The three walls surrounding a bathtub take a lot of abuse, especially if the bathroom serves a house of family members who bathe daily. Those conditions call for a hard-working, durable wall surface with the ability to withstand the moisture and continued use. Solid Surface is a manufactured material, made of acrylic resin, polyester resin or a combination of the...
Hundreds gathered outside Miami Marlins' home ballpark in Little Havana on Sunday to protest for the Cuban national baseball team played the United States in the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic. It's the first time the Cuban team has played in Miami, a landing spot for many who fled the country to escape the Soviet-style communist government of late leader Fidel Castro. The Cuban team is comprised of major league stars who defected from the island nation along with current Cubans, who are technically government employees. While some fans wanted to separate sports from politics, others wanted no part.
The Dallas Cowboys have acquired receiver Brandin Cooks in a trade with the Houston Texans. The deal adds a speedy veteran to play alongside CeeDee Lamb. Houston gets a fifth-round pick this year and a 2024 sixth-rounder. The trade is reminiscent of a year ago when Dallas sent No. 1 receiver Amari Cooper to Cleveland for two late-round picks.
Panthers sign former Vikings WR Adam Thielen
Joey Logano dominated early and then passed Brad Keselowski on the final lap to win NASCAR’s race at Atlanta and end the early season domination of Chevrolet and Hendrick Motorsports. Logano won the pole but Keselowski looked like the Ford driver to beat late in the race.
A formerly well-connected Republican donor goes on trial in Minnesota on Tuesday accused of sex trafficking minors.
As part of a yearlong investigation, The Associated Press obtained the data points underpinning several algorithms deployed by child welfare agencies to understand how they predict which children could be at risk of harm.
Texans trade Brandin Cooks to Cowboys, re-sign Laremy Tunsil
State officials and the current owner of the site think the fenced-off land, with restoration work, could again be fit for the public.
Inspiring generations: Patsy Boyd Parker lives her life to impact those around her and help students find their future
In Opelika, it’s easy to find someone whose life has been impacted by Patsy Boyd Parker, either from her teaching, counseling or community inv…
PHILADELPHIA — What the Eagles are trying to do next season is not unheard of in the NFL, but it’s pretty damn close. What they’re trying to do is win a Super Bowl the year after they lost a Super Bowl. Just three teams in the league’s history have managed to pull off that trick, and only one, the 2018 New England Patriots, has done it in the last half-century. If, once he finishes signing ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With the first pick in the 2023 NFL draft, the Carolina Panthers will select one of four quarterbacks. Bryce Young (Alabama), C.J. Stroud (Ohio State) Anthony Richardson (Florida) and Will Levis (Kentucky) all have a case to be the top pick. Over the next four weeks, The Charlotte Observer is breaking down the top four quarterback prospects to analyze which of the four might ...
ORLANDO, Fla. — A UCF fan tweeted out a video earlier this week of former WWE wrestler Goldberg’s iconic ring entrance in which the sculpted professional wrestler marches toward the squared circle with fans cheering and music blaring. And as he emerges from the smoke and pyrotechnics onto the runway, Goldberg punches and kicks the air, scowling, growling and flexing his bulging muscles. The ...
Slovakian skier Petra Vlhova used a frenetic finish on her final run to win the last women's World Cup slalom of the season Saturday. Mikaela Shiffrin placed third. Vlhova trailed then-leader Leona Popovic by eight-hundredths of a second at the last split but gained time through the gates on the flat final sector to beat the Croatian prodigy by 0.43 seconds.
No. 2 Marquette ready for 2nd-round battle vs. No. 7 Michigan State
The first Republican presidential primaries are nearly a year away and the candidate field is unsettled. But already, a shadow contest of another sort is underway with several Republicans openly jockeying to position themselves as potential running mates to Donald Trump.
“We’ve lost some of the better gymnasts in the world, and they’re not in the lineup right now. And I do think you have to rely on your upperclassmen who rally the troops and get everybody settled down.”
Today's Iraq is a world away from the terror that followed the U.S. invasion to depose Saddam Hussein 20 years ago this week. A new generation is eager to turn away from the sectarianism of the past and heal the nation's divisions.
LOS ANGELES – Before he finished the final season of “Better Call Saul,” Bob Odenkirk got a script for a new series about a college English professor.
There are a lot of things to consider when starting a side gig while having a 9-to-5 job. This includes understanding how to plan for taxes, budgeting for your side income and deciding how you want your money to work for you.
As the U.S. Supreme Court mulls the constitutionality of President Joe Biden’s broad student loan forgiveness plan, lawmakers in many states are looking to expand their own student debt repayment programs.
The post early Saturday on Trump's Truth Social network comes as a New York prosecutor is eyeing charges in a case examining hush money paid to women who alleged sexual encounters with Trump.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Even College of Charleston guard Dalton Bolon, a 24-year-old senior in his seventh year of college eligibility, is not a big fan of the unrestrainable, uncontainable transfer portal that now runs non-stop throughout college basketball. And Bolon has actually benefited from the portal. He transferred from Division II West Liberty in West Virginia two seasons ago and was a key ...
New Bears TE Robert Tonyan on switching sides in the rivalry with Packers: ‘I know I made the right decision’
CHICAGO — Robert Tonyan’s NFL career blossomed over six seasons while catching passes from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. But all the while Tonyan, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound tight end, kept in his basement the jersey and autograph from a childhood hero, former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher. Tonyan, 28, grew up in McHenry, Ill., and played quarterback for McHenry East before ...
The high court remembered her as a legendary champion for women's rights during ceremonies Friday.