Archive: 9/29/17: Friday
Thunder Announces Russell Westbrook Contract Extension
The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed guard Russell Westbrook to a multi-year contract extension, it was announced Friday by Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
U.S. Officials Brace For Potentially Bad Flu Season
It's flu shot time, and health officials are bracing for a potentially miserable fall and winter. The clues: The Southern Hemisphere, especially Australia, was hit hard over the past few months with a flu strain that's notorious for causing severe illness, especially in seniors.
Trends, Topics & Tags: International Coffee Day
Happy National Coffee Day. Today businesses across the country are handing out free cups of Joe. But the day serves another purpose. The origins of the celebration are a little fuzzy. And different countries celebrate on different days. But the main purpose of the current-day version is to raise awareness to the trials of coffee growers and push for fair-trade.