Police are investigating whether the shootings of five African-Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were a hate crime after the weekend arrests of two white suspects in the case, local authorities said Sunday.
When the industry she knew started going to the dogs, Lesley Bowers decided to follow suit. After 20 lucrative years in radio sales -- at her peak, she doubled her $100,000 salary with a bonus --she began tiring of the pressure. "It was becoming too bottom-line driven," she says.
The slot machines are ringing, music is blasting at the crowded poolside bar, and people are dancing to celebrity DJs at hip nightclubs. But this is not a scene on the Las Vegas strip. This action is taking place on an Indian reservation.
The days of redshirting the bulk of a recruiting class and waiting for star prospects to take root and blossom have long since passed. Most programs must count on at least a few freshmen to contribute immediately. Even the top teams in SI's preseason rankings aren't immune. With the exception of No. 3 USC, four of SI's top five teams will enter the season needing freshmen to do more than lift weights and chow down at the dining hall. Here's a look at the freshmen who will be counted on to help early, in the top five and beyond.
On September 17, 1998, Houston police, responding to a report of a weapons disturbance, entered an apartment where John Geddes Lawrence and Tyron Garner were having sex. The two men were arrested for violating the Texas law against "deviate sexual intercourse," which prohibited oral and anal sex.