Janine Almario

Broadcast Journalist/TV Personality Barbara Walters of 20/20 and The View, dead at 93

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Barbara Jill Walters (September 25, 1929 – December 30, 2022) was an American broadcast journalist and television personality. Known for her interviewing ability and popularity with viewers, Walters appeared as a host of numerous television programs, including Today, the ABC Evening News, 20/20, and The View. Walters was a working […]

World mourns loss of Soccer legend Pele’ at age 82

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈɛdsõ(w) aˈɾɐ̃tʃiz du nasiˈmẽtu]; 23 October 1940 – 29 December 2022), known by his nickname Pelé (Portuguese pronunciation: [peˈlɛ]), was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by FIFA, he […]

First Bowl Game in 14 years has Kansas Jayhawks Set to Take on Arkansas Razorbacks in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Today at 5:30 p.m.

 KANSAS NOTES BIG 12 NOTES ARKANSAS NOTES SEC NOTES WATCH LISTEN FAN INFO LAWRENCE, Kan. – For the first time since the 2008 season, the Kansas Jayhawks will play postseason football when they travel to Memphis, Tennessee to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in the 64th AutoZone Liberty Bowl on December 28. […]

Say it ain’t so! 50th anniversary of “The Immaculate Conception” coming up this Saturday and Franco Harris dead at 72

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Franco Harris (March 7, 1950 – December 20, 2022) was an American professional football player who played running back in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons, primarily for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a key player in one of professional football’s most famous plays, dubbed the “Immaculate Reception” by […]

Xavier Musketeers Men’s Basketball hosts Seton Hall in BIG EAST Home Opener

GAME NOTES https://goxavier.com/documents/2022/12/19/2022-23_NOTES_GAME_13__SETON_HALL.pdf CINCINNATI — The Xavier University Musketeers, 9-3 overall and 1-0 in the BIG EAST Conference, host the Seton Hall University Pirates, 7-5 overall and 0-1 in the BIG EAST, in their league home opener on Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. at Cintas […]

Mississippi State names Zach Arnett to replace the late Mike Leach as head football coach

Named Mississippi State’s 35th Head Football Coach STARKVILLE ­­– Zach Arnett, a proven leader for the Mississippi State football program throughout his tenure in Starkville, has been named the Bulldogs’ 35th head football coach, interim Director of Athletics Bracky Brett and President Mark Keenum announced on Thursday morning. […]

Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Ellen’s DJ and Co-Host, dead at 40

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Stephen Laurel “tWitch” Boss (September 29, 1982 – December 13, 2022) was an American freestyle hip hop dancer, choreographer, actor, television producer, and television personality. In 2008, he was the runner-up on the American version of So You Think You Can Dance. From 2014 to the show’s conclusion in 2022, […]

After 10 Months, Finally Over! Biden Administration, U.S. Government secure Brittney Griner’s release

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS 2022 ARREST IN RUSSIA On February 17, 2022, Griner was arrested on smuggling charges in Russia. She was detained at Sheremetyevo International Airport after the Federal Customs Service found she was carrying vaporizer cartridges containing less than a gram of hash oil; in Arizona she had been prescribed medicinal […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, December 4, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Commander in chief (1775–1783) Congress created the Continental Army on June 14, 1775, and Samuel and John Adams nominated Washington to become its commander-in-chief. Washington was chosen over John Hancock because of his military experience and the belief that a Virginian would better unite the colonies. He was considered an incisive leader […]

Xavier Musketeers Men’s Basketball News: Big East/Big 12 Battle as Xavier hosts West Virginia tonight at 6:30

12.02.22 XU and WVU have not met since the classic 2008 NCAA Regional Semifinal GAME NOTES https://goxavier.com/documents/2022/12/1/2022-23_NOTES_GAME_9__WVU.pdf CINCINNATI — The Xavier University Musketeers, 5-3, host the West Virginia University Mountaineers, 6-1, on Saturday in a BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle matchup. Xavier holds a 3-0 mark in […]

Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder, Keyboardist, Singer, Songwriter Christine McVie dead at 79

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Christine Anne McVie (/məkˈviː/; née Perfect; 12 July 1943 – 30 November 2022) was an English musician and songwriter. She was principally known as a vocalist and keyboardist with the band Fleetwood Mac. A member of several bands on the mid-1960s British Blues scene, notably Chicken Shack, she began […]