Things you should know today: 8/10/18


Hoops coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

This photo from Nov. 28, 2017, shows Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones, second from left, with the team and head coach Danny Manning, second from right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C. Police say Jones threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on his car window thinking it was his Uber ride. He was arrested Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, and charged with assault. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Rising college basketball coach Jamill Jones was accused of punching a New York City tourist that caused him die after falling and smashing his head on the sidewalk. Jones plead not guilty to the assault charge. Jones is an assistant coach for Wake Forest University men’s basketball.

Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo

In this Aug. 3, 2018 photo, actor Casey Affleck poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming film “The Old Man & The Gun,” in theaters on Sept. 28. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

After being out of the public’s eye for nearly a year, actor Casey Affleck apologized and stated that he “behaved in a way and allowed others to behave in a way that was really unprofessional” over sexual harassment allegations. Although the lawsuits against him were settled out of court, Affleck’s name has been associated with a list of people in Hollywood who have abused their power for sexual gratification.

NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump

Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn (94) raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team’s NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

NFL players demonstrated protests during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night. In Philadelphia, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De’Vante Bausby raised their fists during the anthem, and defensive end Chris Long placed his arm around Jenkins’ shoulder. In Miami, Dolphins receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson protested by kneeling and defensive end Robert Quinn raised his right wrist. President Trump tweeted that the players players “make a fortune doing what they love,” and those who refuse to stand “proudly” for the anthem should be suspended without pay.

Nicki Minaj is trending on Twitter after releasing her album “Queen” a week early, which features artists like Eminem and The Weeknd. Her song “Barbie Dreams” is specifically drawing attention from listeners.

Bon Appétit Test Kitchen Manager Brad Leone makes chocolate pizzelle cookies with sourdough starter using a garage sale cookie iron. The video is #6 trending on YouTube.

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