INDIANAPOLIS – NFL Combine workouts continued Thursday, as the wide receivers and tight ends in attendance took their turns on the bench press to put their strength on display for the 32 teams in attendance.Running backs and offensive linemen benched on Thursday. The rest of the position groups will take their turn on the bench press over the next two days. Below are the top 15 performances on the bench press from both groups: NFL free agents 2019: Breaking down latest salary cap situation (and needs) for all 32 teams | Who has most room? Where do Giants, Eagles, Jets rank? Here is the latest salary cap space information for all 32 NFL teams, including the New York Giants and New York Jets, as they prepare for 2019 NFL free agency. Wide receiversT1) N’Keal Harry, Arizona State - 27T1) D.K. Metcalf, Ole Miss - 273) Jalen Hurd, Baylor - 234) Felton Davis, Michigan State - 215) Gary Jennings, West Virginia - 20T6) A.J. Brown, Ole Miss - 19T6) Cody Thompson, Toldeo - 19T8) … [Read more...] about NFL Combine 2019: Which WR, TEs posted the most impressive bench press numbers on Day 4?
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By Ali Tadayon | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: February 26, 2019 at 8:25 am | UPDATED: February 26, 2019 at 8:40 am OAKLAND — Teachers haven taken to the picket lines for a fourth consecutive day Tuesday while bargaining continues between their union and the district. The bargaining teams conferred late into the night Monday, calling it a night around 10 p.m. and returning to the table this morning, union officials said. Oakland Education Association vice president Chaz Garcia, at a news conference Monday, said talks that were fruitless before were reinvigorated when State Superintendent Tony Thurmond intervened. Thurmond is sticking around the bargaining table today. “Being that it wasn’t going anywhere before and talks were ending, clearly his presence is helping,” Garcia said, without going into more detail about what role Thurmond is playing in the negotiations. The union hasn’t budged from its original demand of a 12 … [Read more...] about Picket lines hold on Day 4 of Oakland teachers strike; bargaining continues
Caurie Putnam Special to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle USA TODAY NETWORK Published 9:00 AM EST Nov 22, 2018 Whether she was on the couch of her Spencerport home or in a hospital room at Boston Children’s Hospital, Anna McKinney was happy so long as she was with her family. “Anna’s focus from the time she was born was family,” said Jeff McKinney, of Spencerport, about his daughter who died of childhood cancer on January 2, 2010, at age five. “She loved being with us and enjoying life in the moment no matter what she was doing or where she was.” After Anna died, the McKinney family founded Anna’s Wish, a nonprofit that provides support to local families that have a child with cancer. That support comes in many forms, from Chromebooks to watch movies together in the hospital to fully-funded birthday parties. One of the ways Anna’s Wish receives donations is through ROC the Day, an innovative, 24-hour online community giving … [Read more...] about ROC the Day sets 24 hours when you can help thousands of people
Chuck Culpepper, The Washington Post Published 6:01 am PDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 Fans walk outsideCanvas Stadium in Fort Collins, Colo., before the annual rivalry game between Colorado State and Wyoming for the Golden Boot Trophy. Fans walk outsideCanvas Stadium in Fort Collins, Colo., before the annual rivalry game between Colorado State and Wyoming for the Golden Boot Trophy. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Autumn Parry Erik Mohr tailgates before the Wyoming-Colorado State game. Erik Mohr tailgates before the Wyoming-Colorado State game. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Autumn Parry Chris Ellison at the memorial service for his brother Kevin, a former safety at Southern Cal who suffered from what their sister, Camille, called "bipolar schizophrenic affective disorder" and died at 31. Chris Ellison at the memorial service … [Read more...] about Postcards from College Football America: 5 days, 4 campuses, 3 games and a memorial
World It’s time to celebrate teachers around the world for all the incredible work they do in educating the next generation. Friday marks World Teachers' Day, an annual commemoration of teachers on the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. Each year, UNESCO and Education International join forces and campaign to recognize the important roles teachers play in societies. This year’s World Teachers’ Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognizes education as a fundamental human right. Ckaris Williams, a teacher and Hurricane Katrina evacuee, prepares her classroom at Douglass Elementary School in Houston September 7, 2005 in Houston, Texas. October 4 marks World Teachers' Day, which celebrates everything teachers do for their students. Dave Einsel/Getty Images To celebrate, Newsweek has rounded up 24 inspiring quotes about teachers and the importance … [Read more...] about World Teachers’ Day 2018: 24 Inspirational Quotes to Celebrate Your Teachers