August 27, 2013 |
In the wake of an altercation in Hawaii last week that resulted in allegations of a sexual assault, as many as six Westlake High freshman football players could be trying to leave the program. An official at Crespi confirmed on Tuesday that several players from Westlake inquired about enrolling at the Encino campus. Crespi's administatration, however, declined to accept them. School and district officials said that a group of Westlake varsity players got into a "pushing and shoving" incident last Wednesday with freshman players at a Hawaii hotel.
June 6, 2012 |
More than 2,000 former NFL players and their families will file a “master complaint” in court Thursday, consolidating their nearly 100 concussion-related lawsuits against the NFL. The complaint will be filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the NFL “deliberately and fraudulently concealed from its players the link between football-related head impacts and long-term neurological injuries.” ...
November 16, 2013 |
There was something strange happening Friday night during the Chaminade-Morningside Western Division football playoff opener. Chaminade players were sending out tweets via Twitter in the middle of the game. I'm thinking, how did the players get access to their phones during the game? As it turns out, Coach Ed Croson pulled his starters in the second quarter of the 71-8 victory and allowed them to shower at halftime and return for the second half in street clothes. So that explained all the tweets.
November 21, 2012 |
The NHL Players' Assn. made what it called a move in the NHL's direction by presenting a revised, five-year proposal during collective bargaining talks with the league Wednesday morning in New York. Donald Fehr, the NHLPA's executive director, said the new “comprehensive” proposal narrows the gap between the union and management to $182 million over five years. However, the NHL has disputed the union's calculations in previous proposals, so the offer might not be enough to end the dispute or persuade the NHL to lift the lockout it imposed Sept.
March 11, 2013 |
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels reassigned one player to minor league camp and optioned two others to minor league teams Monday, reducing the number of players in big-league camp to 50. Reassigned to minor league camp was right-hander A.J. Schugel, who pitched in two games this spring, throwing five innings, allowing four runs and 10 hits. Schugel, 23, was 6-8 with a 2.89 ERA at double A Arkansas in 2012. Optioned to triple-A Salt Lake was left-hander Brandon Sisk. The former Azusa Pacific University pitcher made two appearances this spring, giving up a run and a hit in two innings.
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September 16, 2013 |
Two Vista Murrieta High School football players have been charged with sex crimes involving six victims, authorities said Monday. Both players are 17 and are charged with crimes including forcible rape, lewd acts and dissuading an individual from reporting a crime, according to the Riverside County district attorney's office. Vista Murrieta is a top-ranked team and is 2-0 so far this season. For additional details, see the Varsity Times Insider blog. ALSO: As Rim fire rages, more than 400 square miles have burned Well spewing methane, water in Hawthorne is partially plugged Suspects may have rammed car before stabbing man in Santa Clarita firstname.lastname@example.org