Scott Gleeson and Tom Schad USA TODAY Published 10:26 p.m. UTC Aug 30, 2018 The commissioner calls himself "Gee Money," and the rules for his prison fantasy football league are simple: There are 10 roster slots per team, and six teams in the league. Lineups are due every Wednesday at 8 p.m. — "NO EXCEPTIONS." "Only men of their word are permitted to join," Gee Money wrote in a note to the league's participants. "Lets (sic) have some fun gentlemen and be respectful in the process." Gee Money's real name is Gerald Drummond, and he's a convicted murderer serving part of a life sentence at SCI Retreat, a mental-hospital-turned-state-prison in rural Pennsylvania. He figures he probably started playing fantasy football three years ago, around the same time he was released from solitary confinement. The activity hasn't necessarily kept him out of "the hole," he said. But it helps. "This is how we escape our worries for a few hours a week," he wrote … [Read more...] about Going behind bars: How fantasy football works in prison
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FROM ZOE BALL to Chris Evans, the Nineties saw some wild DJs host the Radio 1 Breakfast Show who were arguably more rock 'n’ roll than the celebrities they interviewed. But those years of hungover presenters falling out of taxis outside the studio having just left a party is well and truly over — and it’s not a bad thing, according to the next man to take the job, Greg James. He has defended himself from people, who laid into him for being clean-cut and well-behaved. In an exclusive interview, days before his first show next Monday, he said: “It’s more important for my show to be funny and good than for me to go out and be an absolute embarrassment, rolling out of nightclubs and stuff. “The old Nineties edition of Radio 1, I don’t think it would work now. “People would be like, ‘What the f*** are you doing? Do a good radio show. Get p***ed and be a mess in private, but I want a good show. I don’t necessarily want to hear you … [Read more...] about Greg James’ Radio 1 Breakfast Show will be ‘well-behaved’ as he tries to change the show’s rock ‘n’ roll reputation
Wow, it’s hot isn’t it?! And it looks like it’s going to stay that way for the next week or so. While we’re not going to grumble about the gorgeous sunshine, you do sometimes need to cool off, don’t you? And if you can have fun in the process, then that’s all the better. While we may be a long way from the sea, there are some brilliant water attractions right here in Leicestershire and Rutland - so here’s a few ideas for where you could head to for some wet and wild fun. Time Line 6 brilliant places to have a splash in the sun Aqua Park Rutland This is one for those who want a serious adrenalin rush and not just a cooling dip. There's also the chance to take on The Beast II in a separate instructor-led session. It features the largest blast bag in the UK, which is more than 5m long and can blast someone up to 10m in the air (so you can have lots of fun propelling your friends up high!) Open: The aqua park will remain open until September 23. … [Read more...] about Where to go for a splash or a swim in the county
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ANDY MURRAY returned to winning ways at the Nature Valley International after almost a year out through injury. The three-time Grand Slam champion thumped Stan Wawrinka in Eastbourne having made his comeback at Queen's Club. What was the injury which has kept Andy Murray out? The 30-year-old suffered from injury and was forced to undergo hip surgery in Australia. He was operated on by Dr John O'Donnell at the ST Vincent Hospital in Melbourne. He withdrew from the Brisbane Internatinal and Australian Open due to the injury after initially trying rehab he was forced to chose surgery. In March, he lost the British number one slot to Kyle Edmund for the first time since 2006. Murray also pulled out of the Libema Open earlier in the month. Did Andy Murray play at Queens? Murray made his long-awaited comeback at Queens. But the Scotsman's return ended in a huge three-set defeat to Nick Kyrgios. Wimble-done Andy Murray withdraws from Wimbledon after failing to recover from hip problem … [Read more...] about What operation did Andy Murray have, will he play at Wimbledon 2018 and what is the latest on his injury?