We shouldn’t be too hard on Nike, though. If any one of us had been asked to come up with a dream scenario before the tournament, most of these players would have featured, plus a few others besides. Lionel Messi of Argentina (team sponsor: Adidas) would surely have been a contender (so THAT’S why he had such a poor World Cup), though few would have sprung for Diego Forlan (team sponsor: Puma) as the man most likely to be named player of the tournament..
We’re busy on the Red Button this week preparing to host a maelstrom of great music for your viewing pleasure. It’s an eclectic offering from stadium rockers Bon Jovi to Asian Network collaboration with the BBC Philharmonic to the very best of Northern Ireland’s music scene. Add to this insider exclusives from eccentric new comedy Blandings and firm favourite Miranda and we hope you’ll agree it’s a great week to stay on red!.
Darius Bazley, left, is guarded by Jalen Smith during the McDonald’s all American game. (Kevin C. Thursday brought news of the first five star prospect who has decided to jump straight to the NBA’s G League decommitting from Syracuse in the process and Darius Bazley says he wants to start a “trend.”.
It’s difficult to write substantial stories or in depth features or develop rapport with the players and coaches in those settings. There are so many interesting stories to tell about these players and coaches, but when a 300 pound linemen is jogging off the field, still in his pads after a 2 1/2 hour practice and then surrounded by cameras and tape recorders, he’s probably not going to open up and share his life story. That’s just the reality of covering college football at most places in 2018.
Bill Holtzclaw has asked schools to ban Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye from high school reading lists. He told the Alabama Media Group: “The book is just completely objectionable, from language to the content.” The book, which tells the story of a black girl who wishes for blue eyes, includes descriptions of incest and rape. Holtzclaw’s appeal comes after criticism from fellow Republicans that he failed to oppose the Department of Education’s Common Core school standards.
After the sinking, the USS Houston surviving crew members were made prisoners of war. Fulton letters home written prior to the sinking make up the heart of this digital collection. It also includes homefront letters and documents, and cards made in a Japanese POW camp during Fulton captivity from 1942 1945..