“Like Tom talked about last week at his press conference,” coach Mike McCoy said in a web chat with fans, “we were looking at every scenario with trade possibilities. When those two teams traded ahead of us, that settled things down a bit. The phones weren’t ringing quite as often.
Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to breaking federal banking rules in a scheme to cover up sexual abuse. Federal prosecutors accused Hastert of sexually abusing high school athletes when he was a wrestling coach in Yorkville, Illinois.
Adam Henze of Bloomington beat out more than 200 others who submitted Indy 500-themed poems for the contest co-sponsored by Indiana Humanities.
Knicks President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson met with Blatt this week, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details of the coaching search are private.
“It’s unfortunate that we’re in this moment, especially during the presidential election, where people feel so comfortable voicing their dislike or the discontent for people of a particular background, a particular race or a particular religion,” she told reporters later. “We as Americans have to fight that, because that goes against the very values that we stand for.
“Excited for whatever happens,” Goff said Wednesday. “It’s going to be a fun time. It’s going to be a dream come true regardless.”
“That’s just the mind-set I have,” Miller said before handing out hundreds of eyeglasses to underprivileged youth as part of his “Von’s Vision” foundation.
“It should have been the decision last year from the district court, and that’s what the appellate court said,” Goodell said Wednesday. “They reaffirmed our authority and the underlying facts to the case, so we think it came out in the right place. So we’re not planning any more steps. We obviously would like to put the matter behind us and move forward.”
“We’ve lost some tough ones,” Weiss said. “But sometimes that’s the price you pay for fighting your way back into games, and you end up getting your heart broken because you keep competing. (Tonight) was one of those nights.”