In any case, a pessimist would say the facts are no match for the story Trump and his boosters are telling. It’s a story about Trump standing up to the forces that are trying to take him down. Trump’s Twitter feed and his favorite talk shows are almost mirror images of one another, complete with the same claims (attorney general Jeff Sessions is weak) and catch phrases (“witch hunt”)..
The SteepleCats went quietly in the first inning of Game 1. In the second, they erupted for five runs on four hits. The inning started when Noah Vaughan reached on an infield single, and the scoring stopped when Johnson ripped a two run double to left center.
How to: Sit on a stability ball, holding a 5 to 8 pound dumbbell in each hand. Bend at the waist until torso is parallel to the floor, chest is on knees, and arms are hanging toward the floor. Draw elbows back and up, bringing shoulder blades toward each other, then lower dumbbells back down; that’s 1 rep.
Reaction from Nike employees to Parker’s speech was mixed. Some said they felt hopeful that Parker’s promises and the departure of six top executives signaled that Nike leadership was serious about fixing problems. Others said they thought that his speech was frustratingly vague and did not specifically lay out how Nike’s culture would be improved..
With revenue of $24 billion last year, Nike dwarfs Under Armour, which brought in $1.8 billion. But the faster growing Under Armour is chasing hard, launching a footwear division several years ago to target Nike’s bread and butter and working to increase its global appeal. The company that built itself on football now sponsors Tottenham Hotspur, one of the top English Premier League soccer teams..
It was 75 years ago on October 9, 2015 that John Lennon was born and almost 35 years since he died on December 8, 1980. The love of his music with The Beatles and subsequently under his own name is as strong as it ever was, as is the fascination with his personal story and character. We discuss and reassess Lennon perhaps more than any other figure in the history of popular music, and there’s always something new to add.
Mr. FIELDS: Well, it’s really a disturbing trend. I mean, George knows, probably better than anyone on this panel this morning, the historic role of the black press in our community, and when the black press is compromised along with another strong institution, historically, the black church, we really have some problems.