Honeycutt, EX-UCLA hoops star, dies at 27
Tyler Honeycutt, 27, who was a standout forward at UCLA before being drafted by Sacramento in 2011, was found dead in an apparent suicide in his California home following an armed standoff with police on Saturday morning.
Honeycutt’s mother called authorities on Friday night because her son was “acting erratically,” according to TMZ.
When officers arrived, Tyler Honeycutt opened fire. Police returned the gunfire but did not hit Honeycutt, who quickly barricaded himself in his Sherman Oaks home.
Following a standoff, SWAT entered the home at 4 a.m. Saturday and found Honeycutt unresponsive. Colleges: The family of a former Ohio State team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is “shocked and saddened” by the allegations and is cooperating with the school’s independent investigation. The statement was emailed by Scott Strauss. He’s the son of the late Dr. richard Strauss, who killed himself in 2005 at age 67. The statement said Strauss’ family learned from news reports about the allegations that athletes were fondled by Strauss during medical examinations. The allegations date back to the 1970s. The statement said “along with the alleged victims, our family seeks the truth.”
wrestling: University of Wisconsin wrestler eli Stickley, 21, was killed in a vehicle crash in Illinois. According to Illinois State Police, Stickley died after his Nissan pickup left the road on Interstate 74 in Henry County. A passenger’s identity and injuries were not immediately disclosed. Stickley joined the Badgers in 2015 and had a 21-14 record last season. He was an Ohio Division II state champion at 120 pounds in 2014 with a 50-3 record. Stickley’s uncle is U.S. rep. Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican who won two national championships at Wisconsin in the mid-1980s.
NHL: Vegas signed defenseman Colin Miller to a four-year contract that pays an average salary of $3.87 million. Miller, 25, led all Golden Knights defensemen with a career-high 41 points.
— Wire reports