CHICAGO | Cubs’ Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claims

CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence by his ex-wife. Last year, Melisa Reidy posted a photo on her Instagram account with a caption suggesting her husband of about 18 months had been unfaithful to her. In another post, a user — described … Continue reading CHICAGO | Cubs’ Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claims

EUGENE, Ore. | No. 7 Stanford visits No. 20 Oregon in marquee Pac-12 game

EUGENE, Ore. — Two ranked teams. Two star players. The game between No. 7 Stanford and No. 20 Oregon on Saturday has plenty of hype. And deservedly so. The implications of the big game at Autzen Stadium could stretch beyond this weekend. It may play a part in the Pac-12 North, the league championship and … Continue reading EUGENE, Ore. | No. 7 Stanford visits No. 20 Oregon in marquee Pac-12 game

ARLINGTON, Texas | Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasons

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister on Friday, more than a week before the end of what will be the team’s first consecutive losing seasons in 10 years. Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will serve as interim manager for the remainder of the season, starting with Friday night’s game against Seattle that … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasons

Silver memo: Hire more women, improve workplace conditions

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions, and is urging them to take some of the mandates that the Dallas Mavericks must now adhere to as an impetus to improve working conditions within their own organizations. Silver, in a memo sent to all teams Friday … Continue reading Silver memo: Hire more women, improve workplace conditions

CAMDEN, N.J. | 76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TV

CAMDEN, N.J.— Ben Simmons is set to turn the 76ers into must-see TV. But he hopes to have another smash hit off the court. NBC has given a script commitment to “Brotherly Love,” loosely based on the life of the Aussie-born NBA rookie of the year. Deadline described the pitch like this: “Brotherly Love is … Continue reading CAMDEN, N.J. | 76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TV

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Ex-Sacerdote Extraditado De Marruecos Para Hacer Frente A Cargos Federales De Abuso Sexual De Menores En Nuevo México

Arthur Perrault Imputado Bajo El Proyecto Niñez Segura (Project Safe Childhood) Por Supuestamente Haber Abusado Sexualmente de un Menor En La Base Aérea De Kirkland Y En El Cementerio Nacional De Santa Fe en 1991-1992 ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – John C. Anderson, Fiscal Federal de los EE. UU. por el Estado de Nuevo México, James C. … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Ex-Sacerdote Extraditado De Marruecos Para Hacer Frente A Cargos Federales De Abuso Sexual De Menores En Nuevo México

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS Guilty Pleas Entered In Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robbery

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the guilty plea of JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS, 33, for the armed robbery of an Inver Grove Heights business. MAYS and his co-defendant, JAQUON KESHAWN MOMAN, 26, were charged in a superseding indictment on February 7, 2018. MAYS entered his guilty plea today before Chief … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS Guilty Pleas Entered In Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robbery