Jerry Colangelo explains smaller than usual group Hall of Fame finalists

To keep the list short this time, the direct-elect categories that send one person each straight to the Hall – no finalist round for them – have been suspended. That includes the men’s and women’s veterans committees, the early African-American committee and the contributor committee. The exception this year is the international committee, which still […]

Continue Reading

Finally Coronavirus enters Africa, as Egypt confirms case

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says in the last 24 hours China has reported 1,820 laboratory-confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 46,550. Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, said this in a statement posted on the agency’s website on Friday. Ryan gave the figures while briefing newsmen on COVID-19 […]

Continue Reading

From futsal to the Premier League Max Kilman is just getting started at Wolves

Max Kilman’s made history for his futsal past and Wolves present, but the 22-year-old is taking it in stride. Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images LONDON — Have you heard the one about the 22-year-old who went from international futsal and non-league to the Premier League and marking Roberto Firmino in the space of 18 months? […]

Continue Reading

Adding infections, subtracting deaths: What to make of China’s fluctuating coronavirus count

For anyone keeping close track of China’s coronavirus counts this week, the numbers may have been equal parts concerning and confusing. On Thursday, the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, reported a record 15,000 new cases of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, from the previous day. Wuhan authorities said the uptick reflected an […]

Continue Reading

PHOTOS: BBNaija’s Tboss Finally Unveils Daughters Face As They Rock Matching Red Outfit

TBoss has finally revealed the face of her daughter, six months after she welcomed her into the world. The 2017 Big Brother Naija star shared the photo on her Instagram page this evening and wrote; There’s no greater love than the love of a mother to her child.And that is why, selfish as it may […]

Continue Reading

Judith Audu named UNHCR high profile supporter

*Judith Audu By Benjamin Njoku The United Nation Refugee Agency, UNHCR has named award-winning actress cum filmmaker, Judith Audu-Foght as a high profile supporter for its ‘Telling the Real Story’,TRS, project. Making the announcement on Thursday, the body noted that as a Nollywood producer, Judith Audu leverages her platform to shed a light on issues […]

Continue Reading

The world’s top female flamenco guitarists on the Spanish art form and the business behind it

Although familiar worldwide, flamenco is more than meets the eye or ear. Technically, it is a Spanish art form that originated in Andalusia in southern Spain, encompassing the traditions of a mixture of communities—including Jews, Arabs, and the Romani, among others—within its three components: baile (dance), toque (guitar), and cante (song). Emotionally, the art form […]

Continue Reading

Psychologist Explains a Common Reason Relationships Fail That No One Likes to Discuss

There’s an old saying, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” In other words, before you give up, take matters into your own hands and try a little harder.   As a psychology researcher, I believe this adage applies to relationships, too. Before you let go, […]

Continue Reading
NORWALK, OH - JULY 15:  Derrick Slaughter (5).attends a march through the streets of Norwalk against the epidemic of heroin with his grandmother on July 14, 2017 in Norwalk, Ohio. Both of Derrick's parents are heroin addicts and he is now being raised by his grandparents. The day of action, called Hope Not Heroin, featured a march, speakers, and live bands. According to recent statistics, at least 4,149 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2016, a 36 percent leap from just the previous year and making Ohio the leader in the nation's overdose deaths.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attorneys general in 21 states reject opioid companies settlement because $18 billion is not enough

A reminder that former speaker Paul Ryan used his political power to get a massive tax break for companies like Purdue that produce opioids. Criticism of this new settlement, as explained by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, is that either the company has to offer up that $18 billion in a shorter timeframe, or a […]

Continue Reading