Texas town opens $72 million high school football stadium, most expensive in country

KATY, Texas (UPI) — A small town in southeast Texas unveiled its brand-new $70 million high school football stadium, the most expensive such venue in the country — for now. Legacy Stadium in Katy, which has a population of about 14,000 people, will be able to seat 12,000 spectators. More than just a football field for one town, it’ll More...

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By Reuters On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Report: Tiger Woods had five different drugs in system at time of DUI arrest

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May, according to an ESPN More...

By United Press International On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Kansas City Chiefs promote rookie Patrick Mahomes II to second-string QB behind Alex Smith

KANSAS CITY (UPI) — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes II, the tenth overall pick in this year’s draft, has been moved to the No. 2 spot behind starter Alex Smith. Kansas City Chiefs More...

By United Press International On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Giancarlo Stanton hits 42nd home run as Miami Marlins defeat Colorado Rockies

MIAMI (UPI/The Sports Xchange) — It was a lost weekend for the seemingly playoff-bound Colorado Rockies, and Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was a big reason why. Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo More...

By Reuters On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Cristiano Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico

BARCELONA (Reuters) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational goal and was then sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in an explosive Spanish More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Disney to pull content from Netflix, start streaming service in 2019

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — Disney on Tuesday announced it will remove its content from Netflix and begin its own streaming service in 2019. Disney CEO Bob Iger arrives on the red carpet at the “Beauty More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces waterfowl hunting season dates

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced Monday waterfowl season dates and bag limits for the upcoming hunting season. These seasons include a 60-day More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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O.J. Simpson placed in protective custody after parole decision

Daniel Uria, United Press International Writer LOVELOCK, Nev. (UPI) — O.J. Simpson was placed in protective custody for the months leading to his release from prison after being granted parole. Nevada Department More...

By Reuters On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Warriors to require 30-year commitment for season tickets

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) — The Golden State Warriors are bringing the personal seat license to the NBA, and the fans interested in purchasing them will be asked for a 30-year commitment. Jun 12, 2017; Oakland, More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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O.J. Simpson granted parole after nearly 9 years in prison

Ken Ritter, Associated Press Writer LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) – O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally More...