Ohio State football adds former Buckeye linebacker James Laurinaitis as grad assistant

Ohio State has added one of its former football All-Americans to the staff. James Laurinaitis has been hired to assist with the coaching of linebackers for the Buckeyes, OSU announced Friday. Laurinaitis was an All-American the last three years of his OSU career from 2005-2008 before having an eight-year NFL career. The first seven were … Read more

Bella Mir, daughter of former UFC champ Frank Mir, scores UFC’s first NIL deal

The UFC is investing in the future of , who is arguably the biggest potential prospect in women’s MMA. Mir, who is the 20-year-old daughter of former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, has come to terms with the promotion to be its first NIL ambassador, the on Friday following an initial report from . Currently … Read more

Former Lions LB Jessie Lemonier dead at 25

Former NFL linebacker Jessie Lemonier died at 25, the Detroit Lions confirmed Thursday. Details of Lemonier’s death haven’t been released. Lemonier planned to play for the USFL’s Birmingham Stallions this spring after he signed with and was from the Houston Gamblers about a month ago. The XFL’s Arlington Renegades also drafted Lemonier in November. This … Read more

Pressures of government made my agoraphobia worse, says former Cabinet minister

A former communities secretary described how working in the Cabinet exacerbated his agoraphobia as he sounded the alarm on the “huge toll” faced by front line politicians. Speaking about his experience of managing an anxiety disorder in a highly pressurised role, Simon Clarke said the “sheer physical and mental strain” on those with senior jobs … Read more

Former top recruit Emoni Bates scores 29 straight points, gets love from LeBron James

Once upon a time, Emoni Bates was . Little has gone according to plan since then, but that doesn’t mean he can’t play like a future superstar at times. Bates, now suiting up for Eastern Michigan, showed off his potential Tuesday by posting 29 straight points for the Eagles in a conference game against Toledo. … Read more

‘Intimidating’: Doctor tells law society former health minister visited his home

CALGARY — The Law Society of Alberta heard Tuesday a number of allegations about Alberta’s justice minister over suggestions he violated the profession’s code of conduct. Tyler Shandro is facing three complaints dating back to his time as the province’s health minister early in the COVID-19 pandemic. A Calgary doctor, who had posted a photo … Read more

Former Cubs broadcaster Chip Caray joins Cardinals booth: reports

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. originally appeared on Former Chicago broadcaster Chip Caray will reportedly become the new TV play-by-play voice of the . According to David O’Brien of The Athletic and other reports, Caray will join the Cardinals’ TV booth after nearly two decades with the : This content … Read more

Former Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic responds to body shaming: ‘Size shouldn’t matter’

Jelena Dokic is hitting back at online trolls who have bombarded her with what she says have been “disgusting” comments about her physical appearance. The former Australian tennis star, 39, who was a commentator for the Australian Open over the weekend, shared an Instagram post that highlighted a number of people who criticized her body … Read more

UFC 283 bonuses: A retiring former champion hangs up gloves with an extra $50,000

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including one to a Brazilian former champion who called it a career. After UFC 283, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for their performances in Rio de Janeiro. Check out the winners below. Performance of the Night: Ismael Bonfim [autotag]Ismael Bonfim[/autotag] (19-3 MMA, 1-0 … Read more