The son of late evangelist Oral Roberts and former president of Oral Roberts University was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, authorities said.
Evangelist Oral Roberts, founder of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University, died Tuesday from complications of pneumonia in Newport Beach, California, his spokeswoman said. He was 91.
Richard Roberts said he will step aside temporarily as president of Oral Roberts University as the school fights a wrongful termination lawsuit by three former professors who accuse Roberts and his wife of misconduct.
Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts, his wife, Lindsay, and his father Oral Roberts are denying accusations that family members improperly spent school money for home renovations, vacations and clothes.
SACRAMENTO -- Can one play turn an entire game around? Maybe not, but it certainly seemed that way when Washington State forward Kyle Weaver stole an inbounds pass and dunked it just before the halftime buzzer. The bucket reduced Oral Roberts' halftime lead to 28-26, which might not seem like a big deal, but it changed the tenor of the game for Washington State heading into the locker room, which in turn led to the Cougars' 70-54 victory.
Don't know as much as you'd like to about college basketball? Don't feel bad -- neither does the NCAA selection committee. But if you want to fit in, you're going to have to pretend you know what you're talking about for the next few weeks. That's where I come in.
Attention all of you office-poolers out there who follow college basketball for one month out of the year (and then only because you threw $10 in with your bracket). I come to you today with some quick primers on how to fill out this year's entry.