US dismisses Russia update on Brittney Griner negotiations

Griner returns to court closing arguments Thursday scaled

A potentially promising Russian statement on negotiations to bring Brittney Griner home was quickly dismissed by the US State Department on Friday. Sergei Ryabkov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, was quoted by Russian media earlier in the day as saying there was new “activity” in the talks that could see convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout, who … Read more

Pete Rose dismisses questions about child abuse

Wander Franco loses 650K in stolen jewelry

Pete Rose on Sunday dismissed questions about his first appearance at the Philadelphia stadium since the franchise scrapped plans to honor him in 2017 because of an allegation by a woman that she had sex with the king of baseball when she was a minor. “It was 55 years ago, baby,” Rose told a baseball … Read more

Watson arrives in Cleveland; Houston jury dismisses lawsuit

Watson arrives in Cleveland Houston jury dismisses lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson’s first day with the Browns was anything but routine — for him and for the team. As Watson arrived in Cleveland for his medical and possibly to answer questions about his past behavior, a second Texas grand jury declined to prosecute the quarterback who was accused of sex crimes by … Read more