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Counseled WNBA star Brittney Griner has entered into a diversion agreement after being arrested on suspicion of assault following a fight last week with her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson. As part of the agreement, Griner will plead guilty to disorderly conduct and must attend 26 weeks of domestic violence counseling.

Leaving Seton Hall point guard and leading scorer Sterling Gibbs is leaving the team after two seasons. He will pursue his master’s degree at another school. Gibbs was third in the Big East in scoring at 16.7 points.

Closed Guiding companies say all climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly avalanche that swept through base camp following the huge earthquake in Nepal.

Launched The U.S. synchronized swimming team has launched an online fundraising campaign with a goal of $50,000 to help pay its way to the world championships, July 24-Aug. 9 in Kazan, Russia.

Replaced Driver David Ragan will move to Michael Waltrip Racing and finish the season as the replacement for Brian Vickers. Vickers missed the first two races of the season as he recovered from heart surgery and was sidelined again in March with recurring blood clots.

Increased Prize money is increasing by 7 percent at Wimbledon this year, with 1.88 million pounds ($2.85 million) going to the men’s and women’s singles champions.

Flipped Rider Josh Sheehan became the first person to land a triple backflip on a motocross bike. He completed the feat at Pastranaland, the action sports park owned by Travis Pastrana in Frostburg, Maryland. The 29-year-old Australian reached a height of 80 feet while whipping his 200-pound motorcycle around three full revolutions.

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