When the days before the draft grow shorter, it’s a scary time for veteran free agents. They have to weigh whether to take offers available before the draft, or run the risk of having those offers go away when teams find younger, perhaps better and certainly cheaper alternatives. It’s an expensive game of chicken, and…
It wasn't long ago that Francois Beauchemin was one of the young guys on the Ducks' defense, paired with a veteran who covered for him and taught him about the intensity that playoff hockey demands.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, veteran, saves the day. House Republicans were all set to undo protections for service members from predatory lenders this week, at the behest of the banking lobby. The military has been struggling with the financial impact of predatory lending on service members for years. Show More Summary
I spent two days this week in Baltimore on the ground with young activists, veteran activists, the Baltimore chapter of National Action Network (which was involved since day one) and in meetings with the Mayor of that great city. ItShow More Summary
The 49ers have been waiting all offseason to hear from veteran defensive end Justin Smith about his plans for playing in the 2015 season and they insisted in recent days and weeks that the uncertainty would not play a big role in their own plans for the draft. Then they wound up trading down two spots before…
What the 'funk' is going on? It's a fair question to ask in music these days, as funk appears to be making a mainstream comeback. There's Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" single which had a 14-week reign at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and D'Angelo and Kendrick Lamar's critically acclaimed new albums are infused with funk grooves. Show More Summary
And now for a dispatch from the “what kind of entitled, malcontent douchenozzle shit are America’s fraternity boys getting into these days?” file! So this fraternity at the University of Florida, Zeta Beta Tau, was having its springShow More Summary
Backstage Monday night at the Eagles Cheerleaders Finals. Michelle, Cheryl and Jessica are all 6-year veterans looking for their 7th lucky season. And they all made it!
Thomas has seen a transformed Manziel in the Browns facility this month, saying that the troubled quarterback has finally realized that the NFL is "a big boy's game." It was less than a month ago that veteran offensive tackle Joe Thomas...Show More Summary
You have the power to bring incredible joy and create a magic moment for someone you care about today. The reason we have national holidays like Veteran's Day is to remind us to do what we should be doing all the time.
Last weekend, one of my favorite organizations, the Patriot Boot Camp, swung through the Big Apple to throw a three day shindig of startupy goodness. I popped by to check out the action. For those not familiar, the Patriot Boot Camp (PBC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization led by startup accelerator Techstars. Show More Summary
With less than one week before the 2015 NFL draft, it’s highly likely that all 32 teams have different priorities right now than adding a veteran free agent. The next 10 days or so we will see clubs select their players in Chicago and...Show More Summary
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The USAID contractor was kidnapped in 2011 from his home Pakistan just days before he was scheduled to leave the country. He spent much of his career in some of the world's toughest places.
Suicides by active-duty troops and veterans are at levels that would have been unthinkable a generation ago. Each day, on average, a current service member dies by suicide, and each hour a veteran does the same.
(Eric Sheppard Jr. Considered Armed and Dangerous) A few days ago we brought you the story of the female navy veteran who was arrested for attempting to rescue an American flag from being desecrated by a group of Black Supremacist: Outrageous: … Continue reading ?
VLAMERTINGE, Belgium (AP) — At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows. But one century after his death and in the days leading up to Monday'sShow More Summary
Authorities say the plot to attack Australia’s ANZAC day parade on April 25 was “at an advanced stage of planning”. ABC – ANZAC Day Parade Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist … Continue reading ?
Five Australian teenagers were arrested today on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony next Saturday that included targeting police officers, officials said. Police said they believe the plot was to have involved "edged weapons." "At this stage, we have no information that...
Ang Lee will direct 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' from the acclaimed Ben Fountain novel, with a Veterans Day release set. [...]