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  1. NOW IT'S RICK'S TURNWed, 12 Aug 2009 14:26:11 EST
    Rick Pitino, basketball coach at the University of Louisville had consensual sex with Karen Cunagin Sypher at a Louisville restaurant. Thats what he told police. Seems he was at a Louisville restaurant in 2003 and was drinking, and He also told police that he later gave Sypher $3,000 to have an abortion, this, too, according to Louisville Metro Police reports, which were obtained by the Courier-Journal. Sounds like a made-for-TV series to me. More...
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  2. A Little Bit of This A Little Bit of ThatMon, 03 Aug 2009 16:50:36 EST
    David Ortiz was the most valuable player for the Boston Red Sox in the 2004 American League Championship series. Many Ramirez was the M.V.P. of the World Series. Last week both names were connected to having tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003. Now the question must be asked whos next? Derek Jeter? Albert Pujols? Alex Rodriguez was among players tested positive in a February SI.com report. He subsequently admitted to using a performance-enhancing drug from 2001 to 2003. And there were the admitted users, like Jose Canseco and Ken Caminiti. Most recently, Bronson Arroyo, the Reds pitcher who went public last week in the Boston Herald. At this point in time, either fans could care less about players doping or theyre numb to it. Whats really created from this mess not who did it but whos next? More...
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  3. Pete Rose Isn't TalkingMon, 03 Aug 2009 16:48:42 EST
    Pete Rose isnt talking. And thats a good thing. Let him save the speech for his Hall of Fame induction which seems just around the corner. It seems baseball commissioner Bud Selig is seriously considering lifting Roses lifetime suspension from baseball. And Rose who is in Cincinnati through Wednesday is totally mum on the subject. More...
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  1. Phelps ready for his final races in the U.SSat, 25 Jun 2016 19:58:58 -0400
    OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - After the cut-throat competition of the U.S. Olympic Trials, the Rio Games will be a swim in the park, Michael Phelps said on Saturday as the most decorated Olympian of all time prepared for his final races in the United States. More...
  2. Johnson wins in Nottingham for first ATP titleSat, 25 Jun 2016 17:22:56 -0400
    (Reuters) - American Steve Johnson sealed a first career ATP title by defeating Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas 7-6(5) 7-5 to win the Nottingham Open grasscourt title on Saturday. More...
  3. Joshua overpowers Breazeale to retain IBF titleSat, 25 Jun 2016 19:56:48 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua put on a devastating display to retain his IBF heavyweight crown with a seventh round knockout of American Dominic Breazeale at London's O2 Arena on Saturday. More...
  4. Franklin looking to slam dunk U.S. trialsSat, 25 Jun 2016 16:41:27 -0400
    OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - Missy Franklin was selected this week in the Harlem Globetrotters' 10th annual celebrity player draft, yet she comes into the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials that begin on Sunday as anything but a slam dunk for Rio Games gold. More...
  5. Sizzling Ko joins Pressel in tie for lead in ArkansasSat, 25 Jun 2016 21:00:24 -0400
    (Reuters) - World number one Lydia Ko finished birdie-eagle for a tournament-record tying nine-under-par 62 to charge into a share of the second-round lead with Morgan Pressel at the Arkansas Championship on Saturday. More...
  6. 2016 Greenbrier Classic canceled due to floodingSat, 25 Jun 2016 16:39:19 -0400
    (Reuters) - The PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic, scheduled to be played next month in West Virginia, has been canceled due to the devastating flooding caused by record rainfall in the state, organizers announced on Saturday. More...
  7. Murray plans harsh new initiation ceremony for BroadySat, 25 Jun 2016 15:30:45 -0400
    (Reuters) - Andy Murray once tried to make his international team mate Liam Broady's life a misery by ensuring his first speech at a Davis Cup welcome dinner was a disaster. More...
  8. Hurley moves two ahead at Congressional, Els lurksSat, 25 Jun 2016 18:47:02 -0400
    (Reuters) - Local favorite Billy Hurley III moved one step closer to a first PGA Tour victory as he seized a two-shot lead after Saturday's third round of the Quicken Loans National in Bethesda, Maryland. More...
  9. Kyrgios takes on Wimbledon's old man and mateSat, 25 Jun 2016 15:31:00 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios described his first-round clash with the oldest man at Wimbledon -- wily Czech Radek Stepanek -- as "pretty crazy" on Saturday, saying the 37-year-old had been offering to help coach him. More...
  10. Cibulkova wins first grass title at EastbourneSat, 25 Jun 2016 12:51:09 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova warmed up for Wimbledon with her first grasscourt title, beating in-form Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-5 6-3 at the Aegon International in Eastbourne on Saturday. More...