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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. Serena continues mastery of Sharapova for magical 19thSat, 31 Jan 2015 09:11:10 -0500
    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A sickly Serena Williams gave Maria Sharapova another serving of grand slam heartbreak on Saturday to win the Australian Open and bolster her claims to be the all-time greatest player with her 19th major title. More...
  2. Brady's legacy secure regardless of Super Bowl outcomeSat, 31 Jan 2015 10:07:16 -0500
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Tom Brady will be remembered as one of the National Football League's greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game regardless of whether he captures a fourth Super Bowl title with the New England Patriots on Sunday. More...
  3. McIlroy in a class of his own in the desertSat, 31 Jan 2015 10:03:34 -0500
    DUBAI, (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy was in a class of his own on Saturday, seizing a four-shot lead with a six-under-par 66 after the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic. More...
  4. Murray, Djokovic both bidding for firsts in AustraliaSat, 31 Jan 2015 07:15:22 -0500
    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - For two men who have accomplished so much in their closely intertwined careers, the Australian Open final between friends Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday could achieve a number of firsts. More...
  5. Goodell plays defense during state of league addressFri, 30 Jan 2015 18:03:09 -0500
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's annual Super Bowl state of the league address on Friday was not so much about highlighting the league as it was defending his own job performance during what has been a tumultuous season. More...
  6. Belichick sees 'relentless' Seattle as model for othersFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:11:17 -0500
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - New England head coach Bill Belichick is not known for heaping compliments on his own team, but when it comes to Sunday's Super Bowl opponents the Seattle Seahawks, the Patriots coach has not been shy in expressing his admiration. More...
  7. Laird two ahead at Phoenix Open, Woods shoots 82Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:01:11 -0500
    (Reuters) - A bogey at the final hole left Scotland's Martin Laird with a two-stroke lead after the second round at a wet Phoenix Open on Friday. More...
  8. Dark day for Woods raises prospect of the 'yips'Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:41:14 -0500
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Stunned golf fans at the Phoenix Open were left to ponder how the mighty have fallen after Tiger Woods plunged to new depths with the worst score of his professional career in Friday's second round. More...
  9. Woods slumps to 82, worst round as a professionalFri, 30 Jan 2015 19:56:25 -0500
    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods slumped to his worst round as a professional when he carded an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. More...
  10. Boston plans heavy police presence to avoid post-Super Bowl chaosFri, 30 Jan 2015 19:56:50 -0500
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston officials on Friday said they planned a heavy police presence and travel restrictions in some areas when the New England Patriots play in Sunday's Super Bowl, hoping to avert the violence seen following championships a decade ago. More...