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Sports Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife Sherra charged with his murder
Author: 0 Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife Sherra charged with his murder

Marion says a police official told her Sherra will be charged with first-degree murder, the same charge Turner faces. She was arrested in her Riverside, California home Friday night. Before he left, She said she overheard her ex-husband on the telephone telling someone that he was going to 'flip something for $110,000, ' the document said.

Sports Conor McGregor says he wants 'MMA next' instead of boxing
Author: 0 Conor McGregor says he wants 'MMA next' instead of boxing

If you rolled your eyes when Manny Pacquiao recently claimed that his team has initiated talks, with the hopes of having him box Conor McGregor , well, here's some good news for you. Manny Pacquiao fight from 2015. Showtime added that the Mayweather and McGregor fight had exceeded $600 million when global revenues, including ticket sales , sponsorship and worldwide distribution were considered.

Sports NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk, 2 Others Over Sexual Harassment Claims
Author: 0 NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk, 2 Others Over Sexual Harassment Claims

According to Bloomberg's outline of the complaint, Faulk is accused of fondling Cantor's breasts and buttocks, in addition to asking her "deeply personal and invasive questions" about her sex life. He's also accused of rubbing his crotch against Cantor's shoulders. "These are very serious and disturbing allegations that we were made aware of today", a spokesperson for The Ringer said in a statement, according to NBC News .

Sports Raelene Castle plays down description as groundbreaker
Author: 0 Raelene Castle plays down description as groundbreaker

Clyne added that Castle would bring a "fresh set of eyes" to rugby union in Australia, while Steve Tew, chief executive of New Zealand Rugby, called her appointment "a new era for global rugby". "It genuinely is an exciting sport that has an global landscape that no other sport in Australia has". Castle said she was "honoured" to have been offered the position.

Sports LaVar Ball removing LiAngelo from UCLA
Author: 0 LaVar Ball removing LiAngelo from UCLA

However, the elder Ball told ESPN that won't be the case. LiAngelo received an indefinite suspension after authorities caught him and two UCLA teammates shoplifting during the school's overseas trip to China. LiAngelo Ball and fellow freshmen basketball players Cody Riley and Jalen Hill created an worldwide incident that eventually involved President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Serena Williams 'Very Likely' to Return at 2018 Australian Open

Serena Williams has entered the 2018 Australian Open and is set to make her return to competitive action at the first Grand Slam of next year, according to tournament director Craig Tiley. But Tiley said Serena could come to try and equal Margaret's record by winning her seventh Australian Open. "We'd be pretty excited about the possibility (of her coming)", he added.

Sports Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?
Author: 0 Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to trade center Jahlil Okafor to the Brooklyn Nets , according to ESPN's Zach Lowe . With the talented young front court duo of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons , Okafor became the odd man out for the Sixers and was no longer getting much playing time.

Sports NFL, Commissioner Roger Goodell complete contract extension
Author: 0 NFL, Commissioner Roger Goodell complete contract extension

Despite opposition from one of the league's most powerful owners, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has signed a new contract, according to multiple reports. The deal had "nearly unanimous consensus" among the National Football League owners, according to Florio who cited a source close to the situation.

Sports Tiger Woods finishes 9th on comeback
Author: 0 Tiger Woods finishes 9th on comeback

Starting the day seven shots behind Charley Hoffman, Fowler birdied his first seven holes to ultimately shoot an 11-under 61 to win by four shots at 18 under. Woods underwent a fourth back surgery last April and made headlines when he was arrested near his Jupiter, Fla. home for driving under the influence.

Sports UGA players arrested after SEC Championship
Author: 0 UGA players arrested after SEC Championship

Just hours after Georgia beat Auburn in the SEC Championship Game to earn a spot in the CFP, starting linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested. Barrow County sheriff's officials told Channel 2 Action News Patrick was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

Sports All Blacks Sevens beaten by South Africa in Dubai final
Author: 0 All Blacks Sevens beaten by South Africa in Dubai final

After winning five tournaments last season en route to the World Rugby Sevens Series title, it was more of the same from the BlitzBoks in Dubai this weekend as they bagged the title - for the second year running - after downing New Zealand in the final on Saturday.

Sports Twitter reacts to Greg Schiano becoming the Vols next football coach
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Greg Schiano becoming the Vols next football coach

Tennessee is seeking a new coach after the November 12 firing of Butch Jones, who went 34-27 overall and 14-24 in Southeastern Conference competition in five seasons. Schiano brings a pedigree as a program builder, as he resurrected Rutgers from a century of bad football to make them a nationally competitive program.

Sports UCLA To Appoint Chip Kelly As Head Coach
Author: 0 UCLA To Appoint Chip Kelly As Head Coach

The 54-year-old coach had a celebrated run in Eugene, Oregon , posting a 46-7 record and leading the Ducks to an appearance in the 2011 BCS title game, which Oregon lost to Auburn. With Kelly formally, officially out of the picture, UF is expected to pursue UCF coach Scott Frost . Under Mora, the Bruins dropped six straight games against ranked programs.

Sports Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault
Author: 0 Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

Robinho , 33, who now plays with Atlético Mineiro in Brazil , pleaded not guilty via his lawyer and did not appear at any of the court hearings in northern Italy. He is now with Atletico Mineiro and made his last appearance for the national team against Colombia in January. Brazil does not extradite its own citizens when they are sentenced in other countries.

Sports Jose Mourinho explains team selection for Champions League clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho explains team selection for Champions League clash

I think it's a conversation between doctors because I'm not a doctor. United have not lost in Europe in 2017-18 and have scored 10 goals in four games and conceding just once. With a goal and an assist in a 4-1 comeback win, Pogba was the man of the match and his overall display helped United find a level they have struggled to reach during his two-month absence.

Sports Roger Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat
Author: 0 Roger Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat

But Goffin broke serve with a forehand victor in the second game of the second set and consolidated his advantage to take the match into a decider. There still seemed plenty of time for 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer to re-assert his authority but Goffin stayed cool and his moment of truth arrived at 5-4 when he stepped up to serve for the biggest win of his career.

Sports Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London
Author: 0 Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London

Tottenham's Harry Kane has scored in all five of his Premier League games against Arsenal and has scored six goals total, including a brace in a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane on February 7, 2015. Victories over Real Madrid and Crystal Palace ahead of the worldwide break have left Mauricio Pochettino's side in a good position in both the Premier League and Champions League as they look to push on from their encouraging finishes to the past two campaigns.

Sports Argentina misses Messi in friendly loss to Nigeria
Author: 0 Argentina misses Messi in friendly loss to Nigeria

The South American giant will be without their super star, Lionel Messi as the soccer icon withdrew from the squad after La Albiceleste 1-0 victory in Moscow at the weekend. This will be their first game against a non-African side since they played Luxembourg in May previous year. The friendly against Argentina is the Eagles' first preparatory game ahead of the World Cup .

Sports Lions rally past Browns for 17-10 halftime advantage
Author: 0 Lions rally past Browns for 17-10 halftime advantage

Detroit needed just 10 rushes to surpass the average of 84.3 yards per game on the ground allowed by the Browns. Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Deshone Kizer returned to the field late in the fourth quarter against the Detroit. Q. Bounce back: Isn't that what the Lions did on the next possession? The lienbacker picked off Stafford on a pass over the middle intended for Golden Tate , but suffered a knee injury on the play and did not return.

Sports Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over
Author: 0 Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over

Jones signed a four-year contract after not being able to make it out of year one. Tennessee , 4-6 overall and 0-6 in the SEC, in danger of missing a bowl game for the first time since 2013, Jones' first season. Jones has gone 34-27 during his Tennessee tenure and is 14-24 in the SEC. Tennessee hasn't reached the SEC championship game since 2007 and hasn't won a conference title since its 1998 national championship season.

Sports Tunisia complete Africa's World Cup line-up with Libya draw
Author: 0 Tunisia complete Africa's World Cup line-up with Libya draw

The hosts poured men forward for most of the rest of the match, but Morocco generally looked in control of things at the back and held on comfortably, giving Herve Renard, the coach who ended Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations drought in 2015, a famous victory against his former team.

Sports Conor McGregor confronts referee as celebrations turn sour at Bellator 187
Author: 0 Conor McGregor confronts referee as celebrations turn sour at Bellator 187

At the end of the first round, after Ward dropped Redmond with a left hook, McGregor scaled the cage to celebrate with Ward who had seemingly vanquished his foe. The UFC's biggest star just gave the UFC's biggest competitor, Bellator MMA , some invaluable publicity. Unless you've been living under a rock, you're well aware that McGregor mad his much anticipated professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather back in August.

Sports Bennett goes off on Packers, team doctor in Instagram posts
Author: 0 Bennett goes off on Packers, team doctor in Instagram posts

According to Demovsky, by saying Bennett failed to disclose an injury, the Packers could try to recoup some of the unamortized portion of Bennett's $6.3 million signing bonus. Third-string tight end Jacob Hollister has just three catches for 37 yards. It remains to be seen when he might be available to play for New England.

Sports Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater, move Sam Bradford to IR
Author: 0 Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater, move Sam Bradford to IR

James Andrews "cleaned up" the left knee but found no major damage, team sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen . However, Bridgewater will remain behind Case Keenum , who will get the start Sunday against the Redskins. Bridgewater hasn't played since the 2016 preseason, when he dislocated his knee and required surgery. The quarterback missed all of the 2016 season after tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee during a non-contact drill in a preseason practice past year.

Sports Emenalo resigns from Chelsea
Author: 0 Emenalo resigns from Chelsea

But Emenalo was visibly happy to see Andreas Christensen excel on Sunday against Manchester United , while he was also instrumental in signing Eden Hazard , Thibaut Courtois, Cesar Azpilicueta, De Bruyne and Lukaku. I wish Chelsea every success and look forward to following the club's future triumphs from afar, ' he added. According to the Telegraph , this has something to do with not wanting to be a part "of a three-way power struggle" with Antonio Conte and Marina Granovskaia.

Sports Bulldogs, not Tide, No. 1 in first CFP rankings
Author: 0 Bulldogs, not Tide, No. 1 in first CFP rankings

The Sooners arguably have the best win of the 2017 season with their 31-16 victory over Ohio State. Ohio State had a great win last weekend against Penn State, theyve played really well since their loss to Oklahoma. Alabama has no victory against a CFP top-25 team. While the first playoff rankings won't be released until Tuesday night, a look at this week's rankings show the conference is on the outside looking in, as Clemson now sits at No.

Sports Meet Overwatch's new hero Moira
Author: 0 Meet Overwatch's new hero Moira

And her power is all in her hands: Her left hand heals allies, while the right hand does long-range damage. Fortunately, she found a new home in Overwatch's covert ops division Blackwatch, who came to her with an offer she couldn't refuse.

Sports Pochettino 'confident' Kane will face Madrid
Author: 0 Pochettino 'confident' Kane will face Madrid

Although Real are stuck in a rut, they remain level on points with Tottenham at the top of Group H and can qualify for the last 16 with two games to spare if they beat the Premier League side, who have their own problems after successive losses to Manchester United and West Ham.

Sports Travis Benjamin's Punt Return Results In Embarrassing Safety
Author: 0 Travis Benjamin's Punt Return Results In Embarrassing Safety

Philip Rivers looked great on the drive, completing all three of his passes for 38 yards. Rivers finished the day 17 of 30 for 212 yards, one touchdown and one interception. That's where he got tackled behind the goal line, bringing the Patriots to a 9 to 7 advantage. After touching the punt at his own 11-yard line and scooping up the ball at the 8-yard line, Benjamin made a decision to run backwards to create some separation.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino: 'Jose Mourinho fallout in the past'
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: 'Jose Mourinho fallout in the past'

However, Mourinho stressed that he got the player he wanted and admits that he did not expect that Manchester United will be able to convince Chelsea to sell Matic to them. And Mourinho, who also has defender Luke Shaw nearing the end of his own deal next year, has revealed his concern at the possibility of Fellaini becoming a free-agent in the summer.

Sports Texans Owner Called Protesters 'Inmates' - Now Look What They Did In Retaliation
Author: 0 Texans Owner Called Protesters 'Inmates' - Now Look What They Did In Retaliation

Not exactly. Several players took a knee during the national anthem before taking on the Seahawks in Seattle. The player also said that he expects everyone on the team to travel Saturday to Seattle for Sunday's game against the Seahawks. "I told them if I had it to do over again, I wouldn't use that expression". Some players around the league followed his example in kneeling during the anthem, but the demonstrations had largely fizzled out until last month, when US President Donald Trump ...

Sports Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hails side's commitment after Spurs win
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hails side's commitment after Spurs win

The match looked set to end in an unremarkable draw, only for substitute Martial to race onto Romelu Lukaku's flick-on late on to fire United to a 1-0 win against Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs. Both teams showed great intensity in a first-half that lacked any notable chances however following the interval both sides passed up glorious opportunities to take the lead in the fixture.

Sports Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish
Author: 0 Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish

The gesture exploded on social media as the game went on, and Gurriel apologized after the Astros' victory. " I want to apologize to [Yu Darvish ]", Gurriel said , " and tell him I did not mean to offend him ". I sincerely apologize to everyone that I offended with my actions. Now, MLB , which will meet with Gurriel before Game 4 on Saturday, could come to him and the Astros and advise that taking a suspension without a fight is what's best for the league, given the racially-charged ...

Sports England up to 12th in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings; Republic, Scotland also climb
Author: 0 England up to 12th in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings; Republic, Scotland also climb

Even Portugal and Argentina aren't the most daunting top seeds-especially the latter, after its qualifying campaign-but nobody wants to gameplan for Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo in a World Cup. Northern Ireland , Sweden and Republic of Ireland will look to change that by winning their playoffs, while Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal and Iran, DR Congo, Australia, Nigeria, Serbia and Japan could all land here, too.

Sports Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A
Author: 0 Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A

Ramandeep Singh (44′) and Harmanpreet Singh (45′) were on the score-sheet for India. Pakistan entered the game after drawing their second match 2-2 with Japan while rampant Indians started the fixture after handing a 7-0 drubbing to Bangladesh.

Sports Budget 2018: Main Points So Far
Author: 0 Budget 2018: Main Points So Far

A sugar tax is being introduced in line with the commitment made in the programme to Government and a full consultation process. There will be an additional €18 million for emergency accommodation bringing the spend to €116 million, while there will be an extra 31 million for social housing expenditure - totalling 115 million.

Sports Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed 50s give Pakistan fighting chance vs Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed 50s give Pakistan fighting chance vs Sri Lanka

Day 2 of the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka witnessed a freaky moment of play when pacer Wahab Riaz missed his run-up and aborted the delivery five times in a row. This is a team performance. "The main thing is our attitude and it makes lot of difference so everyone put their heart and soul in the practices, so when they come to the match they did well".

Sports Brendan Steele goes back-to-back at Safeway Open
Author: 0 Brendan Steele goes back-to-back at Safeway Open

When seeking to defend the title he won past year, Brendan Steele returned to a club that helped him to victory at the 2016 Safeway Open-his Scotty Cameron by Titleist Futura X7 putter . "I made 17 greens out there, left myself in some good spots, made a few of them and it was just kind of easy out there". Hadley finished 12 strokes under par, tied with Phil Mickleson.

Sports A new narrative: Aaron Rodgers keeps winning games in the clutch
Author: 0 A new narrative: Aaron Rodgers keeps winning games in the clutch

Aaron Jones became the first Green Bay running back with 100 yards in his first start as a rookie since Samkon Gado in 2005. Ten months after breaking the Dallas Cowboys hearts in the playoffs with a last-second game-winning drive, Aaron Rodgers did it again on Sunday.

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