All posts by Tazeem Anjum

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Thomas to make debut with Cavs on Tuesday against Portland

LEVELAND/January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — The agonizing wait to play again is over for Isaiah Thomas. Vengeance on the Celtics is still on hold. Thomas, sidelined with a hip injury since last season’s Eastern Conference finals, will make his debut for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. After months of rehab, the … Continue reading Thomas to make debut with Cavs on Tuesday against Portland

The Latest: Mayfield goes through usual pregame warmup

January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): ___ 4:01 p.m. Baker Mayfield is going through his usual pregame warmup as Oklahoma gets ready to play Georgia in the Rose Bowl. Mayfield has been fighting flu-like symptoms in the week leading up to the College Football Playoff game. Wearing a … Continue reading The Latest: Mayfield goes through usual pregame warmup

Gionta named captain as US unveils Olympic roster

January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) —Veteran winger Brian Gionta will serve as captain of the U.S. Olympic hockey team at the Winter Olympics, which will be the first without NHL players since 1994. USA Hockey announced its roster Monday at the Winter Classic in New York. It includes college players Troy Terry from Denver, Jordan Greenway from Boston … Continue reading Gionta named captain as US unveils Olympic roster

Bentley leads South Carolina past Michigan 26-19 in Outback

TAMPA, Fla/January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Jake Bentley threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns Monday to help South Carolina overcome a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Michigan 26-19 in the Outback Bowl. The sophomore tossed scoring passes of 21 yards to Bryan Edwards and 53 yards to Shi Smith, the latter giving the Gamecocks (9-4) a … Continue reading Bentley leads South Carolina past Michigan 26-19 in Outback

Prosecutor: Teen held in shooting death of parents, sister

LONG BRANCH, N.J/January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — A 16-year-old New Jersey boy armed with a semi-automatic rifle shot and killed his parents, sister and a family friend inside the home where they lived, authorities said Monday. Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni said the teen will be charged with four counts of murder and a weapons offense stemming … Continue reading Prosecutor: Teen held in shooting death of parents, sister

Roberts promises review of judiciary’s misconduct policies

WASHINGTON/January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Chief Justice John Roberts is promising a careful evaluation of the federal judiciary’s sexual misconduct policies and an effort to highlight the work of court employees following the year’s destructive hurricanes. Writing in his annual report on the judiciary, issued Sunday, Roberts touched only briefly on the issue of workplace sexual misconduct, … Continue reading Roberts promises review of judiciary’s misconduct policies

Witherspoon, Rhimes among founders of anti-harassment group

NEW YORK/January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time’s Up. The initiative (www.timesupnow.com ) was launched Monday with an open letter vowing support for women in the entertainment business and beyond, from janitors to health care workers. Time’s Up … Continue reading Witherspoon, Rhimes among founders of anti-harassment group

2 fired, 1 retired and 1 near miss on NFL’s ‘Black Monday’

January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News) —The Lions and Bears showed their coaches the door. Bruce Arians of the Cardinals found it himself. And Vance Joseph of the Broncos remained gainfully employed despite enduring the sort of season that doesn’t go down well in Denver. What is traditionally the NFL’s biggest day for firings, “Black Monday,” started with a … Continue reading 2 fired, 1 retired and 1 near miss on NFL’s ‘Black Monday’