Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Hall played six games in the NFL, compiling a 50 percent completion rating along with one touchdown and six interceptions. He finished his playing career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.Hall’s uncle, Danny White, is an Arizona State University and Dallas Cowboys legend.KTAR’s Paul Ihander contributed to this report. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo PHOENIX — A former Arizona Cardinals quarterback is in hot water after being charged with shoplifting and possession of cocaine.Police said Max Hall was arrested Friday in Gilbert near the Loop 202 and Williams Field Road. He was allegedly in possession of stolen items from Best Buy and Walmart along with a small amount of cocaine.Hall was booked and released.Hall, a Mesa, Ariz., native, was signed by the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2010. During a whirlwind season that saw starter Derek Anderson injured and former backup Matt Leinart released, Hall moved up the depth chart and became the starter on Oct. 10. He won his first game and was injured the following season. Comments Share Top Stories
Public broadcaster France Télévisions will next week begin the process of negotiating its objectives and finances with the French government.The broadcaster has already been forced to produce a plan to make overall cuts of €100 million, having already economised to the tune of €40 million this year.Government direct funding for the broadcaster next year is to be cut by €86 million, which could be ameliorated to some extent by a possible increase in the French equivalent of licence fee contributions from households of €2. The broadcaster is expected to turn in a loss of €25 million this year after advertising revenues fell short of expectations.The government for its part wants France Télévisions to maintain its current level of support for content creation and for local and regional services.France Télévisions president Rémy Pflimlin is to meet prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on November 30 to discuss the broadcaster’s options.
The international arm of Fox is launching the first episode of its buzzy new drama Outcast on Facebook in Europe and Africa.The show opener will go out on Facebook Live, the social network’s streaming channel, in 61 countries including the UK, Italy, Germany, Turkey and South Africa.It will debut at 10pm CET on Facebook on Friday May 20 marking, Fox said, the first time that the social network has been used to launch a show in Europe and Africa.To watch the series on Facebook, consumers need to head to their local Fox Facebook page. As well as the first episode, there will be wraparound and behind the scenes content for fans.The show is from the Fox Networks stable and based upon Kirkman’s Skybound/Image comic book. Created by The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman, Outcast follows a young man (Gone Girl’s Patrick Fugit) attempting to unravel the mystery of his possession, with the help of a mysterious preacher (Life on Mars’ Philip Glenister).There is huge anticipation ahead of the series launch on Cinemax in the US. It launches on the HBO sister net in a Friday night slot on June 3.Internationally, Fox has the rights for many of its international Fox channels and will play it close to the US TX as part of a coordinated global launch.“Thanks to The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman has created an army of fans throughout the region,” said Diego Londono, COO, Fox Networks Group, Europe and Africa. “By partnering with Facebook, we are giving the fans the chance to watch the new show at the same time across Europe and Africa.”