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NBA player Chandler Parsons faces potentially career-ending injury after car hit by drunk driver, law firm says

iStock(NEW YORK) — NBA player Chandler Parsons was in a potentially career-ending car accident, reportedly involving a driver who was under the influence, according to the law firm Morgan & Morgan.Chandler, who is a small forward with the Atlanta Hawks, was reportedly driving home from practice around 2 p.m. on Jan. 15 when his vehicle…read more »

Coco Guaff beats Venus Williams in Australian Open first round

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(MELBOURNE, Australia) — “I was a bit shocked. I’m sure everyone was a bit shocked.”That was Coco Gauff’s reaction to facing  Venus Williams again for the first round at a Grand Slam tournament. Just as Gauff, 15, bested Williams, 39, at Wimbledon last year, she’s done it again at the Australian…read more »

49ers to face Chiefs in Miami for Super Bowl LIV

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — The stage has been set for Super Bowl LIV.The championship game, less than two weeks away, will feature the San Francisco 49ers against the Kansas City Chiefs.Both teams advanced to the big game after winning their conference titles on Sunday. The 49ers took home the NFC Championship title after defeating the Green…read more »

Three horses euthanized in three days at Santa Anita Park

oska25/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — Three horses were euthanized this weekend at Santa Anita Park, the famed Southern California horse racing track that gained notoriety last year for the deaths of dozens of horses. A 5-year-old gelding named Uncontainable was euthanized after fracturing its front right ankle on Saturday, and a 6-year-old gelding named Harliss was euthanized…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 1/19/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONSan Antonio 107, Miami 102Indiana 115, Denver 107NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPittsburgh 4, Boston 3Carolina 2, NY Islanders 1 — SOChicago 5, Winnipeg 2Columbus 2, NY Rangers 1NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYOFFSKansas City 35, Tennessee 24San Francisco 37, Green Bay 20Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All…read more »

2 horses euthanized in 2 days at Santa Anita Park

oska25/iStock(LOS ANGELES) —  Two horses were euthanized at Santa Anita Park, the famed Southern California horse racing track that gained notoriety last year for the deaths of dozens of horses.A 5-year-old gelding named Uncontainable was euthanized after fracturing its front right ankle on Saturday, and a 6-year-old gelding named Harliss was euthanized Friday for the…read more »

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