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January 11, 2019 11:09 AM 'The Rock' laments 'snowflake' culture in interview

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson lamented the "snowflake" culture in an interview with the U.K.'s Daily Star published on Friday. Johnson told the publication that snowflakes' complaints do a disservice to the war heroes who fought for freedom of speech. “So many good people fought for freedom and equality - but this generation are looking for a reason 151

January 5, 2019 4:54 AM Golf: Johnson penalized two shots for hitting wrong ball in Hawaii

(Reuters) - Defending champion Dustin Johnson said he did not blame a marshal for his role in incurring a two-stroke penalty for hitting the wrong ball at the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Friday. Johnson pulled his tee shot into a penalty area, the new terminology used for a hazard under changes to golf’s rules implemented at the start of the year, at the par-four 111

December 28, 2018 11:14 PM No Woods, but seven of world's top eight will play in Maui

(Reuters) - Seven of the top eight players in the world rankings will contest next week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions on the PGA Tour, but Tiger Woods will not be saying ‘Aloha’ to golf fans in Hawaii. There had been speculation Woods would play at Kapalua but he was not on the list of the final field of 34 players released by the tournament on Friday 111

December 27, 2018 5:19 PM New Jersey high school wrestling team won't compete in events with ref who told athlete to cut dreadlocks

A New Jersey school district takes action against referee Alan Maloney who made Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson cut his dreadlocks moments before a match. A New Jersey school district has said its wrestling team will no longer compete in events officiated by a referee who told one of its athletes to cut his dreadlocks before a match 207

December 26, 2018 11:46 PM Trumaine Johnson sidelined for practice due to 'in-house matter'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson, the high-priced free agent whose disappointing season hit bottom last week with a costly penalty in an overtime loss, was benched for practice Wednesday due to an apparent disciplinary matter. Coach Todd Bowles refused to give details, calling it "an in-house matter that we're dealing with." He declined 80

December 25, 2018 1:07 AM Black wrestler's lawyer says referee's lateness led to haircut

(Reuters) - A lawyer for a high school wrestler who was pressured into cutting his dreadlocks by a referee last week said on Monday that the referee was late to the match and should have raised the issue of hair length hours earlier. The New Jersey Division of Civil Rights has launched a probe into the conduct of referee Alan Maloney, who is white, after 94

December 24, 2018 5:35 AM NFL roundup: Saints hold off Steelers, clinch home field

Taking advantage of a special teams stop on a fake punt, Drew Brees threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left to lift the host New Orleans Saints to a 31-28 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Pittsburgh (8-6-1) led 28-24 with little more than four minutes 166

December 23, 2018 10:36 PM Larry Fitzgerald throws first TD pass in long career

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Add a touchdown pass to Larry Fitzgerald's Hall of Fame-worthy résumé. The Arizona Cardinals star receiver threw his first career touchdown pass with 9:47 left in the second quarter Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. On a first-and-10 play from the Rams' 32, Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen threw a backward pass to Fitzgerald, who cut inside 72

December 22, 2018 3:26 PM Michigan women accused of stealing at Target during ‘Shop with a Cop’ event

Two Michigan women were arrested for allegedly stealing almost $2,000 worth of electronics from a Target store during a charitable 'Shop with a Cop' event. Two Michigan women have been accused of stealing from a Target store that was filled with police at the time for a "Shop with a Cop" event. Keiana Wilson, 40, of Burton, Mich. and Dana Johnson, 18, of Flint 116

December 18, 2018 2:05 AM Rams RB Todd Gurley day-to-day with inflammation in knee

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is considered day-to-day because of inflammation in his knee, coach Sean McVay said Monday. Gurley was sidelined for a series in the third quarter of Sunday night's 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. After the game, Gurley said, "I returned, so I was fine." He rushed for 48 yards 78