Archive for the ‘u.s.’ Category

Aaron Jones selected to represent Packers as NFL’s Man of the Year Nominee

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso’s own Aaron Jones was selected Tuesday by the Green Bay Packers to represent the club in the NFL’s annual Walter Peyton NFL Man of the Year Award. Jones, a standout running back at Burges High School, and then at UT El Paso, was named to the prestigious list Tuesday, with 31 other players from each NFL franchise. Jones told Packers.com that 2021 had been a rough year, losing his father Alvin Jones, Sr.

Former NFL player, Chicago native Glenn Foster dies at 31

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Former NFL player and Chicago native Glenn Foster died at 31 years old on Monday after being taken into police custody.

Careful where you click: Tragedies like Michigan’s Oxford school shooting attract scammers

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Bad actors often use tragedies like the Oxford school shooting to trick consumers into making donations and clicking on bad links.

Missouri governor recommends wage increases for all state employees

Monday, December 6th, 2021

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Gov. Mike Parson is recommending a 5.5% cost of living adjustment and $15 per hour minimum base pay standard for all state employees. Gov. Parson is recommending the wage increase to strengthen workforce recruitment and retention.

Jags QB Trevor Lawrence to wear custom cleats made by students at the school that welcomed him to Jacksonville

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

The students at Long Branch Elementary were the first to welcome Lawrence to town, and he's returning the favor.

Chiefs Andrew Wiley explains why he’ll wear special cleats against Broncos

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Chiefs guard Andrew Wylie plans to send a message during Sunday night’s game against Denver. But this one has nothing to do with football. Wiley will wear special cleats during the week 13 game at Arrowhead.

Limited edition Stefon Diggs bobblehead now available

Monday, November 29th, 2021

In honor of the wide receiver's birthday, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is releasing a limited-edition bobblehead featuring Diggs riding a buffalo.

Turnovers Doom Eagles in Bad Loss to New York Giants

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

Turnovers, including a crucial fumble with less than two minutes to go in the fourth quarter, doomed the Philadelphia Eagles in a 13-7 loss to the New York Giants.

Teen boys, 15 and 16, shot in Fernwood

Friday, November 19th, 2021

Popular Public League announcer Mark Farina dies at 61 Over the years and across the seasons, Mark Farina provided the soundtrack for Public League sports.

Snowy weather and slippery roads expected for Packers game Sunday, snow expected to start Saturday night

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

The National Weather Service warns of hazardous driving conditions Sunday after the first widespread snowfall of the season.