UGH! That's bound to be your instant reaction when you see the word "airport," especially if you're a person who has endured today's long lines, pat-downs, baggage fees, surly workers, crowded gate areas, dirty restrooms, weak WiFi, flights delayed, flights cancelled, garbled announcements, bad food at high prices, and annoying monitors booming cable news. Not to mention confusing fares, packed planes, cramped cabins, smelly seatmates, testy flight attendants, disgusting seat-back trays, bumpy flights, late landings, dragged-out deplaning, missed connections, baggage delays, lost luggage, and aggravatingly long bus rides to your parked car. Ugh, indeed. Think you've had it worse than most air travelers? Find out how your local airport stacks up against others across the U.S. when it comes to ticket prices, on-time arrivals and departures, and more. Average Air Fares from East Atlanta According to the government's Bureau of Transportation Statistics, people flying out of … [Read more...] about How Does East Atlanta Stack Up for Air Fares, On-Time Flights?
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Story highlights NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the media ahead of Super Bowl 50 Over a year later, Goodell is still receiving questions on Deflategate, which still isn't resolved San Francisco (CNN)The NFL is America's most popular pro sports league, but it isn't without its problems, such as head trauma, cheerleader compensation and the never-ending saga of Deflategate. Yes, more than a year later, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell still is getting questions about Deflategate. On Friday, Goodell gave his State of the League address on Friday, an annual pre-Super Bowl event in which he talks about the NFL's accomplishments and challenges over the past year and going forward. One year ago, the media's attention centered on whether the New England Patriots improperly inflated footballs and, if so, who was to blame. That topic came up again Friday, given the NFL is still fighting Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady in court to uphold its four-game suspension levied after … [Read more...] about A year later, NFL’s Roger Goodell is still getting questions on Deflategate
Succeeding in fantasy football drafts is not just about who you take and when, it’s about who you passed up in favor of your selections. That consideration of opportunity cost is at the heart of this annual post, because the players listed are usually pretty good, in and of themselves, but better options for fantasy teams are available where they’re going. In other words, the reason you do not draft these players is because they don’t merit their average draft position (ADP). At some point, of course, every player is worth drafting — even, say, Nathan Peterman could make for a reasonable pick, in a league with, you know, 200 bench spots (have fun with that draft). For this exercise, I’m defaulting to half-PPR scoring and using the ADP information helpfully aggregated by our friends at Fantasy Pros, compared to my own rankings. On with the list! Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Cowboys (ADP: 4 | me: 8) It’s easy to see the temptation in rolling the dice on … [Read more...] about Fantasy football 2019: The do-not draft list
From Kent State University: Kent State University holds its 47th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 3 and 4. The annual commemoration, hosted by the May 4 Task Force, provides an opportunity for the university community to gather and remember those who were lost and injured during the tragedy and also reflect on what May 4 means today."We pause to remember the lives that were lost and forever changed that day," said Todd Diacon, Kent State's senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, who will be speaking at this year's commemoration. "It was a watershed moment for our university and the entire country, and has shaped our values and commitment to peaceful resolution of conflict. We have a unique opportunity and responsibility to teach the importance of open dialogue and respectful civil discourse."The May 4 Task Force, a student organization on campus, announced that this year's theme is "Tent City, 40 Years Later" and asked Lecia Brooks of … [Read more...] about Kent State Marks 47th Annual May 4 Commemoration
Story highlights NFL commissioner won't attend the Patriots' season opener, spokesman says The NFL appeals Judge Richard Berman's ruling setting aside Tom Brady's suspension Players' union: Ruling proves NFL won't be allowed to be "unfair, arbitrary and misleading" (CNN)Tom Brady has scored another big, resounding win -- this time, over the NFL. A federal judge on Thursday vacated the four-game suspension the NFL imposed on the New England Patriots quarterback in the "Deflategate" scandal. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman issued a 40-page ruling Thursday morning, saying he found "several significant legal deficiencies" in how NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell investigated accusations the Patriots used footballs inflated below league-mandated levels. Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline The NFL failed to give Brady proper notice he could be suspended, didn't provide him the opportunity to question one of the league's investigators and denied him equal access to investigative … [Read more...] about Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension in ‘Deflategate’ nullified