Three-hundred words. Sixty-six rounds. Five hours. Two spellers. One ticket to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. In the end, one stalemate.
Progress = “Now there’s a Jason Collins. Now there’s a Brittney Griner. Now there’s a Robbie Rogers. Now there’s a Michael Sam.”
“It wasn’t clean; it wasn’t fun. It was awful; it was sickening. It was racist.” –Missouri rodeo spectator Perry Beam
An unhappy man rushed onto the stage and verbally assaulted Sly James during the Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor’s State of the City address on Tuesday.
Minutes after a nearby building was evacuated, that familiar stench of a gas leak in the air, JJ’s went up in flames. Towering flames.