“I was able to have some time to reflect. And just because it wasn’t going as I planned doesn’t mean that the season’s over. We obviously have a really good record and we plan on making a run in the playoffs. So I didn’t want to just throw this season away. Hit that reset button and come out here and try to produce.” … [Read more...] about A’s Matt Olson hit ‘reset button’ during team’s hiatus, eyes better second half
"For me personally, it never mattered. I just always tried to focus on my next match," said the Austrian. "My focus or my concentration, it's the same. It doesn't matter if I play one of the Big Three members or if I play somebody else. … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic’s default opens the door for young stars to win a grand slam, but will success come with an asterisk?
Thad Vogler, one of San Francisco’s most prominent barkeepers, has permanently closed three of his four restaurants: Obispo, Trou Normand and Nommo. All three have been closed during shelter-in-place, but the leader in the local bar scene has decided to go public with his decision not to reopen. … [Read more...] about SF bar star Thad Vogler permanently closes 3 of his 4 ambitious restaurants
Only 5% of the speaking roles in last year's top 100 movies went to Latino actors even though that demographic group represents 18% of the US population. Latinos were the only major racial and ethnic group that was underrepresented in on-screen speaking roles last year, according to the USC report, which notes that a small sample of non-White actors are getting the bulk of the roles. … [Read more...] about Diversity in Hollywood films hit a milestone last year, but Latino actors still lag far behind, new study finds
Robert Trump, the younger brother of US President Donald Trump, died August 15 at the age of 71. In a statement confirming his brother's death, President Trump said: "He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He will be greatly missed, but we will meet again. His memory will live on in my heart forever. Robert, I love you. Rest in peace." … [Read more...] about Diana Rigg worried I’d get hit by lightning