Marshawn Lynch was ‘laughing’ at Pete Carroll after Super Bowl interception
Marshawn Lynch was just as befuddled as fans when the Seattle Seahawks decided to throw at the goal line at the end of Super Bowl XLIX. So it confused many onlookers when the Seahawks opted to throw the ball at the 1-yard line with a chance to win the Super Bowl. “I come off the sideline, and in my mind, I’m confused. “I’m walking through, I see Lenny Kravitz,” Lynch said. Lynch went on to play one more season in Seattle after that Super Bowl before a short-lived retirement.mlive.com
White farmers sue Biden administration over loan forgiveness program
A group of white Midwestern farmers sued the federal government Thursday, alleging discrimination because they are not eligible for a COVID-19 loan forgiveness program aimed at helping disadvantaged farmers, AP reports. Why it matters: Under the Biden administration, about $4 billion of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan will be allocated to disadvantaged farmers, about a quarter of whom are Black.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.The big picture: The white farmers — who hail from a variety of states including Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and Ohio — claim that their ineligibility for the disadvantaged farmers fund is a violation of their constitutional rights, per AP. The suit wants to stop the Department of Agriculture from using race to guide eligibility for "loan modifications and payments," as well as "unspecified damages," AP reports. What they're saying: "Because plaintiffs are ineligible to even apply for the program solely due to their race, they have been denied the equal protection of the law and therefore suffered harm," the lawsuit reads, according to AP.But, but, but: Inequality among farmers is deeply imbedded, both in the past and present. Under the Trump administration, o.1% of the COVID-19 relief aid for American farmers went to Black farmers.The Department of Agriculture said in a statement that it was reviewing the lawsuit, but it plans to continue to offer lean forgiveness to "socially disadvantaged" farmers, per AP. Go deeper: Clyburn condemns Graham for calling COVID aid to Black farmers "reparations"More from Axios: Sign up to get the latest market trends with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freenews.yahoo.com
A look at the commercials of Super Bowl LV
After all, more than 100 million people in the United States tune in to watch the Super Bowl every year. According to statista.com, Bud Light is the most popular beer for Super Bowl Sunday, taking up more than 12% of the total beer consumed. Anheuser-Busch will forego promoting Budweiser this year, with the money reserved for its Super Bowl ad donated to coronavirus vaccine awareness efforts. I brought the chips!”This spot brings together an ensemble of Super Bowl legends. Disney had released a trailer for “Black Widow” during the 2020 Super Bowl.
Maintaining Physical & Mental Health During Coronavirus
With that single announcement, Silver enforced more effective public health policy than the White House has during this pandemic. Without behavioral interventions, so many patients will require hospitalization, they will exceed the capacity of the U.S. health care system. Reducing overall transmission will protect the most vulnerable members of our Michigan communities and keep the health care system functioning. At the moment, we must rely on basic public health measures: wash your hands frequently, dont touch your face, use hand sanitizer, and limit your exposure to others. During this outbreak, your mental health is critical and vulnerable right now.detroit.cbslocal.com
Marshawn Lynch on retirement: "I'm done"
"I'm done," the former Seattle Seahawks running back tells 60 Minutes Sports, confirming his retirement on camera for the first time. But Lynch's agent, Doug Hendrickson, says he'll never say never. New edition of 60 Minutes Sports on SHOWTIME airs Tuesday, June 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.cbsnews.com
Making TV with Marshawn Lynch
When Super Bowl champion Marshawn Lynch doesn't want to do something, he lets you know. While shooting a profile in his hometown of Oakland, 60 Minutes Sports wanted to film a walking shot but Lynch wasn't having it. New edition of 60 Minutes Sports airs Tuesday, June 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.cbsnews.com