Russian prosecutors seek 9 1/2-year sentence for Griner

Russian prosecutors seek 9 1/2-year sentence for Griner

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — Russian prosecutors asked a court outside Moscow to sentence American basketball star Brittney Griner to 9 1/2 years in prison as closing arguments in her cannabis possession trial were made Thursday. The trial is nearing its end nearly six months after Griner’s arrest at a Moscow airport and subsequent detention, a … Read more

Stephen Ross ‘going apes–t’ over massive Dolphins punishment for Tom Brady tampering

Stephen Ross ‘going apes–t’ over massive Dolphins punishment for Tom Brady tampering

The NFL handed down a bombshell punishment to the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, stripping them of two premium draft picks and suspending owner Stephen Ross for tampering as they tried to recruit Tom Brady. As one might expect, Ross was not thrilled with the result. “Ross is going apes–t,” a league source told Pro Football … Read more

Grieving father erupts at Parkland school shooter’s trial

Grieving father erupts at Parkland school shooter's trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A grieving father erupted in anger Tuesday as he told jurors about the daughter Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz murdered along with 16 others four years ago, his voice rising as he recounted her “infectious laugh that I can only get to watch now on TikTok videos.” Dr. Ilan Alhadeff’s … Read more

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations, fines owner Stephen Ross

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations, fines owner Stephen Ross

Miami Dolphins owner and real estate developer Stephen Ross has been fined $1.5 million and suspended from participating in team events and operations through Oct. 17 for violating NFL tampering policies, the league said Tuesday. The Dolphins will also forfeit the team’s first-round pick in the 2023 draft, and their third-round pick in the 2024 … Read more

More rain, more bodies in flooded Kentucky mountain towns

More rain, more bodies in flooded Kentucky mountain towns

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Another round of rainstorms hit flooded Kentucky mountain communities Monday as more bodies emerged from the sodden landscape, and the governor warned that high winds could bring another threat — falling trees and poles. Govt. Andy Beshear said the death toll rose to 37 while hundreds of people remained unaccounted for … Read more

AP sources: Browns QB Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games

AP sources: Browns QB Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended without pay for six games Monday for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy following accusations of sexual misconduct made against him by two dozen women in Texas during massage treatments, two people familiar with the decision said Monday. Watson, who played for four seasons with Houston before being … Read more

Buyers, sellers and players to watch

Buyers, sellers and players to watch

With the Aug. 2 MLB trade deadline right around the corner, teams across the league will either look to acquire or part with their star players in the coming week. As trade discussions continue to heat up among clubs, here’s a look at the likely buyers, sellers and players to watch on the trading block: … Read more

England beat Germany 2-1 in extra time to win Euro 2022 | Soccer News

England beat Germany 2-1 in extra time to win Euro 2022 |  Soccer News

An extra-time strike from forward Chloe Kelly gave England a 2-1 win over Germany in the Women’s European Championship final to claim their first-ever major title in front of a record crowd on home soil. Substitute Kelly reacted quickest to a loose ball from a corner in the second period of extra time on Sunday … Read more

Aaron Judge homers, keep up historic pace as Yankees top Royals

Aaron Judge homers, keep up historic pace as Yankees top Royals

The day started with standouts from the past gathered in Monument Park, but as usual, the real star on Saturday afternoon was Aaron Judge, who powered the Yankees to their third straight win over the horrid Royals, 8-2, in The Bronx. It was just another day for the slugger, who continued his record-setting pace with … Read more