The state of Texas loves football more than just about any state in the country. That’s why NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has to be concerned with the poll results released by the Texas Tribune and the University of Texas. Nearly half of the state’s registered voters have an unfavorable opinion of the National Football League.
Man Accused of Attacking Wife with Chain Saw was Only Deported 11 Times
An illegal immigrant who allegedly slashed his wife with a chainsaw at their California home was previously deported 11 times before he was arrested Thursday in the gruesome attack, immigration officials said. Los Angeles Times
Look what happened last week when an Oregon Army National Guard CH-47 was called in to extract a suicidal climber and a rescue team off of the mountain. The big chopper executed a 'pinnacle landing' right on the slope below the top of the mountain. This is when the crew drops the Chinook's ramp and balances the helicopter on its rear wheels while personnel climb aboard. In this case, the pilots absolutely stuck their pinnacle landing as the CH-47 looks as if it was temporarily pinned immobile to the snow-covered slope.
The New England Patriots have only missed the playoffs twice in the last 17 seasons, and in both those years, they finished second in the AFC East. In other words, the Patriots are about as much of a lock to make the playoffs as any team in any pro sport.