Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search

NASHVILLE, Tenn./January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Tennessee Titans hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five days after firing Mike Mularkey. The Titans announced Saturday they have agreed to terms with Vrabel. A news conference was scheduled for Monday. Vrabel was … Continue reading Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search

U.S. Government Shutdown Grounds Aviation Safety Inspectors

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), National President Mike Perrone released the following statement regarding the government shutdown’s impact on aviation safety. “Since President Trump has failed to reach agreement with Congress—not once, but three times since September 30—to fully fund the federal government, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aviation safety inspectors were … Continue reading U.S. Government Shutdown Grounds Aviation Safety Inspectors

Congressman denies allegation in misconduct claim he settled

HARRISBURG, Pa./January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— House Speaker Paul Ryan ordered an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected his romantic overtures. The story, published online Saturday, cites unnamed people who said … Continue reading Congressman denies allegation in misconduct claim he settled

J.P. Macura sends No. 11 Xavier past No. 19 Seton Hall 73-64

NEWARK, N.J. /January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Xavier guard J.P. Macura was booed by the sellout crowd at Prudential Center before playing No. 19 Seton Hall, booed every time he touched the ball and cheered at almost every mistake. Not only didn’t it bother him, he got the final say. Macura had a spectacular one-handed dunk on … Continue reading J.P. Macura sends No. 11 Xavier past No. 19 Seton Hall 73-64

George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124

CLEVELAND /January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— LeBron James couldn’t get to 30,000 career points and he and his Cleveland teammates couldn’t stop Paul George, Russell Westbrook or Carmelo Anthony as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Cavaliers 148-124 on Saturday for their fourth straight win. Oklahoma City tied the record for the most points scored against Cleveland … Continue reading George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124

Shutdown grounds Air Force sports, upends NFL viewing

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo./January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL’s conference playoff games on TV and radio. Hours after the partial shutdown took effect, the academy said both home and … Continue reading Shutdown grounds Air Force sports, upends NFL viewing

UNC’s Berry: Valentine hugs, apology for back-turning show

CHAPEL HILL, N.C./January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— North Carolina guard Joel Berry II says official Ted Valentine has apologized for turning his back on the Tar Heels star earlier this month. Valentine on Saturday worked his first North Carolina game since his display at Florida State on Jan. 3. During that game, Berry protested a no-call against … Continue reading UNC’s Berry: Valentine hugs, apology for back-turning show

Statements from various U.S. Federal & State agencies regarding the government shutdown

January 20, 2018 (STL.News) The country sets back and waits for Washington to settle their differences while American workers are fearful for a quick resolution so they can continue to live their lives and support their families. Various state and/or federal agencies are making comments on their websites that we will monitor and keep you … Continue reading Statements from various U.S. Federal & State agencies regarding the government shutdown