Today is Thursday, August 28, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On August 28, 1964, two days of race-related rioting erupted in North Philadelphia over a false rumor that white police
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Rodney Hampton, a worker for Garland Enterprise, maintains the fire burning what is left of the debris from the June windstorm.
By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — The private contractor completed debris removal from the June 5 windstorm and has left town. Now, city sanitation department crews are stepping up their efforts to pick up debris from
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson says Montana State, the Red Wolves' season-opening opponent Saturday, is similar to ASU in many ways.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State has a reasonable idea what to expect in its season opener. But, as with many FCS opponents, there's also a reasonable quantity of the unknown that has the Red Wolves doing a little. . . more »
What NFL team once had Bob Hope, Henry Mancini, Maureen Reagan and Danny Thomas on its advisory board?
Answer: The Los Angeles Rams.
What golfer bid a tearful farewell to fans after playing his last U.S. Open, in 1994?
Answer: Arnold Palmer.
How many cars get to start at the Indianapolis 500?
Answer: 33 - This is the normal number, although there have been exceptions. In 1979 and 1997, 35 cars started the race.
Who is the first NASCAR driver to reach $100 million in career earnings?
Answer: Jeff Gordon - Jeff was born on August 4th 1971. He is a four time Sprint Cup Series winner.
Who's second to Sam Snead in PGA Tour wins?
Answer: Jack Nicklaus
Who's the most successful Zimbabwean golfer of all time?
Answer: Nick Price.
What pro football franchise did Tim Mara buy in 1925 for $500?
Answer: The New York Giants.
What did a Buffalo fan hit Chuck Foreman in the eye with during a game, ending his chance of winning the NFC rushing title in 1975?
Answer: A snowball.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his "Tonight Show" predecessor Jay Leno with the nation's top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
The performing arts center announced Wednesday that Fallon will . . .
NEW YORK (AP) — He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing.
Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey will take time out from filming the third season of the Netflix hit . . .