Weathers is accused of stealing a wallet by Kyle Boone @Kyle__Boone moments ago • 1 min read Michael Weathers, a redshirt sophomore transfer guard for the Oklahoma State men's basketball team, is facing criminal charges for felony grand larceny and knowingly concealing stolen property. He has been suspended by the team, CBS Sports has learned.Weathers is accused of stealing a wallet with contents -- of which include a debit card, school ID, credit card and insurance card, among other things -- on Sept. 9 at J.R. Murphy's, a local bar, according to police and court documents obtained by CBS Sports. The total estimated stolen value is $85, according to the incident report.Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton provided a statement to CBS Sports: "Michael was suspended from team activities as soon as we learned of the incident. He remains suspended indefinitely."Weathers was released on a recognizance bond on Sept. 10 and arraigned on Sept. 11. He has a … [Read more...] about Oklahoma State basketball player Michael Weathers suspended, faces felony grand larceny charge
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E.Jay Zarett Omnisport @EjayZarett Updated at 8:13 p.m. ET Updated at 8:13 p.m. ET Trae Young wants to become the best player in the NBA. Young was one of the most exciting guards in college basketball last season. He carried the Oklahoma offense as a freshman, averaging 27.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Young also proved he could shoot from NBA 3-point range. He pulled up from all over the court and knocked down 36 percent of his attempts from behind the arc. Young told reporters Friday he has big goals for his professional career. “I think I’m the best overall player in the NBA draft,” Young said at the NBA Draft Combine (via USA Today ) “My main focus isn’t to be necessarily the best player in the draft, it’s to be the best player in the NBA. That’s what I’m focusing on each and every day.” Young led the Sooners to an 18-14 record … [Read more...] about Oklahoma guard Trae Young thinks he’s the draft’s ‘best overall player’
NEW YORK (AP) —Clare Droesch, the former Boston College women’s basketball player who helped lead the Eagles to the 2004 Big East title, has died after a six-plus year battle with cancer. She was 36. The university said she died Friday at home surrounded by family. Droesch was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2011. She told the AP in 2012, two months after her diagnosis, that she was “In this for the long haul. I have cancer, I’m not going to stop living, then cancer wins.” Sadly we have to inform the @bc_wbb & @BCEagles family and friends that former guard & #HOFamer Clare Droesch has lost her 6-year battle with cancer. Release: https://t.co/MQETq9tt7f pic.twitter.com/yroSniy3D9 — Boston College Women’s Basketball (@bc_wbb) May 12, 2018 Droesch scored 1,136 points for BC — 12th best in school history. In 2004, Boston College beat UConn in the semifinals and Rutgers to take the Big East championship. The Huskies went on … [Read more...] about Former Boston College basketball player dies after 6-year cancer bout
Justyn Mutts has embraced his senior year at St. Augustine Prep.He helped lead the schools’ renowned student section — nicknamed “The Richland Rowdies” — during football season.On the basketball court in the winter, he led the Hermits to the Cape-Atlantic League and South Jersey Non-Public A titles. Mutts is The Press Player of the Year.“The brotherhood (of St. Augustine) is real,” Mutts said. “I’ll remember most playing basketball with guys you see in the hallway every day. It was a whole lot of fun playing and when you’re having fun you’re going to have a pretty good year.”The 6-foot-7 Mutts averaged 12.4 points, seven rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game. But the Mt. Laurel resident didn’t have to score to affect a game.Mutts anchored St. Augustine’s trapping defense that forced opponents into numerous turnovers. The Hermits converted many of those turnovers into easy baskets.If a team broke through one … [Read more...] about St. Augustine’s Mutts is The Press Boys Basketball Player of the Year
Sections N News S Sports O Opinion R Religion A Arts & Living M Must Reads Video Photography P Podcasts S Sponsored Legal Notices Obituaries Jobs Homes Sections Saturday, April 21, 2018 Sign In Subscribe Account Sign Out Sign In Subscribe Account Sign Out facebook twitter email facebook twitter email By Tony Jones · Published: 2 days ago Updated: 2 hours ago Surrendering a career as a world-class professional netball player wasn’t easy. It would be one thing, Renae Ingles says, if she weren’t still one of the world’s best players in her sport — a mashup of basketball, European handball and even Ultimate Frisbee. But she left the game in 2016 in her prime, knowing she had great years left. There are times, she acknowledges, when she still struggles with … [Read more...] about Joe and Renae Ingles didn’t want a long-distance marriage, so one of the world’s best netball players retired. She says it was hard, but the payoff is worth it.