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Is ping pong the key to diplomacy with North Korea?

June 5 marked an important day for the world of ping pong: the sport might actually help promote peace with North Korea. The International Olympic Committee has officially invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in to the IOC headquarters in Switzerland to talk on Olympic Day later this month. At this summit, Japanese More...

by Danielle L. | Published 5 days ago
By Associated Press On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Warriors reach fourth straight NBA Finals with win over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals. Needing not only all their firepower but also 27 straight misses by the Rockets during an epic More...

By United Press International On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Nashville currently the favorite to host 2019 NFL Draft

BRISTOL, Conn./NEW YORK (UPI) — Nashville is the leading contender to host the 2019 NFL Draft, ESPN reported on Thursday. Fans and media prepare for the start of the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert gets fifth title

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — If you want to bust a racing curse, call Bob Baffert. Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, More...

By Danielle L. On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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LeBron James: ‘We Will Definitely Not Shut Up and Dribble’

There has been a lot of talk about LeBron James and other athletes using their platforms to spread awareness about social issues and promote positivity. Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham sparked a social media More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Errors, early struggles result in Lady Redskins home loss against Auburn, 8-3

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — A combination of costly errors and defensive struggles early resulted in a home loss for the Nokomis Lady Redskins softball team against the Auburn Trojans. The Trojans would More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Illinois fly and spring trout fishing dates for 2018 announced

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The 2018 Illinois spring trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an inland trout stamp to participate, unless they are More...

By United Press International On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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McGregor submitted to be included in UFC 222 vs. Frankie Edgar

LAS VEGAS (UPI) — Conor McGregor says he put his name in for UFC 222, but was told there “wasn’t enough time to generate the money that the UFC would need.” McGregor, 29, is 21-3 in his More...

By Associated Press On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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South Korean curling team a global sensation

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they’ve become a global sensation. In More...

By Associated Press On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Second Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Pyeongcheng Olympic Games

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A second Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee’s executive board is to decide whether to reinstate More...