A study released last year shows Austin could support a number of professional sports. According to the American City Business Journals, there is enough money to back an NFL, NBA, NHL or MLS team. The study found Austin has a total personal income of $84 billion, and $58 billion of that is available as potential disposable income to go toward a pro sports team.
Finding qualified candidates isn easy, as the district recently learned by participating in a five year initiative that offered financial incentives to get college graduates with degrees in fields other than STEM to pursue teaching careers in science and math. The Science and Mathematics Accelerated Readiness for Teaching program, known as SMART, began in 2009 with a $2.25 million federal grant and with the goal of hiring 250 STEM teachers over five years. It offers $2,000 scholarships and reimbursements for testing costs, but is now in its final year and appears to be falling short of its goal, projecting it will end up hiring about half as many as it had hoped..
The bloodlines run deep, yet the patriarch is well outside of the current inner circle. On Sunday, he’ll turn on the TV at home in Atlanta and watch from afar as Denver faces the Carolina Panthers in the big game, “cheering for the Broncos, without question,” the 72 year old Reeves said in a telephone interview. “I’ve got too many great friends there, so many people in that organization I think the world of.”.
Whitney: Can I Be Me isn’t just a biopic. It focuses on the turning points in Houston’s life that led to her death in 2012. There are revelations that will raise a headline or two, but the film, surprisingly for this often provocative director, is a respectful and dignified attempt to readdress our perspective of a pop icon..
“My father was a great business leader and humanitarian who dedicated his life to the company and the community. He also was a wonderful family man, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him, yet he will continue to inspire us all.” Bill Ford, Ford Motor Co.
Was nice to get a win, finally, Laycock said. Played a little bit better each time we been out so far. Finally it turned into victory. Gore, 34, will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He’s 8th in NFL history with 13,065 yards, but could reach the No. 4 spot.
He’d instantly compete with Jordan Phillips for playing time next to Ndamukong Suh, and his presence might motivate Phillips to reach his potential. Someone has to start, so it’ll be a battle of who wants it more. Either way, the Dolphins win on that one unless McDowell doesn’t have the work ethic needed to excel in the NFL..