Author Archives: Toby Gullion

Warriors basketball coach Holder steps down

Warriors basketball coach Holder steps down

INA, Ill. (April 6, 2020) — The men’s basketball coach for Rend Lake College is moving on. Tommy Holder, who has been the head coach for the Warriors since 2017, announced he would not be returning to the position for the 2020-2021 season. “I’d like to thank Rend Lake for giving me my first college…Read more »

UFC 249 still on, with Ferguson fighting Gaethje on April 18

The UFC says Tony Ferguson will fight Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18. Gaethje replaces lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is apparently unable to leave Russia during the coronavirus pandemic. UFC President Dana White still hasn’t even announced a venue for UFC 249, but…Read more »

Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

Al Kaline, the Hall of Fame outfielder who played his entire 22-season career for Detroit, has died. “Mr. Tiger” — as he was affectionately known — was 85. Kaline was the youngest player to win the American League batting title, in 1955 at age 20 with a .340 average. He was an All-Star in 15…Read more »

8 unanimous picks for All-Decade Team include Brady, Watt

Tom Brady, J.J. Watt and Adrian Peterson are among eight unanimous selections to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also chosen on every ballot of the 48-member Hall of Fame selection committee are Von Miller, Aaron Donald, Joe Thomas, Marshal Yanda and Justin Tucker. All…Read more »

NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined procedures for the April 23-25 draft. The guidelines include no group gatherings. All team facilities were closed on March…Read more »

Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have announced their one-year agreement with running back Todd Gurley. The framework of the $6 million deal was completed on March 20, less than 24 hours after Gurley was released by the Los Angeles Rams.  As is the case with other free agents who have reached agreements,…Read more »