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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. Golf's greats salute Spieth's British Open triumphMon, 24 Jul 2017 07:01:00 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Golf's greatest names hailed Jordan Spieth's dramatic triumph at the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday as the new champion savoured his victory by swigging from the Claret Jug trophy. More...
  2. King and Efimova move closer to Olympic swimming grudge rematchMon, 24 Jul 2017 07:43:41 -0400
    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Lilly King, of the United States, and Russian Yuliya Efimova moved a step closer towards a grudge rematch of their Olympic final duel as they eased into the women's 100 metres breaststroke semi-finals at the world championships on Monday. More...
  3. Cycling: Near perfect Froome claims fourth Tour titleMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:14:30 -0400
    PARIS (Reuters) - Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling's greatest on Sunday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race. More...
  4. Kubica to test 2017 Renault in HungaryMon, 24 Jul 2017 06:11:16 -0400
    (Reuters) - Polish driver Robert Kubica, whose career looked over when he partially severed his forearm in a 2011 rally accident, will test Renault's current Formula One car on Aug. 2 in Hungary, the French manufacturer said on Monday. More...
  5. Matsushita to test with Sauber F1 teamMon, 24 Jul 2017 10:13:14 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Honda protege Nobuharu Matsushita will have his first experience of driving a Formula One car when he tests with Sauber in Hungary next week, the Swiss-based team said on Monday. More...
  6. Canada keeper Borjan joins Red Star from LudogoretsMon, 24 Jul 2017 12:28:04 -0400
    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Canada goalkeeper Milan Borjan joined former European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade from Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad on a three-year contract on Monday. More...
  7. Olympics: Door to Pyeongchang still open for North Korea, says MoonMon, 24 Jul 2017 04:35:46 -0400
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the North will be given until the very last minute to decide on its participation at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. More...
  8. Swimming: China's Sun, American Ledecky light up world championshipsSun, 23 Jul 2017 18:39:46 -0400
    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - China's Sun Yang destroyed the field to win a hat-trick of men's 400 meters freestyle titles while American Katie Ledecky reached more milestones in her glittering career as the swimming got underway at the world aquatics championships on Sunday. More...
  9. Second half goals take USA into Gold Cup finalSun, 23 Jul 2017 01:14:19 -0400
    (Reuters) - The United States breezed into the final of the 2017 Gold Cup after second half goals from Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey secured the hosts' 2-0 win over Costa Rica on Saturday. More...
  10. Late Lawrence strike gives Jamaica win over MexicoSun, 23 Jul 2017 23:37:57 -0400
    (Reuters) - A Kemar Lawrence free kick two minutes from time gave Jamaica a surprise 1-0 win over Mexico on Sunday and took the Caribbean side into their second consecutive Gold Cup final. More...