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Sport All-Star pitcher Roy Halladay died with drugs in his system, report says
Author: 0 All-Star pitcher Roy Halladay died with drugs in his system, report says

Additionally, Halladay also had the sedative zolpidem - commonly sold under the brand name Ambien - in his body at the time of the crash, TMZ reports , citing a report released by the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner's Office. Halladay's blood tested positive for 72 ng/ml. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, more than 50 ng/ml of zolpidem "appears capable of impairing driving to a degree that increases the risk of a motor vehicle accident".

Sport Larry Nassar scandal won't cost Michigan State president her job
Author: 0 Larry Nassar scandal won't cost Michigan State president her job

But Simon has not played it straight herself, choosing instead to pull a curtain over questions of culpability by university officials in the serial molestation of young girls and women at the hands of Dr. She has been an elite gymnast since 2011 and after taking a break to enjoy life away from the gym, she is now training and planning to make her return at the U.S.

Sport Kenya Has 'No Problem' With Trump Racist Remarks
Author: 0 Kenya Has 'No Problem' With Trump Racist Remarks

Trump said a federal government shutdown "could happen" at the end of the week, insisting Democrats would be blamed if that occurs even though Republicans control both chambers of Congress and the White House . Republicans say they want a "merit-based" system of immigration. Worshipers stood and applauded as Watson spoke. A confidant of Trump's told The Associated Press that the president spent Thursday evening calling friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction on his ...

Sport Tottenham eye deal for Bordeaux winger Malcom
Author: 0 Tottenham eye deal for Bordeaux winger Malcom

Mislintat, who arrived from Dortmund in November, has played an integral part in the transfers and has referenced his experience spent working with them at Westfalenstadion as reason to pursue both players in the January transfer window. Malcom is expected to join the Gunners as a replacement of Alexis Sanchez , who is on the verge of joining Manchester United after declining to extend his contract at the Emirates.

Sport Saints punter's charity helped by Vikings fans
Author: 0 Saints punter's charity helped by Vikings fans

He's also familiar with the environment at Lincoln Financial Field , which can be, let's just say, less than welcoming to opponents. Did you know that of the seven games played above 32, that three of them had temperatures at kickoff that were 40 degrees or warmer, like this weekend? And to be a player who is fortunate enough to come back and play for the team he was drafted by and has such strong ties to the city, that doesn't happen often.

Sport Oklahoma City Thunder shut out of All-Star starting spots
Author: 0 Oklahoma City Thunder shut out of All-Star starting spots

For instance, James might choose Irving, while Curry might choose Durant as their first picks. "I'm not sure who voted, but put it out there - whoever voted for me, I really appreciate it", said 76ers guard T.J. The league not televising this event is probably one of the most ridiculous decisions its made regarding anything All-Star related since they incorporated the wheel in the Dunk Contest.

Sport Stage 12 of the 2018 Dakar cancelled for bikes and quads
Author: 0 Stage 12 of the 2018 Dakar cancelled for bikes and quads

The riders ended the stage 11 without any assistance from the team and will start on their own for the 12th stage. Hero MotoSports Oriol Mena continued his great form and finished the first leg of the Marathon and the 11th stage of Dakar 2018, at 9th position.

Sport Norwich's Leone traded from Blue Jays to Cardinals
Author: 0 Norwich's Leone traded from Blue Jays to Cardinals

However, the Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals made a trade on Friday, creating somewhat of a spark. Grichuk, 26, appeared in 122 games for the Cardinals last season, hitting.238, with 22 home runs, 59 RBI and an OPS of.758. Grichuk has had solid numbers since debuting in 2014, but he hasn't been able to recapture the magic of his 2015 campaign. He has a career batting average of.249, with 66 homers and 182 RBIs in four seasons with the Cardinals.

Sport Barkley fit for Brighton clash: Conte
Author: 0 Barkley fit for Brighton clash: Conte

However, Conte has now confirmed that the new Chelsea recruit is fit and available to face Brighton after he successfully completed a behind-closed-doors friendly against a QPR development side on Thursday. Both received yellow cards for diving, as did winger Willian. And there was more controversy in the final seconds when Morata was booked for fall in the area and then protested so vehemently that referee Graham Scott sent off the forward for a second yellow card.

Sport Dr. Nassar, you deserve everything coming to you
Author: 0 Dr. Nassar, you deserve everything coming to you

Raisman also issued a scathing criticism of the institution that allowed Nassar to abuse her and her teammates. Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct for molesting young athletes under the guise of medical treatment.

Sport The 10 Most Expensive Transfers Of All Time
Author: 0 The 10 Most Expensive Transfers Of All Time

The Holland international's move from January 1 was confirmed by both clubs on Wednesday evening and the transfer fee - of £75million - is understood to be the highest price paid ever for a defender. Van Dijk has been acquired to plug those gaps and the Anfield faithful have been given a first look at their new arrival during a meeting with Leicester - although purely in a spectator capacity for now.

Sport Mourinho's career will be defined at Man United
Author: 0 Mourinho's career will be defined at Man United

You never know. It happened in 2012 to us so why not?" Share your thoughts in the comment section or on the #AmoreNation community page. Ashley Young's suspension and an injury to Antonio Valencia have given Shaw an extended spell in the Manchester United starting line up, with the full back completing the full 90 minutes in their last four Premier League games.

Sport Novak Djokovic thinks it is time for talks on players' welfare
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic thinks it is time for talks on players' welfare

Two of them will meet in the third round. Defending champion Roger Federer is through to the Australian Open's third round after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) in a night match at Rod Laver Arena . "But we know it's like this in Australia - the next day it can be freezing". "My feet are burning", she said. Another top seed to be sent packing this morning was Spain's Garbine Muguruza .

Sport Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer hint
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Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Stoger has said he assumes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will remain at the club this month despite speculation linking him with a move to Arsenal . Giroud, 31, has started just one Premier League game this season, forced to play back-up to the likes of Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez .

Sport Wawrinka, Muguruza out in 2nd round, heat soars in Australia
Author: 0 Wawrinka, Muguruza out in 2nd round, heat soars in Australia

Centre court was already a sizzling frying pan by the time the players started hitting up in the first morning match at Rod Laver Arena. Until this week, he hadn't played since Wimbledon last July. Halep will next play Lauren Davis. Thiem will next face Frenchman Adrian Mannarino, world No. 27, who defeated Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-3.

Sport Rumour Mongering: Man City Join Race for Emre Can
Author: 0 Rumour Mongering: Man City Join Race for Emre Can

However, the Bundesliga champions announced the signing of Leon Goretzka on Friday. " Emre Can is a player whose contract is running down, so it does allow us to approach him for negotiations and that is the course we have taken", he told Sky Sport Italia.

Sport National Football League says Raiders complied with Rooney Rule
Author: 0 National Football League says Raiders complied with Rooney Rule

The Rooney Rule was put in place to make sure each team gives a serious interview to at least one minority candidate when there's a coaching job open or a or a high-ranking football operations job available. The NFL has determined the Raiders fully complied with the Rooney Rule in hiring Jon Gruden as head coach, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said in an email to the Bay Area News Group on Friday morning.

Sport American Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Says Larry Nassar Also Abused Her
Author: 0 American Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Says Larry Nassar Also Abused Her

Larry Nassar wipes a tear as he listens to a young woman deliver a victim impact statement at his sentencing hearing on Wednesday. Nassar is a former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor who is being sentenced on 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Sport Djokovic blasts Australian Open officials over 'brutal' conditions
Author: 0 Djokovic blasts Australian Open officials over 'brutal' conditions

Asked if they were the toughest conditions he had ever played in, Djokovic replied: 'One of the toughest ones , yeah. Six-time champion Novak Djokovic says a big-business approach to the Australian Open is testing player welfare to the limit in dangerously hot conditions at Melbourne Park.

Sport Roy Halladay autopsy: Traces of morphine in system at time of crash
Author: 0 Roy Halladay autopsy: Traces of morphine in system at time of crash

The coroner lists the cause of Halladay's death as blunt trauma and drowning, but also says he had morphine in his system. According to the report, Halladay's body was found in six feet of water. Large quantities - 72 ng/ml - of Zolpidem, a drug used to treat insomnia, were found in the former Major League Baseball player's system. An eight-time All-Star, Halladay pitched a flawless game and a playoff no-hitter in 2010.

Sport Cyrille Regis tributes planned for Premier League and EFL fixtures
Author: 0 Cyrille Regis tributes planned for Premier League and EFL fixtures

Gordon Taylor, chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association, made representations to Premier League chief Richard Scudamore demanding to know why nothing had been organised. West Brom chairman John Williams said: "We know Cyrille's passing will be felt deeply among all our supporters for whom he was the ultimate hero - a wonderful, exciting centre-forward who remained in close contact with the club beyond his playing days".

Sport Vikings QB Bradford's status remains up in air
Author: 0 Vikings QB Bradford's status remains up in air

The Saints and Vikings played once this season in Week 1. Meanwhile, McKinnon has been a factor in the passing game since top running back Dalvin Cook went on injured reserve after the fourth game of the season. Returning after being out January 3 were cornerback Xavier Rhodes (foot), fullback C.J. Ham (neck) and safety Anthony Harris (knee). Saints coach Sean Payton called the Vikings' effectiveness the flawless blend of scheme and personnel.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho all set to sign new deal at Manchester United

Manchester United are not a January transfer market kind of team, and Jose Mourinho is not usually a January transfer window shopping kind of manager. He saw the size of the task awaiting him as he looks to steer the club away from relegation trouble, with Stoke easily seen off by United in occasional hailstorms in northwest England.

Sport Le'Veon Bell Skipped Walkthrough Prior To Pittsburgh's Playoff Loss To Jacksonville
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell Skipped Walkthrough Prior To Pittsburgh's Playoff Loss To Jacksonville

The NFL offseason will be interesting for the Pittsburgh Steelers . However, Bouchette reports that some players and a few coaches repeatedly ignored this rule throughout the season. Bell, who is coming off one of his best seasons as a pro with 1,946 scrimmage yards and 11 total touchdowns, is set to become a free agent after playing 2017 on the franchise tag, which netted him $12.1 million.

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