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Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris’ aggravated assault trial resumes with testimony of man attacked

PHOENIX — The aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris resumed Tuesday with testimony from the man the brothers are accused of beating. Erik Hood, 36, testified Tuesday that his relationship with the brothers became strained because of a misinterpreted text message. Hood, who has known the twin brothers since they were promising teenage AAU players, stressed his relationship with them was not based on the twins’ making it to the NBA. The Morris brothers went on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a…

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Magic Johnson subpoenaed as witness in Draymond Green civil lawsuit

Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed as a witness in a civil lawsuit accusing Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green of assault, according to court documents obtained by the Detroit Free Press. Johnson, the Los Angeles Lakers‘ president of basketball operations, and Green both played basketball for Michigan State, and the plaintiff played football at MSU. Jermaine Edmondson and his girlfriend, Bianca Williams, filed suit July 25 in response to an altercation in July 2016 that culminated in Green allegedly striking Edmondson in the face at a restaurant in East Lansing,…

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Former Bears All-Pro CB Charles Tillman training to be FBI agent

CHICAGO — Former NFL All-Pro cornerback Charles Tillman is training to become an FBI agent, sources confirmed to ESPN Tuesday evening. The Chicago Tribune first reported the news. According to multiple ESPN sources, Tillman is currently at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Tillman, 36, earned a criminal justice degree from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. His father, Donald Tillman Jr., was a sergeant in the Army. Tillman’s interest in possibly joining the FBI post-football dates back to his playing career, during which Tillman — according to another source —…

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Crystal Palace 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Souare’s last appearance for Crystal Palace was in August 2016 in a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth Manager Roy Hodgson said there would be no quick fix at Crystal Palace, after his side beat Huddersfield Town 1-0 in the third round of the Carabao Cup. Bakary Sako headed the only goal to give Hodgson the first win of his tenure, in his second match in charge. However, Palace remain without a win or a goal from five Premier League games. “The players will understand, like the fans do, that you don’t…

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New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle diagnosed with leukemia

The New Jersey Devils say veteran forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team’s doctor says can be treated with medication. During a conference call Tuesday, Devils team doctor Michael Farber said the leukemia was discovered early. General manager Ray Shero said it was found in blood work during team physicals at the start of camp. CML is the same disease that former NHL forward Jason Blake played through after being diagnosed in 2007. Boyle, a 32-year-old center, signed a…

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Why is 2017-18 PGA Tour season so long? It’s all about the players

ATLANTA — The PGA Tour released its 2017-18 schedule Tuesday, one that includes 50 tournaments in nine countries, if you count the Ryder Cup. It starts on Oct. 2 of this year, ends unofficially on Sept. 30 of next year and spans a total of 364 days. On the 365th day, they rest. Sure, there’s a six-week break at the end of this year, and with tournaments double-booked on five occasions, it’s hardly as if any players will be competing nonstop. But the immensity of the schedule alone is enough…

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Liam Broady earns landmark win over Ernests Gulbis at St Petersburg Open

Britain’s Liam Broady enjoyed his first ever win in the main draw of an ATP World Tour tournament as he beat Ernests Gulbis in the St Petersburg Open. The 23-year-old from Stockport, whose sister, Naomi, is the British No. 3, beat the Latvian 6-3 6-0 after having to get through two rounds of qualifying. Broady has won a match at Wimbledon in 2015 but had never tasted victory at the elite level of the men’s tour until his meeting with world No. 212 Gulbis, who beat Juan Martin del Potro…

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Officials ready to discuss Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez rematch

The representatives for unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez plan to begin discussions this week for a rematch, both camps told ESPN on Tuesday. After nearly two years of public desire to see the fight, Golovkin and Alvarez finally met in the year’s most important bout on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and they went to battle for 12 hard rounds. It was a thrilling fight that was ruled a split draw, though most thought Golovkin deserved the decision. Talk of an immediate…

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Leicester City 2-0 Liverpool – BBC Sport

Okazaki has now scored four goals in his last seven appearances for Leicester Islam Slimani’s superb strike helped Leicester see off a wasteful Liverpool at the King Power Stadium to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. The Algeria striker fired left-footed into the top corner after substitute Shinji Okazaki had put the Foxes ahead. That came after Liverpool had dominated a first half in which Philippe Coutinho shone before being replaced. Okazaki’s arrival sparked the Foxes into life and he latched on to Vicente Iborra’s knock down for…

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