Jason Whitlock departs Fox Sports

Talk show host Jason Whitlock, left, is no longer with Fox Sports. | John Amis/AP Whitlock co-hosted “Speak for Yourself,” a sports debate show on FS1, the last four years alongside Marcellus Wiley. Whitlock’s contract expired Sunday, and by Monday he was gone from the show. Jason Whitlock, an outspoken and controversial TV personality known for his takes on sports […]

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Profane exchange: Lightfoot, chief City Council critic tussle over police tactics during looting

Johnny Leland on Monday was cleaning up shards of glass and other trash left behind outside Star Subs, 7900 S Exchange Ave., after protests and looting the day before on Chicago’s South Side. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times Ald. Ray Lopez said the mayor told him he was “full of s–t” when he demanded to know her […]

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MLS players agree to salary cuts, possible tournament

Xavier Arreaga (left) of the Seattle Sounders and Przemyslaw Frankowski of the Fire chase the ball in the season opener March 1 in Seattle. | Abbie Parr/Getty Images The Major League Soccer Players Association agreed to concessions for this season, including across-the-board salary cuts, and a proposed tournament in Orlando, Florida. The Major League Soccer […]

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‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters US

Another night of unrest in every corner of the country left charred and shattered landscapes in dozens of American cities Sunday as years of festering frustrations over the mistreatment of African Americans at the hands of police boiled over in expressions of rage met with tear gas and rubber bullets. Cars and businesses were torched, […]

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Kylie Jenner’s BFF Stassie Karanikolaou Stuns In Yellow Lingerie From Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Line

Stassie Karanikolaou left little to the imagination when she stripped down for a modeling shoot with Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty line. Stassie Karanikolaou has stripped down while in quarantine. The 22-year-old, who counts Kylie Jenner as one of her closest pals, flaunted her curves as she modeled yellow lingerie from Rihanna‘s Savage X Fenty line. Stassie rocked […]

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Kim Foxx ‘disgusted’ by President Trump’s ‘ hateful and racist rhetoric’ about Minneapolis protests

President Donald Trump, left, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday; Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, right, in March. | Alex Brandon/AP; Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file In a statement, the county’s top prosecutor said she extends her “heartfelt condolences to the family and community of George Floyd” and also had […]

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Sharks’ Evander Kane on the death of George Floyd | First Take

San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane joins First Take to discuss the death of George Floyd and weighs in on how the sports community can come together during this time. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on […]

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Tough words, little drama, familiar champ in virtual bee

The upstart ex-spellers who launched an online spelling bee to fill the void left by the canceled Scripps National Spelling Bee had little trouble running an efficient, and sufficiently challenging, competition. Replicating the drama of the ESPN-televised national finals wasn’t quite as easy. Thursday night’s winner, Navneeth Murali, was no surprise. The 14-year-old eighth-grader from […]

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Millions Relying on Pandemic Aid Can See Its End, and They’re Scared

For millions of Americans left out of work by the coronavirus pandemic, government assistance has been a lifeline preventing a plunge into poverty, hunger and financial ruin. This summer, that lifeline could snap. The $1,200 checks sent to most households are long gone, at least for those who needed them most, with little imminent prospect […]

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Many more likely sought US jobless aid even as layoffs slow

The U.S. government is set to sketch its latest picture of the layoffs that have left tens of millions of people unemployed but have slowed as states increasingly allow businesses to reopen By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer May 28, 2020, 11:19 AM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Polling Place: If the Cubs need a DH in 2020, is Kyle Schwarber the obvious answer?

Everyone knows Schwarber can bop, but is he a good enough outfielder to keep manning his spot in left? | Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images It appears Cubs fans have almost no issue at all with yanking Schwarber off the field. That doesn’t mean they’re all on board with the idea of having the DH […]

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Spot the Difference: Two governors reopened their states, but only one was accused of ‘human sacrifice’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, left, and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, right. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The governors of Georgia and Colorado have at least one thing in common. They both took steps to reopen their states’ economies in late […]

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‘American Idol’s Jonny West Admits He ‘Hasn’t Thought’ About Winning: ‘I’m Just Happy To Keep Going’

Despite being just one of seven singers left who could potentially win ‘American Idol,’ Jonny West is admittedly living in the moment and not focused on what winning will mean for his life. Jonny West will find out if he makes the top 5 on season 18 of American Idol during the show’s finale on May 17. […]

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‘HTGAWM’ Series Finale Recap: The Wes Mystery Is Finally Solved & Multiple Characters Die

The ‘How To Get Away with Murder’ series finale left our jaws on the floor. The final episode of the game-changing series featured the deaths of many beloved characters and answered all of your Wes questions. Shots ring out after Annalise’s trial and screams come from everywhere. But before we find out what happens, the […]

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‘Grandstanding’ by Grand Old Party? Or is Pritzker masking his decisions? 

State Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady, left, in 2017; Gov. J.B. Pritzker, right, in April. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times; Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times GOP lawmakers said they will wear face coverings and follow other safety measures when they return to Springfield, but they want to put Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” plan under the microscope. SPRINGFIELD — After […]

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Alone in Arctic Circle: 2 women on expedition stuck in frigid lockdown by themselves

Two women who left on a groundbreaking Arctic expedition in August have seen their planned return to civilization postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. Sunniva Sorby, of Canada, and Hilde Fålun Strøm, of Norway, planned on “overwintering” on the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean for nine months — three […]

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Kim Kardashian Is Unrecognizable With Tight Ponytail & Big Lips In Sexy New Pic

Kim Kardashian left her fans in a state of absolute shock after she posted two different but very sultry snaps! What an exciting week it has been for Kim Kardashian! The 39-year-old had a lot to celebrate when she passed 170 million followers on her wildly popular Instagram account. As a thank you, in true […]

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From meh to ‘must?’ With budget deadline looming, Pritkzer now says General Assembly needs to get back to work

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left, in March; House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, center, in 2018; House Speaker Mike Madigan, right, in 2015. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times; Rich Hein/Sun-Times But House Speaker Mike Madigan, dubbed “the Velvet Hammer” for his tight control over his chamber, didn’t sound in any great hurry to call his members into session. Spokesman Steve […]

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Daniel Silva: 5 Things To Know About ‘Ink Master’ Star, 27, Arrested For Murder After Deadly Car Crash

Tattoo artist Daniel Silva was arrested for murder on May 11 after a brutal car crash left his passenger dead. Here’s what you should know about the tragic incident and the ‘Ink Master’ alum himself. Ink Master alum Daniel Silva, 27, was arrested for murder in Los Angeles on May 11 after a drunk driving […]

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Rams hoping Leonard Floyd reunion with coach Brandon Staley will ignite linebacker

The Rams signed outside linebacker Leonard Floyd to fill the void left by Dante Fowler’s free-agency departure. But Floyd said Monday that he was not feeling pressure to match the performance of an edge rusher who amassed a career-best 11½ sacks in 2019 before leaving to sign with the Atlanta Falcons. “I just want to […]

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Biden campaign reaches out to ‘disaffected Republicans,’ who reach right back

As Joe Biden works to unify the left flank of the Democratic Party, the former vice president’s also looking right, in an effort to woo Republicans dissatisfied with President Trump. And some of those Republicans are looking right back, with talks underway between leading never-Trumpers and the presumptive presidential nominee’s campaign. BIDEN ACCUSES TRUMP OF ‘CHILDISH TACTICS’ […]

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Cook County team targets myths, historic health care shortcomings — and ‘every possible patient who is at risk’

Dr. Nimmi Rajagopal, left; Dr. Titilayo Abiona, right. | From https://cookcountyhealth.org/ Besides helping the residents sort through all the information and misinformation out there, the team does regular telephone check-ins, makes sure people can get their medicine and educates them about the coronavirus. On top of caring for high-risk patients, Dr. Nimmi Rajagopal has taken on […]

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What Little Richard taught these music legends: From soul to sex

Little Richard in 1952.Getty Images The architect of rock-and-roll itself left the building when Little Richard died at 87 from bone cancer at his home in Nashville Saturday morning. The influential Grammy winner — born Richard Wayne Penniman in Macon, Georgia, circa 1932 — signed his first record deal with RCA in 1951, and soared […]

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Sheila E was ‘obsessed’ with having Prince’s babies

May 9, 2020 | 3:15pm Enlarge Image Prince and former protégé, Sheila E. (left). Getty Images “Prince was in every way incomparable,” says singer John Legend. It was good to be Prince. The rock star ruled his kingdom with a firm hand. Musicians, friends and lovers were moved around his world like chess pieces, wooed […]

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