After the Patriots traded for former Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett on March 8, many speculated whether younger brother Martellus, who spent part of two seasons with New England, would come out of retirement to join him. Then on Sunday, Martellus took to Instagram to put an end to the rumors, explaining why he will not be making an NFL comeback next season. Though the former tight end has always wanted to play with his brother, his current commitments with his company, The Imagination Agency, far outweigh his desire to return to football: “This is why I can’t come out of retirement. I would love to play ball with my brother it would truly be a dream come true. But my biggest dream is to change lives with my creativity and that is what I am currently doing [at the Imagination Agency],” Bennett, who recently wrote “Dear Black Boy,” wrote on Instagram. “These kids don’t need another athlete to look up to or to aspire to be there’s … [Read more...] about Martellus Bennett explains why he won’t come out of retirement to join his brother on the Patriots
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By Alix Martichoux, SFGATE Published 1:23 pm PDT, Thursday, March 14, 2019 Students join the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement during a climate change protest near Parliament in London, Friday Feb. 15, 2019. The demonstration is one many nationwide to demand action against climate change. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP) less Students join the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement during a climate change protest near Parliament in London, Friday Feb. 15, 2019. The demonstration is one many nationwide to demand action against climate ... more Photo: Nick Ansell, AP Photo: Nick Ansell, AP Image 1 of / 10 Caption Close Image 1 of 10 Students join the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement during a climate change protest near Parliament in London, Friday Feb. 15, 2019. The demonstration is one many … [Read more...] about Why are students walking out of class in San Francisco, Oakland, Peninsula and elsewhere Friday?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Jenai Engelhard January 10, 2019 With the rise of strict diet movements across America — from paleo to low carb to Whole30 — debates about what and how we should eat have become more polarized than ever. Staunch vegans avoid everything from steak to honey, while followers of other diets reduce their food intake to nothing but meat. Devotees of intermittent fasting, meanwhile, restrict eating to certain windows (daily between 12 and 8 p.m., for instance, or every other day). A friend of mine recently saw a passenger on a flight eating raw meat off the bone. These examples — admittedly the most extreme — illustrate a cultural trend that has emerged over the last two decades and intensified recently: a dogmatic obsession with extreme diets. The percentage of Americans who follow a specific diet grew to 36 percent in 2018, compared with 14 percent in … [Read more...] about Is our obsession with healthy eating out of control?
0 Have your say FAMILIES across Portsmouth have been left with a sour taste in their mouths after finding out their Christmas chocolate treats are years out of date. Charlene Martin bought two jars full to the brim with chocolate bars from a stall in Commercial Road as presents for family but was left disgusted after seeing social media posts about the chocolate bars being out of date. The 37-year-old said: ‘My son had eaten half the jar before we saw the posts on Facebook about the bars being out of date and then we looked at ours and saw ones from 2013 and 2015.‘It is absolutely disgusting that someone would try to make money by conning people with old chocolate bars and I dread to think how many children have eaten the out-of-date bars.‘I am just thankful that eating out-of-date chocolate doesn’t kill you.’The stall featured large jars, which Charlene paid £12.99 for and children’s jars for £7.99, both of … [Read more...] about Bittersweet Christmas for families fuming with out-of-date chocolates from market in Portsmouth
By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Two dogs were thrown out of a moving vehicle on a New York interstate Wednesday, and state troopers are looking for the person or persons responsible. WTEM reported. >> Read more trending news New York State Police driving on I-81 in Cortland County at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday noticed a tractor-trailer pulled over in the left lane, the television station reported. The driver was several feet away, carrying an injured dog while the other dog walked at his side.The truck driver told police that someone in a Dodge Durango had slowed down and tossed both dogs out of the passenger window, WTEM reported.Both dogs, believed to be a beagle mix, were treated at the scene and were taken to the The Broome County Humane Society, the television station reported. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Entire floor at D.C. federal courthouse sealed off for mystery case … [Read more...] about Two dogs thrown out of window on New York interstate