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Charged The son of longtime Boston Red Sox broadcaster and former major leaguer Jerry Remy pleaded not guilty Friday to fatally stabbing his girlfriend a day after he was released from custody for allegedly assaulting her. Jared Remy was arraigned in Waltham (Mass.) District Court on charges of murder and domestic assault and battery in the Thursday night killing of Jennifer Martel, 27.

• Former Grand Slam tennis doubles champion Bob Hewitt, 73, has been charged in South Africa with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault of minors in cases that date back as far as the early 1980s.

• Clemson University police have arrested two more North Carolina men in the vandalism to Howard’s Rock inside the football stadium. Police arrested 46-year-old Michael J. Rogers of Pisgah Forest, N.C., and 17-year-old Alden James Gainey of Brevard, N.C., Friday and charged them with felony counts of conspiracy and obstructing justice. Rogers’ son, 18-year-old Micah Rogers, had previously been arrested in the incident. Police say the rock, which players rub before running onto the field, was chipped June 2 and its protective casing destroyed.

Guilty Former major league outfielder Chad Curtis faces up to 15 years in prison after a jury in West Michigan found him guilty on charges that he inappropriately touched three teenage girls. Curtis, 44, was convicted of six counts of criminal sexual conduct and will be sentenced Sept. 26. Between 1992 and 2001, Curtis played for six different big league teams.

Chosen Freshman quarterback Jared Goff has been picked to start for California. Goff has been competing since the spring with redshirt freshman Zach Kline and junior Austin Hinder to start for new coach Sonny Dykes.

Admitted The America’s Cup Measurement Committee has admitted it made a mistake and that one of the three prototype boats owned by defending champion Oracle Team USA was not illegally modified during warm-up regattas last year.

Out Butler forward Roosevelt Jones will miss the upcoming basketball season after injuring his left wrist during an exhibition game in Australia. The 6-foot-4 junior was the Bulldogs’ top returning scorer and rebounder.

Approved The board of directors for the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference has unanimously approved the use of shootouts to break ties in conference games. The NCHC includes Colorado College, Denver, Miami, Minnesota Duluth, Nebraska Omaha, North Dakota, St. Cloud State and Western Michigan. It begins its inaugural season in October.



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