Thursday, June 30, 2011

Ex-UW basketball player pleads not guilty to being pimp - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Ex-University of Washington point guard Venoy Overton has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he pimped an 18-year-old young woman.
Filing promoting prostitution charges June 17,

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2011 Toyota Yaris at Australian International Motor Show 2011 - CarAdvice

The all-new 2011 Toyota Yaris has debuted at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne ahead of its local launch in the fourth quarter of this year.

The new Toyota Yaris

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Tobacco Road coaching legends honored - Charlotte Observer

RALEIGH They came to hear stories about three of the state's all-time great basketball coaches. They came to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, on a day Gov. Bev Perdue officially claimed as

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

O'Ree honored by Boston Sports Museum - Fox News

BOSTON -- Willie O'Ree returned to the footprint Tuesday night where he established an imprint in NHL history a half-century ago.When he took his first Bruins shift on

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Goodman league and basketball provide an oasis for residents of D.C.'s Barry Farm - Washington Post

Along the fence, food cooks on a family-size grill. Vendors walk between the steel bleachers, selling Gatorade, water and frozen snowballs for relief from the relentless sun. “Oh yeah, that’s my

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Nissan 'Unleashed' as Japan's Auto-Profit Leader - Bloomberg

Nissan Juke, sports utility vehicles queue to be loaded onto a freighter at its Oppama

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1 person killed in bus wreck on I-40 in Raleigh - Seattle Post Intelligencer

BC-BKC--Ex-Wolfpack Star-Bus Wreck, 6th Ld-Writethru,1004Friends remember NC State hero CharlesEds: Updates with additional N.C. State comment. AP Video.AP Photo NCRAL301, NY157By JOEDY

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

O'Ree honored by Boston Sports Museum -

BOSTON -- Willie O'Ree returned to the footprint Tuesday night where he established an imprint in NHL history a half-century ago.
When he took his first Bruins shift on

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Lorenzo Charles Dies at 47; Made Winning Dunk in 1983 NCAA Title Game - New York Times

North Carolina State announced the death. It occurred on Interstate 40 as Charles was driving a bus for Elite Coach. News reports said the bus, which had no passengers, veered off the highway and

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Ospina injured in collison with Rodallega

BUENOS AIRES - Colombia first
choice goalkeeper David Ospina was injured after colliding
with team-mate Hugo

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Scenes From the Electric Daisy Carnival (Photos) - Wall Street Journal (blog)

By Jean Guerrero
As the sun crept over desert hills and the light made its way over the Las Vegas Motor Speedway yesterday morning, an air of relief pervaded the Electric Daisy

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Visitors surround crash survivor - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A star basketball player from Canterbury High School remained in a drug-induced coma Monday after surviving a weekend plane crash that killed his father and stepmother.Austin Hatch,

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Monday, June 27, 2011

Eye candy or earnest analysis: Taking women's sports coverage seriously - Globe and Mail

To some questions there are no easy answers. Like, for instance, “How should women’s sports be covered by television and other media?”

Right now, there’s a story going around that the

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Friends of an Michigan basketball recruit fighting for his life after a plane ... - Detroit Free Press

Austin Hatch was just 8 when his father was piloting a plane from Michigan to Indiana in 2003 and it clipped a power pole. The plane went down. Austin and his father survived the crash but

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Gasperini surprised to bag Inter job

MILAN - Gian Piero Gasperini was stunned
to receive the call asking if he wanted to manage Inter Milan
and now

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Ford Motor Co. spent $1.67 million on 1Q lobbying - Forbes

Ford Motor Co. increased its first-quarter lobbying spending by 20

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Critic's Notebook: Electric Daisy Carnival's Las Vegas venue a hit - Los Angeles Times

If time-lapse photos existed to illustrate the movements of the crowd during the first two nights of the Electric Daisy Carnival this

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Doctors keep survivor in induced coma - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A Canterbury High School basketball star who suffered a serious head injury in a plane crash Friday in northwest Michigan remained in a medically induced coma Sunday, with hospital

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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Remembering A 'Babe' Sports Fans Shouldn't Forget - NPR

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Michigan basketball recruit still in coma from plane crash - USA Today

By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free PressMichigan basketball recruit Austin Hatch, critically injured in a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother, will be brought out of the medically induced

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'Millionaires' River face big losses in tier two

BUENOS AIRES - Relegation will bring huge
financial hardship for "The Millionaires" as heavily indebted
giants River

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Ind. basketball standout survives 2nd plane crash -

DETROIT — A standout Indiana high school basketball player with the promise of playing at the University of Michigan is fighting for his life after surviving the second plane crash of his

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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Nick Charles, former CNN sportscaster & top boxing voice, dies at 64 from ... - New York Daily News

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Michigan recruit fighting for life after deadly plane crash -

DETROIT -- A standout Indiana high school basketball player with the promise of playing at the University of Michigan is fighting for his life

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Copa-Tevez keeps place in Argentina's plans

* Tevez retained after recent reinstatement * Three home-based players dropped
(Adds details) By Rex Gowar BUENOS

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Automakers May Face Fuel Economy Rules of 56.2 MPG - Bloomberg

Automakers including Ford Motor Co. (F)
and Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) that sell vehicles in the U.S. may have
to boost car and light truck fuel economy to

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Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off - KLAS-TV

LAS VEGAS - The three-day Electric Daisy Carnival kicked off Friday night. Hundreds of thousands of people will enjoy the dance festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
The event

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UConn Women's Freshmen Preparing For First Season - Albany Times Union

STORRS — When the three-member incoming women’s basketball freshman class arrived on the UConn campus a few weeks back, they were greeted with hearty handshakes and heartfelt words of

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Friday, June 24, 2011

Mike Stobe/Getty Images Sport - ESPN (blog)

On Wednesday Brandon Knight confirmed a story I had heard that, in breaks between AAU games, when his teammates would rest, he'd do two-ball drills on the sidelines, alone. And he can't

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Freshmen Mosqueda-Lewis, Stokes, Banks Get A Taste Of UConn Basketball - Hartford Courant

STORRS — For the past month, the three freshmen who will be a part of

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Lincoln vs. Lexus: The War is On - International Business Times

After betting the entire Ford company, down to its trademark Blue Oval logo, for a $ 20 billion loan several years ago on the fact that Ford would make a comeback, and

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WIAA basketball: Girls' tourney moved back before boys' -

STEVENS POINT — The WIAA state girls basketball tournament will
return to its place on the winter tournament schedule one week
before the boys

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Thursday, June 23, 2011


I CAN still hear the unmistakable sound of his buoyant South
London accent bouncing off the office walls. "I tell you wot," he
declared. "I've just found you lot a staaaar to write abaaat."

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Bzdelik names Nix to Wake Forest basketball staff - Wall Street Journal

Associated Press
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Former New York Knicks assistant and executive Jeff Nix is Wake Forest's new director of basketball operations.
Coach Jeff

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Mutu and Donadel depart Fiorentina

ROME - Romania striker Adrian Mutu has
joined Serie A side Cesena while midfielder Marco Donadel has
also left

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Ford's quality ranking plummets in JD Power survey - The Detroit News

Christina Rogers/ The Detroit News

Detroit— Ford Motor Co.'s

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Catawba alumnus returns to campus as a Harlem Globetrotter - Salisbury Post

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Sports world no longer USA's oyster - USA Today

The grim sports statistics roll off the tongue with surprising ease these days:

By Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images

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What others are saying about Charlotte Smith - Shelby Star

What Others Are Saying About Charlotte Smith…
North Carolina Head Women's Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell...
"I am just so proud of Charlotte. She has

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Spain and Switzerland reach under-21 final

* Spain beat Belarus 3-1 * Swiss oust Czechs 1-0

(Adds Switzerland win, byline) By Philip O'Connor COPENHAGEN,

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Toyota to deliver 75000 Prius to U.S. by year end - Reuters

Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:58pm EDT

DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will send 75,000 of its popular hybrid small sedan Prius to U.S. dealerships by

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Harrisburg police arrest suspect in fatal shooting on basketball court - Patriot-News

Harrisburg police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a fatal shooting during a basketball game in Reservoir Park last week.

Darnell Williams, 19, of the 1200 block of Rolleston

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Irrational sports parents are a rational economic response - Forbes (blog)

From time to time, a particularly wacky sports parent gets frog-marched before us, as we all tsk-tsk about how a grown human can get so worked up about “just a game,” as ABC’s “Good

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USS Carl Vinson may host first NCAA game on aircraft carrier - CNN International

Washington (CNN) -- Hoops games happen all the time on aircraft carriers, but Tuesday officials from the Navy, the NCAA and Morale Entertainment met to discuss staging a major college basketball

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Garde named new Lyon coach

* Garde charged with reviving Lyon's fortunes
* New manager played for the club and France
* News conference

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BMV: No improper car deals for Buckeyes - KSDK

Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Ohio State University has dropped its review
of car purchases by

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Marvellous McIlroy tops list of sport's most wanted - The Independent

What next for Rory McIlroy? It is the question everybody wants to know the answer to. And perhaps it says so much about the extraordinary impact the young Ulsterman

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Missouri boosts buyout penalty in Haith contract - The Associated Press

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

3 hours ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has made it much more expensive for its new men's basketball coach to leave before his contract is up.The

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Lyon coach Puel leaves

PARIS, June 20 (Reuters) - Coach Claude Puel left Olympique
Lyon on Monday after their disappointing third-place finish

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Mazda to recall 400000 vehicles globally for possible wiper defect - AutoWeek

Mazda is recalling 400,000 copies of the Mazda3 to fix a faulty wiper motor.

More than

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Kvapil's team honors late HS basketball player -

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Travis Kvapil took some time before the Sprint Cup race Sunday to meet with the family of Wes Leonard, the Michigan high school basketball player who died this year after making a

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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Cruzeiro name Santana as coach after Cuca quits

By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Cruzeiro appointed
former South Africa coach Joel Santana on Sunday

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Schumer: Discount buses should have safety letter grades - amNY

Schumer: Discount buses should have safety letter grades

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Venoy Overton: a trail of police investigations involving teen girls - The Seattle Times

For Venoy Overton, the former Washington basketball player, Thursday's arrest marked at least the third time in two years he has been investigated by police for alleged criminal conduct

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

White Sox sport a new look against D-backs - ESPN (blog)

A slumping Chicago White Sox offense will get a new look during Saturday night’s interleague game at Arizona. With the White Sox facing left-hander Zach Duke, manager Ozzie Guillen found the

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Dolphins free agent Pennington will become TV analyst -

Dolphins free-agent quarterback Chad Pennington will take the season off and work as a game analyst for Fox, the network said Saturday.Pennington’s

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River's darkest hour as they face relegation playoff

By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES, June 18 (Reuters) - Argentine giants River
Plate sank to the lowest ebb in their 110-year

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Ex-UW basketball player charged with promoting prostitution - The Seattle Times

Former University of Washington basketball player Venoy Overton promised an 18-year-old woman that he'd repay any money she made working as a prostitute "tenfold" after he was drafted by

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Deserving Hall of Fame class - ESPN

Congratulations to the third class of NASCAR's Hall of Fame. Growing up in a motorsports family, I know each of the five inductees and couldn't be happier that they are being honored. I could go on

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Utah Utes basketball schedule missing Utah State - Deseret News

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Honda Accord Owner Approaches A Million Miles (Video) - Wall Street Journal (blog)

By Jonathan Welsh
Honda Motor Co. has found a bright spot in a not-so-good year during which it has suffered from the effects of the March earthquake in Japan that disrupted its

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Newest Michigan basketball commitments wanted to play together - Detroit Free Press

After playing together at Michigan's practice camp Saturday, recruits Mark Donnal and Austin Hatch made a pact."We were on the same team and felt good playing together," Hatch said. "We

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Donovan and Dempsey skip Cup training for weddings

By Simon Evans MIAMI, June 16 (Reuters) - Leading United States national
team players Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey

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IHSA changes multiplier and classification policies - Chicago Tribune

St. Rita's football program has had no problem competing with some of the state's bigger schools in the playoffs.

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Toyota sees output levels back on track from July - Reuters

TOYOTA CITY, Japan, June 17 |
Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:14am EDT

TOYOTA CITY, Japan, June 17 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp
is on track to raise overall

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Venoy Overton, a former University of Washington basketball player, was ... - PNW Local News

Kent Police arrested Venoy Overton, a former University of Washington basketball player, Thursday for investigation of second-degree promoting prostitution, a class C felony.

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losing grip atop list of highest-earning athletes


NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson is making a
run at surpassing fellow golfer Tiger Woods as the top-earning
U.S. athlete, according to an annual survey released by

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Malaga agree to sign Netherlands defender Mathijsen


MADRID, June 16 (Reuters) - Spanish side Malaga have agreed
to sign Netherlands defender Joris Mathijsen from SV Hamburg on
a two-year contract.

The 31-year-old, who joins

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