Georgia deputy fired for beating black man during traffic stop

Georgia deputy fired for beating black man during traffic stop

A Georgia sheriff’s deputy was fired after being caught on video repeatedly punching a black man as he lay pinned to the ground, authorities said Sunday. The deputy, who wasn’t publicly identified, was canned for “excessive use of force,” the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The announcement came after a bystander video … Read more

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Joe Burrow scores incredible first touchdown using his legs

Joe Burrow scores incredible first touchdown using his legs

Joe Burrow’s first NFL touchdown wasn’t exactly what many had in mind. The Bengals’ rookie quarterback and No. 1 pick, who is more known for his talented arm than his running ability, scored on a 23-yard quarterback draw Sunday to give Cincinnati a 7-0 first-quarter lead over the Los Angeles Chargers. Burrow, 23, danced around … Read more

Mitchell Trubisky rallies Bears after ugly start

Mitchell Trubisky rallies Bears after ugly start

The pressure is on Mitchell Trubisky. He delivered on Sunday in a stunning rally, leading the Chicago Bears to a 27-23 win over the Detroit Lions. The Bears trailed 23-6 in the third quarter, but outscored the Lions 21-0 in the final stanza thanks to three Trubisky touchdown passes. His 27-yard sideline dime to Anthony … Read more

Police officer who attacked Black Lyft passenger fired

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The Lyft passenger was attacked for not showing his ID The police officer who was seen on video pressing his weight against a Black Lyft passenger near Atlanta has been terminated. Deputy Roderick Walker has been fired from the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office following the incident of excessive force. Read More: Video in Black man’s … Read more

School under fire for cartoon comparing cops to KKK, slave owners

School under fire for cartoon comparing cops to KKK, slave owners

A Westchester County high-school teacher kicked off his first day of classes by handing out an image on the Black Lives Matter movement — comparing modern-day cops to slave owners and the Ku Klux Klan. Westlake HS educator Christoper Moreno gave his 11th-graders a handout Sept. 8 which included a five-frame cartoon panel. The first … Read more

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Breaking down Cam Newton’s Patriots debut: Flashes of ‘Superman,’ but questions remain after win over Dolphins

Breaking down Cam Newton's Patriots debut: Flashes of 'Superman,' but questions remain after win over Dolphins

Cam Newton didn’t make any true big plays in his gritty winning Patriots debut over the Dolphins. But just looking healthy and running effectively were huge in his first game replacing Tom Brady as New England’s starting quarterback. Most important, Newton showed no signs that his recent past shoulder or foot injuries were issues. He … Read more