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LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Louisville player charged with threat to kill girlfriend

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — Louisville football player Kemari Averett was charged Tuesday with putting a gun to his girlfriend’s head and threatening to kill her. The tight end was suspended from the team. The 20-year-old sophomore remains in Louisville Metro jail on $10,000 bond after pleading not guilty and faces an Oct. 26 hearing. University police … Continue reading LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Louisville player charged with threat to kill girlfriend

HONG KONG | Rain saves Svitolina in Hong Kong quarterfinals

HONG KONG — Top-seeded Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine was close to bowing out of the Hong Kong Open when rain disrupted the quarterfinals on Friday. Sixth-seeded Wang Qiang of China was leading Svitolina 6-2, 5-2, and serving at 15-30, when their match was suspended until Saturday. Svitolina entered this week as one of five … Continue reading HONG KONG | Rain saves Svitolina in Hong Kong quarterfinals

MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin receiver sues university over discipline probe

MADISON, Wis.— Embattled University of Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus is suing the school because he says a disciplinary probe it is conducting while he’s trying to defend himself in a criminal sexual assault case violates his rights. Cephus was suspended from the Badgers in August after he was charged with sexually assaulting two drunken women … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin receiver sues university over discipline probe

BOSTON | Yanks’ Sabathia banned 5 games for hitting batter, appeals

BOSTON — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was suspended five games Saturday for hitting a Tampa Bay batter, a penalty that won’t take effect until next year. Sabathia appealed the ban that was issued by Major League Baseball. Any games he misses will come at the start of the 2019 season. The Yankees will … Continue reading BOSTON | Yanks’ Sabathia banned 5 games for hitting batter, appeals

POTOMAC, Md. | ‘Housewives of Potomac’ star suspended after groping charge

POTOMAC, Md. — Bravo has suspended “The Real Housewives of Potomac” star Michael Darby after he was charged with groping a cameraman. The cameraman said in charging documents that the show was filming in Potomac, Maryland, on Sept. 1 when Darby “grabbed and groped” his backside, WRC-TV in Washington reported . Darby is charged with … Continue reading POTOMAC, Md. | ‘Housewives of Potomac’ star suspended after groping charge

Vegas’ Schmidt suspended for violating NHL’s PED policy

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss the first 20 games of the season after he was suspended for violating the NHL‘s performance-enhancing substances policy. It’s the league’s first suspension under the policy since Jarred Tinordi in 2016 and just the fifth since the most recent collective bargaining agreement went into effect in 2013. … Continue reading Vegas’ Schmidt suspended for violating NHL’s PED policy

NEW YORK | Yankees manager Boone suspended 1 game for nicking umpire

NEW YORK — Yankees manager Aaron Boone has been suspended one game by Major League Baseball for nicking the plate umpire with his cap during an animated argument over the weekend. Boone served the penalty Sunday when New York hosted Detroit. He also was fined an undisclosed amount. Bench coach Josh Bard ran the team … Continue reading NEW YORK | Yankees manager Boone suspended 1 game for nicking umpire

DENVER | Officers disciplined for leak of video showing mayor’s son

DENVER — Police disciplinary records show two police officers received a brief unpaid suspension for leaking body camera footage showing the son of Denver’s mayor cursing at another officer and threatening to get him fired during a traffic stop. The Denver Post reports that Aurora Officers Paul Timmons and Judy Gurley-Lutkin were each suspended for … Continue reading DENVER | Officers disciplined for leak of video showing mayor’s son