• University volleyball team earns team academic award
University volleyball team earns team academic award

Former Illinois State basketball player Justin McCloud has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court for the second straight year, the NABC announced Tuesday. Longrus earned the award last season, while this will be the first honor for Hawkinson. The team managed to exceed the 3.55 GPA it posted in 2014-15 w...

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  • Arsenal`s Mertesacker Out for a `Few Months` says Wenger
Arsenal`s Mertesacker Out for a `Few Months` says Wenger

The German global has been widely tipped to leave the Mestalla Stadium after Valencia's disappointing La Liga campaign left them adrift of Champions League football for the upcoming season. "On the transfer front, I think the best option is always to keep it as secret as possible". " Arsene Wenger was probably the most important because he gave...

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  • Team USA destroys China again
Team USA destroys China again

It was one of many examples of this night being all about the Warriors, as opposed to Team USA. And that left them with a second straight game against China on Tuesday when they played them at Oracle Arena in Oakland. DeMarcus Cousins was the top scorer of the night with 21 points, while former Warrior Harrison Barnes , who still received standi...

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  • History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nomination
History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nomination

Trump gloated at the Democrats' opening day disorder. In early July, the Federal Bureau of Investigation lifted a looming legal threat to Clinton's presidential campaign, deciding against pressing criminal charges for her handling of classified material in a private email account while serving as secretary of state.

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  • Sarah Silverman to Bernie or Bust supporters:
Sarah Silverman to Bernie or Bust supporters: "You're being ridiculous".

Before her husband delivers the keynote address for Day 2, the convention's 4,764 delegates will hold their roll call vote to formally anoint Clinton as their nominee - a historic moment that will make her the first woman to serve as flagbearer of a major USA party.

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  • Higuain to Juventus for four years
Higuain to Juventus for four years

Juventus will pay the fee in two instalments, though it is understood that is not dependent on Pogba's transfer fee which the Turin side has outlined at $130 million. Gareth Bale is the world's most expensive player following his transfer from Tottenham to Real Madrid. On Wednesday, Napoli president Aurelio Di Laurentiis had played down sugge...

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  • Wayne Rooney Welcomes Sam Allardyce Appointment as England Manager
Wayne Rooney Welcomes Sam Allardyce Appointment as England Manager

He added: "He can play that role-he has proved it for Manchester United-but you have got to ask what position does [the player] really want to play in?" "In my experience, if someone is losing they want to play on and on until they get it back, while everyone else wants to go to bed but can't because they feel obliged to give the loser a chance"....

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  • White Sox suspend top pitcher Chris Sale for 5 days
White Sox suspend top pitcher Chris Sale for 5 days

Sale's spasm of derangement is only defensible as a statement against sports' growing trend of throwback and other alternative jerseys. Konerko doesn't have an itch to coach or manage in the majors, too, thanks to his final season with the White Sox.

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  • Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool staff take on Stanford University
Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool staff take on Stanford University

Wijnaldum also revealed that Rafa Benitez spoke to him prior to the move, and although he was desperate for him to remain in the north east, he ultimately conceded that Liverpool were a "big club" and understood the desire to move on, as noted by The Echo.

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  • Blazers, CJ McCollum agree to four-year, $106 million extension
Blazers, CJ McCollum agree to four-year, $106 million extension

What does that mean for the future of the team and the rest of the roster? McCollum averaged 20.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in the postseason. Get free real-time news alerts from the Portland Patch. The Vertical reported Monday that former LSU guard Tim Quarterman has agreed to a partially-guaranteed, two-year contract with the Portl...

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  • Pippa Middleton is reportedly engaged
Pippa Middleton is reportedly engaged

She garnered her own headlines with an eye-catching gown in a ceremony seen live by a worldwide television audience. It also reports that Pippa's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton are "absolutely thrilled", while Kate and brother-in-law Prince William are "absolutely delighted" to hear the news.

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  • NFL reinstates suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon
NFL reinstates suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon

The 25-year-old receiver is still in stage three of the NFL's substance abuse program, meaning that he'll have remain clean or he'll be suspended for at least another season. While he can't practice with the Browns or be at the games during the suspension, he can be in team meetings. First-year coach Hue Jackson has mostly steered clear of discus...

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  • Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins gets $300K raise
Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins gets $300K raise

But he had trouble overcoming his inconsistencies and was plagued by off-the-field issues. Last season, Harris fell into the backup role again, this time in favor of redshirt freshman Will Grier . He has also had multiple run-ins with the law and was suspended for another game for violating University Athletic Association policy. He was evicted f...

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  • Froome wins third Tour de France
Froome wins third Tour de France

But he lauded Tour organizers for deciding to keep the race going. "That's the thing with the Tour: there are so many ups and downs and so many twists and turns, you go through all that as a team, you live it all together, so to come out the other end and for all of us to be riding up and down the Champs-Elysees in this kit, is special".

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  • Instead of making history, Spieth trying to ignore it
Instead of making history, Spieth trying to ignore it

I think the next step for me is to go, 'OK, how many can I win now?' and be able to shoot a goal for maybe the career Grand Slam, even though it is tough to get that, but that's a good goal to have". Talented players like Patrick Reed, J.B. Holmes and, yes, Sergio Garcia would surprise no one if they won the PGA Championship this week. Best of ...

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  • Hamilton takes championship lead after Hungarian GP victory
Hamilton takes championship lead after Hungarian GP victory

Rosberg said he did not expect to lose the time for not slowing sufficiently. "During the race I hope we can go a few steps further and be close to Mercedes, the pace is there for sure and think it will be very exciting". But other drivers were more on the side of Vettel, and Williams F1 driver Valtteri Bottas said coming into the pits is more of...

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  • World record offers solace to Harrison for Rio absence
World record offers solace to Harrison for Rio absence

Only the top three were selected and Harrison was left to rue her chances. But from Bolt's mouth it sounds like the most natural thing in the world. Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut run a slow 10.02 seconds to win the men's 100m finals. "I'm happy about that and I'm going to Rio to defend my titles". "On his lap of honour I yelled that I loved him at...

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  • Diamondbacks activate Owings, put Ahmed on disabled list
Diamondbacks activate Owings, put Ahmed on disabled list

Reds: RHP Anthony DeSclafani tries to improve to 6-0 in nine starts as the Reds on Monday open a seven-day, six-game West Coast swing with the first of three games at San Francisco. "Those are plays that have got to be made at this level". The plunking came on the first pitch of his next at-bat after a solo homer. "There's going to be some retribut...

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  • Tim Duncan pens a touching farewell to the Spurs, NBA
Tim Duncan pens a touching farewell to the Spurs, NBA

The 40-year-old big man had one of the best National Basketball Association careers of all-time, and led the Spurs on an unprecedented two decade stretch of consistent winning that hasn't been matched by any team in any major American sport during Duncan's career.

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  • Tim Kaine gets a warm homecoming in Richmond
Tim Kaine gets a warm homecoming in Richmond

At ease in the national limelight, Kaine showcased his fluency in Spanish, introduced himself and praising Clinton while attacking the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The offer finally came in a 6:32 p.m. phone call from Clinton, who was in a holding room after wrapping up a rally at the Florida state fairgrounds in Tampa.

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