The 37 year old Scot won his first Olympic gold in Athens in 2004 and captured three more in Beijing in 2008 and a further two at his home games in London last year .. Two time Olympic gold medalist Sarah Vaillancourt has retired from the Canadian women’s hockey team. The 27 year old forward won gold with the team in 2006 and 2010..
But “cartel” hasn’t caught on in the Republican presidential field. Marco Rubio used the term in early July to criticize lack of competition in American higher education, but in that instance, he was pulling his definition straight out of the dictionary. Even on Twitter, where WashingtonCartel has a smattering of interest, some of its adopters actually support Donald Trump..
A Federal judge earlier this month canceled the trademark registration for the Washington Redskins’ name on the grounds that the term commonly considered a racial epithet referring to Native Americans may be disparaging. Meanwhile, owner Dan Snyder has dug his head further into the sand, vowing to appeal. The cancellation does not take effect until Snyder surrenders or has exhausted all his appeals, nor does it force him to change the name (it merely ends legal trademark protections), but it represents a symbolic step toward righting what many in and outside the NFL consider an ongoing wrong..
Nothing can quite prepare us for the finale, though, in which Wiener Dog’s next owner, an old woman played by Ellen Burstyn, is visited by a granddaughter who needs money for her feckless artist boyfriend. The woman has renamed the dog Cancer. But her morbid fatalism gives way to something deeper and more enduring.
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DON GONYEA: It has been a rocky couple of years for Michael Steele. He’s been targeted for lavish spending, for taking large speaking fees. There was that incident where staffers used RNC credit cards to entertain potential donors at a strip club. The decision comes after a decade of counterinsurgency missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, where women demonstrated heroism on battlefields with no front lines. It dovetails with another seismic policy change in the military that has been implemented relatively smoothly: the repeal of the ban on openly gay service members. Airmen serving at home and abroad.