Seahawks make Russell Wilson NFL’s highest-paid player with $140m deal

Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks as the highest paid player in the NFL Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks as the highest paid player in the NFL. Wilson posted a video on Twitter on Tuesday morning saying, Seattle, we got a deal. His agent, Mark Rodgers, said the deal is a $140m, four-year extension with the Seahawks. Wilsons new contract runs through the 2023 season and includes a $65m signing bonus, a no-trade clause and $107m in guaranteed money. @Seahawks pic.twitter.com/xeWnEnUzmR he signed last year with the Green Bay Packers. Wilsons current $87.6m, four-year deal was signed at the beginning of training camp in 2015 and was set to expire after next season. …

The Tory leadership contest: your handy idiots guide | Marina Hyde

The Conservative party is seeking a new face to lead us down the wrong path, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde Theres a photo from Pompeii thats been doing the internet rounds a while, showing the plaster cast of a naked man. He appears to have died masturbating, even as he must have known the Vesuvian ash-cloud was approaching. Did he? Science says so fully Handmaids Tale on May in an interview for the Times that the paper was only able to give a side column to fellow contender going for a run. The same was being said of LET MY PEOPLE GO was not even Boris Johnsons maddest Telegraph column this week. Heres a more Arkham Asylum. Moving on, Amber …

This mom shoots portraits of girls in sparkly dresses and sports equipment because YES.

This one’s for the girls who know you don’t have to chose between sparkles and sports. For too long, girls have been sent the message that they have to be either/or. You’re either a girly-girl or a tomboy. You’re either into sparkly princesses or sports practices. From the early days of childhood, we’re told in bold and subtle ways to squeeze ourselves into separate boxes. But those boxes are bullspit, and most of us know it. Girls don’t have to choose between feeling beautiful and being badass. We can be both at the same time. Perhaps that’s why a portrait shoot shared by HMP Couture Imagery showing girls dressed up in fancy dresses and sports equipment has gone insanely viral. …

Big university gender pay gap revealed

This is the second year that both public and private sector companies have been required to report their gender pay gap figures. Want to find out the gender pay gap where you work? Try the calculator below. How big is the pay gap at…? Type in a company name below …for every £10 the average man earns… …the average woman takes home [[PercOfMen]] Number of companies by pay gap >50 25 0% 25 >50 If you cannot see the calculator, please click here The public sector employs 5.3 million people, representing about one-sixth of the UK workforce. Many universities also report a high bonus gender gap – the difference between what men and women are paid in bonuses. The University …

Olivia Jade Spotted Partying With YouTube Stars As Mom Lori Loughlin Faces Tough Trial! – Perez Hilton

Her mom is probably going to federal prison for years — and Olivia Jade is living it up with her friends! The 19-year-old was According to TMZ, it was something of an impromptu gathering of YouTube stars at David Dobrik‘s house in Studio City. The gathered Internet celebs were apparently told to chill and keep the cell phones in their pants — but social media is the name of their game. Fellow YouTuber Heath Hussar shared a vid to his IG Story, and Olivia can be seen plain as day: “Just hangin’ with the crew — OH, is that what that sport is?” / (c) Heath Hussar/Instagram Look at that smile. You’d almost think she wasn’t at the center of a national criminal scandal. Her mom, Full …

Mohamed Salah scores stunning goal as Liverpool go top of Premier League

(CNN)Liverpool came from a goal behind to beat Southampton 3-1 and regain its position at the top of the English Premier League. READ: Hillsborough: Jury fails to reach verdict in David Duckenfield trial READ: Tottenham opens $1.3 billion stadium in London with win The pressure of trying to secure its first domestic title in 29 years seemed to get the better of Liverpool in the early stages and, despite starting the night just five points from the relegation zone, it was Southampton that took the lead on an atmospheric night at the St Mary’s Stadium. Striker Shane Long capitalized on some lackluster defending to open the scoring in the ninth minute — securing his 50th English Premier League goal in …

Parkland community grapples with trauma after apparent suicides of two students

Parkland, Florida (CNN)After the apparent suicides of two students, Parkland is reckoning with the trauma carried by survivors and family members of last year’s mass shooting. “Over the past year, I’ve had friends threaten to kill themselves and I’ve talked them down over the phone,” he said. Despite the semblance of some normalcy, trauma remains bubbling underneath. “They’re afraid to go into classrooms,” Koerber said of friends who’ve struggled. “And even if they’re not afraid to go into the classrooms, it’s the little things in their life that trigger the subconscious PTSD that they’ve experienced. It boils over and for lack of a better term, makes people snap. They don’t know how to deal with it, and they’re not being …

Government in email privacy blunder

In the email sent on Wednesday, the department said new rules would offer “robust data protection conditions”, adding: “Government has listened carefully to privacy concerns.” A DCMS Spokesperson said: “In sending a news release to journalists an administrative, human error meant email addresses could be seen by others. DCMS takes data privacy extremely seriously and we apologise to those affected.” It is the second time this month a government department has made a mistake of this kind. Exam result details now obtainable for free under GDPR Image Copyright @alexhern @alexhern The Home Office previously admitted breaching data protection rules when it launched the Windrush compensation scheme. It shared the contact details of Windrush migrants in an email about the scheme. …

Why Does She Have To Choose? Mom Makes A Photoshoot Of Girly Girls With Athletic Elements And The Result Is Badass

“Are you a sporty girl, or a girly girl?” “Tara is always playing soccer, she’s such a tomboy…” “Erica doesn’t do sports, she’s too much of a princess for that.” We’ve all heard conversations like these, putting little girls firmly into boxes before they’ve even had a chance to find out for themselves what kind of person they are. Who’s to say that girls can’t be anything and everything that they want to be? Image credits: Image credits: HMP Couture Imagery The resulting shoots have since gone viral, being shared almost 200,000 times, as the world has discovered that these girls can truly “do it all.” HMP Couture Imagery “Our daughters do not have to choose,” Heather said. “My parents …

Artist Creates New Faces By Merging Photos Of Different Celebrities (30 Pics)

#2 Billie Eilish & Cara Delevingne #3 Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds From the combination of probably two of the most beautiful and hottest Hollywood actors Brad Pitt and Leonardo Di Caprio to the mesmerizing beauty of two classy iconic stars, actress and model Megan Fox and singer, songwriter Lana Del Rey, he has an eye for captivating beauty. #6 Chris Pratt & Michael Fassbender Currently, Morphy_me has 55.1k followers on his Instagram and some of these followers are famous Hollywood celebrities themselves. He was noticed by Lily Collins, Gigi Hadid, Mark Hamill, Doutzen Kroes, Lily Aldridge and even followed by Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas. It’s just too crazy! #7 Jason Momoa & Chris Hemsworth #8 Nina Dobrev & …

Here’s A Frame-By-Frame Breakdown Of Tiger Woods Stunting On His Haters

Tiger Woods  Woods via GIPHY Did you hear all those people outside chanting my name?! Did you see that sea of white people reaching out for me on the way here?! They love me! Everybody loves me! I am the greatest ever! via GIPHY ″Who is the next Tiger Woods?” you would ask. Cackle Golly, I have no clue. That really is a tough one. How do I rank any one of my 15 major victories over another? You’re really putting me on the spot here.  via GIPHY Also, watch how I put my hands on my knees when I stand up. It’s because I’m a little sore after carrying this sport for over two decades! Now smile with me. …

Sports transgender debate needs compromise not conflict | Joanna Harper

The author, a medical expert who transitioned in her 20s and has advised the IOC, believes science and sporting studies show a route to respecting the rights of all athletes The participation of transgender athletes in womens sports continues to be one of the most contentious issues in all of sports. One side claim that it is unfair to allow anyone who has been through male puberty to compete in the womens division, while the other argues that anyone who identifies as female should be allowed to compete in womens sport. I believe in a middle ground, one that respects the rights of all female athletes to enjoy meaningful competition, while also allowing those transgender women who have undergone medical …

NCAA women’s Final Four: Notre Dame, Baylor reach title game

(CNN)The No. 1 overall seed survives. So has the defending champion. Notre Dame’s starters all scored in double figures on Friday, with senior guard Ogunbowale leading the way with 23 points, including key baskets late. Senior forward Jessica Shepard had 20 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, while graduate student forward Brianna Turner had 15 points and 15 rebounds. “My only mindset was that UConn’s season was going to end tonight,” Turner, who sat out last year’s Final Four with a torn ACL, said to ESPN. The Bears and Fighting Irish each are aiming for their third title. In addition to last season, Notre Dame also won in 2001, while Baylor won it all in 2012 and 2005. UConn (35-3), …

Caster Semenya accuses Sebastian Coe of opening old wounds

Caster Semenya has accused Sebastian Coe of opening old wounds after his comments about the double Olympic champion in a newspaper Caster Semenya has accused Sebastian Coe of opening old wounds after his comments about the double Olympic champion in a newspaper article. The South African middle-distance runner has challenged the International Association of Athletics Federations attempt to force her to take testosterone-lowering medication. Lord Coe, the IAAF president, told the Australian Daily Telegraph: The reason we have gender classification is because if you didnt then no woman would ever win another title or another medal or break another record in our sport. Semenya hit back at Coe and the governing body of world athletics by highlighting her suffering in …

Jrgen Klopp blown away by Mohamed Salahs thunderbolt against Chelsea

The Liverpool manager said Mohamed Salahs goal was an outstanding finish Jrgen Klopp was blown away by the brilliance of Mohamed Salahs strike against Chelsea as he urged Liverpool to produce a flawless finish to the Premier League title race. Salah struck an astounding goal 142 seconds after Sadio Man opened the scoring at Anfield as Liverpool retook a two-point lead over Manchester City with Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Why Lionel Messi is the world’s best player

(CNN)Leading sports scientist Simon Brundish gives a knowing look when asked who is the best footballer in the world. “While he’s alive, there’s only Lionel Messi,” Brundish says. “If you’re saying anybody else is the best player in the world, Messi’s had a broken leg for a year, or he’s dead, or you’re lying.” “Currently Messi has a goal or assist every 48 minutes,” Brundish says. “Bearing in mind that every game is almost 95 minutes long (when injury time is included) that’s two almost every single game.”