STARKVILLE, Miss. â€“ After a standout performance this weekend at the Florida Relays, both the men's and women's track and field teams are ranked in the Top 20 of the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
A court order, requested by Turkish authorities, has resulted in the blocking of Twitter and YouTube in Turkey, a government official told CNN. Authorities say they ordered the blocks because the sites did not remove photos and other content from a March 31 hostage situation at Istanbul's central courthouse.
The flag is crude, handmade, but the message is clear -- allegiance to ISIS in Afghanistan. And the timing -- with America withdrawing, the Taliban fractured, young men disillusioned and angry -- could not be worse.
I like when stories have two sides, when I'm challenged to view events through different people's eyes. But as the defense rested in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, I felt deflated and so did others who've been watching.
The Rev. Tommie Pierson has a special message for his flock on Easter. It centers, of course, on Christ's resurrection, but it's also about the rising of a city that found itself drowning in despair, anger and frustration.
Continuing her stellar stretch that began 12 days ago, sophomore Alexis Silkwood was named Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second time in as many weeks, the league office announced Monday.