Baker, VanVleet to return to Wichita State next season (Yahoo Sports)

Wichita State has already scored a big win for next season. Guard Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet announced Monday they will return for their senior seasons for the Shockers. The announcements come weeks after coach Gregg Marshall turned down a chance to leave Wichita to coach at Alabama. They issued separate statements Monday saying they wanted to return to try and lead the Shockers to an even better season than this year, when the Shockers finished 30-5 and defeated Indiana and Kansas in the NCAA Read more [...]

In New York state, fracking ban fuels secession talk

From this village of dairy farms and friendly diners, Carolyn Price can see across the border into Pennsylvania, and it is a bittersweet view. The rolling hills a few miles away are as green as the ones here, and the Susquehanna River is icy and beautiful on both sides of the state line as it…
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No. 14 Georgia State vs. No. 6 Xavier: March Madness Preview & Prediction

After a thrilling second-round upset victory for No. 14 Georgia State, it advances to take on No. 6 Xavier, as they square off in the third round, with a berth in the Sweet 16 on the line.Bleacher Report's Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report college basketball analyst Jordan Schultz preview the game and offer their predictions.Who will win? Check out the video, and let us know! Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Top Geography Students to Test Skills at 2015 National Geographic State Bees on March 27

WASHINGTON (March 17, 2015)—On Friday, March 27, young geography whizzes across the United States and U.S. territories will participate in state Bees, competing for a spot in the 27th annual National Geographic Bee championship in Washington, D.C., on May 11-13. Organized by the National Geographic Society, the 2015 National Geographic Bee is sponsored by Google. The state Bees are also sponsored by Plum Creek. Up to 100 fourth- to eighth-graders in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Read more [...]

Florida State Linebacker Ukeme Eligwe Dismissed: Latest Details and Reaction

Florida State's march toward a second consecutive national title is very much intact, but it will have to move forward without the presence of linebacker Ukeme Eligwe. According to Brendan Sonnone of The Orlando Sentinel, the sophomore was dismissed from the team Thursday evening. Head coach Jimbo Fisher revealed the reasoning, although he didn't get into specifics. "Just a violation of team rules," Fisher said. Eligwe was a special teams and sometimes-defensive contributor as a freshman last Read more [...]

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans Betting Odds, Analysis

The only two unbeaten teams in Big Ten Conference play will meet Saturday night in East Lansing as the Michigan State Spartans host the Ohio State Buckeyes. Both teams are riding six-game winning streaks into this rematch of last year’s Big Ten title game, with Michigan State going 4-2 against the spread during that stretch and Ohio State posting a 5-1 mark vs. the line.   Point spread: Spartans opened as two-point favorites, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. (Line updates Read more [...]

Katherine Heigl is Birthday Suit Beautiful on the “State of Affairs” Set

Given that she has a gorgeous physique, Katherine Heigl didn’t flinch when it came time to ditch her clothes and film a nude love scene for her NBC program “State of Affairs” on Thursday (October 2). In fact, the former “Grey’s Anatomy” gal conned all of the show’s crew members into getting topless and snapping an Instagram photo with her in bed. Wrapped in a white sheet, Katherine smiled for the camera before immediately uploading the image to her social media account. Heigl included Read more [...]