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July 1, 2016

O. J. Mayo Dismissed and Disqualified From NBA for Violating Drug Policy

Veteran NBA guard O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program, the league announced Friday afternoon. Under the Anti-Drug Program, Mayo is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two... Continue Reading →

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Serena and Venus Williams Survive Wimbledon Scares

Spare a thought for Oracene Price, the mother of Venus and Serena Williams. Friday was a busy – and stressful – day for Price, who has watched plenty of tennis in her lifetime. Both Venus and Serena won dramatic three... Continue Reading →

Teen Girl Who Urged Boyfriend to Commit Suicide Will Stand Trial

A teenage Massachusetts girl who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and who allegedly told him to "get back in" a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes must stand trial for involuntary... Continue Reading →

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Donates $50K to Help Legendary NFL Journalist

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has been known to donate his wealth in the past. He pledged $1 million to United Way back in 2014 and donated $10,000 for former Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still’s daughter, who was battling cancer.... Continue Reading →

Starbucks Accused of Slashing Employee Work Hours: ‘We’re Suffering, and So Are Customers’

An online petition accusing Starbucks Corp of “extreme” cutbacks in work hours at its U.S. cafes, hurting both employee morale and customer service, has been signed by more than 9,000 people. The world’s biggest coffee chain, trying to address cooling... Continue Reading →

For Some Reason More Staffers Are Leaving Donald Trump’s Campaign

It sounds like more turmoil on the Donald Trump presidential campaign. More officials departed the Trump team this week even as the campaign continues to try and staff up for a general election campaign against Hillary Clinton. Kevin Kellems and Erica... Continue Reading →

10 Shootings a Day: Complex Causes of Chicago’s Spiking Violence

To understand Chicago's violence, start at Kostner Avenue and Monroe Street and walk west up a one-way stretch of graystones and brick two-flats. There on a boarded-up front door you'll see the red stain of gang graffiti. On the cracked... Continue Reading →

Duron Carter, Son of NFL Legend Cris Carter, Ejected from CFL Game for Bumping Coach

There are no doubt advantages to being the son of a Pro Football Hall of Famer.  There are also advantages to putting up impressive numbers in a professional football league. Many players have gone to the Canadian Football League and... Continue Reading →

Kevin Durant’s Meeting with Warriors Went ‘Very Well’

Amidst the craze of all the money being thrown around Friday in the NBA, there’s a little bit of suspense. Kevin Durant’s meeting with the Warriors went “very well.” Durant is listening to other teams to increase his leverage in... Continue Reading →

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