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Ferguson: Baffling Decisions Continue to Provoke a Traumatized Community

1 hour agoNews : Truthdig

There is no question that the Michael Brown case has been mishandled from the very beginning. With the news conference Monday by St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch, we now know that it was mishandled to the very ...

Welling’s Harry Beautyman was subjected to a horrific set of fouls from Halifax players [Video]

Harry Beautyman, Welling’s 22-year-old creative midfielder, was lucky to escape last weekend’s match against Halifax in the Conference without a serious injury. In one of the worst sights of individual targetting seen for some time, Beautyman was repeatedly over-aggressively clattered into by Halifax players in last weekend’s league match. Show More Summary

Coca-Cola's New Venture: Milk?

With soda sales sagging, Coca-Cola is moving into the dairy business and plans to offer milk with some big differences to the stuff now on supermarket shelves: For starters, it will cost twice as much. A Coke exec told a conference last week that the company's Fairlife will be "a...

Sports Briefing | College Football: Brawl Leads to Suspensions for 21 Players

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference suspended 11 players from Norfolk State and 10 from South Carolina State for a sidelines-clearing brawl late in the teams’ game last Saturday.

Jekyll-Hyde Q&A

During the question-and-answer time associated with talks at conferences or in department seminars, have you noticed any difference in how questions are addressed to male vs. female speakers? By "how", I mean things like tone of voice and level of politeness/aggression. Show More Summary

Richard Sherman and a Cardboard Doug Baldwin Mock the NFL Media Rules (Video)

If you thought that Richard Sherman would keep his mouth shut on the NFL’s actions against Marshawn Lynch, you were right…for about three days. At a fairly surreal press conference, Sherman took to the podium with a cardboard cutout of Doug Baldwin (and Baldwin’s voice) to take a few shots at the NFL’s media policy. He […]

Bowl Projections 2014: Updated Playoff Outlook Heading into Rivalry Week

We're less than a month away from the first bowl game, yet there is still so much uncertainty across the country. In the ACC, Florida State and Georgia Tech will meet in the championship next week. Among the major conferences, that's...Show More Summary

CFES Constituents Rally Around One Million More Campaign at National Conference

Helping one million more low income students realize their dreams and attain college degrees is the goal of the One Million More campaign, announced recently by College For Every Student (CFES) CEO & President Rick Dalton at the organization's 18th annual national conference. Show More Summary

Ferguson news and updates

Michael Brown Sr. stands silently at a press conference condemning the grand jury process hat led to no charges being filed over the death of his son. Some brief evening updates on today's events in and around Ferguson, Missouri. Officer...Show More Summary

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers: ‘Steven Gerrard is the best player I’ve ever worked with’ [Video]

With his captain coming under increasing scrutiny due to his waning powers and influence, Brendan Rodgers made a staunch defence of Steven Gerrard at his pre-Ludogorets press conference. Gerrard is beginning to look like a bit of a liability in the defensive midfield/playmaking role, but the unavoidable truth is that he can no longer player […]

Charlotte Hornets' Disappointing Start Is Cause for Real Concern

The Charlotte Hornets should be several steps into their Eastern Conference climb by this point. Instead, they still haven't answered opportunity's knock and are now at risk of plateauing at —or even below —mediocrity. It's hard to say exactly where everything started going wrong. Show More Summary

HP: Every Line Item Being Reviewed For Split in Two

Following a report this afternoon of lower-than-expected fiscal Q4 revenue from Hewelett-Packard (HPQ), and a disappointing EPS outlook for Q1, CEO Meg Whitman led a conference call with analysts, telling the Street that 2014, the third year of a five-year turnaround for HP, was “a very good year.” HP delivered on its promises, she said, by fortifying [...]

Today in Ferguson: President Obama Speaks Again and Darren Wilson Says His Conscience Is Clean

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

1. If you missed it, here's the Brown family news conference on the Ferguson grand jury decision: 2. Tonight, ABC News will air an interview with Darren Wilson. George Stephanopoulos has already reported that Wilson says he has a clean conscience over the shooting of Michael Brown. 3. Show More Summary

Richard Sherman/Doug Baldwin mock NFL in press conference

Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin just flipped the script on the NFL, and it's awesome. Not wanting to suffer the same fate as their teammate Marshawn Lynch, who was fined $100,000 for not talking to the media, Sherman and Baldwin took...Show More Summary

Breitbart's Kerry Picket Questions Gov Nixon

Tuesday during his press conference Breitbart's Kerry Picket questioned Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) about Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder claims that the Obama administration leaned on the Missouri Governor to keep the National Guard out of Ferguson. Show More Summary

Brilliant! BVB coach Jurgen Klopp laughs hysterically to the bemusement of journos [Video]

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has a pretty good grasp on the English language and was today speaking in London ahead of their clash against Arsenal. The humorous German boss was in fits of laughter in today’s press conference to the bemusement of all the English journalists. Klopp wanted the press to understand a German […]

Nixon: Last Night Was Unacceptable, We Must Do Better

Tuesday during his press conference Gov. Jay Nixon said the the National Guard's presence in Ferguson will be massively increased for tonight. Partial transcript as follows: I am deeply saddened for the people of Ferguson who woke up this morning to see parts of their community in ruins. Show More Summary

Tech Dudes Take Credit For Female Scientist’s Work; Plan To “Hack” Vaginas So They Smell Like Peaches - But yeah, there's no reason women might feel uncomfortable in STEM.

10 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Last Wednesday marked the annual DEMO Conference, a meetup in California to celebrate "New Tech Solving Big Problems." One of the "big problems" widely discussed at this year's event? Vaginas and their damnable insistence on smelling like parts of the human body.

Richard Sherman and a cardboard cutout of Doug Baldwin held a press conference to decry Marshawn Lynch’s $100,000 fine

11 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Richard Sherman is not a normal guy, so why wouldn’t he bring a life-size cardboard cutout of teammate Doug Baldwin to a Seattle Seahawks press conference to protest the $100,000 fine levied on Marshawn Lynch by the NFL for snubbing the media on two different occasions? For those familiar with Sherman’s antics, this might seem […]

Arsenal boss Wenger asked about rumoured crisis talks with Gazidis, neatly deflects question [Video]

Arsene Wenger was fairly grilled and probed on the apparent fresh crisis at Arsenal at his pre-Dortmund press conference today. Following the defeat to Man United at the weekend, compounding and reaffirming their inferiority against the rest of the big guns, it’s been rumoured that chief executive Ivan Gazidis has held crisis talks with the […]

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