AP source: Angels give White Sox OK to interview La Russa
CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels granted the Chicago White Sox permission to interview Hall of Famer Tony La Russa for their managing job, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person, confirming a USA Today report, spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Angels typically do not comment on personnel matters. A three-time World Series-winning manager, the 76-year-old La Russa joined the Angels prior to this season as senior advisor of baseball operations. (AP Photo/Matt York, File) The person, confirming a USA Today report, spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Angels typically do not comment on personnel matters.
Toronto Raptors guard Terence Davis was arrested in New York on Tuesday, police told USA TODAY Sports.
Det. Sophia Mason of the New York Police Department confirmed Davis was arrested on charges of assault and criminal mischief following an argument with a 20-year-old woman who described herself to authorities as Davis' girlfriend.
Police responded to an incident around 8:30 p.m., Mason said. The woman visited Davis at The Beekman, a luxurious lower Manhattan hotel. A verbal dispute preceded Davis allegedly striking the woman in the face and causing a "substantial amount of pain" to an eye. Davis also allegedly grabbed the woman's phone and broke the screen.
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The New York Post first reported news of Davis' arrest.
"We are aware of the reports, and are seeking more information," the Raptors said in a statement.
Davis, 23, is still in custody and awaiting arraignment, Mason said.
Davis appeared in 72 games as a rookie in 2019-20. He averaged 7.5 points in nearly 17 minutes per game and shot 38.8% from three while earning All-Rookie second team honors. Undrafted out of Ole Miss, Davis played for the Denver Nuggets in Summer League in 2019 before signing with the Raptors.
Under the NBA's domestic violence policy in the collective bargaining agreement with the players' association, commissioner Adam Silver can punish perpetrators on a case-by-case basis.
White Sox Hire Tony La Russa, Let The Air Out of Their Own Tires
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Raptors' Terence Davis arrested for alleged assault, criminal mischief after argument with girlfriend
More details emerge on White Sox manager La Russa's arrest .
Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa blew out a tire on the grey Lexus he was driving in a collision with a curb that left the vehicle smoking when he was arrested on misdemeanor DUI charges in February, according to an affidavit filed by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. La Russa was charged in late October by the Maricopa County Attorney's Office after tests taken the night of his arrest showed his blood alcohol concentration was .095 — above the legal limit of .08. He has pleaded not guilty. News of La Russa's arrest broke Monday. And more details emerged on Tuesday.