Archive for the ‘World’ Category

Jameis Winston to start for Saints, no word on Jaguars QB for MNF

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Urban Meyer said that Trevor Lawrence and Gardner Minshew will continue to rotate with the first-team offense, including Preseason No. against the Saints.

Fred Warner talks about new 5-year contract extension with San Francisco 49ers

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

ers LB Fred Warner discusses his new five-year contract extension to stay with San Francisco.

Ken Anderson’s new coffee shop provides work opportunities for special needs adults

Friday, July 16th, 2021

The Ken Anderson Alliance’s mission is to provide community and opportunity for adults dealing with special needs. This week, the former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback took a big step forward with his foundation. On Thursday, Just Brew Coffee Shop was opened by Anderson.

City Council committee OKs lease for Boys & Girls Club on campus of new police and fire training academy

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Quite frankly, Stephen A. Smith knew exactly what he was saying about Shohei Ohtani The ESPN star’s xenophobic comments were not just a simple mistake.

SeafoodFest returns this autumn with “Off the Hook” weekend festival

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

After skipping 2020 due to the pandemic, Ballard SeafoodFest is coming back to the neighborhood with a three-day festival in September. It will be called Off the Hook, set to happen Sept. and 12 in Ballard.

Super Bowl streaker takes deal for 6 months probation, community service

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. The stunt is over, but the consequences are far from over. The streaker who ran across the field during the Super Bowl game in Tampa went before a judge Tuesday.

Bay Area native Najee Harris advocates for homeless with Newsom

Friday, June 25th, 2021

SANTA CLARA, Calif. KRON) – Najee Harris of the Pittsburgh Steelers was back in his home state to advocated for homeless people during Gov. Gavin Newsom’s press conference in Santa Clara. Harris’ non-profit “Da’ Bigger Picture Foundation” provides assistance to underserved families impacted by substantial education opportunities, homelessness and hunger.

Hall of Fame quarterback and Trump fan Brett Favre hits out at Olympics for allowing trans athletes

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard recently became the first trans woman to qualify for the Olympic Games

Saints’ Cameron Jordan Donates $120K to Fund Anti-Racism Training for Police

Monday, May 10th, 2021

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan donated $120,000 to fund anti-racism training for police officers in the city, according to Amie Just and Ramon Antonio Vargas of NOLA.com. Jordan said he was inspired to get involved while he was watching demonstrations unfold in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a Black man who was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer.

California forum letters: Bee readers weigh in on recall, e-bikes, nursing home failures

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Don’t fall for recall “Gavin Newsom faces a recall election. Here are the next steps” (sacbee.com, April 26) Just because there’s an effort to recall Gov. Newsom later this year doesn’t mean we need to fall for it. Governing a large, diverse and populous state like California during a pandemic is no job for rookies.