College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 12)

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Athlon Sports

By Steven Lassan Expert NCAAF rankings of college football’s Top 25 teams after Week 12 of the 2022 season, prior to the AP Top 25. Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 12th weekend of the 2022 season was headlined by close road victories by Michigan, TCU and Ohio State, USC’s win over UCLA and South Carolina’s upset of Tennessee. Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan and TCU take the top four spots, with USC at No. 5, LSU at No. 6 and Alabama at No. 7 in the post-Week 12 top 25 rankings. … Read More “College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 12)”

Forde-Yard Dash: The First-Year Coaches Making an Instant Impact

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Sports Illustrated

By Pat Forde With an unusual number of teams led by new hires making it in the top 25 this season, here are some of the coaches making waves in their first year on the job. Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football, where we no longer have to believe the Heup about Tennessee: First QuarterHome Run HiresThis time a year ago, the earth was about to rumble in college athletics with some seismic coaching hires few people saw coming. USC was preparing to make a massive offer for Lincoln Riley to leave Oklahoma, and LSU was about to shockingly swipe Brian Kelly from Notr… Read More “Forde-Yard Dash: The First-Year Coaches Making an Instant Impact”

Look: NFL Reacts To Controversial ‘Body Slam’ Penalty

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates Washington Commanders DL John Ridgeway drew an easy 15-yarder in Sunday’s game against the Texans after putting a WWE move on fellow rookie Dameon Pierce well after the whistle was blown. The play caused a bit of controversy among NFL fans. With some believing that the Ridgeway should’ve been ejected for the body slam. “Man power bombed his ass,” a fan replied. “Should of been ejected,” another replied. “Possessed by the spirit of Albert Haynesworth.” “The crazy thing about this was when Ridgeway flexed afterwards, like he’d just shown the dean exactly what he thinks of nerds b… Read More “Look: NFL Reacts To Controversial ‘Body Slam’ Penalty”

Look: Chiefs Owner’s Daughter Going Viral On Sunday

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The Spun

By Andrew Holleran Sunday night’s NFL contest will be a fun one. The Los Angeles Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs are set to play on “Sunday Night Football.” Ahead of kickoff, Gracie Hunt, the daughter of the Chiefs owner, is trending on social media. Gracie Hunt, who was Miss Kansas USA, was trending on social media leading up to kickoff. She has hundreds of thousands of followers on social media. Sunday night’s Chiefs vs. Chargers game should be a pretty fun one. Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m. E.T. The game will air on NBC. Read More “Look: Chiefs Owner’s Daughter Going Viral On Sunday”

College Football Reacts To SEC’s Fine Decision

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By Daniel Bates Both South Carolina and Vanderbilt were hit in the pockets over the weekend for violating SEC policy. According to the Southeastern Conference, SC and Vandy will incur fines of $100,000 and $250,000 respectively after both schools failed to cooperate with the league’s “access to competition” rules (multiple times); allowing fans to storm the field after their big upset wins. Per the SEC: Access to competition areas shall be limited to participating student-athletes, coaches, officials, support personnel and properly-credentialed individuals at all times. For the safety of parti… Read More “College Football Reacts To SEC’s Fine Decision”

Here’s how Trump’s restored Twitter account could help prosecutors

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Raw Story

@realDonaldTrump was removed from Twitter in the days following the Jan. 6 attack and after several months of claiming the election was “rigged.” When that happened, all of the amplification and promotion of his tweets went along with it. Presumably, the House Select Committee pulled some information from Twitter, but the newly restored account means that those links to other accounts are also available again. Former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA) explained that “as somebody who looks at data, who looks at that type of thing, I think this is valuable. I think everyone should look at those indivi… Read More “Here’s how Trump’s restored Twitter account could help prosecutors”

Paul Sullivan: For better or worse, Twitter changed sports fans and media coverage forever

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — My first mention of a tweet appeared July 28, 2009, in a Chicago Tribune story on a Milton Bradley trade rumor. “It began when White Sox analyst Steve Stone twittered that the Tigers were interested in trading for Bradley, adding the Cubs ‘should fly him in a private jet.’ ” As a Twitter novice who joined the app that month at the encouragement of my employer, I had no idea the correct verb was “tweeted,” not “twittered.” No matter the terminology, once the tweet began circulating on blogs Cubs beat writers were forced to talk to Bradley to get his reaction. “I don’t pay attention to… Read More “Paul Sullivan: For better or worse, Twitter changed sports fans and media coverage forever”

Beautified cities, new jobs, special benefits – ‘Great Return’ first state program’s goals

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Azer News

By Trend The First State Program on ‘Great Return’ signed by AzerbaijaniPresident Ilham Aliyev contains many important points related tothe rapid development of the lands liberated from occupation andtheir sustainable settlement, Trend reports on November 19. The program’s implementation should be carried out until2026. It has defined the following target indicators for thedevelopment of Azerbaijan’s Karabakh and East Zangazur economicregions: 1. Infrastructure 2. Economic recovery 3. Social development 4. Balanced development of the environment. 1. As part of infrastructure projects, the terr… Read More “Beautified cities, new jobs, special benefits – ‘Great Return’ first state program’s goals”

Phil Spencer: Microsoft has to crack mobile gaming market to continue to grow

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BANG Showbiz English

Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer says the company will become marginalised in the video game industry if it doesn’t improve its presence on mobile platforms. Spencer – who is the Head executive of Microsoft’s Xbox division – insists the company must do more to become a go-to destination on gamers’ phones, otherwise its influence and market share will diminish. Spencer insists that Microsoft’s proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard – which owns the ‘Candy Crush’ franchise, created by its King division – is directly linked to its mobile gaming strategy rather than a desire to… Read More “Phil Spencer: Microsoft has to crack mobile gaming market to continue to grow”

Turkish army destroys terrorist bases in operation in Iraq & Syria – defense minister

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Terrorist headquarters, covers, depots, and bases were destroyedin an air operation of the Turkish army in northern Iraq and Syriaovernight to Sunday, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar reported,Trend reports citing Haber7. “Terrorists’ covers, caves, tunnels, and warehouses weresuccessfully destroyed. Surgical strikes were carried out againstthe so-called headquarters of the terrorist organization,” Akarsaid in a video address aired by the TRT TV channel. “The operation has been successfully completed. Our goal is toensure the safety of our 85 million citizens and our borders, toeliminate a… Read More “Turkish army destroys terrorist bases in operation in Iraq & Syria – defense minister”