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12:30 PM: This upcoming season the San Diego State baseball team will be wearing a special uniform patch in honor of former player & coach Tony Gwynn.

12:15 PM: South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius' lawyers say they expect their client to serve 10 months in jail with his remaining sentence served under house arrest.

12:00 PM: Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French oil company Total, was one of four people killed when their plane was hit by a snowplow while taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo Airport on Monday. Investigators say the snowplow driver was drunk at the time of the crash.

11:45 AM: The New York State Court of Appeals has reinstated a slander lawsuit filed by two former Syracuse ballboys against basketball coach Jim Boeheim. Boeheim called the two ex-ballboys "liars" when they accused assistant coach Bernie Fine of molesting them as children.

11:30 AM: With their 30-23 victory over the Houston Texans, the Pittsburgh Steelers have now won 16 straight Monday Night Football home games.

11:15 AM: Palm Beach County, Florida is considering a proposal to build a new $135 million spring training facility for the Houston Astros & Washington Nationals. The latest proposal is $5 million less than original price but would cost taxpayers $17 million more.

11:00 AM: A 16-year-old collapsed & died while visiting a haunted house attraction in Middletown, Ohio Friday night. Officials say the girl suffered cardiac arrest which was likely caused by a pre-existing heart condition.

10:45 AM: Louisiana-Monroe basketball player Roderick Taylor was arrested on forcible rape charges Monday. Taylor reportedly met his victim on a social media site and drove to a campus parking lot where the alleged rape took place.

10:30 AM: Arkansas State University golfer Dayton Jones was dismissed from the team on Friday after being arrested on charges involving the alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old boy in Kentucky.

10:15 AM: A 20-year-old white UMass student has been ordered to stay away from campus after admitting to writing "n****r" on two dorm room doors. Devin Ayers has been charged with vandalizing property and intimidation.

10:00 AM: Former NBA player Cliff Robinson was among 42 people arrested on drunk driving & other charges following Sunday's Buffalo Bills-Minnesota Vikings game. Robinson was also charged with child endangerment after having two kids in his car when pulled over.

9:00 PM: The Lawrence Journal-World has photos from the "Bras Across The Kaw" event on Sunday, where bras were hung across the Kansas River bridge in town for breast cancer awareness.

8:45 PM: The Buffalo Sabres announce the #39 jersey of former goalie Dominik Hasek will be retired in a ceremony before the Sabres' January 13 home game against the Detroit Red Wings.

8:30 PM: Former USC running back LenDale White, who was escorted out of the Coliseum during last Saturday's game against Colorado, said the school would not allow him to shoot an interview Monday at the Coliseum for Vice Sports.

8:15 PM: A judge reversed his earlier stance and has thrown out a defamation lawsuit filed by Donald Sterling mistress V. Stiviano against Sterling's wife Shelly. Shelly is countersuing Stiviano to return $2.5 million in gifts she received from Donald.

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