DECATUR COUNTY, Ind. — The National Weather Service in Indianapolis recently conducted a damage survey in the area after last week’s severe weather and has confirmed a tornado was on the ground in Southeast Decatur County.According to the damage assessment published by the National Weather Service, an EF1 tornado touched down around 7:35 PM on Thursday approximately 2 miles northeast of Millhousen.The tornado was on the ground for around four minutes traveling 2.8 miles and caused damage to a few farm outbuildings, destroying one of them.Several trees were uprooted or snapped.Estimated winds were around 95 MPH.
June 16, 2020 Plans include what the league calls a week-long celebration of football, and will include NFL FLAG Championship games and a Pro Bowl skills showdown in which players compete in a variety of events. There will be community and charity initiatives as well.UVA-LOGOUniversity of Virginia changes logo to remove slavery referenceCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia will change its athletics logos to avoid a design element that refers to the school’s history with slavery.A statement from the school’s athletics department said Monday that fans raised objections to the curves put on the handles of the crossed sabres below the V. The curves were meant to mimic serpentine walls on campus that were designed by Thomas Jefferson to hide the university’s slaves from public view. According to the California Highway Patrol, Rosas failed to stop for a red light and plowed his Chevrolet SUV into the side of a pickup truck Monday in the city of Chico. The CHP says Rosas kept driving and then walked away from the SUV when it broke down. He was arrested a short time later on suspicion of hit-and-run and driving on a suspended license.NFL-PRO BOWL-LAS VEGASPro Bowl moves to Las VegasLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Pro Bowl is headed to Las Vegas.The NFL announced Tuesday that the 2021 all-star game will be played at the new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 31 — one week before the Super Bowl in Tampa. The school’s athletics director says she was made aware of the negative connotation. She says the new logos remove the curves on the sabre handles. MLB-OBIT-McCORMICKCy Young Award winner Mike McCormick deadCORNELIUS, N.C. (AP) — Former National League Cy Young award winner Mike McCormick has died at age 81.The San Francisco Giants say McCormick died at his home in North Carolina after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Trudeau says he’s open to ‘hub city’ ideaOTTAWA (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is “open” to the NHL operating a playoff “hub city” in Canada as long as it is allowed by local health authorities.If the NHL returns to play amid the coronavirus pandemic this summer, it would start with the playoffs and with 24 teams, preferably split between two hub cities.The league has narrowed down its potential sites to 10 cities, including Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver in Canada. The NHL has said it will not choose a Canadian city if players are subject to the 14-day quarantine currently in effect at the border. NHL-SABRES-BOTTERILL Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-TENNIS-US OPENGovernor says US Open will be held in late August, with no fansNEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the U.S. Open tennis tournament will be held starting in late August without spectators as part of the state’s reopening from coronavirus lockdowns. Sabres fire GM BotterillBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have fired general manager Jason Botterill in a dramatic change-of-course three weeks after co-owner Kim Pegula said his job was secure.The Sabres promoted senior vice president of business administration Kevyn Adams as Botterill’s successor.Botterill was fired three seasons into his tenure and after the Sabres failed to show any signs of improvement in extending what’s now a nine-year playoff drought.With a 30-31-8 record, Buffalo finished 13th in the Eastern Conference standings and one spot short of qualifying for the NHL’s expanded 24-team playoff. Update on the latest in sports: VIRUS OUTBREAK-NUGGETS-MALONENuggets coach says he had COVID-19DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone says an antibody test revealed he had COVID-19.Malone says in an interview with CBS4 in Denver he wasn’t feeling well shortly after the season was suspended March 11. He reached out to the team’s medical staff to be tested but no tests were available at the time. Malone says he had an antibody test around Memorial Day weekend.Malone says the team doctor called up and told him he’d tested positive. Associated Press Malone adds that he likes to say, “I got coronavirus and I kicked its butt.”His squad was in third place in the Western Conference when the season was halted. The league is working on completing the health and safety protocols for a restart at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.Malone says, “I hope that going down to Orlando will be in a safe environment and we can limit the amount of people that actually get it.”NFL-GIANTS KICKER-ARRESTCHICO, Calif. (AP) — Alcohol is suspected in a hit-and-run crash that led to the arrest of New York Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas in Northern California. The U.S. Tennis Association had decided to go forward with its marquee event, pending an OK from the state.The U.S. Open is scheduled to run from Aug. 31 to Sept. 13. It normally is each season’s fourth and final Grand Slam tournament but would be the second of 2020.The USTA says the hard-court tuneup tournament normally held in Cincinnati in August will move to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows before the U.S. Open.The professional tennis tours have been suspended since March because of COVID-19.VIRUS OUTBREAK-MLB-YANKEES Yankees president urges resumption of talksNEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees President Randy Levine has called on the players’ association to resume negotiations with Major League Baseball to start the pandemic-delayed season.Levine said the money difference between the feuding sides was not the primary obstacle but rather issues such as health and safety protocols and determining how to deal with a second wave of the new coronavirus.MLB has made three proposals, the last for a 72-game season starting July 14 that would guarantee about $1.23 billion. The union made offered two plans, the last for an 89-game schedule starting July 10 and salaries of $2.25 billion.VIRUS OUTBREAK-NHL McCormick played 16 years in the majors from 1956 to 1971 with the Giants, Orioles, Senators, Yankees and Royals. He had a 134-128 record with a 3.73 ERA with his greatest accomplishments coming with the Giants. In 1967, he went 22-10, leading the league in wins, and posted a 2.85 ERA. He completed 14 games and five shutouts and was the first San Francisco pitcher to win the Cy Young Award.
On Monday, eight people were rescued in two separate incidents off the coast of Key West.In the first incident, a 20-foot (6-meter) cabin cruiser capsized near Key Colony Beach.A Coast Guard crew rescued four people from the water with no injuries reported.In the second incident, a 17-foot (5-meter) pleasure craft began to sink about 9 miles off of Marathon.Coast Guard crew rescued four people from that boat.Coast Guard officials say in both cases the boaters had the right safety equipment to call for help.