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For some veteran free agents, draft choices cast doubt on decisions

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…

Ducks' Beauchemin is always talking, these days to budding star Lindholm

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.

House Republicans nearly prove they love Wall Street more than the troops

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

Videotape of the Freddie Gray Incident Brought Us to This Moment

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

Trent Baalke: Arik Armstead pick not a hedge against Justin Smith’s possible retirement

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…

On the "A" w/Souleo: Veteran Funk Band Returns Right On Time, Decades Later

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

Florida Frat Shut Down, Just For Whizzing On Flags And Cussing Disabled Veterans

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

Photo of the Day – April 29

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!

Joe Thomas says Johnny Manziel's commitment is 'night and day' from last year

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

Honoring Our Veterans NOT on Veterans Day

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.

Startup Incubator Teaches Military Veterans in NYC

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

Unsigned NFL Free Agents Who Can Help a Super Bowl Contender in 2015

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

Day Around The Bay: An End To Homeless Veterans

Kleiner Perkins wants $865,000 in legal fees from Ellen Pao, Barry Bonds' conviction overturned, and more. [ more › ]

Warren Weinstein, American Killed In U.S. Operation, Was Veteran Aid Worker

last weekNews : The Two-Way

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.

Support our troops? Dealing with PTSD requires commitment

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.

Valdosta Flag Burner Eric Sheppard Considered Armed And Dangerous After ‘Bringing Gun To Campus, Threatening To Shoot People’

(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 ?

Late WWI Veteran And Boston Marathon Winner Honored At This Year's Race

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

ISIS Inspired Attack Targeting Veterans’ Parade and Police Thwarted with 5 Arrests in Australia

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 ?

Australia: 5 Teens Plotted Attack on WWI Ceremony

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...

'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' Gets November 2016 Release

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Ang Lee will direct 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' from the acclaimed Ben Fountain novel, with a Veterans Day release set. [...]

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