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Yamashita named new All Japan Judo Federation president

/ Jun 23, 2017

Yamashita named new All Japan Judo Federation president

Yasuhiro Yamashita, the men’s open-weight category gold medalist at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, was appointed as the new president of the All Japan Judo Federation on Friday. Yamashita replaces 71-year-old Shoji Muneoka following voting from new board members selected the same day. The ...

Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dies at 88

/ Jun 23, 2017

Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dies at 88

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, died Thursday. He was 88. “Coach Kush built ASU into a national football power,” ASU President Michael M. Crow said in a statement. “He taught us how ...

Raiders QB Carr agrees to $125 million extension

/ Jun 23, 2017

Raiders QB Carr agrees to $125 million extension

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. Carr tweeted that an agreement had been reached to add five years to his current rookie deal that expires after this season. ...

/ Jun 23, 2017

Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charge

The father of former NFL star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring. The Virginian-Pilot reports that federal authorities arrested 55-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie on Thursday. A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday in Newport News alleges that he ...