Game 7 is the Clippers’ chance to save — or dodge — a reputation

Game 7 is the Clippers’ chance to save — or dodge — a reputation

The billboards came out last summer. Their message was that the Clippers were the dirty-fingernailed workingmen of L.A., while the Lakers lit their cigars with $500 bills. Street Lights Over Spotlights. Grit Over Glam. The Clippers were pure ballers and the Lakers were posers. No…

Alexander: Are you saying there’s a chance for the Dodgers and Angels? …

Alexander: Are you saying there’s a chance for the Dodgers and Angels? …

It called this space two sources ago. And, well, sometimes you’re on target and sometimes you throw it to the backstop. From the editions of March 29, 2018: “It’s the beauty of spring training. When it ends, everyone is still unbeaten. So, in that spirit…

Senior Tory admits there's just a ’50:50′ chance of exams going ahead in 2021

Senior Tory admits there's just a ’50:50′ chance of exams going ahead in 2021

There is only a “50:50” chance of GCSE and A-level exams going ahead next summer, according to the Commons Education Select Committee chairman. Tory MP Robert Halfon has urged exams regulator Ofqual to be set an October deadline to decide whether to scrap exams in…

Mum gives people the chance to win a £125,000 house in a raffle

Mum gives people the chance to win a £125,000 house in a raffle

A mother offers a house as a lottery prize after not selling the two-bedroom property during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jenny Lomax’s house is worth £ 125,000, but she’s offering it as a raffle prize with tickets from £ 3 each – the cost of a…