Dave Birkett Detroit Free Press Published 11:44 AM EDT Apr 16, 2019 The NFL is set to release its 2019 schedule at 8 p.m. Wednesday, though surely several games will leak ahead of time once team personnel get it in their hands. For now, here's what we know: Detroit Lions' 2019 opponents are set The NFL has a scheduling format it follows every year that makes knowing the opponents easy. The Lions play home and away against each of their division rivals, the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears, and face the AFC West and NFC East this season. Because they finished last in their division last year, the Lions also play the last-place team in the NFC West (the Arizona Cardinals) and NFC South (Tampa Bay Buccaneers). The Lions' entire home schedule includes games the Packers, Vikings, Bears, Bucs, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers. On the road, they face the Packers, Vikings, Bears, Cardinals, … [Read more...] about NFL schedule release: Who will Detroit Lions play Week 1?
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Prince Harry is reportedly taking two weeks of paternity leave.A growing body of evidence suggests paid leave benefits parents, kids, and businesses.The US is the only country in the developed world that doesn't mandate paid maternity leave.Prince Harry will reportedly take two weeks of paternity leave when his wife, Meghan Markle, gives birth.A friend of the Prince is reported to have said, "He doesn't need to take paternity leave because he doesn't work in the way most people do, but he thinks it's a very modern dad thing to do."The news about the royal family serves as a reminder of how difficult it can be when paid family leave isn't an option. Becoming a new parent is a huge undertaking, and the situation becomes infinitely more challenging for parents forced to take unpaid family leave.What's perhaps most frustrating is the abundance of research that often goes ignored. These studies illustrate how beneficial paid parental leave can be not just for parents, but also for children, … [Read more...] about Prince Harry will reportedly take 2 weeks of paternity leave
By John McClain, Houston Chronicle Published 8:01 pm CST, Thursday, December 20, 2018 Houston plus-2 at Philadelphia Eagles 23-20 Houston plus-2 at Philadelphia Eagles 23-20 Photo: Brett Coomer/Staff Photographer Photo: Brett Coomer/Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19 Houston plus-2 at Philadelphia Eagles 23-20 Houston plus-2 at Philadelphia Eagles 23-20 Photo: Brett Coomer/Staff Photographer John McClain's 2018 Week 16 predictions 1 / 19 Back to Gallery The General predicts winners and scores for the 16th week of NFL action. Last week: 11-5 (.688) straight up; 8-8 (.500) vs. spread Season: 138-84-2 (.621) straight up; 99-118-7 (,458) vs. spread … [Read more...] about John McClain’s 2018 Week 16 predictions
The Detroit News Published 1:40 PM EST Dec 19, 2018 Justin Rogers, James Hawkins, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks against the spread for Week 16 of the NFL season. Minnesota -5.5 at Detroit Rogers: Minnesota Hawkins: Minnesota Niyo: Minnesota Wojnowski: Minnesota Washington +10 at Tennessee Rogers: Tennessee Hawkins: Tennessee Niyo: Washington Wojnowski: Washington Baltimore +4.5 at L.A. Chargers Rogers: L.A. Chargers Hawkins: L.A. Chargers (best bet) Niyo: L.A. Chargers Wojnowski: L.A. Chargers Tampa Bay +7 at Dallas Rogers: Dallas Hawkins: Dallas Niyo: Dallas Wojnowski: Dallas Buffalo +12.5 at New England Rogers: New England (best bet) Hawkins: New England Niyo: New England (best bet) Wojnowski: New England (best bet) Atlanta +4 at Carolina Rogers: Carolina Hawkins: Carolina Niyo: Carolina Wojnowski: Carolina Jacksonville +4.5 … [Read more...] about Detroit News NFL picks: Week 16
07/09/18 ᛫ 5 Comments Its been almost a month since we announced our pregnancy to the world, and since I published my Baby on Board announcement post. Whilst this is a travel blog, it’s a very personal one, so I want to share my pregnancy journey with you too. Even if nobody ends up reading these posts, I also think its a great way for me to diarise this life-changing process I am going through and I am sure I will enjoy reading back over them in years to come. Personally, I’ve found reading pregnancy update posts on other blogs to be immensely helpful and reassuring, so I’m also writing these updates in the hope that other pregnant ladies will enjoy reading them. So whats been happening with me in the past 4 weeks? Here goes! Week 14 Sharing our news with the Online World We announced our pregnancy to the online world at 14 weeks, and the response was incredible. I was overwhelmed by the amount of excitement, love and kind comments we received as a result of … [Read more...] about My Pregnancy Diary: 14-18 Weeks