Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murder and five other gun-related charges.
‘Team behind the Team’
For the second-straight year, the Claremore Zebra student training staff will be represented in the Oklahoma Coaches All-State games held in Tulsa.
Meranda Golbek and Sarah Szcinski, a pair of 2014 Claremore High School graduates, earned All-State honors for their athletic training careers and will join two other student trainers from Jenks and Stillwater High School on the East squad.
Claremore QB Club holds Fish Fry Aug. 2
The Claremore Zebra Quarterback Club will hold its annual Fish Fry fundraiser on Aug. 2 at the Claremore High School cafeteria.
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
MLB: Astros go 'home run' crazy in 7-3 win over A's
After scoring six runs in the last four games, Houston's offense went on a homer spree.
Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
MLB: Santana strikes out 11, Braves edge Padres, 2-0
Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit.
It took a while to know if that would be good enough for a win.
In the seventh, Evan Gattis finally came through.
Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer off outfielder-turned-pitcher Jason Lane and that was all Santana and the Atlanta Braves needed, beating San Diego 2-0 on Monday for their third straight win.
MLB: D-Backs top Reds in 15 innings
As the game went one with no hint that either team was capable of scoring, Arizona catcher Miguel Montero became philosophical.
''I knew eventually it was going to go one way or the other,'' he said.
Whenever it goes really long, the Diamondbacks always win.
Nick Ahmed's RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning sent the Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night and kept their franchise perfect when the innings pile up.
MLB: Dodgers acquire 2B Barney from Cubs
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired second baseman Darwin Barney in a trade with the Chicago Cubs.
Barney won a Gold Glove in 2012 after tying the major league single-season record with 141 consecutive errorless games. But he was designated for assignment last Tuesday after hitting .230 with 16 RBIs in 72 games this season.
MLB: Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates blank Giants, 5-0
Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career.
Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling Giants on Monday night.
MLB: Cabrera, Blue Jays rip Red Sox, 14-1
Melky Cabrera's second homer sailed over the left field wall and smashed a car window across the street.
Just a little extra damage in a game when the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Boston Red Sox.
Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and the Blue Jays won 14-1 on Monday night.
NFL: Redskins enjoying calm camp under Gruden
The Washington Redskins are the team that gave us Michael Westbrook punching Stephen Davis, Dan Snyder landing his helicopter during practices, Albert Haynesworth turning the conditioning test into a sideshow and Mike Shanahan using the podium to remind everyone that he was Robert Griffin III's boss.
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