College football • Late Alabama linebacker Derrick Thomas has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, highlighting a class of 14 players that also includes LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe and Tony Boselli.
Thomas played for the Tide from 1985-88, and won the Butkus Award as the nation’s best linebacker as a senior when he had 27 sacks. He finished his career with 52 sacks, a school record.
He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs and made nine Pro Bowls. Thomas died in 2000 after an automobile accident left him paralyzed. He was 33.
Warrant issued for new Broncos safety
NFL • Police have issued an arrest warrant for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on an assault charge stemming from a fight at a Denver strip club on May 9. The Broncos issued a statement saying, "We have been aware of this issue and will continue to review all of the facts."
Court records show the disturbance happened at PT’s All Nude.
From wire reports
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