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MIAMI ­— After growing up with progressive Cuban American parents who eventually divorced, Natalee Rivero was surprised at the reaction of her mother’s boyfriend, who got up during a July 4 barbecue and went inside after seeing Rivero and her husband’s T-shirt that read “Cuban Americans for Black Lives Matter.” Rivero, 30, tried to have …

Moving Day at the 2021 PGA Championship lived up to its name, and the drama-filled third round on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island has set the stage for what should be a tremendous final 18 holes on Sunday. The entire day revolved around Phil Mickelson, who at age 50 is looking to become the …

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday slammed AT&T as a disgrace after the company announced it will spin-off WarnerMedia to merge the business and create an entertainment giant with Discovery. He also took aim at those hailing the move as a transformational one, railing against AT&T for taking on heavy debt three years ago to purchase …

Under the subtitle “An American City and Its Search for Justice”, Scott Ellsworth has produced a much-needed book that acts like a mirror. Though documenting a particular place and time, it helps us understand the race-based and sectarian turmoil that is so pervasive today. Oprah Winfrey has hailed it as one of “20 of the …

USATSI Russell Westbrook’s career has paralleled Oscar Robertson’s in several ways. They both had to carry undermanned teams, and were criticized for not winning championships in their primes. They were both among the most athletic players of their era. They remain the only two players in NBA history ever to average a triple-double for a …

Chloé Zhao at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California. Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images Before Sunday, you might have known Chloé Zhao as the director of Marvel’s upcoming Eternals, but now she’s the Oscar-winning director of Marvel’s upcoming Eternals. Zhao just won best director at the 2021 Oscars, beating Emerald Fennell …

The 2021 NFL draft begins in nine days, and there are five exciting quarterback prospects who look as if they’ll go early in the first round. History tells us, however, that only two of those five are going to make it in the NFL. Yes, that’s right. This is me being that guy — the …

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported 628 new and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Oregon on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 175,121. The OHA reported no additional deaths to the virus, and the death toll remains at 2,460 The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday were in the …

With stellar ball-striking and a command of Augusta National unmatched by anyone in the field over the final two rounds, Hideki Matsuyama (-10) converted a 54-hole lead into his first green jacket and major championship, winning the 2021 Masters by one stroke on Sunday. Matsuyama’s victory in this 85th Masters is not only his first …

The San Diego Padres are no longer the only major league team without a no-hitter. And for that they can thank local product Joe Musgrove, who twirled his first career no-hitter in a 3-0 victory over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on Friday night. Musgrove’s outing, which included 10 strikeouts and just one …