It’s a strange time in the sports media world after ESPN fired 100 employees on Wednesday. The massive staff chop spawned strong opinions about who did and did not deserve to remain at the network. Most of those predictably have come from your average Twitter troll - “You spilled Starbucks on yourself, Adam Schefter? Well at least you still have a job” - but some of have come from within the industry. Former Sports Illustrated writer Jeff Pearlman used Stephen A. Smith as the face of the problem with ESPN’s layoffs - and the industry as a whole. In an essay, which specifically noted it was not Smith’s “fault” that he is paid exponentially more than anyone who was fired this week, Pearlman decried
POLK COUNTY, Ark. - Police are asking for the public's help two find two missing children after their mother was found dead, reports CBS affiliate KSLA. Reilly James Scarbrough, 10, and Acelynn Carrie Wester, 2, were reportedly last seen April 22. KSLA reports that on the afternoon of April 25, someone reported seeing a suspicious object in Buffalo Creek southeast of Cove, Arkansas. That led the the discovery of a body that since has been identified as the children's mother, 43-year-old Bethany Jo Wester, of Mena, Arkansas. Information about the cause of her death has yet to be released, but her death is being investigated as a homicide. On Thursday, police reportedly found the body of another
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President Barack Obama told an audience Thursday what he misses most about his old residence. The former president said what he longs for most from the White House is sitting on the Truman Balcony during summer nights, looking off at the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, a source at the event told the New York Post. Obama's made the comments during an appearance at the A&E Networks advertising upfront at The Pierre Hotel in New York, where he received a standing ovation. Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin interviewed Obama for an hour and a half in front of network advertisers. The event earned Obama a $400,000 speaking fee, just days after it was reported the president pocketed
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Kimi Hamilton was travelling from Atlanta to Milwaukee on a Delta Air Lines plane when he urgently needed to use the toilet as take-off proceedings were underway. In fellow passenger Krista Rosolino's view, Hamilton's removal from the April 18 flight was an outrage and so was everyone else's forced exit from the plane when it returned to the gate in Atlanta. The Delta Air Lines quick-take on this incident is that federal law requires passengers to comply with crew instructions or run the risk of being seen as a security threat.