Posts Tagged Social affairs

Lauren Hill to become honorary coach

In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati. The freshman at Mount St. Joseph decided Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014  to give up her playing career after achieving her goal of scoring in a game even as she fights an inoperable brain tumor. Hill will continue raising money for cancer research as she spends time with her family. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill’s basketball career is finished.

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NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges

FILE -- In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda arrives at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation. Authorities said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, that he was apprehended after leaving a Manhattan recording studio. Several others were also taken into custody. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court.

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Reports: Bears benching Cutler

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) slides after carrying the ball against New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro (32) during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Multiple reports say the Chicago Bears are benching quarterback Jay Cutler and going with Jimmy Clausen.

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Rio Olympics end recruitment of volunteers

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have closed recruitment for volunteers, registering 242,757 applicants for 70,000 unpaid positions — 45,000 for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics.

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Ex-prep football star gets probation in assault

Jayru Campbell and his attorney Jeffrey Edison appear during a hearing at 36th District Court in Detroit, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. The former Detroit prep football star, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in connection with an assault on his girlfriend, was sentenced to a year of probation. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MAGS OUT: MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit prep football star who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in connection with an assault on his girlfriend has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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