Chris Forsberg reported on Evan Turner for years at ESPN. But the former Celtics fan favorite turned the tables Monday. Turner scooped the rest of the sports media world and dropped his own “Woj Bomb” of sorts, beating everyone to the news that the Celtics beat reporter was joining NBC Sports Boston. While Forsberg had tweeted a statement earlier Monday morning announcing that he was leaving ESPN after nine years there covering the Celtics, it wasn’t until Turner’s tweet at 12:22 p.m. — attributed to “Sources” — that his new job was revealed. After cheekily acknowledging Turner’s tweet, NBC Sports Boston confirmed Monday afternoon that Forsberg was joining the network to continue to report on the Celtics. Coming on the verge of Celtics media day and as The Athletic announced a major expansion of their NBA reporting team, Forsberg’s move to NBC Sports Boston was in itself somewhat of a surprise. Turner, who now plays for … [Read more...] about Evan Turner was the first to report some Boston sports media news
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Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle Updated 9:42 am CDT, Friday, September 14, 2018 PHOTOS: Tracking Invest 95L as it moves toward the Gulf Forecasters now predict a 20 percent chance of the storm in the Gulf becoming a tropical system in the next 48 hours.>>> See how the storm progressed earlier in the week less PHOTOS: Tracking Invest 95L as it moves toward the Gulf Forecasters now predict a 20 percent chance of the storm in the Gulf becoming a tropical system in the next 48 hours. >>> See how the storm ... more Photo: National Hurricane Center PHOTOS: An eye on the Gulf of Mexico Satellite images on Wednesday showed where Invest 95L is currently stationed west of the Yucatan Peninsula. The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that the system has a good chance of becoming a tropical depression later this week. (9/12/18) >>See more photos of this developing … [Read more...] about A little bit of good weather-related news for Texas
By Craig Hlavaty Updated 5:21 am CDT, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 LISTED: The 25 events that helped shape Texas as we know it today The history of Texas is a long, weird, and winding one. See who and what made Texas the Texas we know and love today... LISTED: The 25 events that helped shape Texas as we know it today The history of Texas is a long, weird, and winding one. See who and what made Texas the Texas we know and love today... Photo: Gguy44/Getty Images/iStockphoto Mapping the coastline During mid-1519 Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda maps the Texas coastline. He discovers that South Padre Island would be a sweet place for dudes and chicks to get their drank on within a little over 400 years. less Mapping the coastline During mid-1519 Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda maps the Texas coastline. He discovers that South Padre Island would be a sweet place for dudes and … [Read more...] about Here are the 25 events that helped shape Texas as we know it today
RYANAIR is changing its cabin bag policy AGAIN - but what are the latest rules? Here we explain what the new regulations are, whether flights will be affected, and how much it will cost. What is Ryanair's new cabin bag rule? Currently, only priority booking passengers can bring two bags of hand luggage into the cabin for free. Non-priority passengers can take one small bag into the cabin and put a second bag in the hold for no extra cost. But this is due to change on November 1, 2018. Non-priority passengers will have to pay extra if they want a second bag. Is the change to hand luggage rules breaking the law? A Spanish consumer group has said Ryanair is breaking the law by not allowing all passengers to carry free hand luggage on planes, but the airline has disputed this. FACUA-Consumidores en Acción says Spain’s Law of Air Navigation allows people to bring all hand luggage onto planes for free, unless it is too heavy or too big in relation to the size of the plane. FACUA … [Read more...] about What is Ryanair’s new cabin bag rule, is the hand luggage change breaking the law and how does it affect your flights?
Viet Nam News NEW YORK — The New York Daily News, the century-old tabloid known for its provocative headlines, made its own news Monday by slashing half its editorial staff, in the latest retrenchment in the newspaper sector. The daily owned by the media conglomerate Tronc said in an email to employees that the move sought to address the newspaper’s "significant financial challenges." A source familiar with the matter said the cuts represent "nearly 50 per cent" of newsroom staff. Tronc declined to comment on the cutbacks or confirm precisely how many staff were affected, but the rival New York Post said the Daily News had some 85 editorial staff before the layoffs. The editorial staff will slashed be as the newspaper looks at a fundamental restructuring to focus on breaking news, mainly in areas of "crime, civil justice and public responsibility," according to the note to staff, which was widely circulated on Twitter. "The decisions being announced today reflect the … [Read more...] about NY Daily News slashes half its newsroom staff