No. 2 Purdue holds off Iowa 77-70 in Big Ten opener

No. 2 Purdue holds off Iowa 77-70 in Big Ten opener

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Trevion Williams showed his senior leadership down the stretch Friday night. Not only did Williams motivate his teammates, but he also led the way with his effort. Williams contributed 13 points and 18 rebounds, including two huge ones late, Jaden Ivey scored 19 points and No. 2 Purdue held off … Read more

Merkel makes final appeal to Germans to get vaccinated

Merkel makes final appeal to Germans to get vaccinated

BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday made what is likely her final appeal before leaving office next week for Germans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Merkel gave what is expected to be her last weekly video message two days after federal and state leaders decided on a series of measures meant to … Read more

Everson Griffen announces that he is bipolar

Everson Griffen announces that he is bipolar

Everson Griffen, star defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings who had a recent mental health scare, announced on Friday that he is bipolar. “It’s true I am bipolar,” Griffen wrote on Instagram. “I will embrace it and I will be an advocate for mental health. I been running from it a long time. I’m not … Read more

Avi Mograbi Draws Ire in Israel

Avi Mograbi Draws Ire in Israel

Since 2004, Israeli documentary filmmaker Avi Mograbi has sat on the board of Breaking the Silence, a whistleblower organization that collects and publishes testimonies about life in the Occupied Territories, all while exploring similar subjects via oft-irreverent films. And as Mograbi’s still ongoing festival tour with his latest film, “The First 54 Years – An … Read more

Why Rodgers got fined and 3 Bucs got suspended

Why Rodgers got fined and 3 Bucs got suspended

Aaron Rodgers flaunts the NFL/NFLPA coronavirus protocols and gets a fine that barely shows up in his paycheck. Antonio Brown and two others do the same and get three-game suspensions. What gives? It’s complicated, but in some ways it’s also pretty simple why the Packers quarterback was fined $14,650, a sum negotiated between the league … Read more

Bueckers leads No. 2 UConn to 74-49 win over Seton Hall

Bueckers leads No. 2 UConn to 74-49 win over Seton Hall

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Paige Bueckers had 23 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and five steals to lead No. 2 UConn past Seton Hall 74-49 in the teams’ Big East opener on Friday night. “She was all over the court. She’s smart. She knows where the ball’s going all the time,” UConn coach Geno … Read more