Antonio Brown Granted Bail While Facing 3 Charges

Antonio Brown Granted Bail While Facing 3 Charges Brown currently faces three charges after turning himself in following an arrest warrant issued in Broward County. The charges include felony burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance and criminal mischief. Brown is alleged to have physically assaulted a moving truck driver earlier this week. The former NFL star is accused of throwing a rock at the driver's truck before a scuffle outside Brown's home. Brown was able to secure a bond to cover his bail set at $100,000. His trainer, Glenn Holt, was also arrested for his alleged involvement in the incident. Brown's off-the-field issues continue to pile up, causing more skepticism to grow over a plausible return to football.

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Odd Couple: Jeter, Walker take different routes…

Derek Jeter and Larry Walker rarely crossed paths during their time in the major leagues

MLB to test but not use computer umps at spring…

Major League Baseball will test computer plate umpires during spring training but will not use the system for decisions in any exhibition games

Serena Williams Makes Shocking Exit From 2020…

Serena Williams Makes Shocking Exit From 2020 Australian Open On Jan. 24, tennis legend Serena Williams was defeated by Qiang Wang in the third round of the 2020 Australian Open. Her loss came as a shock to many, as Williams was seeded at No. 8 and had previously won the tournament seven times. In the first set, Wang, seeded at No. 27, dominated with a score of 6-4. Williams managed to bounce back and force a tie-breaker in the second set, winning 7-2 against Wang. Her luck came to a halt in the third set however, as Wang finished the match with a 7-5 win. Her loss and subsequent exit from the Australian Open marks Williams’s earliest exit ever from the tournament. When asked about the match afterwards, Williams said she was shocked by the outcome. Serena Williams, via ‘Washington Post’ She went on to say that the way she played was “unprofessional” and that she couldn’t afford to play like that “at this stage of [her] career.” Serena Williams, via ‘Washington Post’

Larry Walker's Hall plaque to feature Rockies cap…

Larry Walker's Hall of Fame plaque in Cooperstown will have a Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat

Twins, Donaldson finalize $92M deal, boost potent…

The Minnesota Twins and third baseman Josh Donaldson have finalized their four-year, $92 million contract

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LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Named…

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Named All-Star Game Captains LeBron and Giannis led the Western and Eastern Conferences in fan votes for the second year in a row. All 10 starters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game were announced on Thursday night. Joining LeBron from the Western Conference are James Harden, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard and Luka Doncic. Kemba Walker, Trae Young, Pascal Siakam and Joel Embiid were chosen alongside Giannis from the Eastern Conference. James and Antetokounmpo will choose the rosters based on the pool of starters and reserves from each conference. James led all players in voting and was named to his 16th All-Star team. He trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kobe Bryant for the most selections in NBA history. The 2020 NBA All-Star Game will take place on Feb. 16 in Chicago.

Schilling the one to watch in next Hall of Fame…

Derek Jeter's election to the Hall of Fame marked the seventh straight year with at least one first-ballot honoree, but that streak is probably over in 2021

Free agent OF Ozuna, Braves reach $18 million…

Free agent outfielder Marcell Ozuna and the Atlanta Braves have reached an $18 million, one-year deal

Philadelphia Flyers Mascot Gritty Under…

Philadelphia Flyers Mascot Gritty Under Investigation for Assault Police in Philadelphia are reportedly investigating an assault accusation against Gritty, the official mascot of the Flyers, the city’s National Hockey League team. Gritty is being accused of punching a 13-year-old boy in 2019 during a photo opportunity for season ticket holders. The boy is said to have patted Gritty on the head before walking away which prompted the mascot to take a “running start” and punch the boy “as hard as he could.” According to the boy’s father, Chris Greenwell, the punch caused a “contusion” to his son’s “lower thoracic spine,” otherwise known as a bruise. Greenwell initially attempted to handle the situation directly with the Flyers, asking the team to apologize and do “something special” for his son. However, his communication with the team allegedly “went south,” prompting him to file an official police complaint. The Flyers have since denied any wrongdoing by Gritty, saying they found “nothing to support [Greenwell’s] claim.” Flyers spokesperson, to ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’

LA City Council says Dodgers should be awarded…

The Los Angeles City Council wants Major League Baseball to strip the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox of their World Series titles and award the trophies to the Dodgers

Red Sox's Pedroia has setback during knee…

The Red Sox say second baseman Dustin Pedroia has suffered a significant setback while rehabbing his left knee injury

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Zion Williamson Makes Record-Breaking NBA Debut

Zion Williamson Makes Record-Breaking NBA Debut In the most anticipated NBA debut since LeBron James, Zion did not disappoint. The rookie set a new Pelicans record with 22 points in his first game. Williamson scored 17 straight points in the 4th quarter to give New Orleans a 107-106 lead before sitting out the final 5:23 of the game. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Pelicans 121-117. Zion Williamson, via statement Williamson was 8-of-11 from the field, including 7 rebounds and 3 assists, in just 18 minutes. Alvin Gentry, Pelicans coach, via statement Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft after playing one season at Duke.