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Navy SEALs Kicked Out of Iraq Over 'Deterioration of Good Order and Discipline'
Post Date: 2019-07-25 07:48:09 by Ada
A Naval Special Warfare platoon has been recalled from the war zone after their leader lost trust in their ability to carry out their mission -- an extraordinary move for a command that has faced recent troubling discipline problems. The commander of the Special Operations Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq ordered a SEAL team platoon to return to San Diego "due to a perceived deterioration of good order and discipline within the team during non-operational periods," officials with U.S. Special Operations Command announced in a Wednesday night release. "The Commander lost confidence in the team's ability to accomplish the mission," the release ...
Anti-Trump NBA Champion Coach Steve Kerr at It Again: GOP ‘Sold Its Soul to Trump’
Post Date: 2019-07-24 06:13:16 by BTP Holdings
Anti-Trump NBA Champion Coach Steve Kerr at It Again: GOP Sold Its Soul to Trump Volume 90% By Joe Setyon Published July 18, 2019 at 7:47am Golden State Warriors head coach and frequent Donald Trump critic Steve Kerr was back at it on Wednesday, claiming the Republican Party sold its soul to the president. Kerrs comments came as he retweeted a New York Times Op-Ed titled, Trumps Going to Get Re-elected, Isnt He? The Warriors coach suggested that the Democrats have to get this right if they want to win in 2020. I believe the vast majority of Americans want a unifying, moral leader, Kerr tweeted. The ...
Anti-Trump NBA Champion Coach Steve Kerr at It Again: GOP ‘Sold Its Soul to Trump’
Post Date: 2019-07-24 06:07:05 by BTP Holdings
Anti-Trump NBA Champion Coach Steve Kerr at It Again: GOP Sold Its Soul to Trump Volume 90% By Joe Setyon Published July 18, 2019 at 7:47am Golden State Warriors head coach and frequent Donald Trump critic Steve Kerr was back at it on Wednesday, claiming the Republican Party sold its soul to the president. Kerrs comments came as he retweeted a >a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/opinion/trump-2020.html">New York Times Op-Ed titled, Trumps Going to Get Re-elected, Isnt He? The Warriors coach suggested that the Democrats have to get this right if they want to win in 2020. I believe the ...
Rizzo Hits Slam, Cubs Overcome Machado, Beat Padres 6-5
Post Date: 2019-07-20 09:08:52 by BTP Holdings
Rizzo Hits Slam, Cubs Overcome Machado, Beat Padres 6-5 July 19, 2019 at 6:10 pm Filed Under:Chicago Cubs, MLB, San Diego Padres CHICAGO (AP) Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam and the Chicago Cubs overcame an early home run by Manny Machado to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 Friday. Javier Báez also homered for the NL Central-leading Cubs, who have won six of seven since the All-Star break. Josh Naylor tied the score 5-5 in the eighth inning against Pedro Strop (2-3) with his first career pinch homer, but the Cubs went back ahead in the bottom half. Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) throws the ball against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of ...
LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand Seemingly Just Hit Rock Bottom
Post Date: 2019-07-19 06:44:19 by BTP Holdings
LaVar Balls Big Baller Brand Seemingly Just Hit Rock Bottom By Dave Kovaleski Published July 17, 2019 at 10:25am LaVar Balls Big Baller Brand debuted in 2017, selling basketball sneakers for $495 or $995 for a pair autographed by his son Lonzo. The price was obviously too high, reflecting, perhaps, an inflated sense of self-worth by the owner. But now that Big Baller Brand is on its last legs, it is practically giving its merchandise away. A tweet Sunday from LA Sports Radio shows just how far the brand has fallen. It had a booth at a local volleyball tournament in Los Angeles where its wares were being sold for next to nothing. The whiteboard shows T-shirts, ...
Elliott's attorneys call charges by security guard 'extortion'
Post Date: 2019-07-17 20:17:09 by BTP Holdings
Elliott's attorneys call charges by security guard 'extortion' Matt Johnson, Sportsnaut 4 days ago After learning a Las Vegas security guard is pressing charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for an incident that occurred in May, Elliotts attorneys released a statement suggesting the lawsuit is an attempt at extortion. © Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports In a letter sent to NFL Networks Ian Rapoport from Elliotts agent, attorneys Scott Rosenblum and Jason Lampert said the criminal complaint filed against Elliott is the latest attempt at extortion by the security guard. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/1150170 ...
Elliott's attorneys call charges by security guard 'extortion'
Post Date: 2019-07-14 16:11:32 by BTP Holdings
Elliott's attorneys call charges by security guard 'extortion' Matt Johnson, Sportsnaut 21 hrs ago After learning a Las Vegas security guard is pressing charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for an incident that occurred in May, Elliotts attorneys released a statement suggesting the lawsuit is an attempt at extortion. © Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports In a letter sent to NFL Networks Ian Rapoport from Elliotts agent, attorneys Scott Rosenblum and Jason Lampert said the criminal complaint filed against Elliott is the latest attempt at extortion by the security guard. twitter.com/RapSheet/status/1150170142829158401 ...
Bears RB Cohen reveals family tragedy at football camp
Post Date: 2019-07-14 15:16:22 by BTP Holdings
Bears RB Cohen reveals family tragedy at football camp Vincent Frank, Sportsnaut 18 hrs ago Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen returned to Greensboro in North Carolina this week to host a football camp at his alma mater of NC A&T. © Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports What was supposed to be a festive event turned serious on Saturday when Cohen told event-goers that his brother was just recently shot, leading to paralysis. I want to tell everyone right now something Ive not told anyone until now, Cohen said, via Ed Hardin of News & Record. My brother was shot recently. Hes in a wheelchair now, too. Hell never walk again. Cohen was ...
Chess Grandmaster Caught Using His Phone While On The Toilet During A Tournament
Post Date: 2019-07-14 12:58:28 by BTP Holdings
Chess Grandmaster Caught Using His Phone While On The Toilet During A Tournament Gabe Fernandez 1 day ago Latvian-Czech chess grandmaster Igors Rausis is reportedly under investigation after he was caught checking his phone while on the toilet in the middle of a tournament he was participating in. Rausis signed a declaration stating that the phone that investigators eventually found in a toilet stall was in fact his, and was suspended from the tournament, according to a Facebook post from FIDE Director General Emil Sutovsky. The evidence found is apparently being sent to an ethics committee and the French police will be involved with what happens next as the tournament where Rausis was ...
NFL Rookie Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail
Post Date: 2019-07-13 15:50:07 by BTP Holdings
NFL Rookie Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail By Dave Kovaleski Published July 12, 2019 at 9:52am A rookie for the New Orleans Saints is headed to jail after agreeing to a plea deal on charges of unlawful contact and sexual battery. Defensive end Carl Granderson was sentenced to six months in jail for unlawful contact and one year of probation for sexual battery, Davis Potter of the Casper Star-Tribune in Wyoming reported Wednesday. twitter.com/DavisEPotter/status/1149126741379518464 The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Granderson went undrafted out of the University of Wyoming after playing four years there. But he was invited to Saints minicamp and impressed Saints coaches, ESPN reported. So ...
Post Date: 2019-07-11 07:48:54 by Ada
Why has the American national womens soccer team won its version of the World Cup four times, while our national mens team hasnt made it past the quarterfinals since 1930? Its not that the American women are better in an absolute sense than the American men. In 2017, for example, the U.S. womens team was beaten 52 by a team of Dallas boys no older than age 15. But Americans arent sophisticated enough soccer fans to notice how much worse the quality of play is in womens soccer than in mens soccer. No, America dominates womens soccer for the same reason South Korea dominates womens golf: because nobody else has much cared. ...
Yankees pitcher and “Ball Four” author Jim Bouton dies at 80
Post Date: 2019-07-10 21:43:20 by BTP Holdings
Yankees pitcher and Ball Four author Jim Bouton dies at 80 Brian Niemietz, Larry Mcshane 2 hrs ago © Getty Ex-Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton was a 20-game winner, won two World Series games, spent 10 years in the big leagues and made a bigger impact with a pen in his hand than a baseball. The author of the groundbreaking hardball tell-all Ball Four died Wednesday following a battle with a brain disease linked to dementia. The Newark, N.J., native died in the home he shared with his wife Paula Kurman after weeks of hospice care. He was 80. Bouton, wearing No. 56 for the Bombers in the 1960s, threw so hard in his early years that his cap routinely flew ...
The US Women’s Soccer Team is Filled with a Bunch of Horribly Obnoxious Millennial Feminist Cunts
Post Date: 2019-07-07 07:58:30 by Ada
These horrible women are an embarrassment to the United States of America. The United States womens soccer team has made it to the final match of the Womens World Cup. They will be playing the Netherlands in the final game on Sunday. Normally, this would not be something worth commenting on, except for the fact that this team is filled with some of the most obnoxious millennial feminist cunts imaginable. Throughout the tournament they have behaved in a reprehensible manner and have not only embarrassed themselves but embarrassed the country theyre supposed to represent. Their behavior on the world stage is a window into the generally awful behavior regularly displayed ...
Kaep Humiliated As Public Learns Betsy Ross Was Part of Massive Anti-Slavery Group
Post Date: 2019-07-06 12:39:31 by BTP Holdings
Kaep Humiliated As Public Learns Betsy Ross Was Part of Massive Anti-Slavery Group By Ryan Ledendecker Published July 5, 2019 at 2:59pm Former quarterback-turned-social-justice-warrior Colin Kaepernick caused a stir right before the July Fourth holiday after somehow convincing Nikes top brass that a patriotic shoe it was set to release represented slavery. In a last-minute move as the Air Max 1 Quick Strike Betsy Ross flag shoes were hitting store shelves, Nike pulled its release and made immediately made national headlines. And Ross name was subsequently dragged through the mud. But before Kaepernick a man who once donned socks that depicted police ...
Dominican police arrest 'mastermind' in Ortiz shooting
Post Date: 2019-06-29 10:19:32 by BTP Holdings
Dominican police arrest 'mastermind' in Ortiz shooting By MARTIN ADAMES and DANICA COTO 19 hrs ago Man behind Ortiz shooting arrested in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic announced Friday that they have arrested the man behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz in an apparent case of mistaken identity. Police said Victor Hugo Gomez was detained in the Caribbean country. No further details were immediately released. Authorities had said last week that they believed Gomez was living in the U.S. and described him as a dangerous fugitive, adding that he was an associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel. ...
Cam Newton offers man $1,500 to change seats on 10-hour flight, man says no
Post Date: 2019-06-23 13:59:33 by BTP Holdings
Cam Newton offers man $1,500 to change seats on 10-hour flight, man says no Matt Clapp 12 hrs ago © Provided by Comeback Media Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was getting ready to sit down on a 10-hour flight from Paris on Friday, and approached a man on the plane. The man had a seat with extra leg room, and Newton very much wanted the seat. So, Newton offered the guy $1,500 to change seats. The man said no: twitter.com/ElisaraEdwards/status/1142251411566202880 A couple of questions immediately come to mind with that one. 1. How do you turn down $1,500 for leg room on a flight? We probably know the answer to that already: that man is doing quite, quite well for ...
Watch: Josh Smith, Royce White ejected for altercation in BIG3 debut
Post Date: 2019-06-23 12:09:37 by BTP Holdings
Watch: Josh Smith, Royce White ejected for altercation in BIG3 debut Larry Brown Sports 11 hrs ago © Gregory Shamus/Big3/Getty Images The BIG3 debut for Royce White and Josh Smith did not go as planned. White and Smith got into an altercation in the first quarter of Saturdays game between the Enemies and Bivouac and got ejected from the game: twitter.com/TheNBACentral/status/1142618546373124097 Saturday was the first day of the season for the teams and actually the league debut for both players. White was the No. 1 pick in the draft, while Smith is a captain for the Enemies, an expansion team. White had an assist before being tossed, while Smith did not accumulate any ...
A drug lord, a car chase and more: New details make Ortiz shooting more complicated
Post Date: 2019-06-16 12:28:00 by BTP Holdings
A drug lord, a car chase and more: New details make Ortiz shooting more complicated Teri Thompson, Christian Red 3 hrs ago © Charles Krupa Like any Santo Domingo hotspot in the gritty eastern section of the Dominican Republic capital, the Dial Bar & Lounge was packed last Sunday night, its patrons engaged in lively banter, sipping cocktails and looking at their cell phones. One of the most famous former Major League Baseball stars and a three-time World Series champ, David Ortiz, was among them, seated front and center alongside a friend. Then a thin, baseball cap-wearing male hopped off the back of a motor scooter, walked up to the 43-year-old Ortiz, known as Big Papi by ...
Prosecutor vows to seek 40-year term for alleged shooter in Ortiz case
Post Date: 2019-06-16 11:53:46 by BTP Holdings
Prosecutor vows to seek 40-year term for alleged shooter in Ortiz case Aimee Ortiz 22 hrs ago © Orlando Barria for The Boston Globe Rolfi Ferreras Cruz, center, the suspected shooter in the attack on David Ortiz, was taken to court by the police in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Thursday. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingos chief prosecutor vowed Friday to seek a 40-year prison term for the man accused of shooting retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz at a bar here Sunday night. Speaking to television reporters, Milciades Guzmán, the top prosecutor, said he will seek harsh punishment for the alleged gunman, Rolfi Ferreras Cruz. Hes ...
Ex-Gators captain Tony Joiner charged with murder
Post Date: 2019-06-09 16:38:59 by BTP Holdings
Ex-Gators captain Tony Joiner charged with murder By Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times 4 hrs ago © (TIMES 2007)/TNS/Tampa Bay Times/TNS Florida Gators safety Tony Joiner (19) yells at the crowd at Baton Rouge against LSU. A second member of the Florida Gators 2007 team has been charged with murder. Former UF safety and team captain Tony Joiner faces a second-degree murder charge from the 2016 death of his wife, Heyzel Obando, according to the Fort Myers News-Press. The paper reported that Joiner was previously arrested twice on complaints that he beat Obando. The 33-year-old Joiner was booked in the Polk County jail on Saturday, according to jail records. Joiner appeared ...
Phillies wipe references to Odúbel Herrera from Citizens Bank Park
Post Date: 2019-06-07 07:19:12 by BTP Holdings
Phillies wipe references to Odúbel Herrera from Citizens Bank Park Bill Baer 13 hrs ago Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera remains on administrative leave and will be until at least June 17 following an arrest in Atlantic City. The 2016 All-Star was charged with simple assault and knowingly causing bodily injury to his girlfriend in a casino on Memorial Day. © Ed Zurga/Getty Images Per Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Phillies asked Major League Baseball to remove Herreras name from the All-Star ballot. The club also removed five of Herreras banners from Citizens Bank Park: four on light poles around the stadium and one in the concourse ...
Adult Iowa fan gleefully celebrates as he takes foul ball away from a kid
Post Date: 2019-05-27 08:41:01 by BTP Holdings
Adult Iowa fan gleefully celebrates as he takes foul ball away from a kid Andrew Joseph 13 hrs ago © File Photo File Photo The Big Ten baseball tournament was underway this weekend in Omaha, and the college baseball world was treated to the worst kind of fan: The fan who takes a foul ball away from a kid. If you're an adult baseball fan, there's room for debate about the proper etiquette of keeping a foul ball. If the ball is hit right at you (and you make the catch), it's generally fine if you want to keep a $20 baseball. But if the ball is either clearly intended for a child or requires racing against a child to retrieve the baseball, um, let the kid keep the ball. ...
Chris Long says he enjoyed his ‘fair share’ of marijuana during his NFL career
Post Date: 2019-05-23 07:29:32 by BTP Holdings
Chris Long says he enjoyed his fair share of marijuana during his NFL career Glenn Erby 12 hrs ago © USA TODAY USA TODAY Chris Long has officially retired from the game of football and the former Eagles star now has the time, to take down Twitter trolls, or address the NFL's dismay with marijuana usage. The two time Super Bowl champion and well-known philanthropist opened up about his marijuana usage during his NFL career, telling Dan Patrick he's "enjoyed his fair share' of weed while playing. "We should be headed to a place where we allow players to enjoy what I would not even call a drug - it's far less dangerous than guzzling a fifth of ...
Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report
Post Date: 2019-05-22 07:40:42 by BTP Holdings
Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report Lorenzo Reyes 12 hrs ago © Provided by USA Today Sports Media Group LLC A New Orleans man was arrested after allegedly trying to extort Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu for more than $1 million, according to a report. WDSU reported that it obtained a federal affidavit in which Geourvon Sears is accused of asking Mathieu for $1.5 million deposited into his account while threatening to provide the media with allegations of sexual misconduct. According to WDSU, Sears allegedly texted Mathieu with the message: $5 million by Friday, Im done talking, emailing TMZ ...
Patriots' Robert Kraft Expected to Walk as Prosecutors 'Wave the White Flag'
Post Date: 2019-05-22 05:49:45 by BTP Holdings
Patriots' Robert Kraft Expected to Walk as Prosecutors 'Wave the White Flag' Robert Kraft (Getty Images) By David A. Patten | Monday, 20 May 2019 06:58 PM New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his legal team scored a stunning victory Monday evening, as prosecutors filed a motion for a stay of proceedings, effectively admitting they can no longer proceed with the case. Sources familiar with the development dismissed outright any likelihood the case against Kraft two misdemeanor counts of solicitation of prostitution in connection with a video-sting operation police conducted at a massage parlor in Jupiter, Florida can be somehow resuscitated. Alex ...
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