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  • NFL cheerleader gets surprise wedding proposal at final game

    01/17/2022 11:51:43 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 16, 2022 | Jay Valle
    Sunday marked the end of the season for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and the beginning of a new chapter in the love story of team cheerleader Benjamin Ajani and his boyfriend, Dominic Williams, who surprised Ajani with a marriage proposal at the final game.
  • Vaccinated ball boy collapses at Australia Open…

    01/17/2022 10:48:40 AM PST · by Red Badger · 18 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on January 17, 2022 12:55 pm
    Pedro Martinez & Federico Delbonis have rushed to the aid of a ball kid who collapsed at the Australian Open. — The Juggernaut (@TheJuggernaut88) January 17, 2022 Another coincidence involving the Vaccine and physical exertion.
  • Electric Two-Wheeler Maker eROCKIT Opens Doors To Investors...The German company wants to accelerate production and availability in other markets.

    01/17/2022 7:39:11 AM PST · by Red Badger · 20 replies ^ | Jan 10, 2022 at 7:00am ET | Enrico Punsalang
    You may have heard of eROCKIT before, as the German company specializing in pedal-assist electric bikes has been showcasing its products since 2019. eROCKIT AG, the firm's parent company, has acquired 100 percent of eROCKIT Systems GmbH, and has begun issuing shares in a first public offering. Given the recent development, the company seeks to ramp up production, as well as establish sales structures in key markets. Commenting on ramping up production and availability in multiple markets, eROCKIT AG Chairman Andreas Zurwehme said in a report published by The PACK: "The climate targets and the increasing worldwide bans on vehicles...
  • Novak Djokovic could be barred from French Open as France passes new vaccine law

    01/17/2022 6:48:23 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 9 replies
    Reuters via ESPN ^ | Jan 17, 2022 | Reuters staff
    Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in the French Open as things stand now after the Sports Ministry said Monday there would be no exemption from France's new vaccine law. World No. 1 Djokovic arrived in his native Serbia on Monday after being deported from Australia on Sunday because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has accused the Australian government of "harassing'' the top-ranked tennis star, who lost a legal battle to overturn the decision to revoke his visa. Vucic urged Djokovic to return where he would be welcomed. But even as he flew home,...
  • Cowboys fans throw trash at their own team…

    01/17/2022 6:20:20 AM PST · by Red Badger · 98 replies ^ | January 17, 2022 2:22 am | Posted by Kane
    #Cowboys fans throwing things at their own players. Got this sent to me by one. Be better fans wow! — Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) January 17, 2022 VIdeo at link................ The final play… This is an awful play call and awful execution for @dallascowboys Awful — Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7) January 17, 2022 Tony Romo’s call… The game-ending play for the Cowboys ⬇️ (via @NFL) — FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) January 17, 2022
  • Serbegeth Singh: Former Pro Football Player Dies 5 Days After Receiving COVID-19 Booster Shot

    01/16/2022 6:40:11 PM PST · by george76 · 46 replies
    The COVID World ^ | January 16th, 2022
    Former Malaysian football player Serbegeth Singh, more popularly known as Shebby Singh, died suddenly from a heart attack while out cycling on Wednesday, January 12th. Shebby, who has worked in recent years as a football pundit, received his COVID-19 booster shot just five days earlier on January 7th. Shebby’s son, Sonuljit Singh, told Free Malaysia Today that his father had received the booster shot five days before his death, labeling those speculating about the jab being related to his sudden death as ‘irresponsible‘. “He had it on January 7th and left us five days later as everyone knows. We do...
  • Joe Rogan sounds like the new Rush Limbaugh (over target hurl alert)

    01/16/2022 6:38:33 AM PST · by DoodleBob · 59 replies
    Press Run ^ | January 7, 2022 | Eric Boehlert
    Late last year, popular podcast host Joe Rogan invited onto his show Dr. Robert Malone, a world-class Covid denier and medical quack, who told Rogan’s millions of listeners that public health experts advocating for vaccines today are akin to Nazi’s in the 1930s. Getting vaccinated against a deadly virus was a sign of “mass formation psychosis,” and Malone suggested Biden was leading a hypnotized cult. It was a misinformation-fest that Rogan said at the time he hoped would go viral. It did. Then the whole thing got banned by YouTube, where the Joe Rogan Experience gets uploaded, for violating the...
  • Swiss Olympic Athlete Fabienne Schlumpf Has Been Diagnosed With Myocarditis.

    01/15/2022 6:25:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Swiss Olympic athlete Fabienne Schlumpf has been diagnosed with myocarditis. SWISS marathon record holder and Olympic athlete Fabienne Schlumpf recently revealed she has been diagnosed with myocarditis and may never be able to compete again. The 31-year-old Swiss runner, who finished 12th at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, announced on her Instagram account on Thursday, January 6 that she had developed myocarditis and is not allowed to play any sports and participate in training. The post read: “BAD NEWS! Unfortunately, myocarditis is holding me back right now. It’s definitely not an easy time for me but I’m not giving up....
  • Scots family heartbroken as Rangers-daft dad suddenly dies after going to bed feeling 'peaky'

    01/15/2022 3:48:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Daily Record ^ | 14 JAN 2022 | Kirsty Feerick
    Now his devastated family have been left in shock by his death and are paying tribute to the 'legend'.A Scots family have been left heartbroken after their 'friendly giant' dad suddenly died in his sleep. Billy Muir, from Glasgow, went to bed feeling 'peaky' around January 7th and sadly never woke up. The Rangers daft 54-year-old grandfather had taken a covid test shortly before which turned up negative last week. Now his devastated family have been left in shock by his death and are paying tribute to the 'legend'. Daughter Kate Muir Daily Record: "He was a big 6ft 6...
  • Taiping Man Passes Away Suddenly While Playing Badminton

    01/14/2022 10:38:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    TRP ^ | JANUARY 15, 2022 | Anne Dorall
    He bent down to pick up a shuttlecock and never got up again. A man collapsed and passed away on the spot in the middle of a badminton session with his friends, according to Astro Awani. Taiping District Police Chief Osman Mamat reported that 47-year-old Lim Thian Meng was confirmed dead at the scene. According to Lim’s friends, they met up to play badminton at around 6.30pm. At around 8.30pm, Lim bent down to pick up a shuttlecock before passing it to a teammate. Immediately after, he collapsed and lost consciousness right there on the badminton court. His shocked friends...
  • Former Mali Defender Coulibaly Thanks Colombia's Rodriguez for Help After Heart Attack in Qatar

    01/14/2022 9:47:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    France24 ^ | 14/01/2022
    Former Mali international Ousmane Coulibaly, who suffered a heart attack on the pitch during a Qatar Stars League match last week, has thanked Colombia international James Rodriguez for helping to save his life. The 32-year-old Coulibaly collapsed in front of the goal near the end of the first half of his team Al Wakrah's match against Al Rayyan at Doha's Al Gharafa Stadium and was treated by medical and ambulance staff before being stabilised in hospital. SNIP "Thanks to God and the work of these heroes I was saved," defender Coulibaly said in the post, while also thanking hospital staff...
  • Marcos Menaldo dead: Deportivo Marquense star, 25, dies after cardiac arrest in training

    01/14/2022 6:49:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    Mirror (U.K.) ^ | Josh O'Brien
    Marcos Menaldo of Guatemalan outfit Deportivo Marquense has tragically died after suffering a heart attack during a training session on Monday. The 25-year-old defender had complained he was finding it difficult to breathe during a pre-season session as he geared up for the new campaign alongside his teammates. The tragedy occurred at the Marquesa de la Ensenada Stadium where Menaldo received emergency CPR treatment on the pitch in San Marcos before being transferred to the Hospital de Especialidades where he died. A centre-back by trade, Menaldo was a fan favourite due to his efforts during Deportivo's successful second division title...
  • 'Control the Controllables': The Case of Novak Djokovic

    01/14/2022 6:14:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Medpage Today ^ | January 14, 2022 | Carla Edwards, MD, MSc
    What happens when athletes don't follow the COVID rules?As sports slowly re-emerged from the initial COVID-19 pause in 2020, athletes, organizations, and fans had to adjust to a new reality. Public health measures such as hand washing and social distancing were widely established, as transmission of the virus became better understood. Mask mandates were variably instituted and sometimes hotly contested and politicized. The COVID-19 vaccine became a lightning rod for political activism, human rights, religious freedoms, conspiracy theories, and ethical conflicts. The world was hungry for the return of sports, but with COVID-19 still a global threat, the resumption of...
  • Top soccer star diagnosed with myocarditis…

    01/14/2022 9:19:22 AM PST · by Red Badger · 40 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on January 14, 2022 11:17 am
    Alphonso Davies has temporarily stopped training after being diagnosed with mild myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. Come back stronger, Phonzie! 🙏❤️ — ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 14, 2022 Left-back Alphonso Davies is suffering from a “slight heart muscle inflammation” as he recovers from a Covid infection and will be sidelined for several weeks. Davies has stopped training and is expected to miss a few weeks due to a mild inflammation of the heart after testing positive. Davies is one of the best Canadian-born players to ever play the sport.
  • Tesla Model 3 And Y HVAC Systems Under Investigation In Canada: The main concern right now is reduced visibility due to the EVs' inability to defog or defrost the windshield.

    01/14/2022 7:31:00 AM PST · by Red Badger · 77 replies ^ | Jan 14, 2022 at 9:52am ET | By: Steven Loveday
    As you may have heard, Tesla Model Y and Model 3 owners in Canada are having issues with their cars' heat pumps. This is a major problem that could be life-threatening, so it needs to be addressed and fixed as soon as possible. That said, Transport Canada has put the cars under an “Issue Assessment Investigation.” The investigation is specifically related to Tesla's HVAC systems and potential problems with heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in frigid weather. The government organization has not yet issued a recall. However, automakers must make Transport Canada aware of defects and potential safety concerns, and...
  • Tesla Model 3 Winter Test: RWD Vs. Long Range Vs. Performance

    01/14/2022 7:29:03 AM PST · by Red Badger · 46 replies ^ | Jan 13, 2022 at 1:22pm ET | By: Dan Mihalascu
    Don't know which Tesla Model 3 to pick? This real-world, cold-weather range and charging comparison test may help you decide. ********************************************************************* VIDEOS AT LINK................ For many people who are considering going electric or upgrading to another EV, the Tesla Model 3 is probably the first model that comes to mind, and for good reason. It’s the right size, very efficient, a Tesla, and relatively affordable. But deciding you want to buy a Tesla Model 3 is just part one of the story because you’ll then have to pick one of the three versions on sale today: the Model 3 RWD,...
  • Djokovic visa revoked for second time…

    01/14/2022 5:15:44 AM PST · by Red Badger · 18 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on January 14, 2022 4:32 am
    <p>MELBOURNE — Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said Friday he used his ministerial discretion to revoke the 34 year-old player’s visa on public interest grounds three days before the Australian Open is to begin.</p>
  • The Unvaccinated Kyrie Irving saga takes a new twist for the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA…

    01/13/2022 6:33:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    KYRIE IRVING OF THE BROOKLYN NETS After all the back and forth, and Kyrie sitting out half the season, it appears the Nets can simply pay $5K per game to allow Kyrie to play in home games in Brooklyn. The Nets have a total of 22 home games remaining. Kyrie Irving could be available in Nets home games if Brooklyn is willing to pay a ‘small fine’, per @SBondyNYDN1st offense: Warning.2nd offense: $1K fine.3rd offense: $2K fine.4th offense: $5K fine.5th offense to infinity offenses: $5K fine(Via— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) January 12, 2022
  • Athletes who have recovered from Covid will be considered ‘Fully Vaccinated’: NCAA

    01/13/2022 6:26:56 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    The NCAA on Thursday released its new COVID guidance for winter sports, and the guidance contains some important news. As ESPN reports, the NCAA Medical Advisory Group updated its definition of “fully vaccinated” to account for various new vaccinations, boosters, and immunity factors. “Fully vaccinated individuals now include those within two months of receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, five months of receiving the Pfizer vaccine series or six months of receiving the Moderna vaccine series; and individuals who are beyond the aforementioned timeline and have received the booster vaccine.” But perhaps the biggest development came in the following line....
  • Bender2 Memorial Pigskin Pickem Thread, Wildcard Playoffs

    01/13/2022 12:28:09 PM PST · by Impy · 184 replies
    Fool's Ball: Wildcard Weekend!!!! Your home for all things Fool's Ball! In Memoriam Danny Lee (BENDER2)