Warren leads UT Arlington past Appalachian St. 82-72
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Warren had 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting as UT Arlington topped Appalachian State 82-72 on Thursday night, extending the Mountaineers' losing streak to four games.
David Azore had 16 points and a career-high 11 rebounds — the freshman's first double-double — for UTA (5-11, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference) and TiAndre Jackson-Young added 14 points.
Washington County deputies fatally shoot man in Springdale
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northwest Arkansas say deputies fatally shot a man who reportedly pointed a shotgun at them.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a reported domestic disturbance Sunday night at a home in Springdale. Once there, the deputies encountered a man, later identified as 50-year-old Terry Don King, who was holding a shotgun.
Trump’s Mar-A-Lago: Mixing work, business, pleasure
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is back in his comfort zone at the "winter White House." Mar-a-Lago is where women in furs and men in diamond jewelry and monogrammed slippers mingle with Sylvester Stallone and Fabio at New Year's Eve celebrations, and Don King rubs elbows with Cabinet members, could-be ambassadors and the "MyPillow" guy at dinner.
Trump arrives at his comfort zone at ‘winter White House’
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is back in his comfort zone at the "winter White House": Mar-a-Lago, where women in furs and men in diamond jewelry and monogrammed slippers mingle with Sylvester Stallone and Fabio at New Year's Eve celebrations and Don King rubs elbows with Cabinet members, could-be ambassadors and the "MyPillow" guy at dinner.
Atlantic City ready to roll the dice again on boxing
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There was a moment of time when Atlantic City evoked images of Tyson and Gatti as much as tables and gamblers.
Donald Trump and Don King dominated the fight game as much as any heavyweight contenders. And when the next pay-per-view blockbuster bout was up for bid, AC always had a seat at the table.
Remove the stain of Jack Johnson’s conviction from history: Phillip Morris
Remove the stain of Jack Johnson's conviction from history: Phillip Morris
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- President Donald Trump is a fan of the sport of boxing.
Don King, Cleveland's famous boxing promoter, is a friend of the president. So is Sylvester Stallone, the actor who played Rambo and boxer Rocky Balboa on the silver screen.
Jack Johnson, a long deceased boxer and convicted criminal, also recently managed to capture Trump's imagination.
Like Lake Havasu City resident Don King, some locals would like to see complete city streets – sidewalks, curbs and all.
“Well it would help me a lot because when it rains my driveway fills up with rocks,” said the Thistle Drive homeowner.
Athletic director’s son killed in crash
POLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine community is in mourning following a crash that injured a high school athletic director and killed his 24-year-old son.
Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an ‘ungrateful fool’
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool."
Bill Haisten: Now with momentum, Jenks should be an interesting playoff team
Since an 0-4 start — the program’s worst start in 49 years — the Jenks football team has recorded four victories.
The Trojan regular season ends with two road games: at Westmoore on Friday, at Edmond Santa on Nov. 3.
Genell King BOONEVILLE – Funeral services for Genell King, 81, is set for 2 p.m. on Sunday at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Martin Hill Cemetery. Mrs. King died May 19, 2017 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in Dyersburg, Tenn., on December 9, 1935 to Clyde Lowell Loyd and Mary Velma Serratt, she was a member of Martin Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Chester “Cotton” King of Booneville; three daughters, Cynthia Sparks...
Retired Ventura County judge kills girlfriend, self
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a retired California judge has killed his girlfriend and himself.
The Ventura County Star (http://bit.ly/2li5t4h) reports 69-year-old Herbert Curtis III shot Patricia Payne and then turned the gun on himself after a standoff with police Sunday at his home.
Police say he shot himself as SWAT officers entered the home to rescue Payne, who died at a hospital. She was 54.
Sometimes we play the hand we are dealt. That's especially true when we are the dealer.
So it is in 2017 politics.
We have abandoned any claim to the high ground. We have dispelled any illusions that global consciousness will impact our decision making. Instead, we will lead our Trump card. Or more precisely, we will be led by it. By electing one of the most acclaimed promoters of the last century, America has acquired its most recognizable spokesperson of all time.
For Trump, the 1980s still hold relevance
NEW YORK (AP) — Bobby Knight. Don King. Sylvester Stallone.
Many of President-elect Donald Trump's cultural touchstones, which he'd frequently name-drop at campaign rallies and on Twitter, were at their peak in the 1980s — the decade Trump's celebrity status rose in New York, Trump Tower was built, "The Art of the Deal" was published and he first flirted with running for public office.
‘Don King Way’ won’t move to street where he killed a man
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's city council won't further consider a proposal to put Don King's name on the street where the legendary boxing promoter stomped a man to death in 1966.
The honorary "Don King Way" already exists in Cleveland, on a segment of a boulevard near the newspaper he owns. Two council members proposed moving the honorary street name to an avenue where King killed an employee.
Clinton, Trump decry latest police shootings of black men
CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton decried a fresh round of police-involved shootings on Wednesday, with the Republican nominee saying he was "very troubled" by the killing of a black man by a white police officer in Oklahoma.
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The controversial boxing promoter Don King used the N-word while introducing Donald Trump during an event Wednesday in a church.
King, who is black, said the word as he talked about black people trying to achieve success by emulating white people, but still remaining "negros."
After repeatedly saying the word "negro," King slipped, "If you're a dancing and sliding and gliding n****r," King said before correcting himself and again using the word "negro."
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Don King Uses N-Word at Trump Event
King became a high school teacher after 33 years in the military
Don William King Sr., who served in the Air Force for 33 years before retiring to become a high school math and business teacher in the Northside Independent School District in the late 1970s and ’80s, died Sept. 3 at 96.
Raised on a ranch in New Mexico during the 1920s and ’30s, King learned responsibility at a young age.
Losing his father when he was a teen, King and his seven siblings were left to keep the ranch running.
Tim Tebow will be there. Tom Brady will pass.
Brady initially was floated as a speaker at next week's Republican National Convention. But according to a list obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the New England Patriots quarterback won't appear on stage. Brady is friends with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Trump told Fox News Channel on Tuesday: "We have people that aren't only political people. We have a lot of people that are just champions...
Don King, the director of golf at the Barona Creek Golf Club, has seen his share of strong, young players at his course in the last decade. When he shook his head with a smile and marveled at Rico Hoey on Saturday in the 117th SCGA Amateur Championship, it meant something.
“Wow, is he special,” King said after following Hoey’s group. “He can really hit the ball. He hit it to some places on the golf course today I haven’t seen many guys get to.”