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Reggie Bush welcomed back to USC after a 10-year ban



Reggie Bush welcomed back to USC after a 10-year ban

Reggie Bush was the center of the last Southern California football dynasty. He inspired the players to become Trojans and continued to be adored by USC fans while spending a decade in the NCAA mandated exile from school.

USC welcomed Bush back on Wednesday, 10 years on the day the NCAA denounced the program with sanctions that included the termination of official relations with the only Heisman Trophy winner whose victory was emptied.

“I’ve been dreaming of this day for more than 10 years, and I’m happy to go home!” Bush said in a statement.

Bush played running back at USC from 2003-05, helping the Trojans to a pair of national championships. Five years after he left, Bush and USC were convicted by the NCAA after an investigation determined he and his family received benefits that were not permitted while he was still in school.

USC President Carol Folt wrote in his letter to Bush that all restrictions had been officially removed and he could now “be given privileges and greetings to all Trojan soccer alumni.”

The school also ended disassociation with former basketball star O.J. Mayo, who was also penalized in 2010 for receiving benefits that were not permitted as part of a similar broad investigation of USC athletics.

Bush’s Trojans won the national championships in 2003 and ’04 and had 34 consecutive wins. He ran for 3,169 yards in three seasons, averaging 7.3 yards per carry, and scored 42 goals.

He won the 2005 Heisman, with 1,740 rushing yards and averaging 8.7 yards per carry. But the award was left blank due to NCAA sanctions. He voluntarily returned the statue to the Heisman Trophy Trust before the organization could release it. Bush is the only Heisman winner who is not recognized by the Heisman Trust.

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“To say that I don’t want Heisman back will be a lie,” B ush said in an interview on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” on FS1. “One hundred percent I want my Heisman Cup back.”

Heisman spokesman Tim Henning said the trust was aware of USC’s announcement of Bush but had no immediate comment.

NCAA sanctions also caused USC to be removed from the 2004 BCS title, although The Associated Press still recognized the Trojans as national champions for the season.

Bush remains one of the most popular players in USC history. No Trojan player has used Bush’s number 5 since he left.

“He is the reason why many players joined USC,” said Rams recipient Robert Woods, who played for the Trojans from 2010-12. “He is part of the USC tradition. The best USC soccer player, in my opinion. He also needs a statue.”

Bush was drafted second overall by New Orleans Saints in 2006. He told FS1 that although he went on to a productive 11-year NFL career, the way that ended at USC weighed on him.

“It always lags behind my head. “It always sticks in my mind,” Bush said. “That’s the thing that always keeps me up late at night, almost every night. It’s that kind of thing that haunts me too,”

The NCAA determines Bush receives gifts and cash from marketing agents who hope to represent him when he becomes a pro.

Sanctions against USC are some of the most severe that the NCAA has imposed in the last 20 years – even compared to similar cases. Trojans were banned from the postseason for two years and revoked from a total of 30 football scholarships for three seasons.

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Athletic director Mike Bohn, who took the job last fall, said Bush was very sorry for what had happened to the program, and that USC owed Bush to bring him back to the fold for everything he had done for school.

“We will stand with Reggie,” Bohn said.

Initially, Bush was banned permanently from joining USC, but a tweak made in 2017 by the NCAA Committee on Violations of his procedure reduced all previous life dissociation sentences to 10 years.

Bush began working for Fox Sports last season as an analyst at the Big Noon football studio show on campus with former USC teammate Matt Leinart. He returned to the Los Angeles Coliseum for the Trojans match for the first time when the Fox program was broadcast from inside the stadium before the Friday night contest between USC and Utah, won by the Trojans.

Bush was not recognized by the school during the match. The amount does not include those displayed in the coliseum end zone along with other USC Heisman winners such as Marcus Allen and O.J. Simpson. But Trojan fans celebrated the return of Bush that night, wearing a No. 5 and shouting “Reg-gie! Reg-gie! “

How and when Bush will be respected by USC has not been solved, Bohn said.

“I know this will be a special day for me when he can walk on campus with his three children, his extraordinary wife and be part of what is happening at USC,” Bohn said.

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The beginning of Part 1 will arrive in Portuguese in MANGA Plus – JBox



Imagem: O próprio Chainsaw Man.

past too it’s a spade! From July 13 first 3 chapters from the first part Chainsaw will be available from translation into Portuguese No MANGAPlusfree app to read manga from Shueisha.

Apparently, not all 97 chapters of this first phase will be available, but only these first 3. The series will also not be split into two parts on the website/app. Even if it is a new phase, it will be published as usual. on the page of the man with the chainsawso the first chapter of part 2 will be #98.

Translation and editing work done comediansalso responsible for other platform projects with pt-br version (cases One piece, spy x family, Tokyo Ghoul Re e Jiu-Jitsu Kaisen). The information came from a project manager for a company in Brazil.

Unfortunately, the series is not among those that can be read completely free in english app — so even with the most recent readings, fans will have to resort to printed versions or alternative means to learn about the entire series. MANGA Plus does not allow, at least for now, subscriptions for fans in Brazil.

It is worth remembering that the second part of the manga, which will begin July 13, will also be available in Portuguese. Until the long-awaited sequel, Tatsuki Fujimoto launched one-shots on the Shueisha platform look back e Goodbye Eriin addition to working with mangaka Toda Oto (To take off the flash).

Story Chainsaw approaches Denji, a poor man capable of anything for money, even hunting demons with his dog, Honor. He is an ordinary boy mired in debt, but one day everything changes when he is betrayed by a man he trusted. Now possessing demonic powers, Denji becomes the Chainsaw Man (“The Chainsaw Man”).

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Fujimoto first part in Shonen jump from 2018 to December 2020, 11 volumes have been compiled to date. OUR Panini publishes manga in Brazil – check out our review first volume.

The work will be adapted into anime by the MAPPA studio and will have watching and duplicating Crunchyroll.

Source: Robert Rodriguez

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Portuguese missionary denounces ‘daily persecution and massacre’ in Congo



Portuguese missionary denounces 'daily persecution and massacre' in Congo

“There are persecutions and massacres every day” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the international community turns a blind eye to this, says Father Marcelo de Oliveira, a Portuguese missionary in the African country.

The chief administrator of Komboni Province Missionaries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo speaks in an interview Renaissancethat attacks are permanent in an area of ​​the country where “cobalt is a source of wealth.”

“There are persecutions and massacres every day, there are people who are tortured, people who are forced to leave their homes and forced to flee,” condemns a priest who has lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for 15 years.

The eastern provinces of the DRC, notably North Kivu and neighboring Ituri, have “lived for decades in a state of constant instability due to the presence of various armed groups.

Born in Mortagua, Viseu district, the missionary says that in the Congo “no one escapes persecution.” “Catholics, Protestants and sects are treated equally”, given that “the religious question does not affect the situation at all”.

The priest says that “the Church is being persecuted, but to be a Christian means to be persecuted.” “The Catholic Church, which has great weight in public life, which has a large number of Catholics, which, by vocation, denounces, tells the truth and strives to defend the rights of the people, of course, is not appreciated by the simple,” he emphasizes.

The world “crossed its arms” on the problems in Africa

The priest admits that the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is ready to fight corruption, but says that, on the one hand, the government is involved in the situation, and on the other hand, it is powerless to resolve it.

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“The complicity is there to keep getting what they get from the stuff they sell and ship out of the country anyway,” he explains.

On the other hand, Marcelo’s father accuses the international community of doing nothing for the suffering people of the Congo and trying to “keep capitalizing on the wealth of the country” by sending “weapons to be able to keep up the unrest and thus keep on stealing easily” . .

“The Congo is a very rich country, and it is a bit strange that such a rich country is at the same time so poor. There is gold, diamonds, copper, cobalt, soil that could give twice a year, it’s hard to understand,” the missionary laments, and then accuses: “there are interests from outside (the international community) to be able to continue to benefit from everything rich, and so they keep sending weapons to keep the mess going and thus easily keep stealing.”

The missionary ensures that “when there is a problem in Africa, everyone folds their hands” and gives an example of the reluctance to find a cure for malaria, which “kills a huge number of people every day”, and now with Covid-19. 19 pandemic “the whole world plunged into disaster.”

The priest assures that “there are more people who die in Africa from malaria than those who die from Covid”, and rhetorically asks: “Who created a medicine to treat poor Africans? The problem of malaria after all this time?”

Marcelo’s father replies, “No one, it doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter. Since we cannot profit from what we do, it is not important to make medicine, it is not important to help a country that will not repay us, ”he laments.

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Pope ‘deeply wishes’ to visit Congo

In this interview with RenaissanceFather Marcelo Oliveira assures that “the population still expects that soon” the Pope will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

He believes that “for people living in conditions of constant attacks, persecution, the visit of the Pope would be a moment of encouragement.”

First of all, because Francis planned a visit to the city of Goma in the eastern part of the country, “where he will be with some victims of violence, and, of course, these people may be a little disappointed.”

“However, the population continues to expect that he will be able to come to us soon,” he assures.

The priest confirms that the Pope “deeply desires to be and come” to the Congo to “know the reality” and acknowledges that “the celebration planned for this Sunday with the Congolese community at St. Parolina in Kinshasa “is a sign of such a will.”

“The Pope deeply desires to be and come, because I believe he has heard so much about the reality of the suffering of the Congolese people, and therefore he has a deep desire to be able to come,” he assures.

Francis’ trip to South Sudan and the Congo, scheduled for July 2-7, has been rescheduled for a new date to be fixed due to the Pope’s health.

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Wabi2b enters the Portuguese market to revolutionize commerce



Wabi2b enters the Portuguese market to revolutionize commerce

BUT Wabi2b, a digital ecosystem that helps digitize and modernize brick-and-mortar commerce, has entered the European market with Portugal. The goal is to “revolutionize traditional retail and the HORECA channel” by allowing distributors and Cash & Carries to sell directly to traditional retailers in Portugal.

The company’s statement explains that the Wabi2b online store allows retailers to access multiple suppliers in the same store, view their entire portfolio of products, compare prices, place all their orders at the same time, and use the platform. exclusive promotions and discounts.


From the supplier’s point of view, Wabi2b gives you the opportunity to choose the geographical area of ​​sales, the cost and minimum cost of delivery, the portfolio of products they represent, prices and deliveries, and the order payment procedure.

According to Wabi2b Portugal CEO Hugo Duarte, “The Wabi2b ecosystem is set to revolutionize traditional trading and business management practices. With this platform, consumer goods companies, suppliers and point of sale will connect for the first time in a single digital environment whose transactions will be carried out, which will reduce costs, waste, increase transparency, facilitate inventory control and better understand the business. performance”.


In this first phase, Wabi2b already has over 1,700 registered stores in Lisbon, and in June it also launched in Porto.


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