Archive for the ‘u.s.’ Category

Arlington Heights mayor: ‘We’re not going to give away the store’ to land Bears stadium deal

Monday, October 4th, 2021

After a week of unbridled enthusiasm over the prospect of the Chicago Bears moving to Arlington Heights, the jubilant mood was tempered Monday as residents brought concerns to local officials in a public forum for the first time. While Arlington Heights resident Keith Moens said he understands the excitement inherent to a Bears move to the village, he warned against committing any tax dollars ...

Jets’ Marcus Maye was arrested for DUI in February

Monday, October 4th, 2021

Jets safety Marcus Maye was arrested for driving under the influence in Broward County, Florida earlier this year, court records show. The court records, dating back to February 2021, were first reported by ESPN on Monday. The Jets would not comment to ESPN, while Maye’s agent said that “We are confident it will be positively resolved. We look forward to Marcus getting back on the field soon.” ...

Justin Reid named first NFLPA Community MVP of the season

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Texans safety Justin Reid has been named the NFLPA’s Community MVP for the first week of the regular season. Reid is being recognized for his work to help communities in his home state of Louisiana rebuild after being damaged by Hurricane Ida last month. Reid raised $10,000 and worked to put together a relief effort [more]

From out of the ashes, Kansas City Chiefs great Bobby Bell became a monument to change

Sunday, September 5th, 2021

Bobby Bell Day in Shelby, North Carolina, was about a lot of things, but most of all it was about the full circle of this Pro Football Hall of Famer’s life journey from segregation to celebration.

EDITORIAL: Stormy weather

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Sep. 3—After Tropical Storm Henri made landfall in Westerly, R.I., Aug. 22, it drifted uncharacteristically west, rather than heading northeast to the ocean as such storms have typically done. Central Park in New York City saw rainfall of 1.94 inches in an hour, the most since rain-per-hour records had been kept starting in 1869. Last Wednesday night, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed ...

Saints-Cardinals preseason game in New Orleans canceled due to Hurricane Ida

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Officials predict that the storm could become a Category 4 hurricane before it makes landfall south of New Orleans this weekend.

Jacksonville City Council approves Jaguars football performance facility deal

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

The Jacksonville Jaguars' plan for their football performance facility was approved by the Jacksonville City Council, and the city will split the cost with the team 50/50.

Washington tackle Charles Leno Jr. donates supplies to aid Afghan refugees

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Leno donated thousands of supplies through Mobile Hope, a nonprofit organization.

Patriots’ plane will deliver supplies to Haiti to aid earthquake recovery

Friday, August 20th, 2021

The Patriots are stepping up to assist in the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti. New England’s team plane, a Boeing 767, will be loaded up with supplies and medical equipment today and fly from Boston to Haiti tomorrow morning, according to CBS 4 in Boston. Haiti was hit last week by a massive earthquake that [more]

Could Tropical Depression Fred impact Jags’ preseason game vs. Browns?

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

So far, it looks like the storm shouldn't have much of an impact Jacksonville's game against Cleveland.