New England Patriots punter Zoltan Mesko (14) punts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) by Dale GrdnicAssociated Press Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — New Pittsburgh Steelers punter Zoltan Mesko believes that everything happens for a reason. That was never more evident than this week.
Daily Archive: September 6, 2013
This June 9, 2013 file photo shows Carrie Underwood performing at the 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood has taken the handoff from Faith Hill to perform the musical introduction for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” but don’t expect the two country superstars to sing it the same way.
Pope Francis (CNN Photo/Vatican TV) by Daniel Burke (CNN) — Pope Francis on Thursday wrote to the G20 leaders, saying that military intervention in Syria would be “futile” and urging them to seek a diplomatic solution instead.
RAYNARD JACKSON (NNPA)—Last week, the Republican National Committee, under the leadership of its chairman, Reince Priebus, did something that has never been done before in the history of the Republican Party. Their feat was so astonishing and yet few in the media is writing or talking about it. Priebus hosted a luncheon commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The event accomplished something that no other March on Washington event was able to achieve. Sharpton’s event was a joke and an embarrassment. The King’s family event was a disappointment.
In this June 13, 2006, file photo, comedian Dave Chappelle promotes the release of his new DVD “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party,” at the Virgin Megastore…
TIM STEVENS Though County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has pledged continued support for implementing a corporate Rooney Rule, he said there are limitations on how much the County can use such a plan for its own employment.
HARRY C. ALFORD (NNPA)–Do you know the true value of your business? I doubt it as 80 percent of all business owners do not know what their business is worth. This creates a lot of vulnerability. This type of knowledge has been an access issue because of the time it takes and the cost of traditional offline methods. The traditional way will cost on average $8,000 and takes about five weeks, according to research firm IBISWorld. Realizing this hurdle for small businesses and especially Black- owned firms, the National Black Chamber of Commerce conducted a search to find some type of alternative.
William Penn by Ed White Associated Press Writer DETROIT (AP) – An award-winning novelist who told students that Republicans have “raped this country” lost his fall teaching assignments at Michigan State University after acknowledging the remarks were offensive, the school said Thursday.
Felix Pie (26), Marlon Byrd (2) and Andrew McCutchen celebrate their 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) by Genaro ArmasAP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) – Toast them with a bottle of Iron City. Wear that 1970s-era Pittsburgh painter’s cap with pride. Celebrate the end of “The Streak.” Just don’t expect the Pirates to join in the fun. There’s an NL Central title to win.
LEE A. DANIELS (NNPA)—On Saturday, Aug. 24 and Wednesday, Aug. 28, tens of thousands of Americans gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to honor the 1963 March on Washington and the Movement that brought America into the modern age. Speaker after speaker—including three American presidents who declared they owed their presidencies to the societal changes the Movement made possible—urged America to heed the substantial work that remains to be done.