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    July 31, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Busted New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson is facing legal troubles after being charged Thursday in St. Charles County, Missouri, with resisting arrest and traffic violations on July 14 …

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    July 28, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Retired U.S. soccer formally announced that midfielders Shannon Boxx, 38, and Lauren Holiday, 27, will retire from the U.S. national team following a victory tour to celebrate the Women’s World …

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    July 16, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Agreed The University of Michigan’s new apparel and equipment deal with Nike is worth $169 million, with a nearly even split between annual cash and apparel value. The deal, which …

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    June 26, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Banned Florida State freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson was suspended indefinitely from the team Thursday for a violation of athletic department policy. Other media outlets are reporting an altercation involving Johnson …

  • Newsmakers: Two-time champion Rafael Nadal seeded 10th at Wimbledon

    June 25, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Seeded Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has been seeded No. 10 for the grass-court Grand Slam, meaning he could face one of the top contenders as early as the fourth …

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    June 10, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Signed The University of Washington signed junior college quarterback Tony Rodriguez to a financial aid agreement Tuesday, giving the Huskies additional depth at the position going into the 2015 season. …

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    June 9, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Recommended South African prison officials recommended that Oscar Pistorius be released from prison on Aug. 21 to go under house arrest. A prison committee recom- mended Pistorius be released from …

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    June 3, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Hired The New Jersey Devils announced the hiring of John Hynes as coach, making him the youngest coach in the NHL at 40 years old. General manager Ray Shero announced …

  • Newsmakers: Portland Trail Blazers’ Aldridge has thumb surgery

    May 19, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Repaired Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge had surgery to repair a ligament in his left thumb. The team said in a statement that Aldridge is expected to be able to …

  • Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announces retirement

    May 12, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Retiring Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis has announced that he will step down on June 30. De Carolis released an open letter Monday announcing his decision. “There is …

  • L.A. Kings center Jarret Stoll arrested on drug charges

    April 21, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Busted Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll is accused of having cocaine and Ecstasy with him when he was arrested on a felony drug charge at a Las Vegas Strip …

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    April 11, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Awarded Boston University freshman Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday as the top player in college hockey. Eichel, who is expected to be one of the first …

  • Newsmakers: Shaquille O’Neal to be inducted into Orlando Magic Hall of Fame

    March 13, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Honored The Orlando Magic are inducting Shaquille O’Neal into the team’s Hall of Fame. He will be honored on March 27. The perennial All-Star and No. 1 overall draft pick …

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    Feb. 21, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Tested All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital amid concerns that blood clots have worked their way from his legs to …

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    Feb. 8, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Fined Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been fined $25,000 for criticizing rookie female official Lauren Holtkamp after a loss at Cleveland. Paul was given the technical in a …

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    Feb. 7, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Resigned An army general who headed the public body that coordinates planning for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro resigned on Friday. In a brief statement, the office of …

  • NHL suspends Flyers’ forward Zac Rinaldo eight games for his on Penguins’ Kris Letanglast

    Jan. 27, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Suspended The NHL announced Monday it has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letanglast last Tuesday. Rinaldo is considered …

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    Jan. 24, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Injured Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten needs surgery for a partially torn ACL in his right knee and is sidelined indefinitely. Wroten was hurt in a game last week against …

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    Jan. 11, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Resigned Hall of Famer Dick LeBeau has resigned as the defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 77-year-old LeBeau had been with the organization for 16 seasons, including serving as …

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    Jan. 10, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Signed Free-agent outfielder Chris Denorfia signed a $2.6 million, one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. Denorfia played for San Diego and Seattle last season, batting .230 with three homers and …

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    Dec. 27, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Signed The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 2B Dan Uggla and veteran reliever Heath Bell on minor league deals with invitations to major league spring training. Uggla, 34, hit …

  • Trial for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez expected to last 6-10 weeks

    Dec. 23, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Hearing The murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is expected to take 6 to 10 weeks, prosecutors in Fall River, Massachusetts, said Monday. Hernandez was …

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    Dec. 6, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Traded In a three-team trade, the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Didi Gregorius to the New York Yankees. The Detroit Tigers acquired right-handed pitcher Shane Greene from the Yankees and sent left-hander …

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    Nov. 25, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Died Former NHL player, coach and executive Pat Quinn has died at age 71. The Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Giants said Quinn, also a co-owner of the team, died Sunday …

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    June 21, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Announced Top prospect Joel Embiid had two screws placed in his right foot during surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture that could cause him to fall in next week’s …

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    June 14, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Injured No. 1 overall draft pick Jadeveon Clowney is recovering from sports hernia surgery. Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien disclosed the procedure Friday and said Clowney had been struggling with …

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    May 31, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Suspended The NFL has suspended Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington for one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. . Washington, in a statement released by his agent, …

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    May 24, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Charged Broncos safety T.J. Ward has been charged with misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace for allegedly throwing a glass mug at a female bartender at a Denver strip club …

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    May 10, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Signed Michigan signed 6-foot-6 guard Aubrey Dawkins to a basketball letter of intent. Dawkins is the son of Stanford coach and former Duke star Johnny Dawkins. Wolverines coach John Beilein …

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    April 29, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Exercised The St. Louis Rams have exercised the fifth-year contract option on All-Pro defensive end Robert Quinn, keeping one of the NFL’s top pass rushers in the fold through 2015. …