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FA Cup giantkillers looking to strike again

first_imgManchester City head to in-form Championship promotion contenders Huddersfield, while third-tier Oxford are at Middlesbrough.Premier League leaders Chelsea travel to Wolves in the evening game at 5.30pm. That’s the last time a non-league team reached the last eight of the FA Cup – and the National League leaders head to top flight Burnley in the fifth round.Manager Danny Cowley says it’s not impossible they could go further.League One Millwall have already knocked out two Premier League sides – and they host champions Leicester at The Den at 3pm.last_img

Patriots star Tom Brady reacts to Rob Gronkowski’s retirement announcement

first_img NFL players take to Twitter to congratulate Rob Gronkowski after retirement announcement Tom Brady praised Rob Gronkowski shortly after the star tight end announced his retirement.The 29-year-old Gronkowski posted to Instagram Sunday he was stepping away from the field after nine seasons with the Patriots. “Love u man!!!” the longtime Patriots quarterback wrote. “The (G.O.A.T)!! Couldn’t be a better person or teammate.” “It’s time to move forward and move forward with a big smile on my face knowing that the New England Patriots organization, Pats nation and all my fans will truly be a big part of my heart for the rest of my life,” Gronkowski’s message read in part. “It was truly an incredible honor to play for such a great, established organization.”Brady quickly responded to Gronkowski. Related News Tom Brady reacts to Gronk’s retirement: pic.twitter.com/7g0P6H3j2h— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 24, 2019Gronkowski, who struggled with injuries throughout his career, won three Super Bowls and made five Pro Bowls during his time with New England.Gronkowski finishes his career with 521 regular-season catches for 7,861 yards and 79 touchdowns. He retires as the Patriots’ career leader in touchdowns and is tied for the second-most receiving scores in playoff history.Brady is expected to return to New England for his 20th season.last_img read more

Board of Iowa insurance pool travels far for public meetings

first_imgIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Board members of an obscure Iowa government insurance program have spent tens of thousands of dollars in public money traveling to out-of-state resorts for meetings.A review by The Associated Press finds that directors of the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool hold two meetings annually at posh locations such as Florida in February and Michigan in August.Meeting minutes and spending records show that the practice makes the meetings virtually inaccessible to the public while increasing costs to the pool, which includes roughly 750 counties, cities, towns and other municipalities.One county supervisor says the board’s spending may be excessive, and an attorney calls the out-of-state meetings ridiculous.Board chairman Jody Smith defended them, saying the Florida meetings coincide with a national conference and Michigan was close to the pool administrator.last_img read more