Posts Tagged Social issues

Maryland wrestler accused of attacking woman gets suspended

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A University of Maryland wrestler has been suspended after police say he attacked a woman at her Pennsylvania apartment and tried to carry her away.

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Study: Balotelli targeted by 4,000 racially abusive messages

A supporter wears a Mario Balotelli mask during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Monday, April 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Research by an anti-discrimination group shows that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been targeted by more than 4,000 racially abusive posts on social media this season.

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Puppies Attack: Hugo Awards reflect sci-fi/fantasy divide

In this March 18, 2014 file photo, author and co-executive producer George R. R. Martin attends HBO's "Game of Thrones" fourth season premiere in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the invasion of the Sad Puppies.

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Coroner: Ex-NFL running back’s cellmate death ruled homicide

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation, according to a coroner’s report released Thursday.

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Eastern Kentucky suspends players from January bar fight

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky athletic director Steve Lochmueller has suspended players involved in a January bar fight with players from the University of Kentucky that left an EKU player injured.

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