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Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, David Tang, a London-based lawyer working with U.K. firm Stewarts Law and an American firm, speaks during an interview at a hotel room in Beijing. AP

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ruled Wednesday that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume again on May 5.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius account comes under attack by prosecutor

June Steenkamp, left, mother of the late Reeva Steenkamp, listens in the public gallery, as state prosecutor Gerrie Nel questions Oscar Pistorius, in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP)

The prosecutor at Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial on Friday challenged the athlete’s statements that he was worried about crime before he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a closed toilet door in his home.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pistorius trial delayed over legal aide illness

Oscar Pistorius, left, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 28, 2014. The murder trial of Pistorius has been delayed until April 7 because one of the legal experts who will assist the judge in reaching a verdict is sick, the judge said Friday. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. AP

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has been delayed until April 7 because one of the legal experts who will assist the judge in reaching a verdict is sick, abruptly ending expectations Friday that the double-amputee athlete was about to testify on his fatal shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius trial: Cell phone expert back on stand

Oscar Pistorius, cries in court as he listens to evidence being given in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 24, 2014. AP

The police cell phone expert who accessed messages from Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend saying she was sometimes scared of him is presenting more data in the champion runner’s murder trial.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius shot gun out of car and at cafe—friend

In this photo taken Monday March 10, 2014, Oscar Pistorius cries as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. AP

A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pistorius’ character questioned over gun incident

Oscar Pistorius holds his head  in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

A month before he fatally shot his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius cajoled a friend into taking the blame when a gun was accidentally fired under the Johannesburg restaurant table where he and other friends were sitting, according to testimony Wednesday in the double-amputee runner’s murder trial.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Adrian Peterson has dealt with tragedy often

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson makes his way off an NFL football practice field at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Peterson said he is certain he will play Sunday despite a serious personal matter that caused him to miss practice earlier this week. AP

When Adrian Peterson was 7, he saw his older brother die in a bike accident when he was hit by a drunken driver.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Death of Australian leads to charges against 3

Jennifer Luna, right, the mother of 16-year-old murder suspect Chancey Luna, turns away from the media following a court appearance by her son in Duncan, Okla. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Chancey Luna, James Edwards Jr., 15, and Michael Jones, 17, are charged in the murder of 22-year-old Australian Christopher Lane, who was on a baseball scholarship at East Central University in Ada, Okla. Lane was in Duncan visiting his girlfriend when he was shot and killed Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. AP

With a motive that’s both chilling and simple — to break up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers randomly targeted an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him for fun, prosecutors said as they charged two of the boys with murder.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Oscar Pistorius arrives in South African court

Athlete Oscar Pistorius weeps in court in this Friday, Feb 15, 2013, file photo at his bail hearing in the murder case of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is reported Sunday Aug. 18, 2013, that the trial of Pistorius will be in early 2014 but the exact date will likely be set in court on upcoming Monday, according to prosecutors. AP

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a South African court ahead of the expected indictment of the double-amputee Olympian on a premeditated murder charge.

Posted: August 19th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Attack on Letran cager, partner not likely game-related—police

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Franz Dysam. http://www.ncaa.org.ph  file photo

Authorities investigating the shooting of a Colegio de San Juan de Letran basketball player and his live-in partner said they were looking into at least two angles as the police said they were doubtful the incident was game-related.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NCAA | Read More »

Police took photos of Pistorius on cell phones

Oscar Pistorius. AP FILE PHOTO

South African police confiscated 49 cell phones after officers used them to photograph of Oscar Pistorius when he was first arrested following the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pistorius allowed to leave South Africa with conditions

Oscar Pistorius AP FILE PHOTO

Oscar Pistorius can leave South Africa to compete in international track meets, a judge ruled on Thursday as he upheld the Olympic athlete’s appeal against some of his bail restrictions.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

South Africa: PR firm quits Pistorius camp

Oscar Pistorius AP FILE PHOTO

A South African public relations company says it will no longer represent Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee athlete charged with murdering his girlfriend.

Posted: March 7th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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