U.S. women’s basketball team, statistically greatest ever, rolls to FIBA World Cup title

FIBA Women’s World Cup The revamped U.S. women’s basketball team may have been the greatest of all time. The Americans completed, statistically, their most dominant global championship ever by routing China 83-61 in the FIBA World Cup final on Saturday in Sydney — giving them 60 consecutive wins between the Olympics and worlds dating to … Read more

Ron DeSantis working with Elon Musk amid Hurricane Ian

Gov. Ron DeSantis is working with Elon Musk to help restore internet connectivity to parts of Florida that saw widespread damage from Hurricane Ian. DeSantis said state officials are using Musk’s Starlink satellites to provide sorely needed communications resources to both residents and emergency crews who’ve been knocked offline. “They’re positioning the Starlink satellites to … Read more

Inside Jim Edmonds, Kortnie O’Connor’s ‘amazing’ Italy honeymoon: pics

Happy on their honeymoon! Following their intimate Sept. 25 wedding at Lake Como, Italy, Jim Edmonds and Kortnie O’Connor are enjoying on what looks to be a bellissimo Italian honeymoon along the country’s Amalfi coast. The lovebirds have been posting ample documentation of their romantic travels to Instagram Stories since heading south. On Friday, the … Read more

Yankees cruise past Orioles as Aaron Judge goes homerless

On the anniversary of Roger Maris breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1961, Aaron Judge barely got a chance to become the Yankees’ single-season home run champ.  That’s because the Orioles, who were eliminated from playoff contention when the Mariners won on Friday night, barely threw him any pitches to hit in the Yankees’ … Read more

Leia, Han, Lando, Wicket and a Biker Scout headline Hasbro’s latest Black Series action figures

Princess Leia, Han Solo, Lando Calrissian, Wicket W. Warrick and a Biker Scout are the latest highly detailed ‘Star Wars’ figures in Hasbro’s premium Black Series collectors line. (Photos courtesy of Hasbro) Like a certain Millennium Falcon flyboy is fond of saying, here goes nothing. As Star Wars fans prepare to celebrate the 40th anniversary … Read more

Hurricane Ian claims could topple Florida home insurance market: analysts

After churning its destructive path through Florida, Hurricane Ian could do fatal damage to the state’s home-insurance market — posing a potential political headache to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. Long before the storm, Florida’s property insurance system was a mess. Hundreds of thousands of Florida homeowners lost their private insurance policies over the last two … Read more