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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A complex land transaction has closed that marks another step toward development of a shared NFL stadium near Los Angeles for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders. Chargers attorney Mark Fabiani says the transaction for land in the city of Carson closed...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese prosecutors are investigating a policeman who beat a man in front of his young children and punched their grandfather outside a soccer stadium, sparking a national scandal. The district prosecutor said in a statement late Monday it has opened...
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Tuesday extended the bail of retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt, who intends to appeal his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting minors in the 1980s and 1990s. Hewitt, who was sentenced to six years in prison...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese prosecutors are investigating a policeman who beat a man in front of his young children and punched their grandfather outside a soccer stadium, sparking a national scandal. The district prosecutor said in a statement late Monday it has opened...
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge has extended the bail of retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt, who wants to appeal his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting minors in the 1980s and 1990s. Judge Bert Bam on Tuesday ordered that Hewitt, who was...
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and Dwight Howard are undeniably Houston's most important players. But without role players like Josh Smith, Corey Brewer and even 38-year-old Pablo Prigioni, who spent most of his career overseas, the Rockets probably wouldn't be in the Western...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. At least 32 class action lawsuits across the country allege Pacquiao should have...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Johnson is carrying the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs and making a name for himself. The 24-year-old is becoming one of the front-runners to be the postseason MVP. Johnson scored short-handed, even strength and on the power play in tallying the first...
Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics took another ding Monday, when a key U.S. Olympic leader suggested the city was no sure thing to remain the American candidate to bid for the games. U.S. Olympic Committee board member Angela Ruggiero was the first in the federation's...