Stories tagged: newsmakers
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
The future of pot in Washington: State regulators talk marijuana ahead of 5-year anniversary of sales
Members of the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board will be taking public comment Wednesday at Spokane City Hall about the state’s legal pot industry, which will mark its fifth year …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
The Seattle Mariners on Wednesday outrighted catcher Steve Clevenger and pitchers Charlie Furbush and Ryan Cook to Triple-A Tacoma, and claimed right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber off waivers from Atlanta.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
Suspended Two-time Olympic silver medalist Louis Smith was suspended for two months by the British gymnastics federation on Tuesday after appearing to mock Islam in a video. Dismissed Minnesota has …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016
Extended Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has received a four-year extension on his contract, which now runs through the 2022-23 season. Turgeon enters his sixth season at the school with a …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016
Former Chicago and Boston Marathon winner
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016
Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand, who played 17 seasons in the NBA, announced his retirement.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Former WSU basketball player Aron Baynes has had surgery to repair a broken nose, ruling him out for the Detroit Pistons’ Wednesday night preseason game against the Toronto Raptors.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says free agent guard J.R. Smith has agreed to a contract offer to return to the defending NBA champion Cavaliers. Smith has …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016
Former NHL player Wayne Gretzky returned to the Edmonton Oilers. The Great One was named partner and vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Stripped Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko has been stripped of her gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday after testing positive in reanalysis of her stored doping samples. …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016
A former Utah State football player who was dropped by the Atlanta Falcons over multiple sexual assault allegations was charged Thursday with rape, assault and kidnapping. The Cache County Attorney’s …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016
Former Cavaliers coach
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
APNewsNow. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich is facing new drug charges after he allegedly was seen trying to enter a stranger’s …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
California Gov. Jerry Brown
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has had shoulder replacement surgery on the same shoulder in 2011.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
Freshman Indiana running back
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Barcelona says Lionel Messi
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will play in his first match of the season on Saturday after recovering from the left knee injury he picked up in the European Championship final.
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016
A year after Patrick Kane’s career appeared in jeopardy because of a sexual assault claim, the Chicago Blackhawks star was named one of the alternate captains for the United States …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Hall of Fame boxer Bobby Chacon died Wednesday under hospice care for dementia.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016
The Chicago Bears signed kicker Connor Barth to replace Robbie Gould. Barth played in 12 games for Tampa Bay last season, going 23 of 28 on field goals and making …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
Sweden’s Henrik Zetterberg
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
Free agent point guard Ty Lawson has signed with the Sacramento Kings.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
A South African judge dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
The Los Angeles Lakers signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian and re-signed center Tarik Black.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
The Cleveland Browns have suspended cornerback K’Waun Williams for two weeks and fined him for multiple violations of team rules.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016
The Ottawa Senators will retire former captain Daniel Alfredsson’s No. 11 on Dec. 29 when they host the Detroit Red Wings, the second player in club history to receive the …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
The Southeastern Conference on Friday cleared the path for former Alabama defensive back
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
Died Pakistan cricket’s “Little Master” – Hanif Mohammad – who lasted 970 minutes in what is still the longest innings in test history, died Thursday. He was 81. Hanif played …