News

Jason Statham’s ‘hamster ball’ race victory

Jason Statham’s ‘hamster ball’ race victory

Photo: YouTube

Action man Jason Statham thrilled fans by competing in a hamster ball race against “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon in The

The two men had to clamber into human-size plastic balls, race to the end of Rockefeller Plaza, around the show’s dancing panda mascot and then roll back to a red ring to win. The former Olympic diver proved to be too athletic for the TV star and easily won the race.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Illinois Awards $25.8M in Health Outreach Grants

Health

Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of the Affordable Care Act will receive additional funding for a second year.

in Local

Quinn: No Point in Plan B for Pension Overhaul

pension

Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.

in Local

Durbin Envious of Scottish Independence Vote Turnout

dickdurbin1

Not because it almost separated from the United Kingdom through a vote rather than a war, but because of how many voters turned out.

in Local

SUV Rollover Crash at 11th/Jefferson Causes Injuries

medical

The crash happened around 12:45 Friday afternoon.

in Local

Man Arrested in Connection With Rochester Body

BRADLEY PERKINS 120238

Bradley D. Perkins is being held in the Sangamon County Jail on $250,000 bond.