“What we know about SPOT suggests it’s a waste of taxpayer money, leads to racial profiling, and should be scrapped,” ACLU staff attorney Hugh Handeyside said in a news release.
Here’s a few things to look for when the main bracket fires up on Thursday:
With Ron Hunter, his father and coach, working the sideline in a rolling chair less than a week after tearing his left Achilles tendon celebrating the Panthers winning the Sun Belt Conference championship, R.J. shrugged off a poor shooting performance to come through when his team needed him most.
“It’s a Sunday, and it’s also the national day of Qatar and, yes, in principle, we try to play in 28 days,” FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio said, confirming a decision of the executive committee in the opening session of its two-day meeting.
“I foresee next year as hopefully even better,” said the 30-year-old American, who claimed the season-long super-G title at the World Cup finals on Thursday, two years after a career-threatening knee injury.
“I was flying,” Gonzalez said, smiling. “I thought I was going to catch Tulo at third base. No, I felt really good coming out of the box.”
“It takes a whole team to get any of us here,” he told reporters at a finish line ceremony, which was broadcast and live-streamed. Later, he hoisted two of his dogs onto his lap and officials draped the animals with garlands of yellow flowers.
Tygart has said that despite Armstrong’s public confessions to performance-enhancing drugs use, he had to meet with USADA to have any chance of reducing his ban, which covers sanctioned triathlons, marathons and other sports Armstrong enjoys.
“It’s never easy to know you have to take a step back,” Cobb said during a telephone conference call. “The whole situation could be a lot worse.”