Tag Archives: Conference

Cam Newton Press Conference: Is Media Racist? Peyton Manning Was Worse After 2010 Loss, Columnist Says

Cam Newton, the 26-year-old Carolina Panthers quarterback, seemed to make as many headlines with his petulant post-game press conference after Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos as he did with his performance in the game itself. Newton gave one answer of any length in his two-plus minutes at the podium, stuck to monosyllables and short, two-and-three-word snippets ...

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On eve of conference, Egypt president passes investment laws

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Egyptian president has issued a decree adopting a package of investment laws for the country, aimed at removing obstacles and offering incentives to foreign investors. Thursday’s move by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi came on the eve of an international economic conference in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Egypt sees the gathering as a ...

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Pope calls for candor as bishops’ conference opens

Ed AdamczykVATICAN CITY, Oct. 7 (UPI) — Pope Francis, in opening the Extraordinary Synod of the Family, urged the 191 bishops attending in Vatican City to speak freely. Top News – UPI.com

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How the shallow Eastern Conference hurts its own NBA Draft chances

The severe conference imbalance inflicting the NBA is self-perpetuating because of how it affects draft positioning. The NBA Draft is currently structured such that the worse your team, the higher it is likely to pick. This applies to the lottery itself (which only directly determines the top three picks) and the remainder of the draft order (which is determined by ...

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