With the words Mama’s Boy and I fight, you fight scrawled on the side of his sneakers, Celtics guard Marcus Smart stepped to the scorer’s table late in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Milwaukee Bucks and felt a rush of adrenaline.
When Smart walked into the team’s practice facility on Tuesday morning for shootaround, his teammates already knew the good news.
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It meant everything for me to be out there, for her to see me on the court, and playing and doing what I Andrew Cogliano Jersey love to do, Smart said. And all the sacrifices that she made for me. So it was big for me to be out there tonight.
And of course there are the owners who thumb their noses at their fan base, with Dean Spanos coming in at Public Enemy No. 1.
But Snyder tops them all, unabashed in exhibiting both blatant racism and, as reported Wednesday in a New York Times story about his team’s cheerleaders, misogyny.
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The Times story detailed a 2013 trip the Washington cheerleaders took to Costa Rica for a calendar photo shoot, during which the women posed topless or in body paint while team sponsors and suite holders 鈥?all men, of course 鈥?gawked.
At one of my friend’s shoots, we were basically standing around her like a human barricade because she was basically naked, so we could keep the guys from seeing her, one of the cheerleaders told the Times. I was getting so angry that the guys on the trip were skeezing around in the background.
One night during the trip, the Times reported that nine of the 36 cheerleaders were hand-picked to act as escorts at a nightclub for some sponsors. As if that’s not gross enough, the Times said two team officials, senior vice president for operations Lon Rosenberg and president of business operations Dennis Greene, were on hand.