10:15 AM: Former Kansas State & New England Patriots defensive end Steve Clark said he was the victim of racial profiling by stadium police at the Wildcats' November 1 home game against Oklahoma State. Clark was questioned by police about a series of pickpocket robberies at the stadium.
8:30 PM: The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle notes that the Rochester Red Wings were the last American baseball team to play in Cuba before the U.S. embargo began in 1960. The July 25 game against the Havana Sugar Kings ended in a 3-3 tie after fans began firing weapons to celebrate Fidel Castro's revolution.
8:15 PM: A Lee County, Alabama judge on Thursday ordered Toomer's Corner tree poisoner Harvey Updyke to pay Auburn $700 by February 11 or be thrown in jail for contempt of court. Updyke owes Auburn over $800,000 in restitution for the tree poisonings.
8:00 PM: After The Independent reported that AFC Bournemouth soccer player Baily Cargill "lost his wig" during Wednesday's match against Liverpool, Bournemoth officials clarified that Cargill actually lost a head bandage that was covering his stitches.
7:45 PM: KTNV reports police in Las Vegas are dressing up officers as Santa Claus to help catch drivers who don't yield to pedestrians at crosswalks.
7:30 PM: Dion Earl - owner, coach & player of the Seattle Impact FC indoor soccer club - is a facing a lawsuit on accusations that he sexually assaulted two members of the club's dance team.
7:15 PM: The Chicago Sun-Times reports city officials are trying to stop three private parking companies that have been using city-owned lots near the United Center without paying rent or taxes.
6:45 PM: Former Angels 2010 first-round draft pick Ryan Bolden was shot & killed during a children's fight over candy in an Atlanta apartment complex Wednesday night.
6:15 PM: Borussia Dortmund & Germany national soccer team player Marco Reus was fined $673,000 for repeatedly driving without a license.
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