunct Trump University, a for-profit educational institution, which was shut down following multiple lawsuits. "Keep doing you @KingJames!" Although it's unlikely the Lakers can realistically challenge the champion Golden State Warriors for the thrown in the West as now constructed, the plan is for James to eventually lead the Lakers to at least one championship during his four-year stint in Hollywood.
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A Saturday panel discussion on the Fox News show "Watters' World" got more than a little heated when host Jesse Watters (shown above, center) brought up a recent tweet made by President Donald Trump about National Basketball Association star LeBron James.
On Saturday, Jordan weighed in, telling NBC through a spokesman: "I support LJ. [LeBron James]. He's doing an wonderful job for his community". Screw that! Lebron James has an huge influence, and I like the fact that the President punches back.
However, his administration's report on Thursday projects that relaxing mileage standards would cost 60,000 auto jobs by 2030. The states that have adopted California's emission rules together make up about one third of the U.S. auto market.
The tax and bank fraud trial represents the first test of Mueller's ability to win a conviction of a former Trump aide. Manafort has pleaded not guilty. "This case is about taxes and trust", defence attorney Thomas Zehnle told jurors.
Unai Emery recently became Arsenal's manager . "They're more defensive, and not allowing goals , which is good". It made for an interesting encounter, with Arsenal exhibiting numerous ways of beating the press.
More than 65,000 turned up to the same venue to watch United take on Real Madrid last summer. "He's injured", Mourinho told MUTV . ESPN add that Mourinho is unwilling to keep a player who doesn't want to be at United.
It said in a statement the supplies are "a small but important contribution to the increasingly dire medical situation" in Gaza. Freedom Flotilla was intercepted by the Israeli navy on Sunday afternoon approximately 70 from the Gaza Strip shore.
He said Iran had "always welcomed negotiations", but that Washington would first have to demonstrate it can be trusted. Under the 2015 agreement, Iran agreed to curbs on its nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.
That prompted concern among American companies that retaliation might expand to disrupting their operations in China. But they have rejected changing technology development plans they see as a path to prosperity and global influence.
He last fought inside the Octagon back in 2016 at UFC 2015, when he captured the lightweight title after defeating Eddie Alvarez . What do you think of Conor McGregor's punishment? Today's proceedings will not affect McGregor's ability to travel to the US.
Chinese authorities - bracing for economic fallout - have taken a range of measures in recent weeks to bolster the economy. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China's Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018.
This commercial satellite image shows North Korea's Sanumdong missile assembly facility south of Pyongyang on July 7. In that address, the North Korean leader was unequivocal about what was next, they say.
Almost 300,000 people followed at least one of the newly banned accounts and thousands expressed interest in events they promoted. None had Russian IP addresses, the unique number ever computer or server has which allows its location to be discovered.
Under cross examination, she said at the time she believed Manafort was directing Gates' actions and "knew what was going on". They aimed to show jurors how that money flowed from more than a dozen shell companies used to stash the income in Cyprus.
Twitter's relations with advertisers have been strained by concerns about phony accounts bought by users to boost their following. To Twitter's credit, the dwindling user base is partially due to its own measures to battle spammy and malicious accounts.
The filmmaker on Friday announced that actress Priyanka Chopra has opted out of the Salman Khan starrer for a very special reason. But while Priyanka was in the USA , she kept getting news about other actors getting added to the cast.
A year ago she and Harry celebrated her birthday at a private getaway in Africa shortly before they announced their engagement. Since then, he's given multiple interviews to the press about his strained relationship with his daughter.
Leaked last week and now confirmed by DJI to CNET , the Mavic 2 is real, and it's going to come in two very different formats. We'll have to wait and see, but if all of this comes to fruition there are some big product launches on the way from DJI.
I don't want a contract because maybe in the next year or so I'm a free agent, so maybe they might look to tie me down for that. Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly are now serious doubts to face Real Madrid in United's final pre-season game across the pond.
The pop star is now in the hospital, recovering from a drug overdose she suffered last week, and subsequent complications. Cape Town - Demi Lovato has reportedly agreed to enter rehab after allegedly overdosing on opioids.
HUD announced in November 2016 that all federally-owned public housing must be smokefree by July 30, 2018. Residents are fuming at the new policies stating it's not fair they will be monitored in their homes.
Thomas will take a lead of 1 minute, 51 seconds into Sunday's final stage to Paris, which is traditionally a procession. For Thomas' fans in Wales, the feat is just as monumental. "All the interest of Cardiff is nuts.
As she described how the man's bags were being removed from the flight, a round of applause broke out and Ersson started to cry. The student then turned to fellow passengers and told them why she was standing up against the deportation.
But as has been the case most of the week, it's not the heat but rather the humidity that makes it rather unbearable outside. Daily high temperatures should swell to the 80s and perhaps near 90 by the weekend; nightly numbers will settle to the 70s.
The Moon will be gradually covered by the Earth's shadow and the totality phase will begin at 1h 00m IST on July 28. A Super Blue Blood Moon rises behind the Camlica Mosque on January 31, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Agriculture Department is announcing a $ 12 billion " short-term " plan to help US farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs. He notes that countries "that have treated us unfairly on trade for years" are coming to Washington to negotiate.