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Weather leads to postponements

Due to the snow and ice on Friday, a handful of basketball games were postponed.

The boys’ and girls’ doubleheader with Northfield against North Miami was postponed. The boys’ game will now take place Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. while the girls’ game will be played Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

The Wabash-Manchester boys’ basketball game was also postponed and moved back to Saturday, Feb. 3 with the varsity game slated for a 2:30 p.m. start.

Southwood’s boys’ basketball game against Whitko was postponed until Jan. 23 with a start time of 7:30 p.m.

The boys’ basketball game scheduled to take place on Friday at Columbia City has been rescheduled to take place Jan. 24 at Columbia City.

The contest is still set for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off

49ers linebacker Foster arrested on marijuana charge

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested in Alabama and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana.

AL.com says the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest database indicates Foster, who just finished his rookie season, was arrested Friday. Bond was set at $2,500.

A statement from the 49ers Friday night said: “The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Reuben Foster and we are currently gathering all relevant facts.”

The former Alabama linebacker was a first-team All-American for the Crimson Tide in 2016 and won the Butkus Award. He was a first-round pick in last year’s NFL draft.

Foster started all 10 games he played in this season and posted 72 tackles.

He was the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Month in November.

Donovan coming out of retirement again to play in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement for the second time in three years, this time to join Club Leon in Mexico.

The Liga MX team announced Donovan’s return to soccer on Twitter on Friday night. Donovan also tweeted about joining Club Leon, saying he was excited to face former U.S. teammate and current C.F. Pachuca player Omar Gonzalez next month.

The 35-year-old Donovan is widely considered the most accomplished player in American soccer history. He returned to the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer in September of 2016 following a 21-month retirement and appeared in nine games. He hasn’t played professionally since Nov. 6, 2016.

Donovan has done broadcast work since retiring and was rumored to be considering a run for U.S. Soccer Federation president.

Donovan announced in November that he would not seek the position.

McIlroy reveals heart ailment that will require monitoring

Rory McIlroy says he has a heart ailment that will have to be monitored regularly but is not expected to affect his play.

McIlroy said in an interview with The Telegraph that he has a thickening of the left ventricle. He says doctors told him it was caused by a viral infection he suffered in China 18 months ago.

He says he’ll get an electrocardiogram every six months and an MRI once per year.

“There’s a bit of scar tissue. For now, I just need to stay on top of it and have to stay fit. Hey, I was planning on doing that anyway,” McIlroy said.

McIlroy says he’s fully recovered from the rib injury he suffered a year ago that contributed to a winless 2017. He finished the year ranked 11th, his worst year-end ranking since his rookie year in 2008.

McIlroy took three months off at the end of 2017 to allow his rib to heal. He will make his 2018 debut next week in Abu Dhabi and plans to play eight events before the Masters, his most ambitious schedule ahead of Augusta National in the 10 years he’s been eligible.