Nebraska Releases New Statement Regarding RB Maurice Washington

first_imgNebraska's flag waves in the wind.LINCOLN, NE – NOVEMBER 24: A flag of the Nebraska Cornhuskers flys before the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)In the wake of the recent report that Nebraska running back Maurice Washington was the subject of an arrest warrant in California, the school appears to have been carefully getting all of the facts straight. Now, Nebraska has released a new statement providing an update.On Thursday evening, the Nebraska athletic department revealed how and when it was informed of the charges Washington is facing. The department revealed that it was first made aware of the situation in September 13, 2018 – more than two years after the event allegedly took place, and several months after the investigation apparently began.According to Nebraska, it was unaware of what the issues concerning Washington were in September. Via Corn Nation:On September 13, 2018, the UNL Police Department informed the Nebraska Athletic Department that the Nebraska Attorney General’s office was seeking to talk to Maurice Washington. UNLPD also provided contact information for Jamie Vaughn, Executive Associate Athletic Director-Compliance, to the Nebraska Attorney General’s office. UNLPD did not know the nature of the inquiry.The school revealed that it spoke to an investigator in the matter and ultimately introduced Washington to an attorney.The statement goes on to say that the school was first made aware of the exact nature of the charges on February 8, 2019, when Michael Bott of NBC Bay Area revealed that he would be publishing a story on the issue. Bott revealed to Nebraska that the charges were for felony child pornography and for misdemeanor “revenge porn.”Washington was Nebraska’s third-leading rusher in 2018, rushing for 455 yards on 77 carries and adding another 221 yards receiving.It remains to be seen if the school intends to impose any disciplinary measures on Washington.Stay tuned.[Corn Nation]last_img read more

Holi 2019: Hues of Spain’s La Tomatina festival seen in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad

first_imgHoli 2019: Hues of Spain’s La Tomatina festival seen in Gujarat’s AhmedabadPeople attending the La Tomatina-themed Holi party can be seen throwing tomatoes at each other instead of the usual colours. While the original La Tomatina festival happens on a much larger scale, it seems that the trend is starting to spread in India slowly. advertisement India Today Web Desk New DelhiMarch 21, 2019UPDATED: March 21, 2019 12:31 IST In the visuals below, people attending the La Tomatina-themed Holi party can be seen throwing tomatoes at each other instead of the usual colours. (Photo: ANI)”Bura na mano, Holi hai!” was taken to another level in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad where people celebrated the festival of colours with tomatoes, resembling the famous La Tomatina festival held every year in Spain.In the visuals below, people attending the La Tomatina-themed Holi party can be seen throwing tomatoes at each other instead of the usual colours. While the original La Tomatina festival happens on a much larger scale, it seems that the trend is starting to spread in India slowly. In Spain, La Tomatina is a festival which is held in Buñol, Valencia. Participants in the festival are required to throw tomatoes and get involved in a tomato fight for entertainment.The festival has been held on the last Wednesday of August since 1945.Meanwhile, people from all parts of the country celebrated Holi with the traditional fervour and Holi-related hashtag were among top Twitter trends. Google also celebrated the Hindu spring festival with a colourful doodle. Prominent political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi greeted the nation and hoped that the festival of colours will brighten the mood of the nation in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack.???? ?? ???? ???? ?? ??? ?????????? ?? ????? ??????????? ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ??????? ????? ???? ?? ???????? ?? ??? ?? ?? ??????? ???? pic.twitter.com/glZ6eQHaoeChowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 21, 2019″Greetings to all the countrymen of the Holy Festival of Holi. This festival of joy and Gaiety will further strengthen the colour of our unity and goodwill,” said PM Modi.Congress president Rahul Gandhi said: “I pray to god the festival of Holi makes your life full of colours,” Rahul Gandhi posted on Twitter.”advertisementSeveral personalities from the field of sports and Bollywood also wished a prosperous and safe Holi to citizens.IndiaToday.in too wishes its readers a happy and safe Holi.Read | Holi 2019: Country celebrates festival of colours, also remembers Pulwama martyrsAlso Read | Holi 2019: Metro timings, traffic restrictions in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, BengaluruMust Read | Holi and the extravagant spread of food from across IndiaWatch | So Sorry: Bura na mano Holi haiFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byKoustav Das Tags :Follow holi 2019last_img read more