Steve Kerr on Bubble Ball, Golden State’s Gap Year, and ‘The Last Dance.’ Plus: Nathan Hubbard on Golf and Taylor Swift. 

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks with Warriors head coach Steve Kerr about the NBA restart, the evolution of basketball, the Warriors’ (much needed) break from the NBA playoffs, scouting for the NBA draft during the pandemic, the NBA’s focus on social justice, reminiscing on his time with the Chicago Bulls…
Source: Steve Kerr on Bubble Ball, Golden State’s Gap Year, and ‘The Last Dance.’ Plus: Nathan Hubbard on Golf and Taylor Swift. 

Teachers Are Not Essential

Remote education isn’t a matter of life and death, but in-person instruction could be.
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The Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Are Completely Stuck

And the only thing that can unstick them is more American pain.
Source: The Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Are Completely Stuck

<em>Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles</em> Is Unexpectedly Cathartic Pandemic Viewing

Here’s where to start watching.
Source: <em>Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles</em> Is Unexpectedly Cathartic Pandemic Viewing

Democrats <em>Might</em> Have a Shot at a Kansas Senate Seat

Republicans are freaking out about a primary that may pave the way for the state’s first Democratic senator in almost a century.
Source: Democrats <em>Might</em> Have a Shot at a Kansas Senate Seat

Someone Must Have Told Trump Who Lives in Florida, Because He Supports Mail-In Voting There Now

Arizona, you might be next.
Source: Someone Must Have Told Trump Who Lives in Florida, Because He Supports Mail-In Voting There Now

Two Members of the Pac-12 #WeAreUnited Movement on Why They Are Finally Making Demands

“I had a realization of who I am and who I want to be in this world. And that’s not somebody who’s silenced because of what I’m doing.”
Source: Two Members of the Pac-12 #WeAreUnited Movement on Why They Are Finally Making Demands

“Immunoprivilege” During a Pandemic Is As Dangerous As the Disease

When yellow fever ravaged 19th-century New Orleans, wealthy white people who “acclimated” were rewarded. Everyone else was out of luck.
Source: “Immunoprivilege” During a Pandemic Is As Dangerous As the Disease

The Dark Sky Android App Is Officially Kaput

Dark Sky’s developers hope to “reach far more people, with far more impact, than we ever could alone.”
Source: The Dark Sky Android App Is Officially Kaput

Why the Giant Hindu Deity Appearing on Times Square Billboards on Wednesday Is Such a Provocation

The billboards celebrate a new temple at one of India’s most controversial sites.
Source: Why the Giant Hindu Deity Appearing on Times Square Billboards on Wednesday Is Such a Provocation