Tammy Ingram

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Zimmerman witness says he tried to break up fight

George Zimmerman, 29, is on trial for second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 17<p>SANFORD, Fla. - A neighbor of George Zimmerman testified Friday that it appeared that teenager Trayvon Martin was striking Zimmerman while straddling him moments before the teen was …

Barack Obama in South Africa amid vigils for Mandela

Obama met Mandela in 2005, when he was a US senator<p><b>US President Barack Obama has landed in South Africa, the second stop in his three-country tour of Africa.</b><p>Mr Obama said earlier he did not expect to see former President Nelson Mandela, who is critically ill in hospital.<p>Leaving Senegal, he told …

Carter to Deen: 'Let the dust settle'

Former President Jimmy Carter has advice for his friend and celebrity chef Paula Deen.<p>“I’ve known Paula Deen quite well for a long period of time. I advised her to let the dust settle and to make apologies,” Carter said in interview clips aired Friday on CNN. “My heart goes out to her but of course …

J.C. Penney Dumps Paula Deen

J.C. Penney has decided to sever ties with Paula Deen, becoming the latest of many retailers that have made moves to distance themselves from the celebrity chef.<p>"We can confirm that jcpenney has decided to discontinue selling Paula Deen branded merchandise," J.C. Penney said in a statement to The …

What Tim Hardaway and C.J. Leslie Will Bring to NY Knicks

The New York Knicks made two solid moves at the 2013 NBA Draft and have certainly gotten their offseason started on the right note.<p>In desperate need of some young talent, the Knicks took Tim Hardaway Jr. with the No. 24 overall pick, and followed that by picking up undrafted free agent C.J. Leslie …

Doc Rivers: Bill Simmons 'Did Everything He Could to Get Me Fired'

Things got heated between ESPN analyst Bill Simmons and newly minted Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers on draft night. The vitriol has reached a new level, as Rivers is now claiming that Simmons tried to get him fired when he coached the Celtics:<p>Rivers is clearly being defensive, but that's …

Basketball

NBA Draft 2013: Anthony Bennett Chosen First, Nerlens Noel Slides And Trades Galore

The NBA Draft has come and gone ... just not necessarily the way we had envisioned it taking place. It was a shock to many that Anthony Bennett was drawn first by Cleveland -- the first-Canadian born player ever to be taken in that slot. While Bennett is certainly an intriguing prospect, the …

Ray Allen exercises player option

Miami Heat guard Ray Allen has decided to exercise his $3.2 million player option for next season, it was announced Friday.<p>Allen had a terrific NBA …

Celtics, Nets Send Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce to Brooklyn in Blockbuster Deal

For the second time in the past six years, the Boston Celtics have been part of a trade that may fundamentally alter the axis of power in the Eastern Conference.<p>According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Kevin Garnett has waived his no-trade clause and the Celtics and Brooklyn Nets have …

3rd man held in Aaron Hernandez murder probe; Puma drops NFL star

A third man was in custody Friday in Florida in an expanding murder investigation swirling around Aaron Hernandez, the star NFL tight end accused of orchestrating the shooting death of a friend.<p>Ernest Wallace, 41, known as “Fish,” turned himself in in the Miami suburb of Miramar, police said. …