Elena Delle Donne Wins WNBA MVP

Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky, who posted the fifth-highest scoring average in WNBA history this season, has been named the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the league announced today.

The third-year guard/forward earned 38 of 39 first-place votes from a national panel of sportswriters…

16 Sep 7:25 PM 0 Read More...

Taco Bell's Bringing Booze to Chicago Location

Taco Bell is ready to pour you a drink.

The official grand opening of the first booze-selling Taco Bell isn’t until Sept. 22, but company officials opened their doors — and liquor cabinet — to customers on Tuesday for a “soft opening” of the fast-food chain’s new location…

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Fraternity Members Face Murder Charges in Hazing Death

A Pennsylvania grand jury’s recommendation of murder charges against five of 37 people accused in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge is an “unprecedented” victory in the battle to stop hazing, a lawyer said Tuesday.

Douglas Fierberg represents the family of Chun “Michael” Deng, who was a Baruch…

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Steve Patterson is Out As Texas Athletic Director

The awkward dismissal of Texas football coach Mack Brown came first. That was followed by the firings of school President Bill Powers and basketball coach Rick Barnes.
Now athletic director Steve Patterson is gone, too, after less than two years – an abrupt end to his rocky tenure atop the nation…

15 Sep 8:36 PM 0 Read More...

Prof. Killed At Delta State Univ. Fellow Teacher Sought

A Mississippi college professor was shot and killed in his campus office on Monday, and police said a fellow Delta State University teacher was “a person of interest” in the shooting.

Authorities said they were searching for geography and social science instructor Shannon Lamb in connection with the killing of…

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