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Aristocrat guilty over 'menacing' Gina Miller Facebook post

An aristocrat who wrote an online post offering £5,000 to anyone who ran over businesswoman Gina Miller has been found guilty of two charges of making menacing communications. Rhodri Colwyn Philipps, 50 – the 4th Viscount St Davids – wrote the message four days after Ms Miller won a Brexit legal challenge against the government. Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said she had “no doubt it was menacing”. Philipps, who called his comments “satire”, faces a custodial sentence. He was found guilty of two counts of making malicious communications and acquitted ...

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Freeman calls Miller Park 'Little League field'

8:04 AM ET ESPN.com news services Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman will be looking forward to Sunday’s series finale against Milwaukee, mostly because he is apparently tired of playing at the Brewers’ Miller Park. Speaking Saturday before the Braves’ 11-3 win, Freeman was critical of the stadium. “I think it’s a bad-lit Little League field,” Freeman said, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “I can’t see anything here.” Freddie Freeman has hit five home runs in 17 career games at Miller Park. Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images Despite his opinion, Freeman has ...

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Man arrested over threats to Brexit case's Gina Miller

A man has been arrested over online threats against Gina Miller, the woman behind the Brexit legal challenge. Metropolitan Police officers arrested the man, 55, in Swindon on Monday over racially-aggravated malicious communications, police said. He was taken to a Wiltshire police station and later released on bail. Officers also issued a “cease and desist” notice on 3 December to a 38-year-old man from Fife, Scotland. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Home

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Tribe's Miller sets postseason Ks mark by reliever

12:07 AM ET ESPN.com news services Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller continued to add to his dominant run through the playoffs Saturday night, breaking the record for strikeouts by a relief pitcher in one postseason with 29. Miller struck out two batters in two innings in the Indians’ Game 4 win over the Chicago Cubs, surpassing the previous record held by Francisco Rodriguez, who had 28 strikeouts for the Anaheim Angels in the 2002 postseason. Miller has pitched 17 innings in his nine appearances this postseason. After striking out seven ...

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Indians' Miller 4th reliever ever to win ALCS MVP

9:11 PM ET ESPN.com news services TORONTO — MVP: Most Versatile Pitcher. The humble workhorse in a wipeout bullpen, Andrew Miller was selected American League Championship Series MVP after his latest splendid performance in relief helped the Cleveland Indians win their first pennant since 1997. Miller tossed 2⅔ scoreless innings in a 3-0 victory Wednesday over Toronto, capping a five-game series in which the lanky left-hander overpowered the Blue Jays. It was only Ryan Merritt’s second big league start, but those who know him well were not surprised by his ...

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Niners release TE Miller after assault arrest

4:38 PM ET SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers released tight end Bruce Miller on Monday afternoon after he was arrested on suspicion of assault early Monday morning in San Francisco. According to San Francisco Sheriff’s Department holding records, Miller was arrested at 11:25 am PT Monday and taken to San Francisco County Jail. He is being held on $ 178,000 bond and being charged with assault with a deadly weapon (not a firearm), two counts of criminal threats, battery and elder abuse. The police said they were ...

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New Yankees closer Dellin Betances shaken over trade of Andrew Miller

9:25 PM ET Wallace MatthewsESPN Staff Writer Close Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.Follow Wallace on Twitter »  Chat archive » ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — For most big league pitchers, being handed the keys to the ninth inning would be a source of pride and excitement, and by Monday night, when the job is ...

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Indians acquire All-Star reliever Miller from Yanks

12:04 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Cleveland Indians made a big move to bolster their bullpen on Sunday, acquiring All-Star left-hander Andrew Miller from the New York Yankees for a package of prospects. The Yankees will receive four players in return, a package headed by minor league outfielder Clint Frazier and pitcher Justus Sheffield. The Yankees aren’t breaking up the Core Four dynasty. They are facing reality. And building a fantastic future. The Indians’ trade for Andrew Miller means the Cubs aren’t the only team with the potential to ...

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Broncos sign Miller to 6 yrs.; sources say $114M

5:43 PM ET Adam Schefter Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books Jeff Legwold Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Broncos for nine years for Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Previously covered Steelers, Bills and Titans Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Boardof Selectors since 1999 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos have signed outside linebacker Von Miller to a six-year deal through the 2021 season, the team announced Friday. ...

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Von Miller is now the highest paid defensive player in NFL history

Von Miller is highest-paid defensive player ever The wait paid off. Von Miller held out for a long-term deal with the Denver Broncos and he got it. On Friday, he signed a record $ 114.5 million deal with the team, according to Spotrac, a salary tracking site. The contract is the biggest ever signed by a defensive player and $ 70 million of it will be guaranteed. His reps confirmed the signing on Friday over Twitter. Happy to announce we’ve agreed to terms with the @Broncos to make @Millerlite40 the ...

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