Month: April 2019

6:55 PM ET Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — A federal judge has thrown out former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s child-endangerment conviction, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to jail. U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick in Scranton, Pennsylvania, issued a decision late Tuesday that gave state prosecutors three months
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6:02 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Rod Brind’Amour considers himself lucky to have two goalies he trusts. It looks like he is turning to the second one. The first legitimate goalie dilemma of the playoffs belongs to the Carolina Hurricanes, now that starter Petr Mrazek is dealing with a lower body injury that
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5:45 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tuesday on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. With Logano’s car parked nearby, Trump praised the driver and called
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5:16 PM ET Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald, who caused a buzz in the MMA community with postfight comments last Saturday, reiterated in a press release his intention to continue fighting. He will face on Neiman Gracie in the semifinals of Bellator’s Welterweight World Grand Prix on June 14 at Madison Square Garden in New
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3:30 PM ET The San Diego Padres placed rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a strained left hamstring. The move was made retroactive to Monday. Right-hander Phil Maton was recalled from Triple-A El Paso in a corresponding move. Tatis left Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals in the bottom
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2:17 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Once Gregg Popovich formally commits to return for his 24th season as San Antonio Spurs coach, he’s expected to sign a three-year contract that will keep him as the highest-paid coach in the NBA, league sources told ESPN. A Popovich contract extension has been a foregone conclusion for months, but
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1:09 PM ET Running back Jamaal Charles is set to announce his retirement from the NFL after 11 seasons and sign a one-day contract with the Kansas City Chiefs to retire with the franchise, 610 Sports Radio reported Tuesday. Charles, 32, played nine seasons for the Chiefs after being selected in the third round (73rd
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12:32 PM BST Wales have called up uncapped players Rhys Carre and Owen Lane to their 42-man training squad in preparation for this year’s World Cup. A total of 36 players from the Six Nations Grand Slam winning team have been named in the training squad. Back-row forwards Taulupe Faletau, Josh Navidi and Aaron Shingler
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1:38 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Austin Wayne Self has been reinstated by NASCAR following a violation of the substance abuse policy. The Truck Series driver completed a mandatory recovery program before he was approved Tuesday to race again. Self can compete as early as Friday at Dover International Speedway. NASCAR also on
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12:31 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Omaha Beach is the 4-1 early favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position. Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field that was drawn Tuesday for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple
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10:12 AM ET Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson is getting a new eight-year contract with the school, it was announced Tuesday. The new agreement will take Clawson through the 2026 season and will include a larger salary pool for Clawson’s assistant coaches. Clawson had been under contract through the 2024 season after agreeing to a
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