Tag Archives: texting

  • Browns GM Ray Farmer Suspended for Texting

    Mar 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended without pay for the first four games of next season for sending texts to personnel during games in 2014 and the team was fined $250,000, the NFL announced Monday. The Browns, however, did not forfeit any draft picks in the punishment, which was announced by NFL […]

  • Steven Ivory: Why We Text and Drive

    Jun 10, 14 by blueolive Comments Off on Steven Ivory: Why We Text and Drive

    *While sitting at the light on a backed-up Los Angeles freeway exit ramp one morning, I noticed that one out of every three drivers getting onto the freeway on the other side of the divider—both private vehicles and professional cars and trucks with company names and logos on them–had their heads tilted into their laps, […]

  • Dispute Over Texting Leads to Fatal Shooting in Florida Movie Theater

    Jan 14, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Orlando Sentinel) – A retired police captain shot and killed one moviegoer who was texting and wounded his wife on Monday in a Florida theater showing the hit new war film “Lone Survivor,” authorities said.

  • Dolphins Guard Suspended for Racist Bullying of Teammate

    Nov 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 8 Comments

    *Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, suspended indefinitely by the squad Sunday night for conduct detrimental to the team, is being investigated by the player’s union regarding his alleged racially-charged bullying and harassment of biracial teammate Jonathan Martin via threatening voicemail and text messages. Multiple sources confirmed to ESPN that the following is a transcript of a voice message […]

  • Will Texting and the ‘Cloak of Anonymity’ Doom the English Language?

    Jun 25, 13 by Larry Buford 4 Comments

    *Although the U.S. Department of Education reports that the Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR) is the highest at 78 percent than it’s been in nearly 40 years, it should not obscure the fact that many students are graduating without learning how to spell even the simplest words. The evidence is starting to show up on […]

  • UPDATE: Sidewalk Driver Began Sentence Carrying ‘Idiot’ Sign, Judge Unhappy (Videos)

    Nov 14, 12 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *A week ago we reported that a Cleveland woman had been driving on the sidewalk to get around the yellow school bus, but she had been nabbed for her stupidity and the judge gave her a creative sentence. But Cleveland can’t get as happy as they would like because she isn’t taking it seriously. (more…)