Kent State Plans to Spend $1 Billion on 10-Year Makeover of Campus

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University board of trustees have approved a plan to spend more than $1 billion over the next 10 years on a campus makeover on Wednesday. The university’s transformation plan will lead to new construction, building renovations, a campus gateway and the creation of bike and walking trails. Trustees also approved…

Salvation Army Opens Its First Nonprofit Grocery Store in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Maryland —  The Salvation Army opened its first full-service grocery store in Baltimore on Wednesday in what it hopes will be the first of many stores. “If this works, Baltimore wants us to open two or three more stores,” Maj. Gene A. Hogg, the Salvation Army’s Central Maryland area commander, told HuffPost on Monday….

New Video: YG – Suu Whoop

COMPTON, California — YG is flamed up in his new video for “Suu Whoop.” The Bompton rapper is set to release his Stay Dangerous album soon.

Drew Brees, Saints agree on two-year, $50 million deal

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — According to NFL Network’s Insider Ian Rapoprt and Jane Slater, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees have struck a two-year deal worth $50 million. The veteran passer will receive $27 million guaranteed in the first year, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. The contract is expected to be finalized Tuesday….

Westbrook notches 20th triple-double, Thunder beat Kings 106-101

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — The Thunder’s Big 3 came to play as Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony combined for 59 points as they beat the Sacramento Kings 106-101 on Monday night. Westbrook had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the 99th triple-double of his career for the Thunder, who moved into…

Rihanna becomes 1st female star to pass 2 billion Apple Music streams

NEW YORK — Roc Nation’s hitmaker, Rihanna, surpassed two billion streams on Apple Music – making her the first female artist to obtain the accomplishment. Rihanna shared this video via Instagram celebrating her achievement. “When I found out that I was the first female artist to cross 2 billion worldwide streams on Apple Music! God…

Aliko Dangote named 100th Richest Person in the World by Forbes

NIGERIA, Africa — Nigerian (Africa) billionaire, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has been named the 100th richest person according Forbes Magazine in their latest release of its annual list of the world’s top wealthiest people for 2018. Dagnote, Africa’s richest person has a fortune estimated at $14.1 billion. Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, founded and chairs Dangote…

BIG3 Announces Season 2 Schedule; Tips Off In Houston

NEW YORK, New York —  The BIG3 has unveiled the 2018 season schedule, giving fans a glimpse at where they can catch the three-on-three league that lit up last year’s summer basketball scene.  The inaugural season thrilled fans in arenas across the country with gritty, competitive basketball featuring some of the sport’s biggest and most iconic names. …