Lavrov Says Russia Is Ready To Discuss Prisoner Swap With US After Griner ConvictionThe US and Russia have indicated they are ready to hold talks over a prisoner swap, a day after basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to nine years in prison for carrying less than a gram of cannabis oil through a Moscow airport.
Brittney Griner Sentenced To Nine Years In Russian Jail For Drug-SmugglingBrittney Griner, WNBA star, was convicted of deliberately smuggling drugs into Russia and sentenced to nine years of jail time Thursday in a case that has raised concerns she is being used as a political pawn in Russia's war against Ukraine.
NFL Suspends Miami Dolphins Owner And Strips Team Of A Draft Pick After Tampering And Tanking ProbeThe NFL stripped the Miami Dolphins of two draft picks and suspended and fined owner Stephen Ross after a probe into allegations of tampering and tanking found that his team had impermissible contact with star quarterback Tom Brady and the agent of former coach Sean Payton.
LIV Golf, The Saudi-Backed Golf Tournament At Trump's Gold CourseThe top controversies upending both the sporting world and international relations are coming together this week at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club, with the former President stepping right in the middle of the drama.
Chase Ealey Claims Gold And Becomes The First American Woman To Win Shot Put World TitleChase Ealey became the first American woman to win the shot put world title at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 16.
Lia Thomas Nominated For NCAA 2022 Woman Of The Year AwardThe University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas, for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award.
Brittney Griner Appears In Russian Court On Drug Smuggling ChargesBrittney Griner, the two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist went on trial at a court near Moscow on Friday, on drug smuggling charges which can be punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Demolition work is now well underway at the Sacramento Kings’ old arenaWhat name do you call the old home of the Sacramento Kings? Many fans stubbornly called it ARCO Arena even after the name changed in 2011 to Power Balance Pavilion.
Why was the man accused of dismembering a senior released early from prison?The Placer County District Attorney is asking why the man arrested for killing and dismembering a 77-year-old woman had been released early from prison despite being denied parole twice.
Family pleads for tips amid 3rd day of searching for missing teenHeartache and hope for family and friends of a Truckee teenager now missing for three full days. The family is asking for more help tracking her down.
Folsom native killed in lightning strike near White House remembered for ‘unwavering positivity’The devastation of a thunderstorm in Washington D.C. is being felt in California.
CDC expected to ease Covid-19 recommendations, including for schools, as soon as this weekThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to update its guidance for Covid-19 control in the community, including in schools, in the coming days, according to sources familiar with the plan.
Man dies in Rancho Police custody shortly before being booked— The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office opened an in-custody death investigation after a man died in the Rancho Cordova Police Department's custody.
Clean air advocates urge Georgia school systems to apply for school bus rebate fundingTime is running out for Georgia school systems looking to get funding to improve air quality for students. Local clean air advocates are raising awareness about the issue and the deadline.
Local advocates oppose Atlanta City Jail bed lease agreementThe City of Atlanta’s plans to lease hundreds of beds to Fulton County inmates is sparking outrage with advocates who say it hurts the most vulnerable.
The FDA Authorizes Change In How Monkeypox Vaccine Is GivenThe US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, stretching out the supply amid high demand. The vaccine can now be given to high-risk adults intradermally, meaning between the layers of the skin, rather than subcutaneously, or under the skin, as it has been given up till now. This will allow providers to get five doses out of a standard one-dose vial.
MLB Lockout: What's Allowed To Happen During Baseball Work Stoppage?At 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday night, Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement expired. Minutes later, MLB owners announced a lockout of the players.
Braves Extend Manager Brian Snitker's Contract Through At Least 2024Fresh off their World Series championship, the Atlanta Braves have exercised their 2024 club option for manager Brian Snitker.
Is My Sports Team Killing Me?Is rooting for your team bad for your health? A 2017 study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology suggests that the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat can have a substantial effect on the cardiovascular system.
Lakers plan to run offense through Anthony Davis, and LeBron James is on board, per reportJames has been advocating for teammates to run his offense for years
Vinnie Pasquantino delayed heater + Miles Mikolas disasterFBT 8/10
WNBA playoff picture, standings, projections: Aces gain ground in race for top seed; Sparks on the brinkThere are numerous playoff races that look likely to go down to the wire
Fantasy Football Rankings 2022: Breakouts from dialed-in model that nailed Jaylen Waddle's big yearSportsLine simulated the 2022 NFL season 10,000 times and identified Fantasy football breakouts
Giants vs. Patriots odds, spread, line: 2022 NFL preseason Week 1 picks, predictions from expert on 29-17 runR.J. White revealed his NFL Preseason 2022 best bets for New England Patriots vs. New York Giants on Thursday
Three takeaways from the Atlanta Falcons first depth chartThe Falcons 2022 season is almost underway as they have now released their first depth chart Friday, August 12th at six pm ET, the Atlanta Falcons will kick off their 2022 season in Detroit against the Lions. It will be the debut of many highly anticipated players for the Falcons such as Marcus ...
Falcons: Ranking Marcus Mariota's best games in his NFL careerThe Falcons' new QB has had some pretty darn good performances as an NFL QB If you somehow have not heard yet, there is a new signal caller for the Atlanta Falcons. It will be the first time since 2008 that the team has been in this position, it really is new territory for a lot of people. ...
Have the Atlanta Hawks fixed their biggest issue for last seasonThe Atlanta Hawks had another incredible offseason, their second franchise-changer in three seasons. While the front office said that they were just working on tweaking the roster, they have made some pretty decent changes, while still keeping most of their young core. Moving on from Danilo Galli...
Atlanta Braves lineup needs consistency and better at-bats to winThe Atlanta Braves were picked apart by two of the game’s best pitchers last weekend, and parts of the lineup didn’t put up a fight. As Jake wrote on Monday. the Atlanta Braves renewed their acquaintance with a top-five pitcher in baseball on Saturday and the best pitcher in the game on...
Donuts with the Dawgs: Georgia football renovations and moreGood morning Georgia football fans, and welcome to another daily installment of Donuts with the Dawgs, the morning reading roundup that features some of the best headlines and opinions. Grab your cup of joe and a donut (or five) and settle in for today's headlines about the Dawgs. Georgia...
Atlanta Hawks 'absurd' superstar among best to build aroundLast season, Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young snapped a 49-year leaguewide drought. He led the NBA in total assists and total points becoming the first to do so since Tiny Archibald in 1973. The campaign ended in Young’s first All-NBA selection of his career. Young has proven his worth as ...