PETA Slammed For Criticizing Google Doodle Tribute To Steve Irwin On His Birthday

Animal rights advocacy group PETA was slammed by Twitter users Friday after issuing a statement about a dangerous message behind Google’s birthday tribute to the late Steve Irwin. The group criticized the way Irwin died, and said he was harassing the animal that killed him. The post, shared on PETA’s Twitter account, criticized the Google Doodle of Irwin, …

Creighton vs. Georgetown – 2/23/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Georgetown Hoyas and the Creighton Bluejays meet in Big East college basketball action from the CHI Health Center Omaha on Saturday afternoon. The Georgetown Hoyas will look to find some consistency after splitting their last 18 games after an 85-73 win over Villanova last time out. Jessie Govan and Mac McClung tied for the …

Sixers vs. Trail Blazers odds, line: NBA picks, predictions from advanced

The fourth-best team in the West meets the fourth-best team in the East Saturday when the Philadelphia 76ers host the Portland Trail Blazers. The Trail Blazers (35-23) are trying to make their move up the standings and trail third-place Oklahoma City by just 2.5 games. The 76ers (38-21), although playing without big man Joel Embiid, …

Innovations allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere

Stephen Whyno, The Associated Press Published Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:21PM EST PHILADELPHIA — Dan Craig sleeps maybe four hours a night leading up to outdoor games. He only goes out to dinner because he can check the status of the ice on his phone. “Your mind’s always going,” said Craig, the NHL’s vice-president of …

Robert Kraft Charges Came After Lengthy Human Trafficking Sting

FOXBORO, MA — Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged with soliciting prostitution in Jupiter, Fla., authorities said during a stunning press conference Friday. Kraft is among at least 25 people charged as a result of a six-month investigation into an international sex trafficking operation, with dozens more warrants expected across Southern Florida. Kraft, 77, …

Who represents Venezuela in US court? Lawyers fight it out

Attorneys representing Venezuela in a U.S. court case said last week they would only take orders from opposition leader, Juan Guaido. Ten days later, another law firm filed papers claiming President Nicolas Maduro remains in charge and should continue to call the shots. Now, with two of Washington’s top law firms effectively battling over the …

See the pairings for the Kentucky boys basketball regional tournaments

Jason Frakes Louisville Courier Journal Published 12:05 PM EST Feb 23, 2019 Here are the pairings for the boys basketball regional tournaments. All times are p.m. and local to site.  First Region  At Murray State Monday – Fulton County (15-13) vs. Murray (15-12), 6; Graves County (22-9) vs. McCracken County (29-3), 7:45 Tuesday – Marshall …

Elections 2019 Live Updates

Nigerians head to the polling units across the nation’s 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja, to elect a President today, February 23, 2019. There are 72 presidential candidates in this election and the front-runners however are: Atiku Abubakar of the PDP, Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, Kingsley Moghalu of the YPP, …