11:30 AM: Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will miss Friday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers as he is in The Bahamas attending the funeral of his grandfather.
11:15 AM: Vancouver, Washington soccer player Yahphol Valentin Patino-Cardenas was arrested on Wednesday and could be deported to Mexico to face child sex abuse charges.
11:00 AM: Australia's Surfing Life magazine issued an apology after Nathan Myers had written about Aboriginal surfer Otis Carey: "With his apeish face and cowering hair-curtains, I expect little more than Cro-Magnon grunts from his mouth."
10:30 AM: Before Tuesday's Horizon League tournament title game, UW-Milwaukee basketball player Jordan Aaron ask his teammates to win for his mother, who died in March 2009 from cancer. The Panthers defeated Wright State 69-63 to clinch an NCAA tournament berth.
10:15 AM: Karl Rominger, who was part of the defense team for convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, has surrendered his Pennsylvania law license as he faces accusations of misappropriating clients' funds.
10:00 AM: Three stray puppies adopted by U.S. skier Gus Kenworthy while at the Sochi Olympics have arrived in Kenworthy's home state of Colorado, along with the puppies' mother & another stray. But a fourth puppy named Sochi died before he could make the trip.
8:00 PM: Offensive lineman Rodger Safford tweeted an apology to Oakland Raiders fans after he failed his physical, and then tweeted to St. Louis Rams fans that he's "excited to be home and fight 4 u!"
7:45 PM: Rich Peverley visited his Dallas Stars teammates Thursday after being released from the hospital Wednesday night. Peverley is out for the rest of the season after suffering cardiac arrest on the bench during Monday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
7:30 PM: Austin, Texas police say the driver of a car that killed two people and injured 23 others at the South by Southwest Festival was fleeing from an officer who was trying to pull him over for drunk driving. Rashad Charjuan Owens tried to flee on foot after the crash but was caught & Tased by police.
7:15 PM: Alabama's A.J. McCarron believes he's the best QB available in this year's NFL Draft: "It's a mindset you have to carry in yourself. I feel like my play speaks for itself over the three years I started in the SEC. I definitely do."
6:45 PM: ESPN's Michelle Beadle is going to the prom with Jack Jablonski, a Minnesota high school hockey player who became paralyzed during a game in 2011. Beadle said of Jablonski's invite: "I'm honored to squeeze my 38 year old behind into a formal gown for a great night!"
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