Basketball

Basketball

James’ school shows promise

On the second floor of the I Promise School, a group of 16 fourth-graders sits in a circle and listens to a recording of Sara Bareilles singing about being brave. Snow falls on the trees outside the window, collecting on bare branches and dusting evergreens with white powder.

Charlotte Hornets fan Dennis Easterling: The Billboard Man

In December 1991, Dennis Easterling climbed atop a LongHorn Steakhouse billboard on Independence Boulevard and vowed to stay until the Charlotte Hornets won two straight games. Easterling would stay on the billboard for 35 days.