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William Rick Singer, 58, of Newport Beach, Calif., owner of the Edge College Career Network and CEO of the Key Worldwide Foundation, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy and money laundering.,John Vandemoer, 41, of Stanford, Calif., the former sailing coach at Stanford University, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy.,Charged with racketeering conspiracy: read more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics added 30 and the U.S. beat the World team 161-144 in the Rising Stars game for first- and second-year players at All-Star Weekend.,___ 9:05 p.m. Famous Los scored 22 points to win MVP honors, and the Home team held on to beat the Away team 82-80 in the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday night.,At a Hall of Fame event Friday at All-Star weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, Abdul-Jabbar said Kaepernick "had a statement that he had to make through his demonstrations, but he's a quarterback and I think he should be working.",The mother of Stephen and Seth Curry sank a one-handed, half-court shot — that she took underhanded — to help her three-person team beat teams led by her NBA sons and one by her daughter to win a family shootout at a newly refurbished at a community center in Charlotte, North Carolina.,Jones was a four-time NBA All-Star, a huge part of Philadelphia's 1983 NBA-title-winning team and the league's sixth man award winner that season.

On a team featuring LeBron James, Rajon Rondo, Lonzo Ball and a core of young rising stars, the former Kansas sharp-shooter has no problem being a role player during his rookie year in the NBA.,When Los Angeles took him in the second round of June’s NBA Draft, Mykhailiuk thought he was joining a team that was up-and-coming and could contend in the next few years.,Charlotte Hornets guard Devonte’ Graham (4) looks to pass against Los Angeles Lakers guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, right, and guard Lance Stephenson in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.,Self wonders if Mykhailiuk’s minutes will drop when James, Rondo and Ball return from injury in the coming months, but it appears the rookie has a secured spot in Walton’s rotation.,The longtime KU coach has sent dozens of players to the NBA during his stint in Lawrence and said given player and personnel, Mykhailiuk has a lot to like about his young career so far.

The National Sports Media Association (NSMA) today announced that the legendary “Voice of the Clippers” Ralph Lawler has been voted by his peers as the 2018 California Sportscaster of the Year.,Lawler will be honored alongside all of this year’s NSMA award winners during the 60th annual NSMA Awards Weekend, June 22-24, 2019 in Winston-Salem, N.C.

“I’m thankful to the NSMA for recognizing me with this award, to the Clippers and FOX Sports, and most importantly, to all of Clipper Nation for tuning in to see and hear me call 40 years of Clippers games,” said Lawler.,One of the NBA’s longest-tenured broadcasters, Lawler, 80, joined the then San Diego Clippers in the team’s first year in California, 1978, where he spent six years before moving with the Clippers to Los Angeles.,In addition to the California Sportscaster of the Year honor, Lawler’s commitment to his craft has been recognized with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Emmys, a Telly Award and inductions into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame and the California Sports Hall of Fame.,Familiar faces from the Clippers’ past and present are paying tribute to Lawler in his final season by joining him to provide game commentary throughout the season. read more

The Cavaliers, who jumped South Carolina with a 28-0 beatdown in Saturday’s Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., spent Christmas Day practicing in Charlottesville and then riding a bus to the Queen City, leaving little time for holiday festivities.,(8-5), which finished a season with a victory for the first time since 2005, kept the ball away from the Gamecocks for all but 17 minutes and 25 seconds, putting up 413 total yards to South Carolina’s 251.,Mendenhall and his players said in the days leading up to the game that stopping the run would be paramount.,The Cavaliers took a monumental leap last season, going 6-7 and falling badly to Navy in the Military Bowl, the program’s first postseason appearance since 2011.,returned to campus after Navy’s thorough 49-7 win to end last season, Mendenhall said, the players had talked frequently about the importance of not only beating the Hokies for the first time since 2003, but about the intrinsic value of going out with a win.

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Details: Every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Durham Lions Club Scout Center, 1850 Hillandale Road, Durham, bit.ly/2xwzseC, [email protected], 919-451 7203.,Hillsborough Kiwanis Club

Various speakers, supporting local Terrific Kids Programs, Key Clubs, High School Scholarships and other charitable contributions.,Details: Every first and third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, 5419 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham.,Details: Every second and fourth Tuesday, 1 p.m. Parizade, Erwin Square, 2200 W. Main St., Durham.,Southwest Durham Rotary Club read more

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Pet owners are increasingly seeking training and behavior products, which are, fortunately, becoming more accessible, said Bianca Rossi, head of marketing, Americas, for The Company of Animals in Davenport, Fla.,Pet owners are also gravitating toward products that fulfill more than one need at once, such as leashes that can be used in different ways depending on the needs of the user at any given time, according to insiders.,With so many training methods available and a vast array of solutions on the market, it’s essential that pet specialty retailers take the time to educate pet owners and help them find the right products for their situation.,“Without a doubt, education is one of the most important factors when it comes to choosing the best training and behavior products as a pet parent,” said Bianca Rossi, head of marketing, Americas, for The Company of Animals in Davenport, Fla. “By understanding product features and their benefits, it allows pet parents to have complete control in their purchase decisions.”,While dog models are effective, Jason Ast, owner of Just Dog People in Garner, N.C., said he prefers putting products such as leads and collars on the actual dog if possible.