Kofi Cockburn out to prove NBA doubters wrong after the draft combine: ‘They have no idea what I’m capable of’

Kofi Cockburn knew he entered the NBA draft combine this week in Chicago with plenty to prove. After using the event as a growth experience last year, the former Illinois center is set on entering the NBA next season. And despite second-round projections and questions about his perimeter abilities, Cockburn believes he can carve out… Continue reading Kofi Cockburn out to prove NBA doubters wrong after the draft combine: ‘They have no idea what I’m capable of’

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Tech donations sought for Minnesota students this Saturday in St. Paul

Because more than 100,000 Minnesota students don’t have technology and devices at home, Minnesota Tech for Success is asking the public to donate their unwanted tech devices — including laptops, desktops, cellphones, tablets, LCD monitors, mice and keyboards — to be repurposed for classrooms across the state. Minnesota Tech for Success provides students and schools… Continue reading Tech donations sought for Minnesota students this Saturday in St. Paul

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How much will Orlando Magic’s draft history impact this year’s selections?

The Orlando Magic’s front office, led by president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman and general manager John Hammond, have shown an affinity for certain types of players in drafts. They’re well aware of the reputation. “We’ve always liked long, lanky guys,” Hammond said during a recent appearance on the Bart & Hahn podcast. “In today’s… Continue reading How much will Orlando Magic’s draft history impact this year’s selections?

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I-70, Loveland Pass closed as snow pummels high country

VAIL, Colo. (KDVR) — State police said a semi truck’s tank ruptured, causing a hazmat spill along Interstate 70 alongside multiple other crashes that closed the interstate. Colorado State Patrol reported the westbound lanes were closed at Vail Pass/Copper Mountain just before 5:30 p.m. and announced a full closure just before 7:30 p.m. Drivers were… Continue reading I-70, Loveland Pass closed as snow pummels high country

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Service dog recruits get spring training at Coors Field

DENVER (KDVR) — Less than three weeks since $470,000 was raised at the 10th annual fundraising event “Diamonds in the Ruff: The Great Barksby,” a milestone of another sort has been reached by an organization that helps get service dogs into the lives that need their help. According to their homepage, the hardworking members of… Continue reading Service dog recruits get spring training at Coors Field

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New ‘Downton Abbey’ sends characters to south of France, brings 1920s movie crew to castle

The Crawleys are heading to France! “Downton Abbey: A New Era” has the cast on the move. Here’s a guy with some European flair, Alex Miranda, to tell us all about it. “Downton Abbey: A New Era” is the second movie spinoff, and if these British aristocrats didn’t have it good enough, a villa in… Continue reading New ‘Downton Abbey’ sends characters to south of France, brings 1920s movie crew to castle

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Miami’s own Kelly Hughes among celebs modeling for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Every season is swimsuit season when you live in SoFlo, and when it comes to heating things up, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is always hot, hot, hot. But this year’s edition is about more that just sexy swimsuits and models. It’s about making a splash while making history. Kim Kardashian: “Hi, I’m Kim Kardashian,… Continue reading Miami’s own Kelly Hughes among celebs modeling for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar celebrates World Whisky Day with special dishes, drinks

Cheers to the weekend! Couldn’t come fast enough, am I right? Saturday is World Whisky Day, and we’re checking out one SoFlo restaurant that’s raising a glass. Sip, sip, hooray! Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar in Midtown is getting into some whiskey business this Saturday. Matteo Fatelli: “We want to give our guests the opportunity… Continue reading Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar celebrates World Whisky Day with special dishes, drinks

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