How Memphis Grizzlies rookie Kenneth Lofton Jr. is connected to Bill Russell

Kenneth Lofton Jr.’s name will soon be the answer to what may become a popular sports trivia question. Lofton is one of the last players in the NBA who will wear the No. 6. The NBA announced in August that the jersey will be retired retired throughout the league in honor of basketball and civil rights pioneer Bill Russell. Players currently wearing the number are grandfathered into the number.
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.@Victory_Events girls’ recruit: Agnes Irwin 2024 ATT/MF Brady commits to Villanova

Agnes Irwin 2024 attack/midfield Elle Brady has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University. High school: Agnes Irwin (Villanova, PA) Lacrosse honors: Villanova Camp all-star, Agnes Irwin Varsity lacrosse and field hockey, Selected for Committed Games 2022, Apex 60 Invitee, USA National Tournament Philly Team 1.

Doc Rivers ‘Completely’ Moved on From Ben Simmons

The NBA world was curious about how Ben Simmons would look on Monday night when he debuted for the Brooklyn Nets. Although Simmons was traded to the Nets last February, mental health concerns and a back injury prevented him from taking the court all season. Monday was Simmons’ first opportunity...
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Twitter’s letting you combine photos, videos, and GIFs in one tweet

Twitter’s rolling out a new feature on both Android and iOS that lets you combine text, photos, videos, and GIFs in a single tweet. The feature was first spotted by reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi back in April, with Twitter later confirming it was working on multimedia posts in July. Previously, you could only share one piece of media per tweet.

'A Soldier's Play' playwright Charles Fuller dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Fuller, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of the searing and acclaimed "A Soldier's Play" who often explored and exposed how social institutions can perpetuate racism, has died. He was 83.Fuller died of natural causes on Monday in Toronto, said his wife, Claire Prieto-Fuller.Fuller's plays were filled with complex characters and an undercutting of conventions. "The best way to dispel stereotypes and massive lies is telling something as close to the truth as you can," Fuller told Newsday. In one review of his work, The New York Times said "clichés of form, plot and character shatter like...

Preston 1-0 West Brom: Steve Bruce on the brink after Emil Riis' seventh-minute strike leaves visitors languishing in the Championship relegation zone

West Brom paid a heavy price for starting yet another game slowly as defeat by Preston at Deepdale left them languishing in the Championship relegation zone, with just one win all season. Before the game, under-pressure boss Steve Bruce described their unwanted record of going a goal down within the...

The Town of Bedford, Virginia is featured in Travel and Leisure magazine

Peaks of Otter Bedford VirginiaPeaks of Otter Lodge screenshot. The town of Bedford, Virginia was recently highlighted in an edition of Travel and Leisure and described as the "perfect fall escape destination." The national magazine referred to the locality as a "charming Virginia town" with "Beautiful Foliage, Apple Picking, and Family-friendly Events." The article by Jennifer Prince says that although there are things to do year-round in Bedford autumn is the ideal season to spend some time in the area.

Celebrate the holidays at Allegiant Stadium with all-new holiday experience

Las Vegas (KSNV) — With the holidays coming up, Allegiant Stadium is providing the community with a new way to celebrate this Christmas season. On Thursday, December 8th, and Friday, December 9th, the venue will transform itself into an unforgettable holiday atmosphere featuring live entertainment, festive décor, and Las Vegas Raiders experiences available to six corporate groups per evening.

Teammates piling up the TDs atop Bay County Football Leaders through Week 6

BAY CITY, MI -- Statistical leaders through Week 6 of the 2022 high school football season at the Bay County schools of Bay City Central, Bay City Western, John Glenn, Essexville Garber, Pinconning and Bay City All Saints. A look at top performers for passing, rushing, receiving and scoring heading into Week 6. *Signifies eight-player football.