Comedians sue over drug search program at Atlanta airport
Comedians Eric André and Clayton English are challenging a police program at the Atlanta airport they say violates the constitutional rights of airline passengers, particularly Black passengers, through racial profiling and coercive searches just as they are about to board their flights. Lawyers for the two men filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in Atlanta alleging that they were racially profiled and illegally stopped by Clayton County police at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.news.yahoo.com
Thomas, Revis, Freeney headline 1st time Hall candidates
Six-time All-Pro offensive lineman Joe Thomas, shutdown cornerback Darrelle Revis and speedy pass rusher Dwight Freeney headline the list of nine first-year eligible players picked among the 129 nominees for the 2023 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Dr. Dre poses with ‘Divorced AF’ balloons as divorce is reportedly finalized
Rap mogul Dr. Dre appears to have finalized his divorce from his now-former wife of 25 years, according to a […] The post Dr. Dre poses with ‘Divorced AF’ balloons as divorce is reportedly finalized appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Man City moves closer to title; Chelsea held in top-4 bid
(Adam Davy/Pool via AP)LONDON – Manchester City only needs to win five of its remaining eight games to secure the Premier League trophy. Sergio Aguero then fired the ball into the corner of the goal for his first Premier League goal in 14 months. "We want to still fight for the position in Europe.”TUCHEL UNBEATENChelsea extended its unbeaten start under Thomas Tuchel to 10 Premier League games with the draw at Leeds. ZAHA STANCEWilfried Zaha became the first Premier League player not to take a knee before his Crystal Palace team beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0. Zaha had already indicated that he thought taking a knee has lost meaning after being brought in by the Premier League in June as an anti-racism message when football resumed.
Police warn Muskegon Lake ice fishermen barge is coming through
MUSKEGON, MI – Police warned those ice fishing on Muskegon Lake to stay clear of a barge coming through Wednesday, Feb. 3. The Andre barge is expected to enter Muskegon Lake around 2 p.m., headed for The Mart Dock, Muskegon police said. The barge will follow the Lake Express route into the lake then turn northeast toward The Mart Dock. “Those ice fishing should take note of this and stay clear and safe,” police said in a statement. Read more:3-day weather rollercoaster starts bright and ends bitterJohn Ball Zoo is hiring for 2021 season at virtual eventHouse Republican plan for federal coronavirus response money clears committeemlive.com
Carson Palmer, Bob Stoops lead college Hall of Fame class
FILE - USC quarterback Carson Palmer, right, smiles at the Heisman Trophy after being named the 2002 Heisman Trophy winner at The Yale Club in New York, in this Dec. 14, 2002, file photo. Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops are among the 13 former players and coaches who make up the latest College Football Hall of Fame class. The National Football Foundation announced the newly elected hall of famers Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops are among the 13 former players and coaches who make up the latest College Football Hall of Fame class. He is the sixth Oklahoma coach to be inducted into the Atlanta-based Hall of Fame, including Bud Wilkinson and Barry Switzer.
She scores! Fuller kicks 2 extra points for Vandy, Vols win
Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller (32) kicks an extra point as Harrison Smith holds during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sarah Fuller has a football keepsake from her history-making moment. The ball from her second extra point likely is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame. “This whole time has been if I can do it, if I’m good enough to do it,” Fuller said. Fuller, listed second out of three available kickers on the depth chart, came out for the extra point that tied the game at 7 with 1:50 left in the first quarter. Vanderbilt: The Commodores' best chance in their final home game this season was for the offense to stay on the field.
‘He was all I had’ -- Detroit mother pleads for answers in son’s hit-and-run death
DETROIT – A Detroit mother is pleading for help after her 28-year-old son was killed in a hit and run crash earlier this month on East Eight Mile Road. “He was all I had,” said the victim’s mother, Juanna Edwards. It has been two weeks since 28-year-old Andre was hit and killed. “He was my best friend.”RELATED: Driver wanted for Detroit hit-and-run crash that killed 28-year-old manEverything changed at about 10:55 p.m. on the night of Nov. 16 near the intersection of East Eight Mile Road and Russell. Surveillance video caught what is believed to be a gray Dodge Durango hitting Andre as he was standing next to his vehicle.
Here’s what you may have missed over the long Thanksgiving weekend
For all their deprivations and frustrations, these locked-down days and nights have given some people the time and opportunity to fulfill their dreams and desires. Months ago, when all this began, a 57-year-old man named Andre was laid off from the job at a downtown hotel. He decided to tackle something that had been troubling him since he was a small child. “I wanted to learn to read,” he said. “I want to be able to read a book before I die.” Read the full story.chicagotribune.com
Camp injuries, virus protocols had some NFL teams scrambling
I think theres a lot of teams in the league right now that are dealing with all kinds of injuries.He's right. Teams all over the league were sent scrambling during camp. Certainly not during training camp when players are going hard to make the roster as the start of the regular season rolls closer. It's the soft tissue injuries and those things that you are trying to prevent with the ramp-up period," Bitonio said. That will certainly be something to monitor as the regular season begins and teams deal with injuries and potential replacements.
Parsons, Sewell among AP preseason All-Americans not playing
Parsons and Oregon tackle Penei Sewell are among 11 players selected who are not slated to play this fall. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger, File)Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons and Oregon tackle Penei Sewell are among 11 players selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America first team who are not slated to play this fall. Tackles x-Penei Sewell, junior, Oregon; Alex Leatherwood, senior, Alabama. Linebackers y-Micah Parsons, junior, Penn State; x-Hamilcar Rashed Jr., senior, Oregon State; Dylan Moses, senior, Alabama. Safeties x-Jevon Holland, junior, Oregon; Trevon Moehrig, junior, TCU.
Former pro basketball player Andre Emmett is found shot and killed
DALLAS (CNN) - Former pro basketball player Andre Emmett, 37, was shot and killed early Monday morning in Dallas. Early Monday morning, Emmett was approached by two men as he sat in his car in front of his home in Dallas, police said. An altercation followed and Emmett was shot as he ran away, they said. "The BIG3 is in a state of shock over the sudden and tragic death of Andre Emmett. Andre was a member of the BIG3 family for two seasons and never without a smile on his face.