WASHINGTON — The Pentagon would have more flexibility to assist military families in bad housing markets under legislation passed Friday that lawmakers said could help airmen stationed at Nellis and Creech Air Force bases.
RENO — Convicted murderer and rapist James Biela grew up in a poor, abusive household where his father beat his mother and the children cowered in fear, jurors were told Friday.
“Rampage don’t want to hear your questions about his dedication to fighting, sucka!” It’s not difficult to imagine B.A. Baracus, the “A-Team” role made famous by Mr. T and soon to be reprised by Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the movie version, using the retort to combat all the inquiries into Jackson’s state of mind as he prepares to return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Attorneys and journalists love to ask those “were you lying then or are you lying now?” questions.
When you grow to this point, from one guy wearing a boxing glove and another wearing a jiujitsu kimono to producing some of the world’s most recognizable fighters, from media gatherings of three reporters asking questions to conference calls with more than 100, from childhood buddies spending $2 million on a struggling company and turning it into a billion-dollar venture, significant moments aren’t lacking.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — All questions about the major league draft were off-limits, but Bryce Harper was ready with answers on all sorts of other topics.