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Joakim Noah Placed on Indefinite Leave from Knicks

Center Joakim Noah has been placed on indefinite leave by the New York Knicks, a team official told <i>Newsday</i>'s Al Iannazzone on Friday.<p>The move was described as a "mutual decision."<p>Noah has not been with the Knicks since he was involved in a "practice confrontation" with head coach Jeff Hornacek on …

Basketball

Father lunges at Larry Nassar in court before being restrained

<b>(CNN) —</b> The father of three daughters who were abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former doctor in an Eaton County, Michigan, courtroom Friday before he was tackled and detained by security.<p>Randall Margraves said he was a "distraught father" and cursed at Nassar, but Judge Janice Cunningham …

Justice

LiAngelo And LaMelo Ball Will Stay In Lithuania After The Remainder Of Their Contracts Were Picked Up

The two biggest ballers in the history of Lithuanian professional basketball aren’t going anywhere for a few more months. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Vytautas Prienu has decided to exercise the options on its two most famous players, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, through the end of the …

If there are protests, NBC will show kneeling players during Super Bowl's National Anthem

NBC will show players who kneel during the performance of the National Anthem at Super Bowl LII.<p>But it might not be an issue.<p>Among the NFL players who continued to protest throughout the season, none made it to the Super Bowl.<p>The protest was started by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last …

NFL

Report: Cavs open to moving pick they acquired in Kyrie Irving trade

The pick that came back from the Irving trade could come in handy for the Cavaliers. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports<p>Now that Kevin Love is going to be out …

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier discharged from rehab center, moves to outpatient program

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier reached another milestone in his rehabilitation process Thursday.<p>The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center announced on social media that Shazier, who underwent spinal stabilization surgery in December, has been discharged from its rehabilitation center …

NFL

Spain detains suspected jihadis in north African exclave

Police have arrested two suspected jihadis in Spain’s north African territory of Ceuta on charges of belonging to a group that was prepared to launch an attack on Spanish soil, the government has said.<p>“The national police at dawn this morning carried out an anti-terrorist operation which led to the …

Extremism

New report: Cholesterol in food not a concern

<b>(CNN) —</b> For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.<p>On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."<p>Every five years, the …

Public Health

The Pirx One Printer Mixes High Design And 3D Tech

Poland is a hotbed (get it?) for 3D printing and now up-and-comer Pirx is entering the fray. Their printer, the Pirx One, is a $1,199 PLA printer with some seriously classy looks and optional heated bed for ABS support.<p>The printer is a standard FDM device that prints layers of plastic into a …

Al-Qaeda hostages freed by Yemen security forces

Eight kidnappers killed in raid to free prisoners, who included one foreigner<p>Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation in which seven al-Qaeda kidnappers were killed, the country's supreme security committee said.<p>The committee, in a statement …

Nato jets intercept Russian warplanes following 'unusual level of air activity'

Nato aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday and sorties of fighters over the Baltic in what the Western alliance called an unusual burst of activity at a tense time in East-West relations.<p>In all, Nato said in a statement, its jets had intercepted …

Polish town builds a $14,000 statue in honor of Wikipedia

Most people show appreciation for Wikipedia by donating a bit of money to keep it running, but the folks in one Polish town have come up with something bigger: they've built a monument in its honor. It all began when Colegium Polonicum professor Krzysztof Wojciechowski decided he wanted a place …