Bill Russell’s No. 6 to be retired league-wide by the NBA

The NBA is paying the final word tribute to the late Bill Russell, asserting Thursday that it’s going to completely retire his No. 6 throughout the league. Russell, an 11-time champion with the Boston Celtics, turns into the primary NBA participant to have his quantity retired league-wide. “Bill Russell’s unparalleled success on the court and… Continue reading Bill Russell’s No. 6 to be retired league-wide by the NBA

NBA to retire No. 6 league-wide to honor Celtics great Bill Russell

Throughout the entire NBA, the jersey No. 6 will one day belong only to one man. The league announced Thursday afternoon that it will retire No. 6 for all NBA teams in honor of Bill Russell, the Boston Celtics great who won 11 championships and was a civil rights pioneer. Russell died last month at… Continue reading NBA to retire No. 6 league-wide to honor Celtics great Bill Russell

James Holloway and One Other Arrested after Crash on Fairway Drive [Rocklin, CA]

Rocklin Police Pursuit Ends in Crash on Marlee Way, 2 Arrested ROCKLIN, CA (August 11, 2022) –  Sunday, authorities arrested James Holloway and another teen after a car crash on Fairway Drive. According to the report, officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the 5700 block of Fairway Drive. They then realized that the vehicle was… Continue reading James Holloway and One Other Arrested after Crash on Fairway Drive [Rocklin, CA]

Francisco Lindor is one of the best players in the league again

As many continue fretting about Francisco Lindor’s batting average — which is also trending upward — the Mets’ indefatigable shortstop has shown up to the ballpark every single day and reclaimed his spot as one of the best all-around players in baseball. Lindor finally gets a break on Thursday, as a Mets’ off day is… Continue reading Francisco Lindor is one of the best players in the league again

Alabama man arrested in connection with 1980 murder

Boston Police have arrested an Alabama man in connection with the 1980 murder of a 19-year-old mother in a hotel room. Police arrested Steven Fike, 62, on an outstanding Suffolk Superior Court Warrant for Murder and rape in connection with Wendy Dansereau’s homicide. Fike, who was serving time in an Alabama prison on unrelated murder… Continue reading Alabama man arrested in connection with 1980 murder

Armed man demanding savings takes Beirut bank staff hostage, threatens to set himself on fire

By KAREEM CHEHAYEB and FAY ABUELGASIM | Associated Press BEIRUT — A Lebanese man with a shotgun took up to 10 employees and customers hostage at a Beirut bank Thursday and threatened to set himself on fire with gasoline unless he was allowed to withdraw some of his trapped savings to pay his father’s medical… Continue reading Armed man demanding savings takes Beirut bank staff hostage, threatens to set himself on fire

Britain’s driest July since 1935 caused burned crops and desert-like landscapes

In locations that would ordinarily be covered in fields of greenery, the heatwave in Britain has left farmers with parched crops and large desert-like vistas, as the nation saw its driest July since 1935 and record-breaking 40°C temperatures. Photographs taken near East Midlands Airport show patches of burnt grass around the countryside, raising worries about… Continue reading Britain’s driest July since 1935 caused burned crops and desert-like landscapes

In 2014, Zhou Xiaoxuan accused Zhu Jun of grabbing and kissing her

In a historic case stemming from the brief-lived #MeToo movement in China, a woman sought an apology and monetary damages in her appeal, which was denied by the court on Wednesday. After a hearing behind closed doors, the Beijing court upheld the previous decision from last September by concluding that the evidence provided by Zhou… Continue reading In 2014, Zhou Xiaoxuan accused Zhu Jun of grabbing and kissing her

Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

TORONTO (AP) — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening. When the 61-year-old Canadian was hospitalized in June 2019 over fears he might be suicidal, he asked his brother to “bust him out” as soon as possible. Within a month, Nichols submitted a request to be euthanized… Continue reading Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

At 27, former Morgan State star Tiwian Kendley isn’t ready to give up his NBA dream: ‘I’m going to earn it’

Tiwian Kendley has plenty of memories of his time with the Morgan State men’s basketball program. There was his 40-point, 10-rebound performance in an 85-82 double overtime win against Manhattan on Dec. 7, 2016, that made him only the fourth player in school history to touch the 40-point benchmark. Kendley one-upped himself with a stat… Continue reading At 27, former Morgan State star Tiwian Kendley isn’t ready to give up his NBA dream: ‘I’m going to earn it’