Rams’ Aaron Donald not guilty of assault, attorney says

Aaron Donald never assaulted the man who alleged he severely beat him, the Los Angeles Rams star’s lawyer claimed Friday morning.

Casey White, the attorney Donald hired to represent him, made his first public comments in an interview with Pittsburgh radio station 93.7 The Fan. White told the station that DeVincent Spriggs instigated last weekend’s confrontation and that Donald went from being restrained by friends to actually coming to Spriggs’ rescue.

“He goes to the pile where this melee is taking place and he starts tearing people off, protecting Mr. Spriggs,” White said. “He actually saves Mr. Spriggs from

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G-Day is on Saturday and recruiting will be in the building

Let’s echo that headline one more time. G-Day will happen and recruits will be in the building.

In a week of great news, a few specific things stand out….

  • The dead period restriction on recruiting taking on-campus visits and getting that real face-to-face interaction with coaches at their potential schools has now been lifted
  • The NCAA adopted a one-time transfer rule that now grants players immediate eligibility without having to sit out a year of competition 
  • The recalculation of industry evaluations across the 2022 cycle has allowed Georgia to bunny hop over Ohio State and claim the current designation as
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South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin accepts responsibility for 6-15 season

South Carolina’s Frank Martin admits he did a bad job as men’s basketball coach last season. He also believes his track record shows that he knows how to turn things around.

“I did a poor job of leading this year,” Martin said Thursday of the Gamecocks’ 6-15 season, the worst showing in his 14 years of coaching at Kansas State and South Carolina.

South Carolina never found its footing, and Martin acknowledged he couldn’t help his players get in rhythm.

“We’ve got work to do, man,” he said. “What happened last year was unacceptable. I think I’m going to bet

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Destiny 2’s Guardian Games Return With A Tennis Ball Ghost

I’m very much here for the John McEnroe Ghost.

I’m very much here for the John McEnroe Ghost.
Image: Bungie

After debuting last year, Destiny 2’s limited-time Guardian Games event is returning on April 20, alongside a super neat tennis ball Ghost.

In the Destiny universe, the Guardian Games are meant to celebrate a ceasefire between the Vanguard and antagonist Cabal Empress Caiatl, allowing guardians to blow off some steam when they aren’t blowing off heads. For players, this amounts to a competition between the game’s Titan, Warlock, and Hunter classes to see which group can complete more head-to-head challenges.

The rewards this time around include the

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Swim of the Week: Miami Freshman Duvenhage Crushes 1:45.4 in 200 IM

Disclaimer: Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of the week, but rather one Featured Swim to be explored in deeper detail. The Swim of the Week is an opportunity to take a closer look at the context of one of the many fast swims this week, perhaps a swim that slipped through the cracks as others grabbed the headlines, or a race we didn’t get to examine as closely in the flood of weekly meets.

South African freshman Henju Duvenhage crushed three huge wins in his MAC debut, helping

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Ref gets body-slammed in wild youth basketball brawl

A referee was body-slammed following a disagreement with a spectator at a girls basketball game this week in Indiana — and police are investigating the violent incident.

Late in the first quarter of a matchup between Indiana Elite and Baylor Basketball (not associated with Baylor University), a Baylor coach disputed a call with a referee during a stoppage in play, the Indianapolis Star reported.

As the Baylor coach and players began to leave the court, a male spectator approached the official and began to record the encounter on his phone. The spectator began berating the referee, which prompted the

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