Year: 2022

TCU football will play one of the biggest, if not the biggest game in program history on Saturday. Meanwhile, the University of California-Berkeley will be at home watching.
That made for some tension in the Sirmon household.
Savanna is a sophomore cheerleader for the Horned Frogs. Her brother, Jackson, was a senior linebacker for the Golden Bears in 2022. He was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection, started all 12 games, and led the team with a career-high 104 tackles.

U.S. military forces and their allies in Iraq and Syria killed almost 700 Islamic State operatives, including several of the organization’s leaders, in 2022, according to the US Central Command.
“The emerging, reliable and steady ability of our Iraqi and Syrian partner forces to conduct unilateral operations to capture and kill ISIS leaders allows us to maintain steady pressure on the ISIS network,” Major General Matt McFarlane, commander of a combined task force in Syria and Iraq, said in a Centcom statement released Thursday.

Latah County, Idaho, prosecutor Bill Thompson announced Friday that according to state law, the suspect in last month’s murder of four University of Idaho students will be served an arrest warrant when he arrives back in the county.
Earlier in the day Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI took Bryan Kohberger into custody in northeast Pennsylvania.
The 28-year-old “appeared before a judge in Pennsylvania on Friday morning. Court documents show the judge ordered Kohberger’s extradition to Idaho where he will face criminal charges,” WPVI-TV reported.

Iranian soccer great Ali Daei has seen his family targeted for his vocal support for protestors.
According to the New York Times, Daei has been ”speaking up for months,” and “telling Iran’s government to respond” to their demands.
Sure enough, the Iranian government began punishing Daei for speaking up, shuttering multiple businesses he owned.
But that pales in comparison to what they did recently.
The Times reported that the government forced an airline to land mid-flight so they could remove his wife and daughter.