Anne Applebaum: Macron embraces Trump — and elegantly knifes him in the back

After 15 months in the White House, it has become clear there is no correct way for American allies to deal with President Donald Trump. And pretty much every tactic has been tried. Shinzo Abe, the prime minister of Japan, sped down to Mar-a-Lago soon after the election, where he gamely played a round of… Continue reading Anne Applebaum: Macron embraces Trump — and elegantly knifes him in the back

E.J. Dionne: Macron on Trumpism: Non!

Washington • The early story line about President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron focused on their “bromance” and Trump’s puerile claim to dominance when he brushed what he said was dandruff off Macron’s suit. But on the last day of his state visit on Wednesday, Macron showed he will not be trifled with.… Continue reading E.J. Dionne: Macron on Trumpism: Non!

In a series of his former teams, Enes Kanter sides with Thunder over the Jazz

Oklahoma City • With the reception Enes Kanter received on Wednesday night, you’d never guess he’d been traded. As Kanter lounged courtside an hour before tipoff of Game 5 between the Thunder and the Jazz, roughly two dozen fans, media and Thunder staffers approached him in a 15-minute span. They shook his hand, posed for… Continue reading In a series of his former teams, Enes Kanter sides with Thunder over the Jazz

LeBron’s buzzer-beater gives Cavs 98-95 win in Game 5 over Indiana

Cleveland • LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, a crowning moment for another brilliant performance, to give Cleveland a 98-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night in Game 5, putting the Cavaliers within one victory of advancing in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Moments after blocking Victor Oladipo’s possible go-ahead driving layup,… Continue reading LeBron’s buzzer-beater gives Cavs 98-95 win in Game 5 over Indiana

Gehrke: Barbara Toomer was a relentless advocate for fair treatment for Utah’s disabled and a role model for the rest of us

A bout with polio in the 1950s left Barbara Toomer in a wheelchair. She turned it into a steamroller. For four decades, Toomer was among the leading advocates for civil rights for people with disabilities and the poor in Utah, organizing the state’s earliest disabled rights organizations, fighting tirelessly for health care access, for handicapped… Continue reading Gehrke: Barbara Toomer was a relentless advocate for fair treatment for Utah’s disabled and a role model for the rest of us

DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

Toronto • DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the first-round series. Toronto rebounded after losing Games 3 and 4 in Washington to take a 3-2 series lead back to Washington for Game… Continue reading DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

Live: Jazz visit Thunder for Game 5 with chance to clinch series at stake

The Utah Jazz can clinch a spot in the Western Conference semifinals with a victory on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the first-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Follow here for the latest from The Tribune’s Tony Jones and Kyle Goon A Twitter List by matttraub from The Salt Lake Tribune https://www.sltrib.com/sports/jazz/2018/04/26/live-jazz-visit-thunder-for-game-5-with-chance-to-clinch-series-at-stake