Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-26-16: Be Like Mike

Michael Jordan is condemning violence against both African-Americans and police. His forceful and emotional statement, released by ESPN’s The Undefeated, is a marked change for the NBA legend.┬áJordan says he’s making $1 million donations to two organizations, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Institute for Community-Police Relations, which was recently established by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The aim, Jordan writes, is to help “build trust and respect between communities and law enforcement.”

A 30 year old man in Florida really didn’t want to have Chick-fil-a decided it was a good idea to headbutt his mom. Dude, you’re 30. No one can force you to go to Chick-fil-a.

Sarah Silverman spoke at the Democratic National Convention for some reason. She said that Bernie Sanders supporters refusing to support Hillary Clinton are “being ridiculous.” I’m sure that will win people over. (Michelle Obama did a much better job)

It turns out there were charges against the Star Wars production company over the Harrison Ford accident. Do you think that ended up leading to Han Solo’s fate in the movie? “Hey, let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to the old guy again”

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