Jim Vertuno, Associated Press Updated 11:13 am PDT, Sunday, August 18, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36. Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident. "Cedric was not just a client, he was my friend," Bassett said. "He was immensely talented and fierce on the football field, yet most have no idea the difficulties he overcame to achieve what he did. Though imperfect in some respects, once Cedric was your friend you understood how kind, sensitive and loyal he was as a man." Benson was one of the top high school recruits out of the West Texas town of Midland. According to Texas Football magazine, he is eighth on the career rushing list for Texas high schools. He led Midland Lee to … [Read more...] about Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident
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By Peter Hegarty | [email protected] and Linda Zavoral | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 25, 2019 at 11:32 am | UPDATED: March 26, 2019 at 4:08 am CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device HAYWARD — They called him the king of custom motorcycles. Arlen Ness, a designer whose wildly colorful customized motorcycles are sought after by riders and museums alike, died March 22 in the East Bay after a long illness, family and friends reported. He was 79. Ness grew up in San Lorenzo and San Leandro and customized bikes at home before he set up shop on East 14th Street in San Leandro. For the past few decades, his Alan Ness Motorcycles has operated out of a Dublin dealership, a 72,000-square-foot location that features new and used bikes, as well as riding gear and apparel. “My dad was extremely well-respected around the world,” said Ness’s son, Cory Ness. … [Read more...] about Arlen Ness, ‘king of custom motorcycles,’ dies at 79
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Martinique: A Slice of France, Tropical Forests, and,Yes, Beaches Too Advertisement Supported by It’s hardly the standard Caribbean destination for travelers from the United States. And it offers few all-inclusive resort options. But that is part of this French-speaking island’s appeal. ByEric Lipton March 20, 2019 The GPS told us to go inland to cross Martinique’s mountains if we wanted to reach the northern coast town of St. Pierre and its black sand beaches by noon. So off we went, heading out from our rented villa with beach chairs and a cooler in the trunk and the children strapped into the car seats in the back. About an hour later, the road narrowed, the tree cover grew super thick and we had to slow our SUV down to ford three separate streams that spilled precariously across … [Read more...] about Martinique: A Slice of France, Tropical Forests, and,Yes, Beaches Too
It's no surprise Prince Harry is good with kids.He's dedicated a lot of his time to various organizations that support children both in the UK and around the world. Whether he is taking a rap class, running around with his organization Sentebale or pranking a young student, Prince Harry is a little bit goofy (and we love it!). 100 PHOTOS Prince Harry with kids See Gallery Prince Harry with kids PITSENG, LESOTHO - DECEMBER 06: Prince Harry swings young three year old orphan boy called Lerato in this photograph taken with the help of a three year old blind girl called Karabo during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home on December 6, 2014 in Maseru, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. Prince Harry said 'Wow, what a welcome we got! There were forty over-energetic children using us as climbing frames, water … [Read more...] about Just 100 adorable photos of Prince Harry with kids that prove he’ll make a great dad
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band perform during a show at Oracle Arena, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 in Oakland, Calif. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band perform during a show at Oracle Arena, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 in Oakland, Calif., another stop in Seger's The Distance '83 tour. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out tour at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out tour at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out tour at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out … [Read more...] about What song was Bob Seger humming from 1962 in ‘Night Moves’?