ATHENS, Greece Riots over harsh new austerity measures left three bank workers dead and engulfed the streets of Athens on Wednesday, as angry protesters tried to storm parliament, hurled Molotov cocktails at police and torched buildings. Police responded with barrages of tear gas. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in a nationwide strike to protest new taxes and government spending cuts demanded by the International Monetary Fund and other European nations before heavily indebted Greece gets a euro110 billion ($141 billion) loan package to keep it from defaulting.
On Thursday, the Times reported that the NFL used incomplete data to study concussions for 13 years. At least 100 concussions had been omitted from the league’s concussion database this, the Times said, made it seem that athletes were far safer from concussions than they actually were. The piece also showed that the NFL occasionally shared lawyers with the tobacco industry and sought advice from tobacco executives..
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NFL must respect this! Now, if you take your tack there and say giving him the benefit of the doubt for him, the extreme benefit of the doubt issue of kneeling isn about race, but for the players, especially the players initially to say it isn about race, that not true. COSTAS: percent of the players in the NFL, roughly, are African American. Virtually every player who knelt in the initial stages of this was black, and the initial impetus from it or for it came from Colin Kaepernick and it was about police brutality and mistreatment of African Americans.
Like Bowman, Joe Staley also was given a day off. John Theus has been his primary backup at left tackle, but the 49ers also are curious to see if Trent Brown can play the position, and he got some snaps there late in practice. Garry Gilliam filled in at right tackle when Brown moved to the left side..