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Former NFL player’s son a suspect in his murder: Police

iStock(LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.) — A former NFL player and his wife have been shot and killed and now authorities have issued an arrest warrant for their son.Barry Bennett, 63, and Carol Bennett, 63, were found dead in their rural Long Prairie, Minnesota, home on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.The Bennetts’ 22-year-old…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUENY Mets 2, Cleveland 0LA Dodgers 3, Toronto 2AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 5, Kansas City 4Chi White Sox 6, Texas 1Houston 6, Detroit 3Oakland 5, NY Yankees 3Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 2NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 1, San Francisco 0Atlanta 3, Miami 2Washington 7, Pittsburgh 1St.…read more »

Famed figure skating coach banned for life following sexual misconduct investigation

sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) — Once-celebrated figure skating coach Richard Callaghan has been banned from the sport for life more than two decades after its national governing body dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct reported to the federation.The U.S. Center for SafeSport, the sexual misconduct watchdog of the U.S. Olympic Committee, declared Callaghan “permanently ineligible” for membership on…read more »

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Mike Shildt

Redbirds pass Cubs in standings

UNDATED (AP) _ The St. Louis Cardinals have regained sole possession of the NL Central lead after receiving plenty of help from the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Bucs scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to pull out a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. Brandon Kintzler walked pinch-hitter Cole Tucker with the bases loaded…read more »


Russell returns to Cubs

UNDATED (AP) _ Addison Russell is back in the majors after being recalled by the Cubs from Triple-A Iowa for the second time this season. The infielder was suspended for 40 games last September for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic abuse policy. He was with the Cubs from May 8-July 24 this season before being…read more »

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