Daily Archives: July 15, 2022

Jackson 1st UNC recruit to decommit since 2003

Elite rising senior G.G. Jackson has decommitted from North Carolina, he announced via social media on Thursday.Jackson becomes the first prospect to decommit from North Carolina in nearly 20 years; J.R. Smith committed to the Tar Heels in 2003, but opted to go straight to the NBA out of high school. No player in the…

Thorpe reinstated as sole winner in 1912 events

Jim Thorpe, stripped of his 1912 gold medals because he’d been paid to play minor league baseball, was reinstated Thursday as the sole winner of that year’s Olympic decathlon and pentathlon by the International Olympic Committee.Thorpe, voted the greatest athlete of the first half of the 20th century by The Associated Press, won the decathlon…

Why Ivana and Donald Trump were the ultimate 1980s power couple

During their 15 years of marriage, Ivana Trump played a pivotal role in creating Donald Trump’s empire and made up one-half of the quintessential power couple of the 1980s. Ivana, born Ivana Marie Zelníčková, married the former president in 1977 and they divorced in 1992. They had three children together: Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. But… Read More »

Tiger Woods missed the cut at The Open, and here

Tiger Woods spent months thinking about The Open at St. Andrews. He did everything he could to make sure he made it to the Old Course for the 150th playing of golf’s oldest major championship.And once he got to Scotland, he did everything he could to make a solid run. He put in more on-site…

Cleaning your home’s air ducts could be a wise investment

When most people hear the word “investment,” they usually think of traditional investments like stocks or bonds. This is a very narrow definition. Investing is putting money, time and energy into something that will pay off later. Likewise, investing in HVAC system maintenance and duct cleaning is a smart decision homeowners should make. You can… Read More »

What’s more important in fantasy football’s first two rounds: Floor

When it comes to the first two rounds, the fantasy football world heavily debates the merits of drafting the best overall player versus tackling specific positions, as well as where in the draft order we’d most like to be. All too often, we ignore such strategic questions as the importance of targeting statistical ceiling versus…

Comedian Artie Lange completes New Jersey drug court program

Comedian Artie Lange, who has been open about his struggles with addiction, announced Thursday that he completed an intensive New Jersey drug court program. Howard Stern’s former sidekick spent more than three years in the program after a judge sentenced him to complete it or face jail time. “Happy to announce that I’ve completed the… Read More »

Sue Bird, Sylvia Fowles pass the torch as next generation

Jul 10, 2022Mechelle VoepelCloseESPN.comMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Alexa PhilippouCloseESPNCovers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native…

Two of a kind: Ravens’ Calais Campbell pursuing titles in

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell wants to be a champion before he retires from the NFL — and after it as well.This offseason, the 35-year-old Campbell decided to return for his 15th season to chase that elusive Super Bowl ring. When he does walk away from the game, he will shift his title pursuit…