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Michael Irvin Jr.: Miami Hurricanes TE and son of NFL Hall of Famer suspended indefinitely

Michael Irvin Jr.: Miami Hurricanes TE and son of NFL Hall of Famer suspended indefinitely

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Miami Hurricanes tight end Michael Irvin Jr. has been suspended indefinitely, coach Mark Richt said on a media teleconference Sunday night. Irvin, the son of former Hurricanes star receiver and Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, "just hasn't done what's he's supposed to do off the field and until he does, we won't let him play," Richt said. Irvin Jr. wasn't on the sideline for Miami's home win against Syracuse on Saturday. Previously, he had been suspended for the Russell Athletic Bowl at the end of last season because of an unspecified violation of team rules. Miami was hoping Irvin would help form a prolific tight end tandem with Christopher Herndon, much like 2017 NFL Draft first-rounder David Njoku and Herndon did last season. But while Herndon has a team-high 28 catches this se...
Sir Peter Hall: Theatre giant dies aged 86

Sir Peter Hall: Theatre giant dies aged 86

Entertainment
Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former National Theatre director Sir Peter Hall has died at the age of 86.He died on Monday at University College hospital in London, surrounded by his family, the National Theatre said.During his career he staged the English language premiere of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot and the world premiere of Harold Pinter's Homecoming. Sir Peter had been diagnosed with dementia in 2011.There will be a private family funeral, with details of a memorial service to be announced at a later date.Sir Peter Hall: A giant of British theatreSir Peter - from the archive on BBC ArtsSir Peter became director of the National in 1973 and was responsible for the theatre's move from the Old Vic to the purpose-built complex on the South Bank. He founded the RSC at...
Indianapolis Colts waive WR Trey Griffey, son of MLB Hall of Famer

Indianapolis Colts waive WR Trey Griffey, son of MLB Hall of Famer

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June 12 (UPI) --Ken Griffey Jr.'s son Trey hit waivers Monday morning, but could return to the Indianapolis Colts' injured reserve list if unclaimed.The Colts signed Griffey as an undrafted free agent on May 4. He had 79 catches for 1,241 yards and six scores in 44 games at Arizona before joining the NFL franchise.Griffey participated in the Colts' three-day rookie mini-camp.The wide receiver was an All-PAC 12 honorable mention selection last season. He is listed at 6-foot, 3-inches and 192 pounds.The Colts signed free agent wide receiver Chris Briggs in a corresponding move. Briggs had 11 catches for 168 yards and two scores in 10 games in 2015 for Southeastern Louisiana. The Seattle Seahawks waived Briggs on May 9.Griffey can be cut from injured reserve when healed and can negotiate an i...