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A Special Hearing In Deshaun Watson Case Is Happening Today

Deshaun Watson playing quarterback for the Texans.

Deshaun Watson playing quarterback for the Texans.

A special hearing in the case against Houston Texans starting quarterback Deshaun Watson is being held on Monday.

Watson, one of the top quarterbacks in the National Football League, has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 20 women.

On Monday, a special hearing in his case is being held.

ABC 13 in Houston had more:

According to Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, the special hearing will decide whether or not the quarterback’s deposition can be delayed until his 22 accusers have been deposed.

Watson has been accused of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions.

As of Sunday, officials have not finished deposing the plaintiffs.

Watson’s deposition was set for Thursday, but that could now change.

Watson’s NFL future remains very much in limbo.

The Houston Texans star quarterback is expected to be on the trading block, though nothing can probably happen

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Chiney Ogwumike takes her next step in her media career with NBA Today

Ever since she started her broadcast career at ESPN, Chiney Ogwumike has been trying to go with the flow, taking advantage of whatever opportunities she could while still being a professional athlete.

Whether that was anchoring SportsCenter Africa or being a basketball analyst on the domestic version, producing the film “144” about the WNBA bubble or even hosting a daily radio show over the past year — the first Black woman to have that national platform on ESPN — Ogwumike hasn’t had any preconceived notions about where she wants to end up. As Ogwumike tells SB Nation, “the goal at ESPN was to be a sponge and soak up and learn”.

That path has given Ogwumike a diverse skill set. She can talk about any sport now even if her specialty is basketball — she’s proud of the fact that her football knowledge has grown to the point that she

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Northwestern wasn’t interested in tackling him today

Wisconsin freshman running back Braelon Allen put together a career performance today during the Badgers 35-7 win over the Northwestern Wildcats.

He finished the contest with a career-high 25 carries, career-high 3 touchdowns, 173 yards on the ground (so now six straight 100-yard games) and some SportsCenter Top 10-level explosive runs.

He seems to get better by the week, running more and more patient, explosive and decisive. The success of the offensive line has played a big role in the freshman’s emergence, though days like today also gave us numerous examples of how tough he is to bring down.

Related: Badger football alumni react to Wisconsin’s 35-7 win over Northwestern

As today’s game went on, it was clear Northwestern had no business tackling Allen. Even in moments when the Wildcat defense had the freshman bottled up, Allen bounced off tackles on his way to productive gains.

Allen said after the

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New Charlotte sports card shop opens today with beer and a 100K LaMelo rookie card

New Charlotte sports card shop opens today with beer and a 100K LaMelo rookie card

Photo: Courtesy One Stop Sports

One unexpected flower re-blooming in the shadows of the long pandemic winter: sports trading cards.

Yes, the things kids in the 1950s and ’60s put in their bike spokes, and kids from the 1980s and ’90s stuffed into protective casing, are popular again in the 2020s.

Driving the news: Our city will get a card store for the modern Charlottean today when One Stop Sports opens in South End. It’ll have a bunch of cards, of course, but it’ll also be a place to hang out and have a cold drink and watch sports.

  • They’ll have a LaMelo Ball rookie card valued at $100K at the store today for the grand opening, which starts at noon today.

Why it matters: The sports trading card industry exploded during the pandemic, as people cleaned out their homes and rediscovered old joys like this buried in an attic

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