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Injuries reported after lightning strikes at Tour Championship golf tournament

nobtis/iStock(ATLANTA) —  At least six people were injured and play was suspended on Saturday afternoon at the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta when lightning struck at the 16th hole of the golf course, officials said. The injured were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and taken to nearby hospitals after a pop-up storm developed and at…read more »

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn gets engaged to NHL star P.K. Subban

Instagram/@lindseyvonn(NEW YORK) — Olympian Lindsey Vonn said she was starting a new life after retiring from skiing competition earlier this year. On Friday, that next step began with getting hitched.NHL star P.K. Subban proposed to Vonn — and she accepted, of course. They announced the news in an Instagram video.”So he finally popped the question,”…read more »

Former NFL player’s son a suspect in his murder: Police

iStock(LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.) — A former NFL player and his wife have been shot and killed and now authorities have issued an arrest warrant for their son.Barry Bennett, 63, and Carol Bennett, 63, were found dead in their rural Long Prairie, Minnesota, home on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.The Bennetts’ 22-year-old…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUENY Mets 2, Cleveland 0LA Dodgers 3, Toronto 2AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 5, Kansas City 4Chi White Sox 6, Texas 1Houston 6, Detroit 3Oakland 5, NY Yankees 3Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 2NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 1, San Francisco 0Atlanta 3, Miami 2Washington 7, Pittsburgh 1St.…read more »

Famed figure skating coach banned for life following sexual misconduct investigation

sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) — Once-celebrated figure skating coach Richard Callaghan has been banned from the sport for life more than two decades after its national governing body dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct reported to the federation.The U.S. Center for SafeSport, the sexual misconduct watchdog of the U.S. Olympic Committee, declared Callaghan “permanently ineligible” for membership on…read more »

Athlete Misty Diaz shows how limitless life with spina bifida can be

ABC(LOS ANGELES) — Misty Diaz bench presses more than her own body weight. She dominates in the gym and on the Spartan Field – completing more than 65 Spartan Races to date. She is an absolute force – but when she was born, doctors never thought she’d even be able to walk.Diaz was born with…read more »