Tim Tebow Gets Promoted In Minors Basically Because He’s Tim Tebow

A .220 batting average in minor league baseball generally would not earn someone a promotion ― unless maybe that prospect is Tim Tebow. The New York Mets announced Sunday that the 29-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback will be moving up a notch in their farm system despite his tepid performance, according to outlets. […]

Trump’s Budget Gets A Poor Reception On Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s first budget didn’t exactly get rave reviews, even from Republicans, as word of its cuts spread on Capitol Hill Tuesday. GOP leaders offered some praise for the plan to cut $ 3.6 trillion over 10 years, saying it was heading in the right direction, but acknowledged that they will change […]

QB Aaron Rodgers’ Retweet Gets Iowa Teens Out Of Final Exam

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scored a lot of points with some high school students in Janesville, Iowa, with just one retweet. Students in a sports literature class in the Janesville Consolidated School District made a deal with teacher Laura Roberts, a big Rodgers fan. She agreed to cancel the final exam if someone in […]

Marijuana Business Owner Gets Money Back 15 Months After Cops Took It Without Charges

Authorities must return more than $ 100,000 to the owner of a California marijuana business, a superior court judge ruled last week, more than 15 months after police seized the money under suspicion it was connected to illegal activity. In January 2016, dozens of heavily armed drug agents raided James Slatic’s San Diego-based Med-West Distribution, […]

The Deputy Who Racially Profiled NBA Player Mike Scott Gets Fired

The deputy who racially profiled former Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott, leading to the NBA player’s arrest in 2015, has been fired from his job at the Banks County Sheriff’s Office, a spokesperson said Monday. “Our agency’s recent administrative review of the Scott case ruling has resulted in the dismissal of [deputy] Brent Register from […]

At The World Coal Carrying Championships, The Winner Gets Sacked

A Durham farmer has beaten dozens of rivals to the title of World Coal Carrying Champion after charging through a northern England town with a 110-pound sack on his back. Andrew Corrigan collapsed on a bed of hay after completing Monday’s 1.1-km (1,200-yard) race in a time of four minutes, 31 seconds, receiving warm applause […]

‘Emoluments’ Challenge To Donald Trump’s Ethics Conflicts Gets A Big Boost

NEW YORK ― An ethics watchdog that sued President Donald Trump in January over violations of the so-called foreign emoluments clause of the Constitution has added new plaintiffs to its legal challenge — all in hopes of putting the case on stronger footing. The group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed an amended complaint […]

Competition Gets Heated At Chilly North Pole Marathon

Wrapped warmly against the cold, a group of runners set off for the barren white landscape for one very cool race – the North Pole Marathon. Some 50 running enthusiasts from around the world braved harsh conditions for Saturday’s 42.2-km (26.2 miles) race on the frozen ice of the Arctic Ocean, staged at the Barneo […]