KANSAS CITY, Mo. | AP Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The Royals hope that spacious Kauffman Stadium will allow Hamilton to better use … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | AP Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract

Missouri News: KC-Area Man, Seneca Harrison, Convicted Of Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri area man was found guilty at the conclusion of a bench trial today of illegally possessing a firearm. Seneca Harrison, 36, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Harrison was in possession of a loaded Maverick by Mossberg 12-gauge pump action pistol … Continue reading Missouri News: KC-Area Man, Seneca Harrison, Convicted Of Illegal Firearm

LAS VEGAS | The Latest: New Reds skip Bell talking to Bailey about role

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 12:15 p.m. New Reds manager David Bell says he’s talked to pitcher Homer Bailey about his role in the future. Bell says it was a good conversation and nothing has been finalized. Bailey went 1-14 with a 6.09 ERA last season, … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: New Reds skip Bell talking to Bailey about role

English announcer Champion to become lead MLS voice for ESPN

Jon Champion is making a Brexit of his own, leaving England to become ESPN’s lead announcer for Major League Soccer. The 53-year-old has been broadcasting British matches since 1988 and is heard around the world calling games for Premier League Productions. He has been working part-time for ESPN during international fixture breaks and starts an … Continue reading English announcer Champion to become lead MLS voice for ESPN

Business News: Duke Energy restores power to 618,000 Carolinas customers following winter storm

Duke Energy estimates power restoration times for remaining 91,000 customers CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy has restored power to 618,000 customers so far in North Carolina and South Carolina, with 91,000 customers remaining to be restored as of 5:30 p.m. today. Estimated restoration times for the remaining customers have been posted to the company’s website. … Continue reading Business News: Duke Energy restores power to 618,000 Carolinas customers following winter storm

Imagine Dragons to perform during halftime of CFP champ game

Grammy Award winners Imagine Dragons will perform at halftime of the College Football Playoff championship game on Jan. 7. ESPN and Interscope Records announced the performance Monday. For the second consecutive season, the College Football Playoff will feature a Super Bowl-style halftime performance for the television audience. The school bands will still perform at halftime … Continue reading Imagine Dragons to perform during halftime of CFP champ game

NAACP to NRA: You Can No Longer Stay Silent

BALTIMORE, MD – NAACP released the following statement: NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization released the following statement to the National Rifle Association (NRA): “The senseless killing of Emantic J. Bradford and the silence from the NRA has confirmed that the 2nd amendment does not apply to legally licensed Black gun owners.  Instead of … Continue reading NAACP to NRA: You Can No Longer Stay Silent