Former Broward high school players are all over NFL rosters (a lot more than Miami-Dade)

[ad_1] On the NFL’s opening week of the 2022 season, there were 55 Broward County high school alumni drawing an NFL check as a player, far and away the most-represented county from talent-rich South Florida. The tally represents a slight dropoff from last year’s 62 players, the high-water mark for the county. Meanwhile, Miami-Dade had … Read more

Florida State Senator Sues Ron DeSantis Over Migrant Political Stunt

[ad_1] Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is facing more legal challenges after he participated in a cruel political stunt that involved luring migrants away from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard on false pretenses last week. Florida state Sen. Jason Pizzo (D) on Thursday sued the Republican governor and other state officials, alleging their actions as part of … Read more

‘This nerd is a silent killer’

[ad_1] Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg and a growing number of other Silicon Valley executives are taking their minds off the current tech sector slump by hitting the gym for mixed martial arts training, according to a report. Tech workers like Zuckerberg are now a regular sight at MMA gyms, according to Khai Wu, a professional … Read more

Philly area punk band The Wonder Years shout out Nick Foles on new album

[ad_1] The Wonder Years, the pop-punk band from Lansdale, have come out swinging with a new album on Friday entitled “The Hum Goes on Forever.” Frontman Dan “Soupy” Campbell is a well-documented Eagles fan, having previously given props to the legendary Jerome Brown on the 2013 track “We Could Die Like This.” On the new … Read more

Pumpkin Picking at Eckert’s Is Basically the Best | Arts Stories & Interviews | St. Louis

[ad_1] click to enlarge When it comes to fall in St. Louis, we’re all pretty basic — and that’s OK. Autumn here is spectacular. The temperatures fall in the previously smoking hot city to a just-crisp-enough mid-60s, the fall color bursts into brilliant existence and we pick up coffee drinks infused by warming spices (that … Read more

USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military drills

[ad_1] The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan pulled into the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of joint military exercises with South Korea. This round of military exercises takes pace against a backdrop of rising tensions with Pyongyang. It also marks the first visit of the forward-deployed aircraft carrier to Busan since … Read more