Romeo Cornell, Brian Flores, Mike Gracia discussed on AP 24 Hour News

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The sidelines and in the front offices I think it's time to start seeing a year in and year out Because it's the right thing to do You know I think a lot of highly qualified people haven't been given the chance and that'll be great to see you know when people are given a chance to see what they do with it It's worth noting that two former Belichick assistants who are black went on to head coaching positions in the NFL Romeo Cornell guided the Cleveland Browns The Kansas City Chiefs and on an interim basis the Houston Texans Brian Flores is currently head coach of the Miami Dolphins I'm Mike Gracia A mother in Southern California is facing criminal charges for encouraging her athlete daughter to hit an opposing player The charges of battery and contributing to the delinquency of a minor were imposed on 44 year old litera shanti hunt about a month after a punch was thrown during a girl's basketball tournament Orange County district attorney Todd spitzer says there was a physical turnover play both hunt's daughter and the victim ended up on the ground and then moments later as their heading across the court mom can be heard yelling out you'd better hit her for that And hunt's daughter did A sucker punch that knocked 15 year old Lauren ham to the floor causing a concussion and bruised neck Spitzer calls it unconscionable apparent would encourage her child to engage in violence during a sporting event But one legal expert calls the charges a stretch saying prosecutors will have a tough time proving hunt's outburst was an actual command and not just an emotional response I'm Jackie Quinn AP sports I'm Josh rowntree what appeared to be a runaway in Minnesota turned into a Thursday Night Football nail biter Dalvin cook ran for 205 yards and two touchdowns but the Vikings nearly blew a 29 nothing third quarter lead They did hold on to beat Pittsburgh 36 28 Ben Roethlisberger passed for 308 yards for the Steelers now 6 6 and one Minnesota advanced to 6 and 7 on the year Tragic news in the NFL world is four time pro bowler and two time all pro wide receiver damarius Thomas was found dead in his home in Roswell Georgia Thomas played 8 and a half years in Denver and had nearly 10,000 career receiving yards He was 33 years old The jazz continued their hot play in the NBA as they took a win over the 76ers one 1896 Memphis beat the Lakers one O 8 95 the spurs out last to Denver one 23 one 11 In college basketball the nation's top team went down Thursday in piscataway Ron Harper junior hit a running deep three pointer as time expired giving Rutgers a 70 68 win over top rank perdue And in one of the NHL's biggest games of the night Tampa beat Toronto 5 three behind two goals and an assist from Andre Pelant Josh roundtree AP sports U.S. households on average are earning higher incomes than before the pandemic but they're also paying higher prices and noticing In an AP NORC center for public affairs research poll about a quarter say their incomes have gone up while two thirds say their household costs have risen since the pandemic Four in ten say the hit has been substantial The government's latest look at consumer prices is expected to show inflation soared by 6.7% last month compared to a year earlier and would be the highest jump in nearly four decades Top White House economist Brian dees knows it's hard No one likes to pay more at the gas pump Nobody likes to pay more in the grocery store But these says the stark numbers do not necessarily reflect the real world where he says gas prices are coming down and supply chain bottlenecks are easing Sagar Meghani Washington Rapper Travis Scott says in a new interview he did not hear fans screaming for help during the ASTRO world festival in Houston in November that left ten people dead I'm marching Zara letter with the latest Travis Scott tells radio personality Charlemagne the God in a YouTube video he has a responsibility to figure out what happened during his performance and how to prevent similar tragedies He denies his history of encouraging fans to rush the stage contributed to the crowd search that proved deadly Scott met privately with some of the families of the victims He says he understands why some declined his offer to pay for funeral expenses Scott says he just wanted the families to know he was there for them and will continue to be More than 300 lawsuits have been filed in connection with the festival Coronavirus update I'm Julie Walker with an AP news minute A worrisome trend in children too young to get a COVID vaccine Hospitalizations for kids under 5 soaring to their highest level since the pandemic began according to CDC director Rochelle Walensky Please for our youngest children those who are not yet eligible for vaccination is critically important that we surround them with people who are vaccinated to provide them protection She says just over 50% of children ages 12 to 18 are fully vaccinated 16% of those 5 to 11 are Meanwhile Pfizer continues to test its vaccine in children under 5 with a surging schools around the country grappling with returning to class versus remote learning But in Chicago students have nothing Teachers refuse to go back Wednesday citing unsafe conditions the mayor refused to close the schools negotiations continue Meanwhile parents like Mary bloom up frustrated I'm frankly quite livid that we're back in the situation in Chicago It may be a while before those free at home COVID tests President Biden promised our delivered on The government still working on that program In the meantime starting January 15th private insurers are required to cover the cost of at home testing The same way they cover the cost of PCR lab tests People can buy the tests and seek reimbursement In.

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