Slightly OT: The Murder of Tayshana Murphy

RowdyPkunk

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wow that is some very sad stuff. I hadnt even heard about that. I can definitely see why the staff would be shaken up after that
 

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Her college choice approached before any professional decision. The University of Miami made its first offer after watching her dominate a Florida tournament. Murphy still had the basketball she took with the school's insignia after they made the offer. But everyone from home could watch her play if she attended St. John's. And Alyesha Lovett, her old backcourt mate in AAU ball, just joined Cincinnati. Still, more and more likely, Virginia Commonwealth looked like the landing spot. It played an up-and-down game that suited Tayshana's style, and even offered the ideal criminal justice program.


I read Grantland pretty regularly and was genuinely saddened by the story....the world needs the Chickens of the world to not only survive, but to share their gifts and verve with their community and the world.
 
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