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August 15, 2019 - 11:18 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A tennis club for African American players that hosted International Tennis Hall of Famers Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe is being honored with a historic marker. The North Carolina Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated Thursday at the site of the Algonquin Tennis Club,...
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August 03, 2019 - 6:53 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Naval Academy's superintendent says the school's football team won't use "Load the Clip" as its motto amid concerns it was insensitive to victims of gun violence. Superintendent Sean Buck told the Capital Gazette Friday that the slogan was insensitive to the community and...
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July 01, 2019 - 11:00 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been charged with jumping out of a window with marijuana in his pocket as officers served a search warrant at a Missouri home late last year. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the misdemeanor marijuana possession and...
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June 14, 2019 - 6:25 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man charged in the killing of a former Iowa State University golfer has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Des Moines Register reports that 22-year-old Collin Richards entered the plea during a hearing Friday. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison when...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file pool photo, Attorneys William Burck, left, Alex Spiro, center, and Jack Goldberger, part of the defense team for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, emerge from a courtroom at the Palm Beach County Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla. Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday, June 14, 2019, handed another loss to the prosecution in Kraft’s misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case, dismissing allegations that his attorneys Alex Spiro and William Burck tried to verbally intimidate a police officer and falsely accused him of lying. (Patrick Dove/TCPalm.com via AP, Pool)
June 14, 2019 - 3:02 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge handed another loss to the prosecution in New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case Friday, dismissing allegations that his attorneys tried to verbally intimidate a police officer and falsely accused him of...
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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. More Ohio State alumni are suing the university over how school officials dealt with a team doctor recently found to have sexually abused at least 177 young men over two decades. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
June 14, 2019 - 5:25 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades there. Michael Heifferon's lawsuit this week cites...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Gabriele "Gabe" Grunewald trains at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Grunewald, one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with a long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday, June 11, 2019, and confirmed it Wednesday in a text to The Associated Press. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 10, 2019 - 5:15 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota championship runner who has inspired many during her long, public fight against cancer is in grave condition. Gabriele Grunewald's husband says she was moved to comfort care at a Minneapolis hospital Sunday. The Star Tribune says Justin Grunewald urged his wife's...
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In this undated photo provided by Joanne Atkins-Ingram, is of her and her son Braeden Bradforth. Newly released emails show the chaotic details surrounding the heatstroke death of Braeden Bradforth, a New Jersey football player after the first day of practice last year at Garden City Community College in Kansas. The emails obtained by The Associated Press through an open records request show the assistant coach who arrived at the scene determined Bradforth was in visible distress, but instead called the head coach and athletic trainer rather than 911. (Courtesy Joanne Atkins-Ingram via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The assistant football coach at a Kansas community college told officials a 300-pound defensive lineman who died of heatstroke after practice was "making a stressful moan" when he arrived to help, but rather than immediately dial 911 he called the head coach "for instruction to...
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June 02, 2019 - 1:13 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation's elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn't her best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she gave up six...
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A young child is carried from the stands after being injured by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 30, 2019 - 4:01 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a line drive in the fourth inning into the field-level stands down the third base line, where it...
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