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At Work in Merce Cunningham's Playhouse
This should be much more fun, said Mr Mitchell, who, with Melissa Toogood, is restaging the work. His company, as part of a legacy plan, was disbanded after his death; now his work is licensed to dance companies and educational institutions through the Merce Cunningham Trust. Patricia Lent, the director of licensing at the Merce Cunningham Trust, steered him toward Signals for its modular structure, playful quality and challenging solos.
Spieth looking for a spark at Match Play
This match play could free me up a bit to play more aggressive and putt more aggressively, and it could be a trigger for a successful rest of the year, Spieth said. He won on the PGA Tour for the first time since September 2016, and he loves match play. You can get a little bit of luck of the draw on the guys that you play against don't play that good.
James spends Florida State's Pro Day mostly on sidelines
Former Florida State football defensive back Jalen Ramsey, left, who plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars, share some laughs with Derwin James during Florida State Pro Day, Tuesday March 20, 2018, in Tallahassee, Florida. (AP) - Derwin James considers himself one of the best players in this year's NFL draft and during Florida State's Pro Day the safety made a calculated decision. James, who is one of the top safeties in the draft, only did the three-cone drill and shuttle runs.
Homeless Arizona woman killed by Uber self-driving SUV was 'like everyone's aunt'
The Arizona pedestrian killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle was a homeless woman close to getting off the streets, her friends said, describing her as a fighter who took care of those around her. Elaine Herzberg, 49, known fondly as Elle and Ms Elle, was widely known and liked throughout the homeless community of Tempe, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix.
French Open prize money increases to more than $48 million
Total prize money for the French Open will go up by around 8 percent this year, with the men's and women's champions winning 2.2 million euros ($2.7 million) each, an increase of 100,000 euros. Roland Garros director Guy Forget says that the total prize money will reach 39.197 million euros ($48 million), an increase of about 3 million euros from last year. This year's tournament in Paris is scheduled for May 27-June 10. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
'Affluenza' Texan, who killed four while driving drunk, to be freed from jail
The so-called affluenza Texan is due to be released from jail on April 2 after serving nearly two years for killing four people while driving drunk, the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday. Couch was 16 and had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit of an adult when he struck and killed four people in June 2013. At his trial in juvenile court that year, a psychologist testifying on his behalf described Couch as suffering from affluenza.
Hot-shooting Clemson Tigers reach 1st Sweet 16 in 21 years
CLEMSON, SC (AP) - The formula for Clemson's run to the Sweet 16 is simple - when the Tigers hit shots, they're difficult to beat. Clemson (25-9) has made plenty of baskets its past two NCAA Tournament games to advance to its first Sweet 16 in 21 years. A season ago, Clemson was snake bit in the ACC as it was 2-8 in games decided by five points or less.
Els says Tiger playing well validates previous generational
Never mind that Els was on the losing end to Woods more than any other player. Els keeps hearing about the depth of talent being greater than ever, and he has seen it. I'm just glad he's playing like I know he can play to validate me - validate me, Phil and Vijay, Els said. Els says Woods won 14 on his own because he was that much better.
Iowa's Ellingson to transfer, Wagner to switch to football
The dismantling of Iowa's underperforming roster began Tuesday, as reserves Brady Ellingson and Ahmad Wagner announced that they were leaving the program. The school says Ellingson, a redshirt junior, will graduate in May and seek to play a year as a graduate transfer at another school, while Wagner says he wants to give football a shot after three seasons playing basketball for the Hawkeyes. He hasn't decided whether to stay at Iowa or play football at another school.
Edwards' basketball background helps Purdue with versatility
- Purdue's Vincent Edwards never had a choice when it came to playing basketball. His mother, Glennetta Patton, played the game in college and helped coach one of Edwards' youth teams. Even his teammates know Vincent Edwards couldn't have made it with the support and the challenges he faced growing up in a basketball household. Yes, he's a product of a basketball family, an athletic school and has all the milestones a player could want.
Pitcher Clay Buchholz, Royals finalize minor league contract
Right-hander Clay Buchholz and the Kansas City Royals have finalized a minor league contract. The two-time All-Star would get a $1.5 million, one-year deal if added to the 40-man roster. Under the terms of the agreement announced Tuesday, the 32-year-old could earn $250,000 in performance bonuses: $25,000 per start from 10-19. Drafted by Boston with the 42nd overall pick in 2006, Buchholz made his debut in August 2007 and pitched a no-hitter against Baltimore in his second big league appearance.
Former Mavericks employee: Mark Cuban 'doesn't recognize culture he helped create'
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban looks on as Cynthia Marshall is introduced Feb 26 as the team's interim CEO. Weishaupt writes she is one of the women Ussery harassed and was interviewed by Sports Illustrated for its original story. Ussery was the focus of an internal investigation in 1998 after several female employees complained of sexual misconduct. I want to deal with this issue, Cuban told SI after the allegations became public.
Donald Trump signs bill naming post office for Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard, seen at 2015 Big Barrel Country Music Festival in Dover, Del., died at 79. Let's get to the important work of the American people: naming post offices. President Trump put his spiky signature on three bills for such designations Tuesday, but one stood out. There's now a post office in Bakersfield, Calif., named for the legendary singer Merle Haggard.
Ringo Starr receives knighthood for services to music
Famed Beatles rocker Ringo Starr was knighted by Prince William on Tuesday for his services to music, the BBC reported. It means a lot actually, Starr told the outlet. Starr's knighthood was bestowed more than half a century after The Beatles first went to Buckingham Palace to receive MBE awards. Starr, whose real name is Richard Starkey, joins former bandmate Paul McCartney in knighthood. He and Starr are the lone surviving members of the famous band.
Kentucky high school students volunteer each day to properly fold American flag after class
There's a lot going on in the minutes after the bell rings at South Oldham High School in Crestwood, Kentucky. If you slow the mad dash down and take a second to look around, you'll notice something pretty special is happening. Three high school juniors tend to the stars and stripes every day after class. In a process that's shorter than the Star Spangled Banner or Pledge of Allegiance, Cameron Carroll, Cara McWhirk and Jack Koontz properly lower, tuck and fold the American flag.
Senate turns back resolution limiting US military in Yemen
The Senate rejected Tuesday a resolution that would prohibit US troops from helping a Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen. The unusual vote - coming as Saudi Arabia's crown prince was in Washington - amplified the continued unease in Congress with military endeavors abroad. The resolution, which would halt US military involvement in the Saudi campaign against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, was tabled, 55-44, effectively shelving it for now.
Assailants cut Mexican students' hair; 13 evacuate drug zone
Officials in southern Mexico say assailants stormed into a middle school and cut students' hair by force near the resort of Acapulco. Guerrero state security spokesman Roberto Alvarez says the men pulled up in two vehicles Tuesday, harassed the students and a teacher, and took some cellphones. He suggested the attack was a case of bullying or humiliation. Earlier, the state government said it had evacuated 13 people from an area north of Acapulco where drug gangs have been fighting turf battles.
President Trump Must Face Accusations of 'Apprentice' Contestant
Justice Schecter rejected Mr Trump's argument that a state court has no jurisdiction over a sitting president. It is settled that the president of the United States has no immunity and is 'subject to the laws' for purely private acts. The plaintiff in the lawsuit, Summer Zervos, is a former contestant on Mr Trump's show The Apprentice. During the campaign, more than 10 women made allegations against Mr Trump ranging from unwanted touching to sexual assault.
Maryland school resource officer has stared a gun in the face to save lives before
The school resource officer who engaged with an active shooter at a Maryland high school on Tuesday has been recognized for his exemplary judgment before. GUNMAN DEAD, TWO INJURED AFTER SHOOTING AT GREAT MILLS HIGH SCHOOL IN MARYLAND. Heinonen was standing on the porch, pointing a gun at me, Gaskill wrote in a probable cause statement. Gaskill, Sheriff Cameron said at the time, used exemplary judgment in the situation, in which realistic, relevant and constant training obviously paid off.

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