“This is the least surprising legal development of the year. This civil case was bound to settle from the day last September when the criminal case ended and Bryant apologized to his accuser,” said CBS News Legal Analyst Andrew Cohen. “Both sides had major incentives to make a deal before even more embarrassing information came out about their private lives.”The case tarnished both Bryant, 27, arguably the NBA’s best player, and the woman, a former high school cheerleader who once tried out for “American Idol” and found herself the subject of Internet speculation.Terms of the settlement were not released.
5. Keep Bugs Out of Your TentThis simple tip will help keep pesky flies and mosquitoes from hanging out in your tent. Pitch your tent so that the entry is facing the wind or breeze. German researchers once conducted a study where they measured the participants’ resting metabolism before and after they drank about two cups of water. The results showed that after 10 minutes their rates of metabolism began to pick up, after 40 minutes their metabolic rates’ were 30% greater, and they remained at this faster rate for at least an hour. Simply put, increased metabolism burns more calories and when you are losing weight calorie burning is a critical piece of the equation..
I left receiving for the OFA spot. I have never regretted a decision more. It would be worth the money if it wasn so damned stressful. But over the last few years, as unarmed black people have been shot to death by police, athletes have been more vocal. Even Jordan, who has scrupulously avoided speaking up about political and social issues, has refused to remain silent.[Melania Trump issues statement of support for LeBron James]Trace it back to wherever you please, but the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida in 2012 is a good place to start. It offered athletes the chance to use their platform and the Miami Heat, for whom James then played, stepped up with James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and others posing for a photo wearing hoodies.
Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale. In the other, Wrath of the Titans, the sequel to the widely panned remake from 2010.
Qualifying for the 1976 Daytona 500 was unusual. Foyt, in Hoss Ellington’s 28 Chevrolet, was quickest with a speed of 187.477 mph. Aside from the quick laps turned in by Darrell Waltrip and Dave Marcis, virtually all of the others were 8 10 mph off the pace.