Sunday , December 17 2017

Sports

Lorenzen Wright’s Ex-wife Charged With His Murder

In Memphis, Lorenzen Wright was a favorite son. The Lorenzen Wright slaying became Memphis’ most famous cold case. Wright’s ex-wife, Sherra Wright-Robinson, 46, was taken into custody in Riverside, California, and charged with conspiring with a Memphis-area man to kill her former husband. Billy Turner, also 46, of the Memphis …

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Ferrero sees there to be more competition

“This year he has been playing more aggressively, his tennis is more straightforward, he is adapting his game style and he has been able to enjoy himself again on the court. Federer also had among his best seasons, noted Ferrero, saying, “He has won almost everything he has played. He …

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Closed golf course in Gainesville

With hundreds of houses neatly tucked along a series of quiet cul-de-sacs, the Virginia Oaks neighborhood in Gainesville is like any other upscale golf course community in Northern Virginia, except for one key difference. The course opened with the community in 1999, but its current owners shuttered it earlier this …

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Carr signs with England Soccer Team

Noah Carr is going to play college ball in England. So Carr is going to get the chance to attend college and play soccer in England. The academy plays its games against some of the top professional academies in Europe. Aside from the fact Carr will be playing at a …

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Dale Scott retires

As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. The veteran crew chief missed nearly the entire 2017 season after a foul ball off the bat of Baltimore slugger Mark Trumbo in Toronto on April 14 caught him hard in the mask, causing Scott’s …

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Tatum’s great shooting had helped hold off Celtics

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy wasn’t necessarily surprised to see the Boston Celtics move down in the NBA draft and nab Jayson Tatum with the No. Now, more than a third of the way through the 2017-18 season, Tatum leads the NBA while shooting 52.3 percent beyond the 3-point …

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Saar tops Crawley for Orange Bowl

Katriin Saar had more than a championship match weighing on her as the rain delay stretched to five hours Saturday at the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships. Saar was concerned about getting the Girls’ 16s final played and making her late-night flight home to Estonia. When the weather relented enough …

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McIlroy still keeping friend

Following his split from Fitzgerald in late July, the four-time major winner employed friend and businessman Harry Diamond for the rest of the season. Though Fitzgerald was considered a detriment by some — on more than one occasion, McIlroy had to defend his looper — the 28-year-old’s choice to employ …

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Dartmouth Soccer Coach Retires

Bobby Clark, the one-time Dartmouth College men’s soccer coach, heads into retirement having grown a significant coaching tree. Clark announced his retirement from college coaching last week, ending a 31-year run that included eight seasons in Hanover (1985-93), his first sideline assignment following a storied Scottish football-playing career. Already a …

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Rogers Communications Inc May Be Looking To Sell Blue Jays

Rogers Communications would consider a possible sale of the Blue Jays to free up capital for other investments, chief financial officer Tony Staffieri said Tuesday. “I really enjoyed all of our interactions with [CEO] Joe Natale, [deputy chairman] Edward Rogers, Tony Staffieri, they’ve really helped us be a better organization …

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