Opinion: Can you name the Lakers’ starting five? Neither can Shaq.

LOS ANGELES — Shaquille O’Neal wasn’t impressed, and let’s face it, no one does a slow burn quite like him. When asked how many members of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Thursday night roster he could name, he verbally dunked all over his former franchise. “None of them,” O’Neal said, on TNT’s post-game studio coverage. “I […]

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Rahm Emanuel’s education advice: quit warring over charters

With teachers unions from Los Angeles to West Virginia going on strike to try to stop the growth of charter schools, it’s worth taking note of Rahm Emanuel’s reflections on what he learned about urban public education in his years as Chicago mayor. Emanuel’s recent essay in The Atlantic is often self-serving: He took a […]