Scoreboard roundup — 2/20/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMilwaukee 126, Detroit 106Atlanta 129, Miami 124Charlotte 103, Chicago 93Philadelphia 112, Brooklyn 104 — OTSacramento 129, Memphis 125 Houston 135, Golden State...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

2 former Ohio State football players indicted for rape, kidnapping

Franklin County Ohio Sheriff(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Two former Ohio State University football players accused of kidnapping and raping a woman were indicted on Friday. Amir Riep, 21, Jahsen Wint, 21, are each facing two counts of rape and one count of kidnapping, Franklin County...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

USWNT files motion seeking damages in equal pay lawsuit

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — The battle between the U.S. Women’s National Team and the United States Soccer Federation continued on Thursday, with both sides filing motions in court. Last March, 28 members of the team filed a lawsuit against the federation alleging...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

Brother of Chicago Bears legend among 10 charged in illegal gambling scheme

Sezeryadigar/iStock(CHICAGO) — Casey Urlacher, the brother of Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher, was among those charged this week in an illegal offshore gambling scheme. Urlacher and eight others helped supposed ringleader Vincent Delgiudice — also...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

62-year-old man breaks world record with 8-hour plank

fizkes/iStock(CHICAGO) — An Illinois man who spent the past several months training seven hours a day, including 1,500 sit-ups daily, has broken the male world record for longest time in the plank position. George Hood, 62, of Naperville, Illinois, held a plank for eight...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

Zamboni driver leads Carolina Hurricanes to victory as emergency goalie

bigjohn36/iStock(TORONTO) — A Zamboni driver made his NHL debut when he took the ice as an emergency backup goalie for the Carolina Hurricanes. Dave Ayres, a 42-year-old Zamboni driver and arena maintenance worker for the Maple Leafs’ American Hockey League affiliate,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

Scoreboard roundup — 2/23/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONL.A. Lakers 114, Boston 112Toronto 127, Indiana 81Denver 128, Minnesota 116Oklahoma City 131, San Antonio 103Chicago 126, Washington 117New Orleans 115, Golden State...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020