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first_img Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have been searching for a big, short-yardage back since Jonathan Dwyer was removed from the team in Week 3. That search led them to Michael Bush, a veteran of six NFL seasons who last played for the Chicago Bears in 2013.Speaking of Bush, who is listed at 6-foot-1 and 245-pounds, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday they added a player with “some veteran savvy and some size.”center_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact “The problem is we don’t have many padded practices left, and this will not be one of them, so it will be very hard to get him up to speed as fast as we want to,” he added. “We didn’t sign him for this week; we signed him for the long haul, so we’ll have him ready when we need him. We’ll go from there.”In his career, Bush has rushed for 3,250 yards and 29 touchdowns, while also gaining another 1,010 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver out of the backfield.A fourth-round pick out out Louisville in 2007 by the Oakland Raiders, his best season came in 2011, when he ran for 977 yards and seven touchdowns while catching 37 passes for 418 yards and a score. He signed with the Bears the following season, but was waived after two years. He had been out of football since then, until the Cardinals came calling.He knows he has work to do to get on the field, but said Arians’ words about his future with the team “puts a smile on his face.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retireslast_img read more

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first_imgVirgin Atlantic commenced flights to Accra from London Heathrow yesterday (May 24th), with boss Sir Richard Branson on board the inaugural service.The airline will operate three services a week to Ghana’s capital city using an Airbus A340-300, which has a capacity of 240 passengers.Sir Richard Branson was welcomed in Accra by Mike Hammah, the African country’s transport minister.He said he is “delighted” that the airline has touched down in Accra, Virgin Atlantic’s fifth African destination.”Ghana has one of West Africa’s most vibrant and diverse economies and Virgin Atlantic’s flights will help to further Ghana’s leading position within west Africa by making it more accessible to business and leisure passengers alike,” he commented.Flights from London Heathrow to the Ghanaian capital will take off on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22:30 BST and arrive at 04:15 (local time).Elsewhere, Virgin Atlantic last month confirmed its intention to launch flights to Las Vegas from Manchester on April 3rd next year.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedVirgin Atlantic to introduce new flights to Puerto RicoThe weekly flight, which will stop at Antigua, forms part of the airline’s 2009/10 winter schedule.Virgin Atlantic adds second service between London and Hong KongVirgin Atlantic adds second service between London and Hong KongNew look Heathrow Clubhouse unveiledNew look Heathrow Clubhouse unveiledlast_img read more

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