7:15 PM: Charlotte Hornets player Jeffery Taylor was sentenced to 18 months probation after pleading guilty Wednesday to domestic abuse & destruction of property charges in a hotel incident in East Lansing, Michigan.
6:45 PM: San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr said after 40 people were arrested Wednesday night during World Series celebrations: "To the clowns that came to San Francisco to act out, I guess you just don't know what it's like to have a good time without being a jerk, and we had a lot of them last night."
6:00 PM: The Humane Society of South Mississippi is asking for donations to help care for 54 dogs that were rescued from a puppy mill operation Wednesday night. Cost of care for the rescued dogs is expected to exceed $65,000.
5:45 PM: South Plantation (Florida) High School running back Andrew Leacock faces charges for tweeting bomb threats against the school & other students.
4:15 PM: Opening Thursday's press conference, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said about the team's QB situation: "We're gonna go with that Bumgarner guy." San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was named this year's World Series MVP.
4:00 PM: The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday night that basketball player Zach Lofton has been dismissed for "failing to meet the expectations and obligations of the team."
3:45 PM: Former MLB manager Bobby Valentine tweeted his congrats to Bruce Bochy & the San Francisco Giants for their World Series victory: "Baseball men running a team of baseball players. Refreshing."
3:30 PM: A Portland, Oregon DJ who had turntables stolen from his SUV was able to get them back after seeing the turntables for sale on Craigslist. The DJ arranged a meeting to buy the turntables, and police were also there & arrested a woman & a 16-year-old girl.
3:15 PM: Russell Kaupu, agent for former Hawaii basketball coach Gib Arnold, said his client was "terminated without cause" and "without due process". Arnold was fired Tuesday amid an NCAA investigation into admissions violations.
3:00 PM: Pennsylvania Game Commission officials said it was necessary to shoot & kill a mother bear and her three cubs that had crossed a fence onto the grounds of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport last week.
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