Teenage Diver Discovers Something Disturbing Off The Coast Of California

If you picture plastic pollution in the ocean, you probably imagine plastic bags, drink straws, and fishing nets, but one California teen has helped to reveal a massively overlooked source of this environmental crisis: golf balls. Just a couple of years ago, Alex Weber was diving in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary near Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, and was stunned to see the seafloor littered with hundreds of golf balls. Further dives in the area, especially near California’s abundant golf courses, revealed that her local coastline was caked in tens of thousands of balls – a whopping 50,681 of them, to be precise. “You couldn’t see the sand. It was completely white,” she told NPR. “It felt like a shot to the heart.” Alex, …

Soccer Coach Gives Cheeky Answer To Sexist Question About Her Male Team

She claimed she picked her players by the size of their sex organs. Imke Wuebbenhorst was selected to be head coach of BV Cloppenburg, becoming the first woman to manage a German men’s team at that high of a level, according to Although it’s an honor, Wuebbenhorst said it’s not without challenges, including some that come from smarmy reporters. Die Welt that journalists have asked her some pretty sexist questions. asked whether she warned players to put their pants on when she entered the locker room. BBC translated into English, was quite cheeky. Sadly, that wasn’t the only sexist reaction Wuebbenhorst has had to face since getting the job on Dec. 21. for “refusing to pick up cones for a …

Club owner tweets ‘inappropriate photo’

Image Copyright @Bigalanh5 @Bigalanh5 Report Report The Nottingham Post reported that he posted two screenshots of tweets from the same fan. Image copyright Twitter Mr Hardy took over as chairman of Notts County FC in 2017 and is also chief executive of office design firm Paragon Interiors and the owner of Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club. In November 2018, he was banned from driving after admitting speeding at 77mph in a 40 zone. Related Topics Nottingham Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Champion U.S. Figure Skater Found Dead At 33, 1 Day After Suspension

John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. champion figure skater, was found dead in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, one day after he was suspended from the sport. Angela Laune, Coughlin’s sister, shared the news of his death in a Facebook post Friday night. “My wonderful strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life earlier today,” Laune wrote on Facebook reported. Police told the news site that Coughlin died by suicide. The 33-year-old figure skater twice won the U.S. pairs championship, in 2011 with Caitlin Yankowskas and in 2012 with Caydee Denney. He started figure skating with the Kansas City Figure Skating Club and played a major role in making Kansas City the host of the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating …

How to watch the Super Bowl and actually keep up

(CNN)Hello sports fans, are you ready for the Big Game? The Football Sunday? The Aggressively Trademarked Super Gameroo? First of all, it all goes down at 6:30 p.m. ET in Atlanta (or your living room or local public house of choice). If you’re watching on a plain old television like the Cleavers, you can catch the game on CBS or on its streaming app. However, since this is 2019, people will also be looking to stream the game. According to a Sports Illustrated report, 15% of watchers — and 33% of watchers between the ages of 18 and 24 — will be using some kind of streaming device. Who’s playing? The New England Patriots, of course, because they are constitutionally …

Why, like John Legend, it’s not too late to learn to swim

Report End of Twitter post by @johnlegend It was met by a wave of support from others who were learning to swim, or vowed to after seeing his message (he sent a follow-up, saying that the lyrics to his song All of Me had been “all lies” as he sings “my head’s under water but I’m breathing fine”). Here’s why he’s not the only one taking the plunge. Image copyright Steve Clark Image copyright This Girl Can Image caption The latest This Girl Can campaign And the latest This Girl Can campaign also features an adult learner – Oyenike Odewunmi, 24, from Manchester who is learning to swim with the help of YouTube tutorials. She’s expecting her first child and …

Ex-World Series MVP John Wetteland Charged With Child Sexual Abuse

The Bartonville Police Department says it launched an investigation into the 52-year-old former pitcher on Jan. 9 after receiving information from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. said in a statement. The police chief declined to provide additional details on the arrest “due to the nature of the alleged offense and stage of the investigation.” Focus On Sport via Getty Images John Wetteland pitches against the Chicago Cubs during a Major League Baseball game in 1993 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. He spent his final four seasons with the Texas Rangers. He retired after the 2000 season with A born-again Christian, Wetteland has been coaching basketball and teaching Bible studies at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, the The …

South Korea launches major investigation into abuse in sport after skating scandal

Seoul (CNN)Officials in South Korea will interview thousands of adult and child athletes about a culture of alleged abuse in sports, following a series of dramatic revelations from female skaters. “The seriousness of assaults including sexual assaults in the industry has reached a situation that can no longer be overlooked,” commission chairwoman Choi Young-ae told reporters. “It’s a crucial time to establish a fundamental and comprehensive improvement plan, rather than a temporary one.” Whistle blowers have long pointed to the culture of South Korean sports — particularly elite Olympic sports — as cultivating abuse. Yeo Jun-hyung, a former skater and coach, set up a support group for young skaters because he said accusations were repeatedly swept under the rug by …

No local papers ‘means elderly ring MP’

The Harlow Star, the last of three local papers in his constituency, had recently stopped printing, the former minister said, cutting an important thread holding the local community together. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A quarter of local and regional papers have closed in the past decade Charities for the elderly have warned that older people can be particularly affected by the loss of local services, such as High Street shops, post offices, libraries and pubs. Nyree Ambarchian, who volunteers with the Contact the Elderly charity, said: “I see first-hand that these issues are contributing to feelings of isolation. “Slowly but surely, the local fabric of our communities is being eroded by things like the decline of local newspapers, …

How To Get Into NYFW, According To A Pro Betches

Caroline Vazzana is a fashion editor, stylist, and author of the new book, A little over six years ago I attended my very first New York Fashion Week. I had spent my summer interning for a designer in the garment center, and the company was nice enough to invite all of the former summer interns to their show in September. It feels pretty surreal thinking back to that day and the excitement I felt stepping foot into my first fashion show. The lights, the music, the venue—it all felt like a scene out of Sex and the City or the Devil Wears Prada.  Another great way to get in is to reach out to a blogger, influencer, or stylist you love …

UPDATED: This College Student Found A Strange Man Hiding In Her Closet Betches

When I think of my college living arrangements, there are a few things I miss (not paying rent, being a 10-minute walk from everything I ever needed), and a few things I don’t miss (campus security stealing my bong, mostly). Of course, some people have legitimately traumatic experiences with campus living, and I’m not even talking about getting stuck with a roommate who won’t shower. Just this week, Maddie, a junior at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, found a random man hiding in her closet. I’m barely okay with watching fictional crime shows about break-ins, so I can’t imagine how these girls are holding up. Here’s what we know about this batsh*t crazy situation so far. Before they actually discovered the …

What the Japanese know about eating that keeps them healthy and long lived

Have you ever wondered why so many Asians, the Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese in particular seem to age well? Why so many of these folks are fit and healthy throughout their long lives? Sure, many Japanese who live stressful city lives might not fare as well as those who live in more rural areas, just like over here… yet even so, it always seems like they look younger than they truly are, doesn’t it? Recent studies have shown that the residents of Okinawa are some of the longest lived people on the planet. Not only do they live well past 100 with remarkable regularity… they don’t look like they’re that old either. On top of that, these long-lived Japanese …