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Utah State player arrested after bowl game

Utah State player arrested after bowl game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) A Utah State football player was arrested in Boise after the Aggies' bowl victory on Saturday.

Junior lineman Sini Tauauvea (SEE'-nee tao-ow-VEH'-ah.) of West Valley City, Utah, was booked into the Ada County jail at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday on charges of misdemeanor battery and trespassing. He is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 7.

Former Aggies player Caleb Mandale Taylor, who was a senior in 2008, also was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor battery. Both men were out of jail by Monday evening.

Details of the arrests were not immediately available.

Utah State beat Toledo 41-15 Saturday in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Bronco Stadium.

Utah State football coach Gary Andersen didn't immediately return a phone message left at the university football office Tuesday.

Daryl Dike's incredible goals leads UVA to the national championship game

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Daryl Dike's incredible goals leads UVA to the national championship game

It's never too late for a beautiful strike.

In the national semifinals between Virginia and Wake Forest, Hoos' leading scorer Daryl Dike, scored a goal for the ages. 

Dike tracked this ball perfectly and buried it past Andrew Pannenberg on his first touch.

Dike wasn't done there, stretching the lead to 2-0 with this beauty of a header:

Next up for UVA is the national championship title game Sunday, December 15th at 6 p.m., where they'll face off with Georgetown in Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park.

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Wizards release statement on the passing of John Wall's mother

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Wizards release statement on the passing of John Wall's mother

The Washington Wizards announced the passing of John Wall's mother, Frances Pulley on Friday. 

Wall's mother had been battling cancer before her passing. She was 58. 

In a statement on Twitter, the Wizards said, "Sending thoughts and love for John Wall and his family after the passing of his mother, Frances Pulley. She will forever be a part of our #DCFamily."

Zach Leonsis, the senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Monumental Sports & Entertainment, also released a statement

"Thinking of @JohnWall and his family right now. Keeping you guys in our prayers. So terribly sorry for your loss and know that she will be remembered forever. #DCFamily

Wall's Kentucky coach, John Calipari also expressed his condolences for his former star: 

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