Monthly Archives: January 2021

Allegri carries UNC Greensboro over Chattanooga 74-66

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Angelo Allegri had 17 points as UNC Greensboro topped Chattanooga 74-66 on Saturday. Jarrett Hensley had 12 points for UNC Greensboro (10-5, 5-2 Southern Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Kaleb Hunter added 10 points and seven rebounds. Isaiah Miller had six rebounds. Darius Banks …

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Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio …

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Tennessee moves quickly, hires UCF’s Danny White as new AD

By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports WriterTennessee has hired UCF athletic director Danny White as the Volunteers’ new athletic director just three days after the firing of football coach Jeremy Pruitt and athletic director Phillip Fulmer’s retirement.Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the hiring Thursday, noting Tennessee handled this search with urgency. …

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Capitol Police questioned anew after Guard forced to garages

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, LOLITA BALDOR, and AAMER MADHANI Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police, now facing allegations that the agency evicted troops sent to …

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Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Picture of Lloyd Austin speaking

By ROBERT BURNS and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army’s elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday to become the nation’s first Black secretary of defense.The 93-2 vote gave President …

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