North Carolina State forward Wyatt Walker ejected for tripping Pittsburgh player with hand

North Carolina State forward Wyatt Walker was abruptly ejected from Saturday's ACC matchup against Pittsburgh after the 6-9 senior tripped a Panthers player to the ground with his hand. Barely two minutes into the game, Walker attempted to take a charge on Pittsburgh's Xavier Johnson, who collided into Walker as he went crashing into the baseline. As Johnson continued walking and got […]

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Ex-Louisiana State University football player shot by dog while hunting, has leg amputated

Former Louisiana State University lineman was shot by his dog while duck hunting Matt Branch, a former Louisiana State University lineman was shot by his dog while duck hunting in Mississippi last month and lost his leg, his friend said. A former Louisiana State University lineman was shot — by his dog — while duck hunting in Mississippi last month, a […]

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Kansas State names North Dakota State’s Chris Klieman its next football coach

Kansas State has named North Dakota state's Chris Klieman its new head coach, the school announced in a press release Monday night.  Klieman, 51, has only spent one year in his coaching career at the Football Bowl Subdivision level but has a stellar track record in the Football Championship Subdivision, where his teams have won three national titles in the […]

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry involved in multi-car crash

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in California. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Highway 24 in Oakland, Calif. on Friday morning but escaped unscathed. California Highway Police told KGO-TV that Curry was driving westbound on the Oakland side of the Caldecott Tunnel around […]

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Washington state OKs $19.3M settlement for foster child left blind, quadriplegic after beating

Washington state has agreed to pay $19.3 million to settle a lawsuit over a child’s injuries after her placement with a convicted domestic abuser.   (uscourts.gov) The state of Washington has agreed to settle a $19.3 million lawsuit filed on behalf of an 18-month-old girl whose alleged abuse at the hands of her presumed father left her permanently blind and quadriplegic, […]

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Man City fears grow over state of Wembley pitch for Tottenham clash following NFL fixtures

City's Premier League game against one of their big title rivals has been switched to the national stadium because Spurs have been delayed moving into their new home. But the potentially crucial fixture will be staged on October 29 – just 24 hours after Jacksonville Jaguars take on Philadelphia Eagles at the ground. That would be the third NFL match […]

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Penn State frat member gets probation in pledge death case

Joseph Ems Jr., pictured arriving at court in June 2017.  (Chris Knight/AP file) BELLEFONTE, Pa. –  A former Penn State fraternity member will serve a year of probation for hazing and furnishing alcohol to a minor for events surrounding the death of a pledge nearly two years ago. The Centre Daily Times said 22-year-old Joseph Ems Jr. was also sentenced […]

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Ex-Oklahoma state senator gets 15-year prison sentence for child sex trafficking

Former Oklahoma state Sen. Ralph Shortey was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison on Sept. 17.  (Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office via AP) A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Monday for child sex trafficking. Ralph Shortey, 36, was also ordered to serve 10 years of supervised probation once he’s released from […]

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