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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
  1. Serena show rolls on while Fish bows outThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:23:38 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam on Wednesday, while Mardy Fish took a final Flushing Meadows bow as the curtain came down on the American's career. More...
  2. Zimmerman leads Nationals to rare win in St LouisThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:20:14 -0400
    (The Sports Xchange) - Ryan Zimmerman homered twice but his one-out RBI double in the top of the eighth proved to be the most decisive hit as the Washington Nationals held on for a rare win in St Louis, edging the Cardinals 4-3 on Wednesday. More...
  3. Donaldson stays hot in AL MVP race, Trout still in huntWed, 02 Sep 2015 23:34:01 -0400
    (Reuters) - The American League MVP race continued to heat up on Wednesday as joint-favorites Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout each strengthened their case for the award. More...
  4. Davis at the double as O's snap losing streak in styleThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:43:49 -0400
    (The Sports Xchange) - Chris Davis was determined to pull the Baltimore Orioles out of one of their worst stretches in years and the first baseman accomplished that feat by hitting two home runs, including the game-winner on Wednesday. More...
  5. Djokovic clicks into gear, races to third roundThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:17:38 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic took a while to warm up against Austrian Andreas Haider-Maurer but shifted into gear to close out the first set and then raced to a 6-4 6-1 6-2 win that closed Wednesday's play of the U.S. Open. More...
  6. Mayweather ready to hang up gloves as 'the best ever'Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:07:52 -0400
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as 'The Best Ever', when he ends his boxing career in Las Vegas next week with his welterweight title defense against fellow American Andre Berto. More...
  7. Fish exits U.S. Open but walks away a winnerWed, 02 Sep 2015 18:43:51 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Under a blazing sun a drained Mardy Fish walked onto the court in front of thousands of adoring fans, raised his hands, smiled and waved goodbye to the U.S. Open and a career following a second-round loss. More...
  8. Chung accuses AFC of 'undermining' FIFA electionThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:18:39 -0400
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) of sending unsolicited letters to its members urging them to support his rival Michel Platini at next year's election. More...
  9. Obama enthusiastic for Los Angeles Summer Olympics bid: White HouseWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:58:54 -0400
    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was pleased with Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, the White House said on Wednesday. More...
  10. Nigeria's Segun Odegbami enters race for FIFA presidencyWed, 02 Sep 2015 15:40:37 -0400
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Former Nigerian soccer star Segun Odegbami has announced his bid to run for president of the sport's international governing body FIFA, his campaign chief said on Wednesday. More...