‘Amari and the Night Brothers’ picked as Read Across Mattoon book

MATTOON — The ending of “Amari and the Night Brothers” left Mattoon Middle School Reading Committee members anxious for more installments of the title character’s adventures among supernatural creatures in the real world. “‘Amari and the Night Brothers’ has magic, action, suspense and a big unexpected twist at the end,” exclaimed member Chloe Bennett. These … Read more

Alyssa Thompson has been picked first by Angel City Football Club

6:11 p.m. ET Charlotte GibsonESPN Angel City FC selected 18-year-old forward Alyssa Thompson as the first overall pick Thursday in the 2023 NWSL Draft. A senior at Harvard-Westlake in Los Angeles, Thompson became the first high school draftee to be drafted to the #1 position in NWSL history. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more … Read more