8:00 PMLauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University women's basketball player with an inoperable brain tumor, was named MVP of the BW Invitational tournament after scoring a basket in Friday's game against Bethany College. Lauren also had her jersey retired by her old Lawrenceburg (IN) High School on Saturday.
(Artist’s rendering of Zach Thomas’ reaction to his wife’s jailing)
The heinous acts (besides the U-turn) that caused five tickets to be issued last July included an incorrect address on a driver’s license and missing a registration sticker on her windshield. For this, she spent approximately five hours in police custody and then had four of the citations waived in court.
Mike Florio at PRO FOOTBALL TALK reports that Zach Thomas has agreed to a deal with the Dallas Cowboys that “carries a $1 million signing bonus and a $1 million base salary in 2008. Thomas also can earn up to $1 million in incentives. Though it’s technically a multi-year deal, the structure will make it essentially a one-year relationship.”
The multi-concussed, former Texas Tech Red Raider had previously met with the Patriots (who offered him a contract on the spot) and the New Orleans Saints.
The SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL reports that the 7-time Pro Bowler “was told by the Dolphins’ new management that he no longer fits into the team’s long-term plans, and will be released today.” Read more…