BANGKOK | Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies

BANGKOK — The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out during a kickboxing match in Thailand has sparked debate over whether to ban matches involving children. The death of Anucha Tasako came after a Muay Thai — Thai boxing — match Saturday in the Bangkok suburb of Samut Prakarn. The Facebook page Muaythai … Continue reading BANGKOK | Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies

Illinois News: CHICAGO, RENEE M. JOHNSON, Bookkeeper at Two West Loop Restaurants Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Federal Prison for Misappropriating More Than $600,000

CHICAGO, Is. — A former bookkeeper for two restaurants in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago was sentenced today to more than two years in federal prison for misappropriating more than $600,000 from the eateries. RENEE M. JOHNSON worked as a bookkeeper for One Off Hospitality LLC, which owns several bars and restaurants in Chicago, including … Continue reading Illinois News: CHICAGO, RENEE M. JOHNSON, Bookkeeper at Two West Loop Restaurants Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Federal Prison for Misappropriating More Than $600,000

ATLANTA | Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

ATLANTA— After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia’s midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor. Unofficial results in one of the nation’s hottest midterm contests give Republican Brian Kemp a slim majority. But Democrat Stacey Abrams maintains that enough uncounted … Continue reading ATLANTA | Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden’s 3rd tier

Signed with fanfare by Columbus 18 months earlier, Romain Gall was released by the Crew in February 2016 after making just four first-team appearances in 1½ seasons. Just 21 years old, the midfielder had seen his hopes with Major League Soccer and the U.S. under-20 national team crater. A little more than a month later, … Continue reading Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden’s 3rd tier

LOS ANGELES | Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

LOS ANGELES— The NFL moved the Rams’ Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games of the year. In a news … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week. The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the entire top 10 stayed the same, the first time that has … Continue reading Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP