Georgian boxer Avtandil Khurtsidze was supposed to fight Englishman Billy Joe Saunders next month for the WBO middleweight title, but he can’t make the fight anymore. He just got arrested in connection with an FBI sting on an alleged Russian/Georgian organized crime syndicate.
Tiger Woods was arrested Monday morning and charged with a DUI in Jupiter, Fla. The police report for Woods’s arrest noted that the golfer was found asleep in his car, which was parked in a bike lane, with the brake lights on and a turn signal flashing. Officers reported that Woods exhibited slurred speech and said…
The Penguins took a weird Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final last night, winning 5-3 despite going 37 consecutive minutes without recording a shot on goal. Also weird? A Predators fan threw a catfish on the ice, a strange tradition in Nashville that dates to 2003 but has gotten a ton of attention this season as the team…
KTLA in Los Angeles broadcast what appears to be a live shooting this afternoon as a suspect police say stole a van was taken down by police. The network didn’t provide much information after that, and obviously cut away quickly—to the search for an additional suspect, it turns out; we’ll update as more information…
Johnathan Kolleh fell in love with movies growing up in Liberia. Now a resident of West Philadelphia, the 27-year-old began making films about a year ago. Last week, that love of moviemaking led to an arrest and about 14 hours in a holding cell, all because he dared to fly a drone in the vicinity of the NFL Draft.
Charles Banks is a 49-year-old wine executive who runs Terroir Capital, an investment firm that’s put some $200 million into a variety of California wineries. Banks also invests in hotels and owns half of Mayacamas Winery, a 128-year-old winery in Napa, California. Banks met Tim Duncan in 1997 and Duncan agreed to let…
South Florida defensive back Hassan Childs was shot three times in a road rage incident after reportedly pulling a gun on a man and his family Saturday night. The 22-year-old fifth-year senior is recovering and in stable condition.
An attorney for Josh Jackson is trying to downplay claims that the Kansas forward’s legal team tried to pay off women’s basketball player McKenzie Calvert, in order to keep her from pressing vandalism charges after Jackson damaged her car in an argument.
Two and a half years after his arrest, ex-MMA fighter War Machine has finally gone to trial on charges that he viciously beat and sexually assaulted ex-girlfriend Christy Mack nearly to death. It’s obvious what kind of defense War Machine’s counsel has in mind: one told the jury during opening arguments that Mack, a…
The manager of a Mexican League baseball team, Francisco “Paquin” Estrada, was reported missing Thursday morning, and then found hours later.
Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield is in an Arkansas jail after Fayetteville police accused him of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing, and resisting arrest.
Kevin Olsen, the quarterback at Charlotte and the younger brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, is being charged with felony second-degree forcible rape, cyberstalking, assault on a female and second-degree forced sex.
Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been charged with two counts aggravated assault, one count making terroristic threats, one count robbery, and one count conspiracy to commit aggravated assault following his alleged involvement in a street fight in Pittsburgh early Monday morning.
Last week, TMZ reports, unidentified burglars broke into the unoccupied home of singer Alanis Morissette and made off with $2 million worth of jewelry. No one was harmed.
Former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya was arrested for driving under the influence early this morning in Pasadena, Calif., after he failed a series of field sobriety tests.
Britain’s National Police Chiefs’ Council has released an update on the widespread investigation into sexual abuse in British soccer and the numbers are staggering. According to the NPCC, there are:
Steelers assistant coach and former All-Pro linebacker Joey Porter is in trouble with the law after being arrested outside a South Side Pittsburgh bar hours after his team’s playoff win over the Miami Dolphins, according to police.
Petra Kvitova, currently 11th in the women’s tennis world rankings, says she was attacked inside her home in her native Czech Republic today by a man armed with a knife who attempted to rob her. In her struggle against the attacker, she suffered what she described as a “severe” injury to her left hand. She has said…