PHILADELPHIA After members of the Philadelphia Eagles’ medical staff rushed from the sideline onto the field Monday to check on nine time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Jason Peters, a few players followed. Then a few more trickled out. And soon, a steady stream of Eagles jogged to surround their 35 year old team captain on the field..
In addition to the 7 billion dollars that the tobacco companies will have to pay out over the next 25 years, Friday’s settlement included a number of provisions designed to discourage smoking in the future. One of those provisions prohibits the tobacco companies from “taking any action to target children in Minnesota in the advertising, promotion or marketing of cigarettes.” Tom Purcel helped work out the settlement for the Attorney General’s Office. He joins us now by phone..
And lastly, the company that purchased the riverfront land that once was designated as Trump Tower Tampa plans a mixed use project including a hotel. Bob Owens, CEO and president of O,R Facility Services, said his firm recently issued a request for proposals on the project, seeking an architecture firm. He wasn’t ready to speak further about it last week..
CBS has won an average of between $3.7 million and $3.8 million for the 2013 Super Bowl, according to ad buyers, up from what was believed to be an average of about $3.5 million for sports in NBC’s 2012 broadcast of the gridiron classic. In some cases, said Mr. Moonves, prices came to “more than $4 million,” which he suggested were among the highest ever paid for the event.
Roethlisberger is confusing. He has 97 more career touchdowns than he does interceptions, but has also thrown for more than 18 TDs only five times in 10 seasons. Roethlisberger has thrown more as his career has progressed, but was just a bus driver for his first Super Bowl victory with the Pittsburgh Steelers and not much more the second time around..
In this undated photo provided by Quintillion, a worker doles out cable from a large spool on a ship as a subsea cable is laid in the waters off the coast off Alaska. In October, 2017, ship crews finished installing the last Alaska segment of the subsea cable system between Nome and Prudhoe Bay, and the network became available Dec. 1, 2017, to telecom providers.The video from the three day event in remote Point Hope, at the edge of the Arctic Ocean, showed whaling captains sharing the flippers with residents, traditional drumming and dancing, and the ever popular blanket toss, where villagers use seal skins to heave each other into the air.But Kowunna plan to share this unique slice of Inupiat culture online was thwarted by the area notoriously slow satellite connection.This month, the 34 year old whale hunter is ready to try again.