Stories tagged: newsmakers
Thu., May 12, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Newsmakers: QB Carson Wentz signs four-year contract with the Eagles
Wed., May 11, 2016, 7:15 p.m.
Newsmakers: Minnesota picks Mark Coyle from Syracuse as new AD
Syracuse athletic director
Tue., May 10, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Newsmakers: Prosecutor delays charging decision against Minnesota player
A prosecutor has delayed a decision on whether to charge Minnesota basketball player
Thu., May 5, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pastner adds Reveno, Hardy to Georgia Tech staff
Georgia Tech coach
Wed., May 4, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Newsmakers: Seattle releases 5, including former starting center Nowak
The Seattle Seahawks have released five players, including former starting center Drew Nowak, ahead of their rookie minicamp this weekend.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Newsmakers: Boxer Terence Crawford accused of damaging lift at body shop
WBO super lightweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford is accused of causing $5,000 in damage to a hydraulic lift during a dispute with a body shop owner in Omaha, Nebraska.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
Newsmakers: MotoGP champ Lorenzo to leave Yamaha, join Ducati
Changing Ducati says reigning MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo is to join its team at the end of this season. In a statement released Monday, Ducati says the 28-year-old Spanish …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Newsmakers: Nets hire Atkinson as new head coach
The Brooklyn Nets hired Atlanta assistant
Wed., April 6, 2016, 10:18 p.m.
Kentucky point guard Tyler Ulis says he’ll enter NBA draft
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Newsmakers: Coker settles with UTSA
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Newsmakers: NHL Hall of Famer Andy Bathgate dies at 83
Died NHL Hall of Fame winger Andy Bathgate, one of the most prolific scorers of his day, has died. He was 83. Bathgate’s death was confirmed by the Hockey Hall …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Newsmakers: Johnny Manziel case headed to grand jury
Dallas police said Thursday they have referred their domestic violence case against
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
Newsmakers: Martins posts he’s leaving Sounders
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Maryland freshman center
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Injured Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh’s All-Star participation for this year is over. He has withdrawn from the activities citing a strained right calf. Bosh was replaced on the Eastern …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, 6:38 p.m.
Newsmakers: Bill Kennedy, Serena Williams, Johnny Cueto, Phil Pepe
Revealed Veteran NBA referee Bill Kennedy revealed Sunday night that he is gay, telling Yahoo Sports, “I am proud to be an NBA referee and I am proud to be …
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 7:38 p.m.
Newsmakers: Rockies shortstop Reyes arrested in Hawaii
Colorado Rockies shortstop
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015
Suspended WNBA star Brittney Griner will be missing the start of USA Basketball’s European training camp this week after she was suspended by the organization. The penalty stems from Griner’s …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015
Newsmakers: Toronto Raptors sign former NBA No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett
Signed Former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett signed with the Toronto Raptors on Monday, and the Canadian forward is looking toward a new start in his hometown. Bennett has had …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
Investigated Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is the subject of a police investigation in his western New York hometown, according to The Buffalo News. The newspaper said the 26-year-old winger is …
Fri., July 31, 2015
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 …
Tue., July 28, 2015
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 …
Thu., July 16, 2015
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 …
Fri., June 26, 2015
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 …
Thu., June 25, 2015
Newsmakers: Two-time champion Rafael Nadal seeded 10th at Wimbledon
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 …
Wed., June 10, 2015
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. …
Tue., June 9, 2015
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 …
Wed., June 3, 2015
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 …
Tue., May 19, 2015
Newsmakers: Portland Trail Blazers’ Aldridge has thumb surgery
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 …