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Tiger: Changes need to be made to golf ball

6:51 PM ET Tiger Woods thinks that unless officials makes wholesale changes to the golf ball, PGA Tour events will need to be played on courses approaching 8,000 yards. “We need to do something about the golf ball,” Woods said in a wide-ranging interview with UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma on the “Holding Court with Geno Auriemma” podcast. “I just think it’s going too far, because we’re having to build golf courses, if they want to have a championship venue, they’ve got to be 7,400 to 7,800 yards long. “And if the game keeps progressing the way it is with technology, I think the 8,000-yard golf course is not too far away. And that’s pretty scary because we don’t have enough property to start designing the...

Sources: Lakers’ Nance expected out 4-6 weeks

6:47 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. is undergoing surgery Friday to repair his fractured left hand and there is an expectation that he will miss four to six weeks, league sources told ESPN. Nance suffered a fractured second metacarpal in Thursday’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Nance has averaged 10.6 points and 7.5 rebounds in eight games as a starter this season. He averaged 21.5 minutes in his first two seasons, mostly as a reserve, before moving into the Lakers’ starting lineup this season. Nance was the 27th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft out of Wyoming.

Colin Kaepernick Case Will Include Pete Carroll, Paul Allen

Colin Kaepernick Case Pete Carroll, Paul Allen to Be Deposed … Phone Records, Emails 11/3/2017 3:15 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Add two very important members of the Seattle Seahawks to the group of people who will be deposed in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case.  TMZ Sports has learned Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and owner Paul Allen will join a long list of NFL honchos who will be deposed and asked to turn over all cell phone records and emails relating to Kaep’s case against the league.  So far, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Patriots owner Bob Kraft and Texans owner Bob McNair are also on the list … according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  It was widely reported Colin and the Seahawks had a positive meeting over the summer but the Seahawks never made a formal offer.  After t...

Bobby Brown and Bobbi Kristina’s Estate Settle with TV One Over Biopic Suit

Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina Estate Settle Biopic Suit 11/3/2017 3:59 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Bobby Brown and the estate of Bobbi Kristina have reached a settlement with TV One over the dispute about the biopic on her life … according to new legal docs. We broke the story … the estate joined forces with Brown in September to stop the biopic from airing. Bobby claimed the portrayal of him as a bad dad was defamatory, and Bobbi Kristina’s estate claimed the show violated her right to privacy. It aired anyway last month on October 8. It seems … even though they weren’t able to block the airing of the show, Brown and Bobbi’s estate were able to score some cash in the settlement. They wanted more than $2 million in damages, but it’s unclear how much they got. A...

Humans cause climate change, federal report says, contradicting Trump officials

Human activity is the “dominant cause” of the warmest global temperatures in modern history and has also resulted in changes including rising sea levels, more frequent heat waves and the increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, according to the federal Climate Science Special Report, an annual assessment of the physical impacts of climate change. The report, which is the result of collaboration across a number of federal government agencies and was assented to by the White House, appears to refute much of what President Donald Trump and his administration have said about the subject, notably that the impact of humans on climate change was uncertain. The study notes that “thousands of studies conducted by researchers around the world have documented ch...

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Elizabeth Warren agrees Democratic race ‘rigged’ for Clinton

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elizabeth Warren was a strong supporter of Clinton during her campaign US President Donald Trump has called for an investigation after a Hillary Clinton supporter said the Democratic party “rigged” its primary for her. CNN asked Senator Elizabeth Warren if Mrs Clinton’s contest against Democratic rival Bernie Sanders was rigged, and she said: “Yes.” Another Democratic official writes in a new book about the party’s “unethical” agreement with the Clinton campaign. President Trump said the American public “deserves” an inquiry. Ms Warren, a progressive senator from Massachusetts who campaigned for Mrs Clinton, was reacting to allegations by former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwo...

Zimbabwe police charge US woman over ‘anti-Mugabe tweet’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Mugabe, 93, has ruled over Zimbabwe for three decades Police in Zimbabwe charged an American woman over a tweet that appeared to insult President Robert Mugabe, her lawyer has said. Martha O’Donovan, 25, is accused of referring to Mr Mugabe as “selfish man and sick man”, a charge she denies. She faces charges of insulting the president and plotting to overthrow the government, her lawyer told US media. Her arrest appears to be the first of its kind since the country’s cyber ministry was created last month. Ms O’Donovan, who reportedly manages Magamba TV, an online-based satirical video outlet, was “arrested during a dawn raid at her Harare residence,” the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) said in a Fa...

Vincent Herbert Calls Out Tamar’s Mom, Says He’s Not a Killer

Vincent Herbert I’m Not a Killer But I’ll Fight FOR Tamar 11/3/2017 2:03 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tamar Braxton‘s estranged husband, Vincent Herbert, is stunned by his mother-in-law’s strong insinuation he’s an abusive man capable of killing her daughter … and he totally denies it. A source close to Vincent tells TMZ … he has no idea why Evelyn Braxton told us she’s fearful his impending divorce from Tamar could get deadly because he’s no abuser — he loves Tamar and would never hurt her. We’re told Vincent’s upset over Evelyn’s comments because he feels this type of story could negatively affect their 4-year-old son when he’s older. Our source says Vince doesn’t want beef with Evelyn … he says he’...

Crystal Castles Ethan Kath Sues Alice Glass for Defamation over Rape Allegations

Crystal Castles Ethan Kath Sues Alice Glass Over Rape Allegations 11/3/2017 2:34 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Ethan Kath, a member of the band Crystal Castles, has filed a defamation lawsuit against a former member who claimed he raped her. Ethan had dated Alice Glass — then a member of the duo — but they broke up and Glass went on the attack. She claimed he stole royalties from her, and then she started making rumblings he was physically and sexually abusive. According to the defamation lawsuit, Ethan’s fired off a cease and desist letter and she backed down. Fast forward to October 24, 2017, when Alice posted the following … “He gave me drugs and alcohol and had sex with me in an abandoned room in an apartment he managed. It wasn’t always consensual and he remaine...