William Erik Kramer is an American former football quarterback. He attended John Burroughs High School in California. After attending Los Angeles Pierce College and playing as their quarterback, Kramer transferred to North Carolina State University, he was not drafted by an NFL team, but did see action in 1987, when he played for the Atlanta Falcons as a replacement player during the NFL players strike. He would spend some time in the CFL with the Calgary Stampeders. Kramer would return to the NFL in 1991, when he became a surprise starter for the Detroit Lions after injuries sidelined Rodney Peete. Kramer played in 13 games, led the Lions to a 12–4 record, their first playoff victory since 1962, a trip to the NFC Championship Game. Kramer played quarterback at Pierce Junior College, but became interested in transferring to NC State when the school won the national basketball title, he played two season for the NC State. His 1985 junior season he compiled just a 3–8 record, though he led the ACC in completions and passing yards.
His senior year, despite less offensive output, saw the team improve to 8–3–1. This included a dramatic Hail Mary game-winning pass to defeat South Carolina in game 8 to take them to their highest ranking of the season at 15th. On the season, Kramer had 14 passing touchdowns and ran for five more, was named ACC Player of the Year. Though NC State lost the 1986 Peach Bowl by one point to Virginia Tech, Kramer was still named player of the game. Kramer signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 1987, appearing in three games as one of five quarterbacks to start for the Falcons that season. In the last of these, he set four franchise rookie records with 27 completions on 46 attempts for 335 yards and three touchdowns. After three years in the Canadian Football League, he returned to the NFL as a some-time starter for the Detroit Lions in 1991, compiling a 10–5 record over three seasons. Kramer's nickname in Detroit was "Brass", a media-friendly redaction of "brass balls"; the moniker originated after Kramer called an audible on his first series as Lions' quarterback, having just replaced the injured Rodney Peete.
One Lions' offensive lineman turned to another and said, "This guy's got brass balls." Kramer proved to be quite successful as the nickname stuck. His other nickname was "Cosmo", due to him having the same last name as the character Cosmo Kramer from the popular TV show, Seinfeld, he shared QB duties with Andre Ware. In the 1991 playoffs, he led the team to a 38–6 drubbing of the Dallas Cowboys, on a franchise postseason record 29 completions for 341 yards and three touchdowns, he had the team's only touchdown in a loss to the Washington Redskins in the championship game. He remains the franchise leader in postseason completions, attempts and sacks in a single season. Combined with a loss in the 1993 postseason, he holds the career franchise postseason records for touchdowns, passer rating and yards per attempt as well. In 1994, he signed as a free agent with the Chicago Bears, spent the next five years with the club. In his two full seasons as a starter, he was productive and passed for over 3,000 yards.
Kramer holds the Bears' single-season record for passing yards and touchdown passes, attempts in a single game with 60 on November 16, 1997. Kramer signed with the San Diego Chargers in the 1999 offseason, but retired midseason due to a neck injury. Though he missed much of the 1996 season with a neck injury, the two injuries were unrelated. Kramer finished his 13 NFL seasons with 1,317 completions for 15,337 yards and 92 touchdowns, with 79 interceptions, he rushed for 217 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns. After retiring from the NFL, Kramer went into sports broadcasting, he works for FSN Detroit, where he covers one of his former teams, the Detroit Lions, as an in-studio analyst. He served as a color commentator on the Lions' preseason telecasts in 2007, performs the same role for the Chicago Bears, working with Sam Rosen. Kramer writes a personal blog for www.playerpress.com at www.erikkramerpass.com, where he discusses current events in the NFL and his former career and picks NFL games against the spread.
Kramer appeared as himself in an episode of Married... with Children, during which the series' protagonist, Al Bundy, sells his soul in order to lead the Bears to the Super Bowl. On October 30, 2011, Kramer's 18-year-old son, Griffen, a senior at Thousand Oaks High School, was found dead at a friend's home from a heroin overdose. Four people, including two juveniles, were charged with involuntary manslaughter and possession of a controlled substance by sheriff's investigators in the matter. Kramer survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound with life-threatening injuries in an apparent suicide attempt on August 19, 2015. According to Kramer's ex-wife, her husband has a "beautiful soul" but is not the same man she once married due to head injuries suffered during his time as an NFL quarterback. Kramer's wife, Cortney Baird, called police on domestic violence charges on June 13, 2018, he was released the next day and she now fears the former quarterback is looking for her and the couple's daughter to try and kill them.
Per legal documents obtained by TMZ Sports, Kramer said he "suffered a traumatic brain injury" after attempting suicide in 2015 that "left him with a lack of mental capacity to consent to marriage." In petitioning to have his marriage annulled, Kramer said Baird stole $50,000 from him before they were married. Kramer added
Dennis Baddeley was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s and 1950s. He played at representative level for Yorkshire, at club level for Glass Houghton Intermediates, Wakefield Trinity and Featherstone Rovers, as a wing, i.e. number 2 or 5. Dennis Baddeley was born in Castleford, West Riding of Yorkshire, his birth was registered in Pontefract district, he died aged 85. Dennis Baddeley was selected for Yorkshire County XIII whilst at Wakefield Trinity during the 1945/46 season. Dennis Baddeley played left wing, i.e. number 5, in Wakefield Trinity's 13–12 victory over Wigan in the 1946 Challenge Cup Final during the 1945–46 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 4 May 1946, in front of a crowd of 54,730. Dennis Baddeley played left wing, i.e. number 5, in Wakefield Trinity's 2–5 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1945 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1945–46 season at Thrum Hall, Halifax on Saturday 3 November 1945, played left wing in the 10–0 victory over Hull F.
C. in the 1946 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1946–47 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 31 November 1946. Dennis Baddeley made his début for Wakefield Trinity during September 1943, he made his début for Featherstone Rovers on Saturday 17 April 1943, he appears to have scored no drop-goals, but prior to the 1974–75 season all goals, whether. In addition, prior to the 1949–50 season, the archaic field-goal was still a valid means of scoring points. Born in Castleford, he signed for Wakefield Trinity in 1943 after some successful work with Glass Houghton Intermediates, he soon became a leading try-scorer in Trinity's immediate post-war side and gained Yorkshire County recognition. Dennis Baddeley was the eldest brother of the rugby league second-row who played in the 1950s for Wakefield Trinity. Search for "Baddeley" at rugbyleagueproject.org Tributes paid to a'class act' Trinity stars come out for Squadbuilder Profile at thecastlefordtigers.co.uk at the Wayback Machine
For Ellen is a 2012 American drama film written and directed by So Yong Kim. It stars Paul Dano, who served as an executive producer. Joby Taylor is a musician in the midst of a child custody battle, he faces hard choices about his floundering music career and being a father. Paul Dano as Joby Taylor Jon Heder as Fred Butler Shaylena Mandigo as Ellen Taylor Jena Malone as Susan Margarita Levieva as Claire Taylor Dakota Johnson as Cindy Taylor Alex Mauriello as Lisa The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2012, before being shown at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 12, 2012, it was released in the US for a limited theatrically run on September 5, 2012 and nationwide through VOD on September 19, 2012. It holds a 66% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 35 reviews, with an average rating of 6.2/10. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times, who gave the film three and a half out of four stars, praised Dano's acting, wrote, "This performance, unlike anything Paul Dano has done, must have required some courage".
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Chow Yam-nam was a Thai guru born in Pattaya to Chinese parents, better known publicly as Bak Lung-wong the White dragon king. His ancestry was from Guangdong, he was known for his legendary ability to bless people into becoming successful celebrities in Hong Kong. Earlier in his life Bak Lung-wong was said to have worked in the electronics industries, fixing bikes and was a street hawker at one time. At the age of 13 he was said to have seen the spirit of a white dragon king next to the Universal Lord of the Way, but it wasn't until he was 40 + years old. Some time in the 1980s he received the white dragon enlightenment from the Universal lord and earned the Interactions Between Heaven and Mankind, his life was changed forever afterwards. Chow himself was renamed to Bak Lung-wong the white dragon king. Since he has been known as a "living saint". At times he did learn about Xuanxue, but have admitted to have learned the art more from practicing and watching others. Since that time quite a number of Hong Kong actors and actresses have become successful celebrities through him.
Some of the people to have come in contact with him include Natalis Chan, Cecilia Wong Hang-sau, Andy Lau, Leon Lai, Jackie Chan, Carina Lau, Wong Jing, Tony Leung, Richie Ren, Shu Qi, Eric Tsang, Sammi Cheng, Miriam Yeung, Show Lo, Albert Yeung, Peter Lam and many more. Edison Chen looked for help from Bak Lung-wong after the 2008 photo scandal, it is believed the Canto-pop connection was established by Keeree Kanjanapas who introduced Chow to many influential people from Hong Kong. A sample film, a recent cinema success blessed by him was Infernal Affairs. Before its launch the film was called, but was renamed to to become a successful film. In the 1990s Bak Lung-wong received a donation. In 2010 he was diagnosed with a serious case of influenza and his lung became ill, he was hospitalized at a facility in Bangkok. He has since died from his illness. White dragon king Temple
Michele Polverino is a naturalized Liechtenstein football midfielder, who plays for FC Balzers in Liechtenstein. Polverino played for the youth teams of FC Schaan until he was 18, when he moved to FC Vaduz He joined FC Vaduz in the summer of 2002, making 11 league appearances in his first season in the Swiss Challenge League, he remained with Vaduz until the end of the 2004–05 season, making 60 league appearances and scoring 8 goals. For the 2005–06 season, Polverino played for Olbia Calcio of Serie C2, making 26 league appearances and scoring 1 goal as the club narrowly avoided relegation by winning the relegation playoff. Polverino rejoined Vaduz at the end of the 2005–06 season, he was part of the FC Vaduz squad that won promotion to the Swiss Super League for the first time in the clubs history in the 2007–08 season. He left at the end of the 2008–09 season, after the club was relegated back to the Swiss Challenge League. At the start of the 2009–10 season, Polverino joined FC Aarau of the Swiss Super League.
At the end of the season the club was relegated down to the second tier, with Polverino leaving at the end of the 2010–11 season. He played 51 league matches for Aarau Polverino spent one season at Steel Azin of the Iranian Azadegan League, he was part of the squad that finished 3rd in the league, but the team was docked 12 points by FIFA and relegated to the 3rd tier. Polverino joined Wolfsberger AC of the Austrian Bundesliga in 2012, making 53 league appearances and 6 appearances in the ÖFB-Cup in his 2 seasons with the club. For the 2014–15 season, Polverino returned again to FC Vaduz, however he made just 4 league appearances for the club and left at the end of the season Polverino joined Rapperswil-Jona for two months in 2016, making 3 league appearances Polverino joined FC Balzers, a Liechtenstein club playing in the Swiss 1st League, in 2016, he made his international debut on 2 June 2007, in a 1–1 draw with Iceland in EURO 2008 qualifyingOn 17 November 2019, Polverino announced he was to retire from international football after the EURO 2020 qualifying match against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The game was his final cap for his country. U-15 Swiss Cup-winner Promotion with FC Vaduz to the Axpo Super League Scores and results list Liechtenstein's goal tally first. Michele Polverino at National-Football-Teams.com Michele Polverino at FootballDatabase.eu
El Condesito is a cargo ship that sank on 1 January 1972 near Las Galletas on the south coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands and is now a well known recreational dive site. The ship was transporting cement for the construction of Los Cristianos; the ship ran aground about 50 meters from where the Punta Rasca Lighthouse was constructed. No lives were lost; the incident prompted the construction of the Punta Rasca Lighthouse three years later. There are conflicting accounts of the last voyage; some sources state that the vessel sank on 25 December 1971, while others claim it was on 1 January 1972. Some sources suggest. Other sources suggest; the ship now lies in around 18 m of water, with the deepest point at 21 m and its highest point at 6 m. Visibility can be in excess of 35 m; until the hull, engine room and cabin were intact with only the bow having been torn away. However, the wreck is unstable but can still be penetrated from many entry points. Access is easy from the forward hold swimming through the remains of the cargo.
The bags of cement she was carrying have now solidified into blocks, all around the site are white solid "stones" that are the now-solidified bags of cement. The dive is suitable for all levels of divers; the wreck is home to a family of trumpetfish and octopus, with the top of the wreck surrounded by sardines. Trumpetfish well over a metre in length are found around the propeller, it is not uncommon to spot barracuda, red sea stars and eels within the wreck. There is a 36 m drop-off nearby, dived by more experienced divers to see the famous black coral before ascending to El Condesito to "off-gas". Big blue planet Wanna Diving Tenerife