Recently Retired NFL Star Will Reportedly Join FOX As College Football Analyst

first_imgDallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium in Arlington.ARLINGTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 25: A general view of kickoff between the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)DeMarco Murray retired last month, after being cut by the Tennessee Titans. We’ll be seeing him around the sport, but in a different capacity.According to a new report, Murray is the latest former Cowboys star that will enter the football media.Barry Horn, the former sports media columnist for The Dallas Morning News, says that Murray is heading to FOX to be a college football analyst.He broke the DeMarco Murray news via Twitter this afternoon.He says that FOX is set to announce the move soon.Stream of Ex-Cowboys to the booth never ends. Fox set to announce analyst DeMarco Murray joining a college football booth for the upcoming season. You don’t think he landed the job because of his work with the Eagles or Titans do you?— Barry Horn (@bhorn55) August 17, 2018Murray was a star running back at Oklahoma before his NFL career. The Cowboys made him their third round pick in 2011.He played for the team for four years, leading the league in rushing with 1,845 yards in 2014. From there, he spent one year with the Philadelphia Eagles, and two with the Tennessee Titans before his retirement.Murray joins a growing list of recent Cowboy stars in football booths. Tony Romo went from retirement straight to CBS’s top NFL team last fall. Jason Witten is now at ESPN, where he will be part of the Monday Night Football team.last_img read more

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Mali Siege: A Moroccan Recounts His Experience

Rabat – Ouadie Lahlou is the adjoint general director of Mali Development Bank, a BMCE subsidiary. He was also stuck in his first floor hotel room as the Radisson hotel siege was terrorising people below in Bamako, Mali.“When I first heard the gunshots, I locked myself up in the closet of my room. I was very scared even though I was never in direct contact with the hostage keepers,” Lahlou told Medias24.“After a time that seemed to take forever, an armed police officer came into the room and asked me to come out running. It was just in time, as there were gunshots behind me and [the police officer] made me go through the backdoor.” VIDEO – The horror in Mali, as islamic terrorists storm the Radisson hotel in Bamako https://t.co/xvfE1LOHEV pic.twitter.com/qD08wrH37a— FRANCE 24 English (@France24_en) November 20, 2015“The general mood was dramatic. I spent a long and horrid time in my hotel room. I hope the other Moroccan, who is a client of the bank will come out okay as well as all the hostages. I had a lot of luck as I came out safe and sound.”There are no more hostage currently in the building Malian army Col. Mamadou Coulibaly told reporters, according to CNN.It’s suspected the hostage situation has resulted in as many as 27 people being killed by two militant gunmen, a UN official told Reuters.UN troops are currently aiding Malian security forces as they still battle with gunmen on the upper floors of the buildingThe operation comes a week after a group ISIS members coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris, killing 130 people and leaving more than 350 wounded.Photo: AFP/Getty Images read more

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Bombardier signs $343-million train contract in Australia to fix accessibility issues

BERLIN — Bombardier Inc. has signed a $342.6-million contract with an Australian state government to upgrade a regional train fleet by correcting for a design flaw that saw wheelchairs unable to fit properly into onboard washrooms.The contract aims to redesign the washrooms for better disability access and to install an additional lavatory on each six-car train.It is tacked on to a problem-plagued $4.18-billion project to design, deliver and maintain 75 new passenger trains under a public-private partnership between the Queensland government and a Bombardier-led consortium that includes the U.K-based John Laing Group, Japan’s Itochu International Inc. and U.K.-based Aberdeen Standard Investments.Since Bombardier came on board in 2014, the project has been beset with design issues tied to air conditioning, braking and trains that appeared to be too wide for the tunnels.Bombardier shares closed 2.59 per cent higher on Wednesday, at $2.77.Delays and repair problems have plagued Bombardier train contracts over the past decade, most recently with transit authorities in Toronto, New York, Switzerland and France.Companies in this story: (TSX:BBD.B)The Canadian Press read more

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