Why Gus Kenworthy Doesn‘t Mind If You Call Him The ‘Gay Skier‘

Why Gus Kenworthy Doesn‘t Mind If You Call Him The ‘Gay Skier‘

LONDON (Reuters) – Gus Kenworthy was terrified about the consequences of coming out as gay in 2015 but the American skier says that his decision prompted a huge outpouring of unexpected support and has allowed him to compete without the weight of the world on his shoulders. Kenworthy, an Olympic silver medal winner in the ski slopestyle at Sochi, came out in a cover story for ESPN The Magazine to […]

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Texas Rangers’ investment in student scholarships is paying off big 20 years later

Texas Rangers’ investment in student scholarships is paying off big 20 years later

When former Arlington High School student Kris Hawbaker was named one of the Texas Rangers Richard Greene scholars in 2003, he didn’t yet envision flying the U. S. Navy’s slickest new warplane designed to fight the global war on terror. And he definitely had not even dreamed about being named the Pilot of the Year for the U.S. Navy’s Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance. Hawbaker was promoted recently and will officially wear […]

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Police Provide Update in Greyhound Bus Incident

Police Provide Update in Greyhound Bus Incident

Authorities are saying that a verbal altercation between passengers turned into threats on a Greyhound bus Friday night. Authorities have identified the man who allegedly made those threats as 33 year old Margarito Vargas Rosas, a Milwaukee restaurant worker who lives in Chicago and had previously been deported. “(He) has been in our country illegally and has been deported some time ago back to Mexico and by virtue of his […]

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Ives Wins Intriguing Endorsement in GOP Race

Ives Wins Intriguing Endorsement in GOP Race

It’s been a good week for State Rep. Jeanne Ives, as she picked up another endorsement in her campaign to unseat Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. In a tweet, Ives announced that she had won the endorsement of the Wheeling Republican Party in landslide fashion, winning 90 percent of the vote on Saturday. According to Ives, there were more Republican votes cast in Wheeling Township alone than in a staggering 89 […]

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Contreras Steals Show at Cubs Convention

Contreras Steals Show at Cubs Convention

The have plenty of star power at their convention this weekend, but it can be argued that catcher has stolen the show. During a panel discussion on Saturday afternoon featuring numerous Cubs stars, Contreras revealed what he said to before the pitcher picked off Cardinals slugger Tommy Pham at first base. “I went out there and told him ‘hey mother—— throw it to —-ing first base,’” Contreras said, sending his […]

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Chris Matthews Apologizes for ‘Bill Cosby Pill‘ Joke

Chris Matthews Apologizes for ‘Bill Cosby Pill‘ Joke

Chris Matthews has apologized after footage surfaced of the “Hardball” host mocking Hillary Clinton while setting up for an interview with the then-presidential candidate and making a joke about obtaining a “Bill Cosby pill.” Matthews interviewed Clinton in an Iowa fire station during the Democratic primary season in 2016. New York Magazine‘s The Cut obtained video from right before that interview, with the MSNBC host waiting for Clinton to arrive, […]

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What Should You Do in Case of Nuclear Attack? ‘Get Inside‘

What Should You Do in Case of Nuclear Attack? ‘Get Inside‘

On Saturday, residents in Hawaii were sent into a panic when they received alerts on their mobile phones and televisions warning that a ballistic missile was on its way. The warning, which claimed “this is not a drill,” quickly prompted officials to say minutes later that it was sent in error, but what should you do in case of a real nuclear attack? Survivors of an immediate blast would be […]

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Chelsea Manning Files for Maryland US Senate Seat

Chelsea Manning Files for Maryland US Senate Seat

Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who was convicted in 2013 of leaking a trove of classified documents, has filed paperwork to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Maryland. Manning would be taking on Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, who has been serving the state for two terms since 2007. Manning filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday. The 30-year-old Manning listed a North Bethesda […]

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2014 Bronze Medalist, Chicago-Native Punches Olympic Ticket

2014 Bronze Medalist, Chicago-Native Punches Olympic Ticket

Chicago’s very own is heading back to the Olympics after she was named to the Team USA bobsledding squad. Evans, who won bronze in Sochi with Jamie Greubel Poser in 2014, will once again team up with Poser as she tries to improve on that medal in PyeongChang. “The women’s team has been stacked with outstanding talent for the last three Olympic cycles and this year is no exception,” USA […]

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Ricketts Addresses Sosa‘s Status With Cubs Organization

Ricketts Addresses Sosa‘s Status With Cubs Organization

It’s been many years since Sammy Sosa has had any connection with the , but it doesn’t appear that he is any closer to being welcomed back by the organization. During a panel at the annual Cubs Convention, team owner says that Sosa would be welcomed back to the team if he admits to past wrongdoings . “Players from that era owe us a little bit of honesty,” Ricketts said. […]

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