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New York Jets linebacker Neville Hewitt, bottom, pulls on the jersey of Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen after a catch by Allen during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Allen, Herbert propel Chargers to 34-28 victory over Jets

Nov. 22, 2020 9:42 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — It hasn't taken long for Justin Herbert and Keenan Allen to become one of the more lethal quarterback-receiver duos in the NFL. After Sunday, they can also add record setting. Allen set a Chargers franchise mark with 16 receptions and Herbert became the first rookie quarterback...

John Daly returns to skeleton, wins Day 1 of US team trials

Nov. 20, 2020 5:05 PM EST

John Daly had not been in a skeleton race for nearly three years. He wasn’t rusty. The two-time U.S. Olympian won the first USA Skeleton team trials race of the season Friday at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, the first step toward qualifying for the World Cup team this season — and,...

'Tiger King' star Jeff Lowe accused of inhumane treatment

Nov. 19, 2020 7:44 PM EST

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Netflix’s “Tiger King” star Jeff Lowe has been accused of recurring inhumane treatment and improper handling of endangered species of animals, according to a civil complaint filed Thursday. The U.S. Justice Department filed the complaint in federal district court...

This is a combinarion file photo of Colleen Rooney arrives for the Pride of Britain Awards at a central London venue, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, and Rebekah Vardy arriving at The Sun Military Awards 2016 in London, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.  A courtroom drama mixing celebrities, amateur sleuthing and social media has kicked off in London, where one famous soccer spouse denies leaking stories about another to the tabloid press. Rebekah Vardy is suing Coleen Rooney for libel after Rooney accused her of passing details of private Instagram posts to The Sun newspaper.  (AP Photo/Invision, File)

Vardy and Rooney face off in 'WAG wars' celebrity libel case

Nov. 19, 2020 9:14 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A courtroom drama mixing celebrities, amateur sleuthing and social media kicked off in London on Thursday, where one famous soccer spouse denies leaking stories about another to the tabloid press. Rebekah Vardy is suing Coleen Rooney for libel after Rooney accused her of passing details of...

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, Naya Rivera participates in the

Wrongful death lawsuit filed over Naya Rivera's drowning

Nov. 18, 2020 11:24 PM EST

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over the drowning of “Glee” actor Naya Rivera, who died this summer while boating with her 4-year-old son on a California lake. The suit, filed Tuesday, blames Ventura County and managers of Lake Piru for her accidental death on...

This Nov. 18, 2020, booking mugshot provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office shows former Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones. Jones was arrested by police in Davie, Fla., on a charge of carrying a concealed firearm. According to a police report, Jones was walking in a gas station parking lot at 4:15 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, with a loaded handgun protruding from his pants pocket, and said he had never had a concealed weapons permit. Jones has since bonded out. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Ex-Dolphins safety Reshad Jones arrested on firearm charge

Nov. 18, 2020 7:46 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones was arrested early Wednesday on a charge of carrying a concealed firearm. According to a police report, Jones was walking in a gas station parking lot at 4:15 a.m. with a loaded handgun protruding from his pants pocket, and said he had...

Tory Lanez performs at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2019 in East Rutherford, N.J. on June 2, 2019, left, and Megan Thee Stallion attends the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York on Sept. 12, 2019. Megan Thee Stallion penned an op-ed on the failure to protect Black women on the morning that rapper Lanez had his first court hearing for felony charges that he shot her. She writes in the New York Times Tuesday that she was shocked to become a victim of violence from a man on July 12. She said she at first kept quiet about being shot because she feared backlash, and that fear has been justified. Lanez, appearing by phone at his court hearing, did not enter a plea to two felony counts, and his lawyer declined comment.  (Photos by Scott Roth, left, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Tory Lanez pleads not guilty in Megan Thee Stallion shooting

Nov. 18, 2020 6:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Tory Lanez pleaded not guilty through his attorney Wednesday to felony assault charges in the July shooting of hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion. Lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley entered the plea in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom to counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm and...

FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020 file photo, Britain's Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leaves after attending the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London. The Duchess of Sussex was advised by two senior members of Britain’s royal family to write a letter to her estranged father that a British newspaper later published in part, court papers filed Wednesday Nov. 18, 2020 show. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Lawyers: Senior royals advised Meghan to write to her father

Nov. 18, 2020 3:57 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex was advised by two senior members of Britain’s royal family to write a letter to her estranged father that a British newspaper later published in part, court papers filed Wednesday show. The former Meghan Markle, 39, is suing publisher Associated Newspapers for...

FILE - In this June 16, 2018, file photo, Lil Wayne performs on Day 3 of the 2018 Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands in Dover, Del. Rapper Lil Wayne has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, an offense that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Documents filed Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020,  in Miami federal court say the rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., had a gun and ammunition on Dec. 23 of last year despite knowing he had the previous felony.  (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Lil Wayne charged with federal gun offense in Florida

Nov. 17, 2020 1:40 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a federal offense that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Documents filed in Miami federal court say the rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley exchanges words with a security guard during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the LA Clippers, in New York's Madison Square Garden. A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star  Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Charles Oakley wins right to jury decision on assault claim

Nov. 16, 2020 3:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated assault and battery claims...