NBA
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Authorities charged a man Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) in connection with the slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, more than seven years after Wright's bullet-riddled body was found decomposing in a Tennessee suburb.Billy Turner, 46, ...
Dec 6, 2017
NBA
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Attorneys for a man serving life in prison for the murder of Michael Jordan's father are asking for a new trial, saying someone tampered with the dead man's shirt after his autopsy.The autopsy found ...
Jun 16, 2017
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South African prosecutors announced their intention to appeal against Oscar Pistorius' six-year jail sentence for murder on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), calling it "shockingly" lenient and a decision that could bring the country's justice ...
Jul 22, 2016
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Pistorius stood and faced Judge Thokozile Masipa as she announced the sentence in a South African courtroom on Wednesday.Pistorius was facing ...
Jul 6, 2016
NBA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Attorneys for the man convicted of killing Michael Jordan's father in North Carolina in 1993 and dumping his body in South Carolina say they have new evidence to bolster their request for a new trial.The Charlotte ...
Apr 11, 2016
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's highest court has dismissed Oscar Pistorius' appeal of his murder conviction, a lawyer said Thursday (Friday, Manila time), signaling that the former track star's long legal battle since he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp may ...
Mar 4, 2016
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympic runner who fatally shot his girlfriend in 2013, was released from prison and placed under house arrest on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), a South African official said."Oscar Pistorius was placed under correctional supervision ...
Oct 20, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - Two days before he was due to leave prison, Oscar Pistorius' early release was suddenly put on hold Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) by South Africa's Department of Justice, which sent his case back to a parole board.It ...
Aug 20, 2015
MMA
DAVAO CITY - A new twist has emerged in the killing of mixed martial arts fighter Ale Cali.The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) is looking at the possibility that a grudge over a 'love triangle' was the reason behind the ...
Aug 18, 2015
PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough ...
Sep 12, 2014
POLICE have arrested two suspects in connection with the slaying of champion race car driver Ferdinand "Enzo" Pastor.Businessman Domingo "Sandy" de Guzman III, apprehended in Muntinlupa City last Tuesday, has been tagged as the alleged mastermind behind the ambush-slay of ...
Aug 27, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - A woman screamed and then there was silence, according to South African prosecutors pressing a premeditated murder case against Oscar Pistorius. Next, the indictment says, witnesses heard gunshots and more screaming at the home of the Paralympic champion, who ...
Aug 20, 2013
THE New England Patriots did not wait until Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder to cut ties with the troubled tight end, releasing him from the roster on Wednesday morning (Thursday, Manila time) soon after police led him from his house in ...
Jun 27, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius walked out of court Friday (Saturday, Manila time) - free at least for now - after a South African magistrate released him on bail, capping four days of often startling testimony that foreshadowed a dramatic trial in the Valentine&# ...
Feb 23, 2013
TWO major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.Oakley, the eyewear maker, suspended its contract ...
Feb 19, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius' agent has begun calling off races for the Olympic sprinter since he was charged with the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Pistorius' agent, Peet van Zyl, tells The Associated Press he canceled the contract ...
Feb 17, 2013
RIO DE JANEIRO - The trial of a former football star charged with orchestrating the kidnapping and gruesome murder of an ex-girlfriend started Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) with courtroom arguments that caused two lawyers to abandon the case, and with a tearful ...
Nov 20, 2012
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