It’s all conjecture at this point, but Kyler Murray’s decision to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft after he struck his best Heisman pose—accounting for over 5,000 total yards and more than 50 touchdowns—has obscured his intentions for a career in professional sports. The question now stands: will Murray be throwing passes in the NFL as a starting quarterback or throwing his life away by choosing a career in baseball?
Jimmy Butler, the workhouse, the self-made star, doesn’t wanna be in Minnesota. It’s hard to blame him. Appearing to have all the ingredients for sustained success, this iteration of the Timberwolves has failed to come close to reaching its potential. Despite the production of all-star unicorn Karl-Anthony Towns, the unmatched natural talent of “Maple Jordan” Andrew Wiggins, and the defensive tenacity of coach Tom Thibodeau, along with Jimmy Buckets, the T-Wolves only managed to snag the eighth seed last year. When Butler was injured for the last quarter of the season, the team had a losing record. They can’t seem to put all the promise together. There’s constant bickering, passive-aggressive shots, and unproductiveness on the court. This team whines with potential.
With Stanford’s janitorial workers’ regional contract up for renegotiation this April, the Stanford Student and Labor Alliance (SALA) held an open meeting for new members last Sunday to rally support for the SEIU Local 1877 workers’ union.