The Detroit News Published 1:35 PM EST Dec 26, 2018 Here are the local sports stories with the greatest impact throughout the year: Jim Caldwell out, Matt Patricia in for Lions Back-to-back 9-7 seasons wasn’t good enough for Lions general manager Bob Quinn, so after showing head coach Jim Caldwell the door, he turned to a familiar face in Matt Patricia, the former Patriots defensive coordinator with whom Quinn worked while he was in New England. It appeared to be a slam-dunk hire. Patricia, hailed for his smarts (he was an aerospace engineering graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) as well as his football background, helping the Patriots win three Super Bowls. At his introductory news conference, Patricia called the job “a dream come true for me,” and promised the Lions “would work hard as a team to make this city proud.” Before Patricia could lead his team onto the field, he had to defend himself after a Detroit News report uncovered a … [Read more...] about Top 10 Detroit News sports storylines in 2018
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Two Breitbart Sports writers have joined the list of fifteen most engaged sports writers on Facebook, beating writers from Fox News, the Bleacher Report, USA Today, and other outlets. The latest NewsWhip rankings placed Breitbart writer Warner Todd Huston and Breitbart Sports editor Dylan Gwinn, as the fourth and fifteenth most posted writers respectively. Facebook users posted Huston’s stories nearly 427,000 times while posting Gwinn’s articles nearly 180,000 times in February of this year.NewsWhip also noted that sports stories have a passionate audience. “Sports publishers are naturally suited to social media, delivering content to already impassioned fans and communities,” NewsWhip noted.Referencing Breitbart Sports specifically, “Some of the politically/sociologically-charged stories around the Olympic athletes created engaging stories for Breitbart’s two authors on our list. We also saw this for some stories around the Super Bowl.” … [Read more...] about Two Breitbart Writers Ranked Among Top 15 Sports Journalists Across Facebook
AP-US-TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE-THE-LATEST The Latest: Giuliani says statement on meeting was a mistake WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says Trump’s legal team and press secretary simply “got it wrong” when they said the president had nothing to do with drafting a statement for his son about a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election. Giuliani said during an appearance on CNN that “it was a mistake” and rejected the idea that it was a lie. He adds: “I have no idea how they got it wrong, but they got it wrong.” A January letter from Trump’s lawyers to the special counsel investigating Russian meddling says Trump “dictated a short but accurate response” about the meeting. That directly contradicted White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders. She said in August that Trump “certainly didn’t dictate” the letter. Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said in … [Read more...] about Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 a.m. EDT
(TNS)Tribune News ServiceNews Budget for papers of Sunday, May 20, 2018^<Updated at 9 p.m. EDT (0100 UTC).^<These stories are recommended for weekend release, except where embargoes are noted. Please make sure you are adhering to embargoes on our stories in both your print and online operations.This budget is now available at TribuneNewsService.com, with direct links to stories and art. See details at the end of the budget.^TOP STORIES<^This Mexico City restaurant is rescuing deportees with jobs and Texas barbecue<MEXICO-DEPORTEES-RESTAURANT:LA — In the days after his deportation, Victor Cruz Ortega wandered the crowded streets of Mexico City in an escalating panic.His kids, his job and every other fiber of life were back in Redondo Beach, the sun-soaked California community he called home for three decades. Now he was alone and penniless in a teeming Latin American metropolis he had not seen since leaving for the United States at age 11.Cruz, 45, applied for every … [Read more...] about [BC-MCT-SUNDAY-NEWS-BJT]