MILWAUKEE | Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo connect in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE —Jan 21, 2019— Giannis Antetokounmpo had 18,000 fans in the stands and one on the opposing bench. Monday’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Dallas Mavericks was an impromptu reunion for brothers Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo, one of them likely to be announced later this week as a captain for the All-Star Game … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo connect in Milwaukee

LOS ANGELES | Boxer Manny Pacquiao’s Los Angeles home burglarized

LOS ANGELES —Jan 21, 2019— A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter’s Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Spokesman Mike Quinn confirmed the burglary to NBC News. Los Angeles Police Department public information officer Tony Im said … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Boxer Manny Pacquiao’s Los Angeles home burglarized

5 charts show why the South is the least healthy region in the US

—Jan 21, 2019— (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jay Maddock, Texas A&M University (THE CONVERSATION) Year after year, southern states consistently rank among the worst in the U.S. for health and wellness. This is not a new trend. The rankings have changed little over … Continue reading 5 charts show why the South is the least healthy region in the US

Missouri Lottery News: Kansas City Man, Tony Udovich, Claims $100,000 Top Scratchers Prize

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 21, 2019 – Tony Udovich of Kansas City recently claimed one of six $100,000 top prizes in the “$100,000 Money Vault Multiplier” Scratchers game. Udovich purchased his ticket at Price Chopper, located at 9717 N. Ash Avenue, in Kansas City.  He said he had played “$100,000 Money Vault Multiplier” before … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Kansas City Man, Tony Udovich, Claims $100,000 Top Scratchers Prize

DENVER | Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

DENVER—Jan 21, 2019— Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career. Nick Bonino and Viktor Arvidsson scored 1:34 apart in the second period, while Roman Josi added … Continue reading DENVER | Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Missouri Lottery News: Columbia Woman, Aina Potter, Splits Show Me Cash Jackpot

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 21, 2019 – Aina Potter of Columbia was one of two players who matched all five numbers randomly selected in the Dec. 19 Show Me Cash drawing, splitting the $99,000 jackpot into two prizes of $49,500.  She purchased her ticket at Break Time, located at 1410 Forum Boulevard in Columbia. … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Columbia Woman, Aina Potter, Splits Show Me Cash Jackpot

HOUSTON | Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

HOUSTON —Jan 21, 2019— For more than two decades, Houston has had competing parades on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with organizers lobbing allegations of favoritism and conspiracy at each other and at city officials as the groups battled over permits and preferred starting times. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, up for re-election in November, hoped … Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

NEW YORK | Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election

NEW YORK—Jan 21, 2019— Mariano Rivera figures to make quick work of his Hall of Fame ballot appearance, just as he did of opposing batters, and could even set another record when voting is announced Tuesday: for highest percentage of ballots. No one has ever been a unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Ken Griffey Jr. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election