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‘Drunk’ Pistorius in nightclub brawl—report

Oscar Pistorius attends court at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine's Day 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Pistroius' lawyer Barry Roux says he has closed his case, and the judge says final arguments will be held in court on Aug. 7 and 8. AP

South Africa’s Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius was thrown out of a nightclub over the weekend after being involved in a drunken brawl, the Star newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing witnesses.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius a suicide risk, court told

Oscar Pistorius is greeted by his sister Aimee Pistorius in court in Pretoria, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Pistorius' trial continues with evidence being heard from his agent testifying being ied at the double-amputee runner's murder trial surrounding the death of his girlfrien Reeva Steenkamp. AP

Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius, on trial over the killing of his girlfriend, is suffering from post-traumatic stress and is a suicide risk, a South African court heard Wednesday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius arrives at psychiatric hospital

Oscar Pistorius checks his mobile phone in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, after a ruling was read out by Judge Thokozile Masipa that he would undergo psychiatric evaluation. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. AP

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a psychiatric hospital in South Africa to begin the period of mental evaluation he was ordered to undergo by the judge at his murder trial.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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 AP FILE PHOTO

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 »

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