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AP: Comic, Netflix staple Jo Koy talks race, rejection in memoir

Like many famous comics, Jo Koy had early struggles at comedy clubs. But, unlike them, the half white and half Filipino comedian...

AP: Elgin Baylor, Lakers great and aerialist pioneer, dies at 86

Elgin Baylor changed the very direction of basketball when he joined the NBA and brought his vertical feats of athletic brilliance to...

AP: Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson in boxer’s take on his life

On the heels of Hulu’s announcement of a Tyson miniseries to be made without his involvement, the boxing great said he’s producing...

AP: Oklahoma can’t hang with Timme, Gonzaga; top seed advances

Mark Few sat down at the microphone, the Gonzaga coach’s hair disheveled after he was doused with water and threw down a celebratory handstand...

AP: Minor league Cubs player arrested over drugs in Colorado

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — A minor league baseball player is facing drug charges after police in Colorado found 21 pounds of methamphetamine...

NPR: New $113 Billion NFL Media Rights Deal Gives Fans More Options To Watch Games

The NFL has finalized a new round of broadcast rights agreements, providing the league with a financial windfall and fans with more...

VOA:Is It Time to Cancel Dr. Seuss Due to Racist Imagery?

Note: Due to the nature of this story, this article contains images that some might find offensive.    Critics lambasted...

NPR: The Music Of ‘Justice League’ Is Its Own Epic Tale Of Death And Rebirth

In some ways, making a movie isn't too different from running a business: At the end of the day, it's just a...

CNN: Ryan Reynolds just watched ‘Green Lantern’ for the first time and had some thoughts

Ryan Reynolds had never seen "Green Lantern" until Wednesday, when he decided to view it for the first time and tweet all about it. "Lantern,"...

NPR: Inside The Blacksonian With Lonnie Bunch

The Smithsonian museums, like so many public spaces, have been closed down for more than a year now. Buildings that were once...

NPR: Before March Madness, College Athletes Declare They Are #NotNCAAProperty

As the NCAA men's basketball tournament tips off in Indiana, some of the players want to remind everyone of the control that...

CNN: ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ shows Marvel’s ‘WandaVision’ wasn’t a blip

(CNN)Marvel has seemingly cracked the code for its streaming efforts, seizing on underdeveloped threads and relationships from its blockbuster movies and giving...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...