Tony Nominee Andy Karl Performs from Rocky

first_img Rocky Related Shows Star Files Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 17, 2014 Yo, Adrian! It’s me, Tony nominee Andy Karl! The Rocky leading man, along with members of the cast, stopped by The Late Show on May 1 to perform the 11 o’clock number “Keep on Standing.” That’s the part where Rocky takes to the ring with David Letterman, right? OK, maybe not, but the Italian Stallion is certainly ready for the fight of his life by the end of this number. Take a look at the showstopping performance below, and catch Rocky on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre! Andy Karl View Commentslast_img read more

Ima Jean Cox Cook

first_imgIma Jean Cox Cook, 81 of Osgood, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at Manderley Health Care.  She was born on March 19, 1935 in Litt Carr, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Riley J. Parks and Ora Hylton Parks.  Ima Jean married Earl Cox on September 5, 1953.  He preceded her in death on August 27, 1990.  She married Carlos Cook on November 10, 2002, who also preceded her in death on September 30, 2008.  Ima Jean was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and wife.  She was a member of Big Creek Old Regular Baptist Church in Dupont, Indiana.  Ima Jean enjoyed working on the farm, gardening, quilting and spending time with her family and friends.Survivors include her children, Pamela (Mike) Johnson of Osgood; Carol (Ed) Rudolph of Versailles; Tony (Marilyn) Cox of Osgood; and Cheryl White of Madison.  Also surviving are her brothers Wayne Mullins, Amburgey, Kentucky, Billy (Connie) Mullins, Amburgey, Kentucky, and her sister Josephine (David) Mullins, Whitesburg, Kentucky along with 10 grandchildren and 17  great-grandchildren.In addition to her husbands and parents, she was also preceded in death by daughter Sharon Klusman; brothers Randell Parks, Albert Mullins and Rohndall Mullins; and sister Maxine Franklin.Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Neal’s Funeral Home in Osgood, Indiana with funeral services following.  Burial will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Moores Hill, Indiana.Memorials may be given to the Forest Hill Cemetery Fund in care of the funeral home.Neal’s Funeral Home was in charge of making the arrangements.last_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_img Associated Press — Tokyo Olympic organizers are leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021, a possibility that had been raised last week by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. Organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori is suggesting there may be no major change from 2020. Japanese news agency Kyodo reported Mori saying on Saturday that “the games are meant to be in summer, so we should be thinking of a time between June and September.” The postponed games were to have opened on July 24 and closed on Aug. 9. Mori suggested some decisions could be made as early as this week when the organizing committee’s executive board meets. Any final decision will be made by local organizers and the IOC, and hundreds of sponsors, sports federations and broadcasters.— The executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Knicks announced James Dolan’s diagnosis Saturday night, saying he has been in self-isolation and is experiencing little to no symptoms. Dolan is the first U.S. major pro sports owner known to have tested positive for the virus.— Former All-Star outfielder Jim Edmonds announced on his Instagram page that he went to the hospital to be tested for the coronavirus after displaying some symptoms. The 49-year-old Edmonds sent a video update Saturday night on his Instagram Story saying he was back home after testing positive for pneumonia for the first time in his life, but was awaiting results of tests for the coronavirus.— The Spanish league says more than 665,000 euros ($740,000) has been raised for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak with the help of athletes and musicians in Spain. The final tally was announced a day after the athletes and musicians took part in a four-hour online global music festival organized by the league to help purchase medical supplies and support fans confined to their homes.— Italy’s sports minister is planning to extend the ban on games and competitions in the country through all of April. The current nationwide lockdown is due to expire on Friday but Italian health experts have said the need to try to contain COVID-19 will likely last weeks beyond that. March 29, 2020 UNDATED (AP) — Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung announced Sunday that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will maintain his eligibility so he can return to college.The 6-foot-2 McClung attracted an online following for his high-flying dunks while he was in high school in Virginia.He averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists this season but missed time because of a right foot injury and appeared in only 21 of Georgetown’s 32 games. McClung’s last game was Feb. 19 against Providence, when he played only eight minutes and missed all three of his field-goal attempts. As a freshman, he averaged 13.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and two assists.In other college basketball news:— Rutgers has taken another step toward becoming a major basketball threat in the Big Ten Conference, getting a commitment from highly regarded center Cliff Omoruyi. Omoruyi confirmed his choice Sunday in a telephone call with The Associated Press, adding Auburn and Arizona State also were under consideration. Rutgers could not comment. Omoruyi is the first New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year to commit to Rutgers. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSTimmy Hill wins NASCAR’s virtual iRaceUNDATED (AP) — NASCAR’s new normal resumed Sunday with another virtual event aired nationally during the sports shutdown caused by the new coronavirus. NFL-NEWSChiefs bring back wide receiver RobinsonUNDATED (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs and wide receiver Demarcus Robinson have agreed to terms on a one-year deal that helps the reigning Super Bowl champions keep their top four receivers under contract heading into next season.Tyreek Hill has signed a long-term deal and Mecole Hardman is coming off a strong rookie season, while Sammy Watkins is in the fold for next season but may be asked to restructure his hefty contract or take a pay cut in the coming days.Robinson played mostly on special teams as a rookie but has seen his role steadily expand. He was the No. 2 option when Hill was hurt this past season, catching six passes for 172 yards and two touchdowns in a win over the Raiders, and finished the year with 32 catches for 449 yards and four scores.center_img Timmy Hill won the virtual race at Texas Motor Speedway, the second in an iRacing series thrown together after NASCAR’s 36-race season was suspended four events into the year. The first iRacing event last Sunday drew 903,000 viewers to Fox Sports One and was the most watched e-sports event in U.S. history.Hill is considered among the top competitors in iRacing, a subscription-based gaming platform. His virtual victory was his 674th in the game.IndyCar debuted its iRacing league Saturday with a race won by Sage Karam on a virtual version of Watkins Glen in New York. The field included NASCAR seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson, who is tuning his skills for a possible run at some real IndyCar racing.In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic:— Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed. The credit card giant’s Team Visa scheme features 96 athletes across 27 sports. They include soccer star Megan Rapinoe, Olympic champion gymnast Simone Biles and 800-meter Olympic champion David Rudisha. Visa had already filmed some promotional campaigns with athletes for the Tokyo Games that will require some reworking. In other NFL news:— The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with wide receiver Geronimo Allison. The 26-year-old has been with division rival Green Bay for the past four seasons. He caught 34 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns last season. The Lions announced the move Sunday but didn’t announce contract terms.— The Baltimore Ravens have reached agreement on a one-year contract with defensive tackle Derek Wolfe. The move ends Wolfe’s eight-year run with the Denver Broncos. Wolfe had seven sacks in 12 games last season before going on injured reserve with a dislocated elbow. The 6-foot-5, 285-pound Wolfe fills the void left by the unexpected departure last week of free agent Michael Brockers.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-NEWSGeorgetown’s Mac McClung to test NBA waters, could return — Arizona guard Aari McDonald will return for her senior season, bypassing a chance to leave early for the WNBA. She announced the decision Sunday on Twitter. The Wildcats had one of the best seasons in program history, winning 24 games while climbing to no. 11 in the AP Top 25. Arizona was poised to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 15 years and likely would have hosted first-round games before the coronavirus outbreak wiped out the season. The Wildcats were No. 12 in the final AP poll and McDonald was named a second-team All-American.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Update on the latest sportslast_img read more

Boxing: Emmanuel Tagoe beats George Ashie

first_imgBoxer Emmanuel Tagoe, who is trained by legend Azumah Nelson defeated his long-time rival George Ashie to win the WBA International lightweight title.The bout staged at the Accra Sports Stadium which headlined Asamoah Gyan’s maiden boxing promotion, saw Ashie approach with more aggression early in the bout.But Tagoe, popularly known as the Game Boy, later warmed himself into the bout and was able to counter with his speed.Eventually the score-cards read 114-114, 113-115 and 112-116 in Tagoe’s favour.In other bouts, Raymond Commey won the West African and National super bantamweight title after defeating Emmanuel Quartey, while Abraham Osei Bonsu defeated Michael Pappoe in a featherweight contest.last_img read more