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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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Sports
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    (Reuters) - The National Football League and its players union asked a federal judge to decide by Sept. 4 whether to uphold star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, which could resolve the "Deflategate" scandal before the regular season starts. More...
  2. Teixeira goes big in Yankees win over White SoxSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:50:33 -0400
    (The Sports Xchange) - Mark Teixeira smacked two long home runs to center field for six RBIs, including a grand slam in the second inning, as the New York Yankees pounded out 18 hits in a 13-6 victory against the Chicago White Sox on Friday. More...
  3. Walker has complete game one-hitter in Seattle winFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:35:44 -0400
    (The Sports Xchange) - Taijuan Walker threw a complete-game one-hitter for the Seattle Mariners in a 6-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. More...
  4. Hopeful sports to face Tokyo grillingSat, 01 Aug 2015 04:51:28 -0400
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Eight sports vying for inclusion in Tokyo's 2020 Olympics will be grilled by Games organizers in the Japanese capital next week. More...
  5. China media says Beijing can handle any problem for Winter GamesFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:22:49 -0400
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state-run media on Saturday lauded the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the city could handle any problem thrown at it and would aim to put on a "big party". More...
  6. Rio Games torch to be lit in Olympia on April 21, 2106Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:10:47 -0400
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics torch will be lit in Greece's ancient Olympia on April 21 next year before leaving for the South American country 12 days later, organizers said on Saturday. More...
  7. IOC boss tells Japan 'no apology needed' over stadium changesSat, 01 Aug 2015 05:05:06 -0400
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Olympic officials have told Japan there was no need to apologize for scrapping their original proposal for a new national stadium in Tokyo but they still need to get a hurry on to have it ready in time for the 2020 Olympics. More...
  8. Porte joins BMC Racing from Team SkySat, 01 Aug 2015 04:18:10 -0400
    PARIS (Reuters) - Australian Richie Porte will join the BMC Racing team from Team Sky on a one-year deal in 2016, the American outfit said on Saturday. More...
  9. Japan's Ishikawa moves one ahead as Tiger roarsFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:30:02 -0400
    (Reuters) - Ryo Ishikawa sank a 30-footer at the last for a third consecutive birdie to edge a stroke in front after the second round while Tiger Woods also charged into contention at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia on Friday. More...
  10. Double delight for Hurley after police locate his fatherFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:43:43 -0400
    (Reuters) - American Billy Hurley III had double cause to celebrate on Friday when he made the cut at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia, then learned that his father had been found by police after going missing 12 days earlier. More...