November 25, 2013 |
VANCOUVER, Canada - Ten former NHL players have claimed in a class-action lawsuit the league was negligent in withholding and misrepresenting information about the consequences of repeated blows to the head, contributing to players' brain injuries and neurological disorders. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeks compensatory and punitive damages in addition to a court-supervised, league-funded medical monitoring program to diagnose and treat head injuries.
November 4, 2013 |
Valencia infielder Keston Hiura has committed to UC Irvine, Chino Hills pitcher Kyle Wade has committed to Iowa. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
August 3, 2013 |
Sophomore Brady Shockey and juniors Ryan Pena and Scott Christopherson from Santa Ana Foothill have transferred to JSerra. Shockey, an outfielder, batted .353 as a freshman. Christopherson is a left-handed pitcher who was 2-3 last season. Pena is an outfielder whose father was a standout at Santa Ana Mater Dei in the 1980s. Foothill's coach, Gary Fishel, has resigned. Eric.email@example.com
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.
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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
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.