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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. NFL player Dwyer out of Arizona jail after domestic violence arrestThu, 18 Sep 2014 13:16:05 -0400
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer posted bond and was released from a county jail on Thursday, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault in the latest domestic violence case involving a National Football League player. More...
  2. Frustrated Alonso defends Ferrari brand and seeks unityThu, 18 Sep 2014 14:05:38 -0400
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A frustrated Fernando Alonso reiterated his commitment to Ferrari on Thursday and took a verbal swipe at brand-damaging rumors in Italy suggesting he might swap seats with Sebastian Vettel to join Red Bull next year. More...
  3. R&A allows women members after overwhelming 'yes' voteThu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:04 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming members' vote on Thursday opened the doors to the famous St Andrews clubhouse and a role in the governance of the game. More...
  4. Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse casesWed, 17 Sep 2014 22:58:30 -0400
    (Reuters) - Another National Football League player was arrested on domestic violence allegations hours after two teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended players enmeshed in similar cases on Wednesday. More...
  5. Jacklin urges McGinley to go with gut instinctsWed, 17 Sep 2014 22:50:16 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Tony Jacklin, the most decorated European Ryder Cup captain of all time, has urged Paul McGinley to go with his gut instincts when the Irishman leads the holders into battle against the U.S. at Gleneagles later this month. More...
  6. A 'second chance' for NFL's Ray Rice not out of the questionWed, 17 Sep 2014 18:25:07 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In launching a bid to overturn his indefinite suspension from the National Football League, former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice may be hoping for the same type of second chance that other tarnished NFL stars like Michael Vick have received. More...
  7. France to face Germany in Davis Cup first roundThu, 18 Sep 2014 12:28:17 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Top seeds France were drawn away to Germany on Thursday in the opening round of the 2015 Davis Cup World Group. More...
  8. Moya steps down as Spain coach after Davis Cup debacleThu, 18 Sep 2014 12:33:10 -0400
    MADRID (Reuters) - Carlos Moya has decided not to stay on as Spain's Davis Cup coach next year after the five-times winners, missing their top players, were eliminated from the elite World Group by Brazil at the weekend. More...
  9. Birdie binge sends Indian Lahiri top of the leaderboardThu, 18 Sep 2014 10:13:50 -0400
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired 10 birdies to race to the top of the leaderboard after the first round of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters in the Malaysian capital on Thursday. More...
  10. Ukraine calls on FIFA, UEFA to impose sanctions on RussiaThu, 18 Sep 2014 10:54:03 -0400
    KIEV, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The Ukrainian football federation (FFU) has appealed to FIFA and UEFA to impose the highest possible sanctions on the Russian Football Union (RFU) over what it describes as gross violation of football regulations. More...