ROME | Ancient site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public

ROME (AP) — A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar‘s murder will be opened to the public. The below-street-level temple ruins at Largo Argentina in downtown Rome is visible to pedestrians peering from above but closed to visitors. For decades, access was enjoyed only by a … Continue reading ROME | Ancient site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public

CHICAGO | No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault. Anne Kavanagh is a spokeswoman for Smollett’s lawyers. She says in an emailed statement that his lawyers “will keep an active dialogue with Chicago police … Continue reading CHICAGO | No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

Iron Horse yields gold: Gehrig cap could sell for $200,000

Bob Ellis knew what he wanted from his mother-in-law’s collection of Lou Gehrig memorabilia both times she asked him to pick something out as a Father’s Day gift. It was a hat worn by the New York Yankees slugger and a baseball signed by fellow Hall of Famers Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Tris Speaker and … Continue reading Iron Horse yields gold: Gehrig cap could sell for $200,000

NEW YORK | Duke reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25; Tennessee falls to fifth

NEW YORK (AP) — Duke has reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll. The Blue Devils earned 58 of 64 first-place votes in Monday’s poll to earn a third stint at the top this season. Duke climbed one spot to replace Tennessee, which had spent four weeks at No. 1 but … Continue reading NEW YORK | Duke reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25; Tennessee falls to fifth

MESA, Ariz. | Tom Ricketts apologizes for distraction of father’s emails

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts apologized to the team’s players and coaching staff at spring training for any distraction caused by offensive racist emails written by his father. Tom Ricketts said he was surprised by the emails because “our family was never raised that way. I’ve never heard my father say … Continue reading MESA, Ariz. | Tom Ricketts apologizes for distraction of father’s emails

NEW YORK | Rice women ranked for first time in school history

NEW YORK (AP) — Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday’s poll. Baylor remained the top team in the country, garnering 26 of the 28 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rice women ranked for first time in school history