Simpson appearing before parole board

July 20, 2017

1:12 PM ET ESPN.com news services LOVELOCK, Nev. — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson is appearing before a parole board Thursday, pleading for his freedom on live TV. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. The 70-year-old is asking the parole board to release him in October after serving the minimum nine years of…

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65-Year-Old Dalit Woman Killed By 4 As She Confronts Her Son's Bully

July 20, 2017

Morena, Madhya Pradesh: A 65-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly beaten to death by four persons after she confronted one of them for abusing her 26-year-old son in Hussainpur village in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district last night, the police said today. The incident occurred when Dhankunwar Bai scolded Vinod Chauhan (34) who had abused her son Rambeer Jatav after the latter refused to give him a matchbox for lighting a cigarette….

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65-Year-Old Dalit Woman Killed By 4 As She Confronts Her Son's Bully

July 20, 2017

Morena, Madhya Pradesh: A 65-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly beaten to death by four persons after she confronted one of them for abusing her 26-year-old son in Hussainpur village in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district last night, the police said today. The incident occurred when Dhankunwar Bai scolded Vinod Chauhan (34) who had abused her son Rambeer Jatav after the latter refused to give him a matchbox for lighting a cigarette….

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Vick 'truly sorry' for Kaepernick hair comments

July 20, 2017

12:44 PM ET ESPN.com news services Michael Vick apologized for saying earlier this week that quarterback Colin Kaepernick should cut his hair to help change his image. Appearing on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Thursday, Vick said he was “truly sorry” for making the comments Tuesday on Kaepernick’s hair during an appearance on FS1’s “Speak For Yourself.” Vick’s comments quickly went viral and have been criticized widely in the media….

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Sources: Rose, Cavs engaged in serious talks

July 20, 2017

11:33 AM ET Brian Windhorst CloseESPN Senior WriterESPN.com NBA writer since 2010Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven yearsAuthor of two books Adrian Wojnarowski Free agent Derrick Rose is in serious talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year contract, sources told ESPN on Thursday. Rose has met with several teams over the last three weeks, including the Milwaukee Bucks and LA Clippers, but he has gained momentum on a deal with…

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Man Plays The Guitar As Doctors Operate Upon His Brain In Bengaluru

July 20, 2017

Bengaluru: A musician played the guitar on the operation table as he underwent a surgery at a private hospital in Bengaluru for a rare movement disorder affecting guitarists. The successful brain circuit surgery, believed to be the first such operation in the country, was performed on July 11 by a team of doctors from Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain Hospital on 37-year-old Abishek Prasad, who has a passion for the guitar, to…

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Rellocates Manish Sisodia's Portfolios

July 20, 2017

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today reallocated portfolio’s of his deputy Manish Sisodia, a move intended to sharpen focus on the AAP government’s priorities. According to a notification issued by the general administration department, Mr Sisodia has got the portfolios of tourism and arts, culture and languages from Water Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam. But he has been divested of the charge of the revenue department and registrar of…

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Spieth cards bogey-free 65, shares Open lead

July 20, 2017

10:13 AM ET ESPN.com news services Jordan Spieth is off to a smashing start in the Open Championship. The American star played near flawless golf Thursday, shooting a 5-under 65 to share the first-round lead with Brooks Koepka at Royal Birkdale among the early starters. Displaying a fantastic short game whenever he seemed ready to get in trouble, Spieth didn’t make a bogey in the first round. “It’s a gettable…

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Bowman to replace Dale Jr. in No. 88 for '18

July 20, 2017

9:42 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close• NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Alex Bowman already knows what it’s like to replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Hendrick Motorsports, and he’ll get to do it on a full-time basis starting in 2018. Hendrick Motorsports named Bowman as the driver of its No. 88 car for 2018, taking over for Earnhardt…

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