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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. Djokovic, Sharapova turn up heat as Wimbledon sizzlesWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:52:26 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - With everyone "feeling hot, hot, hot" at the All England Club on Wednesday it was little wonder that Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova were eager to escape the Wimbledon furnace as quickly as possible. More...
  2. Bubba and Tiger recovering from highs and lowsWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:24:35 -0400
    (Reuters) - Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods are both trying to recover this week at the Greenbrier Classic, one from the highs of victory and the other from another major disappointment. More...
  3. NFL player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault in TexasWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:34:07 -0400
    DALLAS (Reuters) - National Football League free agent safety C.J. Spillman has been charged with sexual assault in a September incident at a Dallas-area hotel when he was playing for the Cowboys, officials said on Wednesday. More...
  4. FIFA chief Blatter says not corrupt, expects to 'go to heaven one day'Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:07:49 -0400
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter, president of the world soccer governing body FIFA that is embroiled in corruption investigations, has told a German magazine he has a clean conscience and believes he will "go to heaven one day". More...
  5. Chicago's Saad traded to St. Louis in seven-player dealWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:07:36 -0400
    (Reuters) - The Chicago Blackhawks traded away forwards Brandon Saad, Alex Broadhurst and defenseman Michael Paliotta in a seven-playerdeal with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. More...
  6. Argentina odds-on favorites to lift Copa AmericaWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:54:16 -0400
    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Argentina are odds-on favorites to win the Copa America for the first time since 1993 by beating Chile in Saturday's final. More...
  7. Raonic cranks up power to beat veteran HaasWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:05:39 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Milos Raonic almost matched the Wimbledon serving speed record against German veteran Tommy Haas as the Canadian powerhouse moved into the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday. More...
  8. Dizzy Tomic questions Wimbledon heat ruleWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:49:10 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic questioned Wimbledon's heat rule which allows women players some respite but not men as on-court temperatures edged over 41 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. More...
  9. Dimitrov out to prove doubters wrongWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:57:45 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - It would be fair to say that 2015 has not worked out as planned for Grigor Dimitrov, but that has just made the Bulgarian more determined to prove his doubters wrong. More...
  10. Broady and beard cut down to size by GoffinWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:20:48 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - British wildcard Liam Broady, whose bushy beard and family dramas have received as much attention as his first-round win, was cut down to size by Belgium's David Goffin at Wimbledon on Wednesday. More...