For emerging adults, pandemic serves up unique challenges

first_imgCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The pandemic has been hard on both kids and adults, but it’s also been challenging for those who are in between. Demographic shifts during the last century have given rise to a distinct developmental stage called “emerging adulthood” that spans the late teens and early twenties. With the pandemic causing major disruptions in education, employment, housing and more, young people who are no longer adolescents but not quite adults are struggling to find their footing. Some experts worry that could have long-term negative effects, though the psychologist who coined the phrase “emerging adulthood” said this age group is resilient and likely will bounce back.last_img read more

SUPER BOWL: Tom Brady Loses Winning Jersey Again

first_imgHistory seems to be repeating itself. Yes, the New England Patriots won another Super Bowl, but Tom Brady was once again looking for his jersey after the Big Dance.The Patriots quarterback, 41, had his jersey stolen two years ago in Houston following a dramatic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons.And after the 13-3 victory over the LA Rams, Brady was recorded in a pulsating Patriots locker room searching for the missing garment. Asked by a journalist if he knew where his famous No 12 jersey was, Brady replied: ‘I gotta find that out.’Two years ago at Houston’s NRG Stadium Mexican journalist Martin Mauricio Ortega reportedly pilfered the attire.He also allegedly stole Brady’s game-winning jersey from Super Bowl XLIX and the helmet of Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller in San Francisco.US police forces recovered the items in Mexico in 2017.As a result, security to the locker rooms has been tightened, with many media unable to access after the NFL’s annual showpiece.Following the game, Brady said: ‘I can’t believe it – what a year.‘Our defense played unbelievable and we finally had a touchdown drive in the fourth quarter.‘It took us a while but you’ve got to grind it out and find a way.’On winning his sixth Super Bowl, Brady added: ‘It probably won’t sink in for a very, very long time.‘I’m just so blessed to play with the best team-mates through the years from our 2001 team and all the way through to now – I love these guys.’Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram ATLANTA, GA – FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after the Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)last_img read more

NBA playoffs 2019: Kevin Durant explains how he’ll prevent Patrick Beverley from getting into his head

first_img NBA playoffs 2019: Ricky Rubio says ‘crazy’ good James Harden takes unorthodox D Kevin Durant does not want to make the same mistake again.Durant and Clippers guard Patrick Beverley were ejected from the Warriors’ Game 1 win in the fourth quarter after a verbal confrontation. Durant apologized to his team when he met with reporters Monday. “This is not about me or Patrick Beverley,” Durant said. “This is about the Clippers and the Warriors.“Keep my mouth shut and play the game. Simple.”KD on how he’ll keep Pat Beverley from getting into his head moving forward. “Just keep my mouth shut. Play the game. Simple.”Says he believes the conversation surrounding the ejections was a distraction to the team and he doesn’t want to disappoint coaches/ownership.— Nick Friedell (@NickFriedell) April 15, 2019Durant scored 23 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists in 32 minutes in Game 1. Coach Steve Kerr said after the win he thought Durant “took the bait.”“That’s two technicals,” Kerr told reporters. “You get seven technicals, your seventh one is a suspension in the playoffs. Whether you play four playoff games or 24, seven is the magic number. He’s got four to play with. After one game. But that’s what Beverley does. We talked about it for the last couple days. He’s a helluva defender. He plays hard. Got a lot of respect for him.“We already talked about it for two days. That’s one of our keys, don’t take the bait, and we took it, so you just can’t do it. But sometimes you have to feel it before you can follow through and execute on that. So, we’re going to have to be really solid.”Durant addressed Kerr’s comments Monday. NBA playoffs 2019: Kevin Durant, Patrick Beverley ejected in Warriors’ wincenter_img “I don’t want to disappoint my coaches, my fanbase and owners who expect me to be out on the floor,” Durant said, via The Mercury News. “I apologize for getting thrown out of the game.Durant said he’s focusing on not letting Beverley get into his head as the series moves forward. Related News “I don’t want coach or my teammates and the organization upset with me because of some (stuff) that I did,” Durant said. “I don’t want to get in the way of what’s going on out on the floor. That was a huge distraction. I don’t want that to be a part of the series. I just want to play. It looked like it was huge distraction.”The Warriors and Clippers will face off Monday in Game 2 at 10:30 p.m. ET.last_img read more