Latest Ellis Stories

2010-03-17 17:07:00

ATLANTA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyler Perry Studios makes plans to host Bishop Neil C. Ellis and some 50 members of the US Media, at a special press gala and luncheon on Thursday, March 18th at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

2009-04-29 10:05:00

Will Be Featured Exhibit at Ellis Island ELLIS ISLAND, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. today announced the official launch of its new American Flag of Faces(TM) website at www.FlagOfFaces.org.

2009-04-11 14:31:48

Golden State guard Monta Ellis will miss the rest of the season with a bone bruise on his left ankle. The Contra Costa Times reported Saturday the diagnosis was made after an MRI examination, and because there is no structural damage, doctors told him to stay off his feet for the next two weeks. Ellis had been limited by off-season surgery on the same ankle, which was severely sprained in a scooter accident near his Jackson, Miss., hometown. He played in just 25 games with averages of 19...

2009-03-18 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepDyve (formerly Infovell) today announced that two visionary executives have joined the company's Advisory Board. John R. Ellis and Joseph J.

2009-02-11 15:36:59

A Houston judge says he had to declare a mistrial in a murder case when no one realized there were too many people on the jury until the verdict was being read. The error means that Charles Mapps won't be going to prison for shooting his girlfriend, at least until after he stands trial a second time. Although the 13th juror dutifully sat through the testimony and the 45-minute deliberation, District Judge Mark Ellis said the extra hand could be considered an undue influence. In 23 years I've...

2008-12-23 15:43:42

New York Jets defense end Shaun Ellis was fined $10,000 by the NFL after he heaved a chunk of snow at unruly Seattle Seahawks fans. As he was heading to the locker room after Sunday's 13-3 loss at Seattle, Ellis responded to taunting fans throwing snowballs at the team by picking up the chuck of snow

2008-12-21 17:49:18

Former major league pitching star Dock Ellis died of a liver ailment at a Los Angeles hospital, his former agent said Sunday.

2008-12-21 14:12:10

Former major league pitching star Dock Ellis has died of a liver ailment at 63 years old at a Los Angeles hospital. His former agent, Tom Reich, confirmed Ellis died Friday at the USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dock Ellis was my first client in baseball, and he gave me as much joy as anybody outside of my family, Reich told ESPN.com. Reich lived in Pittsburgh when Ellis broke in with the Pirates in 1968. He was a very special person and he had an absolute army of fans and friends, Reich...

2008-12-05 19:34:41

New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis faces drug and other charges after he was stopped last weekend in Hanover, N.J., en route to the Jets training facility. Ellis, the Jets' defensive co-captain and their longest-tenured player, was charged with possession of marijuana, driving without insurance and speeding. The Morristown, N.J., Daily Record said Ellis pulled even with a police car, briefly slowed down, and then passed it. A police report said Ellis was uncooperative and refused to give...

2008-11-23 15:22:43

Actor Nelsan Ellis, who appears in the HBO series True Blood, says two teachers in Dolton, Ill., are responsible for his entertainment career success. The actor, who plays Lafayette Reynolds on the vampire-themed drama, said Thornridge High teachers Tim Sweeney and Bill Kirksey helped change his life during his formative teenage years, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Sunday.

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