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Shanshan Feng Makes History In Rise To World No. 1

Shanshan Feng landed in Dallas on Monday and was told she was the World No. 1 golfer.  She becomes the first Chinese golfer – male or female – to ascend to No. 1.  Feng, who won on Sunday in China, had traveled back to the U.S. for this week’s LPGA season finale, the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, where she has a chance to win the CME Race to the Globe’s $1 million bonus as well as Player of the Year honors.  ...Read more

Washington Linebacker Azeem Victor Suspended After DUI Arrest

The Washington Huskies have suspended senior linebacker Azeem Victor indefinitely after his arrest on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning. King County Jail records show Victor was booked at 4:16 a.m., and released six hours later.  It’s the second time Victor, a preseason ESPN.com All-American, has been suspended this season. He also missed the season opener against Rutgers for an undisclosed reason.  ...Read more

Kim Kardashian West Confirms Sex of Third Baby

Kim Kardashian West revealed the sex of her third child on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday. She spilled the beans and said she and Kanye West are expecting a baby girl via surrogate. Kardashian West dropped that she was having a girl when she talked about her 4-year-old daughter trying to play a trick on her.  She said that she and her husband have not chosen a name yet for the new baby. ...Read more

FOX Sets Premiere Date for The X-Files Season 11

FOX has announced a new premiere date for the network, with Season 11 of The X-Files set to premiere Wednesday, January 3 at 8 PM.  The next chapter of The X-Files once again will be executive-produced by creator Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning in their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. ...Read more

Two Georgia Tech Basketball Players Suspended For Accepting Benefits

Georgia Tech basketball senior Tadric Johnson and sophomore Josh Okogie have each been suspended three and six games, respectively, by the NCAA after accepting benefits from Ron Bell, a former friend of Yellowjackets head coach Josh Pastner. The school reported the violationx to the NCAA earlier in November, holding out the players for their season opener against UCLA.  According to Georgia Tech, the players received plane tickets, shoes, and apparel from Bell.  ...Read more

Diamondbacks’ Torey Lovullo Named NL Manager Of The Year; Twins’ Paul Molitor Honored In AL

The Diamondbacks’ Torey Lovullo has been named the NL Manager of the Year after leading Arizona to its first postseason appearance since 2011. Twins counterpart Paul Molitor took home the award in the AL.  Lovullo is the third manager in Diamondbacks history to win Manager of the Year.  Molitor is the second person enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame as a player to later be named Manager of the Year, joining Frank Robinson. ...Read more

Tracee Ellis Ross To Host The 2017 American Music Awards

“Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross will host the American Music Awards this year.  It will be the first time that the Emmy-nominated actress will host the awards show. This Sunday’s show will be a big night for the actress and her family. Her mother, Diana Ross, will be honored with the 2017 AMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and is also slated to perform live after receiving her award. ...Read more

The “One Tree Hill” Cast Has Issued A Joint Statement Accusing Its Showrunner Of Sexual Harassment

Eighteen members of One Tree Hill cast and crew, including actors Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton, and Bethany Joy Lenz, have accused showrunner Mark Schwahn of sexual harassment. The creation of the letter came about after Audrey Wauchope, a former writer for One Tree Hill tweeted over the weekend in which she detailed the alleged inappropriate behavior she and other women experienced at the hands of an unnamed showrunner while working on the show. ...Read more

5 dead, 3 Children Wounded After Shooting Spree In Northern California

At least four people and a gunman are dead after a shooting spree on Tuesday across multiple locations, including an elementary school, at the Rancho Tehama reserve in Northern California, authorities said. Police said at least three children were among the wounded.  Authorities and witnesses told news outlets that the gunman appeared to pick targets randomly, driving around the community and shooting at people from his car.  The gunman was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies, and authorities recovered a rifle and handguns from the scenes. ...Read more