Absurd, Depressing, Court Decision: “A teenage girl who was dropped from her high school’s cheerleading squad after refusing to chant the name of a basketball player who had sexually assaulted her must pay compensation of $45,000 after losing a legal challenge against the decision. The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a review of the case brought by the woman, who is known only as HS. Lower courts had ruled that she was speaking for the school, rather than for herself, when serving on a cheerleading squad – meaning that she had no right to stay silent when coaches told her to applaud.” [Independent via Posnanski]
Someone had to do it….
Crazy night at Citi Field.
A few hours later the deal was off according to Sandy Alderson.
Welcome to Canada.
Probably a good weekend to hit the links.
The man has opinions.
Ben Revere did not catch this baseball. He got his glove on it, but Russell Martin ended up with a double. The Phillies beat the Blue (…)