Former football lettermen enjoy return trip home – VT hokiesports.com

<!– –> By Jimmy Robertson BLACKSBURG – Perhaps more than any former Tech player, Lorenzo Williams keeps a close watch on the Virginia Tech football program. After all, he played for the previous coaching staff and he helps the current coaching staff in his role as an academic advisor in the […]

Iowa football strength coach making almost $600000 per year – USA TODAY

Iowa football strength coach making almost $600000 per year – USA TODAY

Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle gives a tour of the weight room inside Iowa’s Football Performance Center on Tuesday, Aug. 25.(Photo: David Scrivner, Iowa City Press-Citizen) There is now a major college football strength and conditioning coach making nearly $600,000 a year: Iowa’s Chris Doyle. Doyle will make $595,000 in base compensation from […]

In College Football, the 1980s Belonged to Miami – New York Times

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State Department issues updated travel warning for Iran – Fox News

The State Department issued an updated travel warning on Monday for Americans, especially Iranian-Americans, on the risks of travel to Iran, even after the U.S. signed a nuclear deal and made a $400 million cash payment to the country that was contingent on the release of four American prisoners. The travel warning replaces what […]

The downsides of travel rewards cards – The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — The mention of a rewards credit card evokes images of jet-setting across the globe in a first-class seat to then lounge in a suite at a luxury resort. But people who don’t plan properly could find themselves spending hundreds of dollars a year — without one hotel stay or flight to show for […]

Yemen crisis: Oxfam critical of UK-Saudi arms deals – BBC News

Yemen crisis: Oxfam critical of UK-Saudi arms deals – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-government forces in Yemen are battling Shia Yemeni groups The aid agency Oxfam has accused UK ministers of “denial and disarray” over an agreement to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, which could be used in Yemen. The Saudi-backed Yemeni government is fighting against Shia rebels. The UK government has faced […]

Report assesses UK’s ISP-level blocks of piracy sites as effective, but glosses over risks – TechCrunch

A study from Carnegie Mellon University and subsequent analysis by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation indicate that the U.K.’s blockage of more than 50 websites was indeed effective at reducing piracy, but neither addresses the fundamental problems with the approach. April saw the publication of “Website Blocking Revisited: The effect of the UK November […]

Africa and Rio 2016: 10 things to remember – BBC News

Africa and Rio 2016: 10 things to remember – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Cheick Sallah Cisse won Ivory Coast’s first-ever gold and Caster Semenya defied her critics It’s been a memorable Olympics for Africa. Here are 10 things we won’t forget: 1. Show stoppers Wayde van Niekerk achieved the near-impossible by sharing centre stage with Usain Bolt, often portrayed as the saviour of […]