Wednesday, August 31, 2011

IOC Lifts Ban Blocking Ghana From 2012 Games - Wall Street Journal

Associated Press
ACCRA, Ghana—Ghana's sports ministry was "relieved'' by the reinstatement of its national Olympic committee by the IOC and said on Wednesday it will

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UConn Men's Basketball Schedule Released - Hartford Courant

Two of college basketball's leading active coaches figure to be back at

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Robinho out of Brazil's London friendly with Ghana

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - AC Milan forward Robinho
has been withdrawn from the Brazil squad to face Ghana in

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NASCAR fan: Great memories in the history of the Atlanta Motor Speedway - Yahoo! Sports

The Atlanta Motor Speedway is an exciting place to watch a race. There have many great moments and exciting records set on this course. Here is a look at five of

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Sue Ogrock/Associated Press - Wall Street Journal (blog)

China’s pro basketball league has signed its first NBA lockout defector: former Denver Nugget Wilson Chandler. The 6-foot-8-inch forward, who has four years’ experience in the

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

MDs say sport encourages dangerous head shots - Winnipeg Free Press

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Bruce Pearl leaves coaching for now - ESPN

Less than a week after receiving a three-year, show-cause penalty from the NCAA's committee on infractions, former Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl has decided to leave the

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Suarez persuades Coates to join Liverpool

(Corrects to make clear Nacional are Uruguayan) LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Liverpool signed Uruguay's
Sebastian Coates

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Evacuations lifted, road reopened near Yosemite fire - Reuters

By Laird Harrison

OAKLAND, Calif |
Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:29pm EDT

OAKLAND, Calif (Reuters) - A main road into Yosemite National Park reopened on

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Nuggets free agent Chandler heading to China - USA Today

Chandler's agent, Chris Luchey, tells the Associated Press his client will play for Zhejiang Guangsha of the Chinese Basketball first reported the signing.Earlier this month, the

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Monday, August 29, 2011

Pediatricians urge parents to keep kids away from boxing, head injuries - USA Today

Those are conclusions from the new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Paediatric Society that recommends that pediatricians vigorously oppose children

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Ex-Seton Hall basketball player Kelly Whitney pleads guilty to burglary - The Star-Ledger -

NEWARK — Former Seton Hall basketball player Kelly Whitney will likely spend several years behind bars after pleading guilty today to burglary, authorities said.

Months after a June

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Paperwork keeps German-born Johnson from making US debut

By Simon Evans MIAMI, Aug 29 (Reuters) - German-born midfielder Fabian
Johnson will not be able to make his debut for the

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Vote to strike against Ford is a formality -

CLEVELAND, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Union workers in Ohio are scheduled to vote to authorize a strike

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OU legends express excitement about Kruger during basketball Alumni Weekend - Oklahoma Daily

Under the direction of new coach Lon Kruger, the OU men’s basketball program hosted its first Alumni Weekend Friday and Saturday at Lloyd

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Broncos sport lightning quick pass rush but have a gaping hole in middle with ... - Washington Post

Williams has a dislocated right elbow that could sideline him up to a month, although he tweeted Sunday that he’ll “b back n no time” because he’s a fast healer. “I’m a supreme being so

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Melo League vs Goodman League basketball game - Inside Hoops

Melo League vs Goodman League basketball | Aug. 30, 2011
Tuesday night in Baltimore, Maryland the Melo League will play the Goodman League in a

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Brazilian championship results and standings

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Results and standings from
the Brazilian
championship matches on Sunday
Atletico Mineiro

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Brad Keselowski's Bristol win sends shockwaves in NASCAR - USA Today

If it ends with Keselowski cracking the top 10 in points at Richmond International Raceway, the aftershocks might reverberate through the end of the season in NASCAR's premier series.With his win in

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Utah Utes basketball: Larry Krystkowiak says team starting to mesh - Deseret News

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Column: For Pistorius and sports, doubts must stop - Houston Chronicle

DAEGU, South Korea (AP) — When Oscar Pistorius sprints Sunday in the 400 meters at the athletics world championships, it would be so much better if we could simply sit back and savor the

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Support For Pat Summitt Comes From WNBA, Too - Hartford Courant

The sobering news that Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is dealing with early

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Lyon end Montpellier run, Bordeaux win

* Pjanic and Pied score in Lyon win but Lisandro hurt * Bordeaux seal late 2-1 victory at Valenciennes

(Adds Lyon

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Israeli championship results and standings

Aug 27 (Reuters) - Results and standings from the Israeli
championship preliminary round on Saturday

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Stoner takes 2nd Indianapolis pole in record time - Houston Chronicle

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Casey Stoner is still working out the kinks at Indianapolis.Imagine what he'll do when he gets it figured out.Stoner, the 2007 MotoGP world champion, became Indy's

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MSU basketball recruit Anderson will not enroll in fall - The Detroit News

Matt Charboneau/ The Detroit News

East Lansing— Mr.

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Kyle Busch wins series-record 50th Nationwide race - USA Today

The win was the 50th of Busch's career in NASCAR's second-tier series and broke a tie the 26-year-old had with Mark Martin."It's awesome," Busch said in victory lane. "Just phenomenal to come at one

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BYU readmits Brandon Davies to school, reinstates him on basketball team - Salt Lake Tribune

Provo • Basketball star Brandon Davies has been readmitted to Brigham Young University and will compete for the men’s basketball team in the 2011-12 season, the

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1-Sports-Sporting bodies take scheduling hit from Irene

* PGA Tour golf event reduced to 54 holes * Pre-season NFL game switched from Saturday to Monday
(Updates with

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Racing hard, earning respect - News & Observer

But a lot has changed in a year. Keselowski returns to Bristol with two Sprint Cup wins this season and is virtually assured of making his first Chase for the Cup.His style is no

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Summitt's Influence On Former Players Goes Far Beyond Basketball Court - Hartford Courant

"I've spent a great deal of time with Coach the last year and a half, probably five months down in Knoxville," Lawson said Wednesday after a Connecticut Sun practice. "We knew something was wrong.

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Fabregas eyes La Liga debut after strike ends

By Iain Rogers MADRID, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Cesc Fabregas is itching to make
his La Liga debut for Barcelona now a strike

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. welcomes trip to Bristol 'gold mine' - USA Today

As a seven-time NASCAR champion's son who was raised at Sprint Cup racetracks, Earnhardt found Bristol's cozy infield was his favorite spot for hanging out."We always got on top of a van in Turns 1

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Steve Kelley What Pat Summitt can teach us in battling Alzheimer's - The Seattle Times

Her team grabs a rebound and quickly Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt rises from her crouch to call an offensive play. Briefly her face is clouded by confusion. She can't remember

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Dana White Makes Up with ESPN, but Still Not Happy with How They Treat MMA - Yahoo! Sports

UFC President Dana White has never been one to mince his words.

After recently signing a monumental 7-year deal with Fox Sports that will see all of the

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Alden: Haith's status undetermined - Kansas City Star

COLUMBIA | Asked whether he expected Frank Haith to be Missouri’s basketball coach at the start of this season, athletic director Mike Alden came down, squarely, and rather

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Boxing promoter DiBella firmly in White's corner - ESPN (blog)

While Bob Arum takes issue with the way Dana White does business, not every boxing promoter disagrees with the UFC president’s decision-making policies. Shortly after UFC announced that it had

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Standing Up With Fierce Determination - New York Times

Not until 1982 would the N.C.A.A. begin sponsoring a basketball tournament for women. The gender equity law known as Title IX had been enacted in 1972, but it was force of personality more than

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Arsenal survive to reach Champions League

Di Natale scores but misses crucial penalty Viktoria Plzen qualify for the first time Benfica, Olympique Lyon through By

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IndyCar protest denied; Hunter-Reay's win upheld - USA Today

The decision was a disappointing blow to runner-up Oriol Servia's protest challenge, which was argued during a four-hour hearing Tuesday. It was the first IndyCar protest since the 2002 Indianapolis

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Basketball icon won't quit over dementia - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Three months ago, Pat Summitt, 59, the University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, visited the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., seeking an explanation

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Pat Summitt determined to face down Alzheimer's challenge - USA Today

Summitt, 59, will continue to coach, and that's the part of Tuesday's shocking news that makes it seem as if she is staring down her disease with the same icy glare she made famous while winning

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Reaction to Pat Summitt's diagnosis - ESPN

Reaction to Tennessee coach Pat Summitt announcing she's been diagnosed with early onset dementia:"It always seemed she had no vulnerability. She's the solid rock everyone looked up to. ... I'm very

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Bayern sail through, Rossi rescues Villarreal

(Adds detail, quotes) * Bayern reach Champions League group stages * Two-goal Rossi saves day for Villarreal By Brian

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IndyCar protest ruling expected Wednesday - USA Today

IndyCar officials said no ruling would be issued before Wednesday morning.Servia's Newman/Haas Racing team presented its case for overturning an IndyCar decision during a four-hour hearing Tuesday at

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Berry Tramel: KD on the court, Count Durantula on the screen -

Kevin Durant on the silver screen? Uh, let me think about that one.The Thunder superstar is finalizing a deal to star in a major Warner Brothers film, according to our man Darnell Mayberry. I've

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Monday, August 22, 2011

UFC boss calls boxing's Arum 'greedy pig' - USA Today

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's visible co-owner often calls himself a boxing fan, but he has no love for one of the sport's most prominent promoters, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum."He's nothing

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SNYDER: On this night, game trumped business - Washington Times

This night was reserved for the game of basketball - not the business - with an assortment of slam dunks, deep threes, deft crossovers and one-on-one tangos normally associated with All-Star Games,

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Maracana workers end strike, World Cup work resumes

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Construction workers
refurbishing the Maracana stadium for the 2014 World Cup

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Ford, Toyota to jointly develop hybrid drivetrains for trucks - News & Observer

Johnson noted that General Motors Co. had already experimented with hybrids on light trucks and large SUVs and has developed electric boosts, or "mild" hybrids, in some Buick

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NJ Motor Vehicles Commision: Yes, we make money by selling your information - The Trentonian

By KATHY WINGARDFor The Trentonian

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For Georgetown, a Peaceful Win in China - New York Times

The game was tinged with geopolitics. Georgetown is on a good-will tour of China, and the brawl took place on the second day of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s first official visit to

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Sunday, August 21, 2011

James Robinson picks Pittsburgh - ESPN

After visiting Pittsburgh on Saturday, James Robinson (Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic), the No. 49 player overall and the No. 6 point guard in the country, committed to the Panthers on Sunday.

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PSG notch first win, Montpellier go top

* PSG beat Valenciennes 2-1 thanks to Nene penalty * Sochaux win despite Maiga again refusing to play


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Protein 'key to motor neurone help' - The Press Association


59 minutes ago

A broken protein recycling system in the brain and spinal cord may underlie all forms of motor neurone disease (MND), scientists have learned.The discovery could pave

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Ben Glicksman: For one night, NBA basketball returns in streetball form -

WASHINGTON D.C. -- America's perception of basketball has been tainted. It's not really up for debate. Since the NBA Finals concluded in June, the league has seemingly floundered in its

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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Among college sports scandals, Miami's alleged misdeeds are breathtaking - Kansas City Star

The scope of alleged violations against the University of Miami is vast. It dates to 2002, involves more than 70 players, implicates several coaches and athletic administrators, and

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Thom Loverro: Nothing off limits for Nike - Washington Examiner

It wasn't clear from photos or video of the Georgetown-Chinese basketball brawl if the members of the Chinese pro team, the Bayi Rockets, were wearing Nike shoes while they were stomping

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Romanian championship results and standings

Aug 20 (Reuters) - Results and standings from the Romanian
championship matches on Saturday
Otelul Galati

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NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader has fun at Dixie Motor Speedway - The Saginaw News -

BIRCH RUN, Michigan — NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader was the main attraction in the Champion Racing Association Super Series event Friday night at Dixie Motor Speedway in Birch Run.But it was a

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AD's resignation affects committee - ESPN

The NCAA men's basketball championship is faced with an unprecedented situation after the incoming chair of the selection committee resigned under pressure Friday as athletic director at

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Ariz. high schools put more focus on concussions - Houston Chronicle

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix area high-school athlete suffered a string of concussions over the past three years.He remembers the final one — losing consciousness, the doctors in the

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China to ban contracted NBA players during lockout - USA Today

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese Basketball Association will restrict contracted NBA players from playing for domestic teams in the event the season is

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Two-goal Aguero may have to wait for full City debut

By Simon Hart MANCHESTER, England, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Sergio Aguero may
have to wait a little longer for a starting

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Toyota settles over disabled NUMMI workers in US -

DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp has reached a $ 6 million settlement with former workers at the shuttered California plant it once operated with General Motors Co.The payment settles a lawsuit brought

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Basketball brawl mars China-U.S. goodwill game - CNN International

Beijing (CNN) -- A goodwill basketball game between a university team from the United States and a local Chinese team in Beijing turned into an ugly brawl Thursday, leaving sports diplomacy

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Ultimate Fighting Championship gets long-term Fox Sports deal - Los Angeles Times

Ultimate Fighting Championship, and mixed martial arts, took a major step into the mainstream Thursday. Fox Sports

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Watch: Georgetown's China Visit Erupts in Basketball Court Brawl - TIME

The future of America's already fragile economy, in large part, depends on China. What transpired on a Beijing basketball court Thursday won't help in any trade

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Argentina recall Riquelme and Veron, name two squads

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Juan Roman Riquelme and
Juan Sebastian Veron were recalled by Argentina coach

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NUMMI settles complaints with former workers -

The former owner of Fremont’s NUMMI auto plant has settled complaints that it violated federal law when it denied severance benefits to workers on medical leave.

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It's Official: The Plug-In Cadillac Is Coming - Wired News

General Motors has confirmed what we already told you: It will build a Cadillac plug-in hybrid using the Chevrolet Volt’s drivetrain, a move that further underscores its

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Sport-Deaths shine light on athletes' depression - Reuters

By Steve Keating

Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:41pm EDT

TORONTO Aug 17 (Reuters) - The recent deaths of three North
American athletes have nudged

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UCF received NCAA inquiry letter - ESPN

The University of Central Florida received an official notice of inquiry from the NCAA regarding potential recruiting violations in the school's football and men's basketball program on Wednesday,

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Messi double seals Super Cup triumph

(Adds details) * Messi scores two and sets up another in 3-2 win * Game marred by brawl, three red cards at end

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Second-place Oriol Servia confident about IndyCar protest - USA Today

Sunday's Izod IndyCar Series finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway that produced wrecked cars, angry words and obscene gestures will be dissected

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NHMS controversy results in a hearing - Boston Globe


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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Why Miami is in trouble - Yahoo! Sports

Nevin Shapiro says he was drunk, humiliated and belligerent.
It was Miami’s final home game ever at the Orange Bowl, Nov. 10, 2007.
The halftime scoreboard

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Mailbag: On street basketball, lockout, and NBA's need for shrinkage -

So, quite a few people responded to my recent column about the players breaking away from the NBA and forming their own league. Among them was

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Arsenal Champions League hopes in the balance

* Walcott strikes early for Arsenal * Benfica hold Twente 2-2 away * Viktoria Plzen stun FC Copenhagen
By Brian

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Insight: GM hopes spending on start-ups will make it cool - Reuters

By Ben Klayman

Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:03pm EDT

DETROIT (Reuters) - From an empty auto-parts plant in the heart of Rust Belt America, General

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Warrant issued in former Wildcat's murder - WKYT

Police have issued a warrant for a man suspected of killing a former University of Kentucky basketball

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Sprint boat track nearly ready at Port Angeles - The Seattle Times

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The biggest part of the construction of a 4-acre sprint boat track within an extreme sports park in Port Angeles is complete, said Dan Morrison, the track's main

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Tex Winter cuts off son's awkward Hall of Fame speech - OCRegister

You might have heard about the unfortunate speech — well, let’s just say it flat-out: terrible speech — Tex Winter’s son gave on his behalf Friday

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Electric Aguero can only get better, warns Mancini

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Sergio Aguero took
the Premier League by storm with a two-goal half-hour cameo

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Revs Up for Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix - Cycle News

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is going all out to make sure race fans will have plenty of diversions at next weekend's Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.
"IMS After Dark" will provide a party

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Ankle braces may help teenage basketball players: study - Baltimore Sun (blog)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The ankle braces many basketball players strap on to prevent injuries may actually

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Sunday, August 14, 2011

CBS copes with major changeup at PGA Championship - USA Today

This is how bizarre CBS' PGA Championship became Sunday: The network caught a huge break when Jason Dufner, teeing off at the 15th hole with a

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USC basketball: Trojans win first game of Brazilian exhibition trip - Los Angeles Times

Senior point guard Jio Fontan scored 29 points, junior forward Aaron Fuller scored 12 and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the USC men's basketball team defeated Pindamonhangaba, a

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Barca grab 2-2 draw at Real in Super Cup opener

(Updates with quotes) * Messi and Villa score valuable away goals for Barca * Return leg at Nou Camp on Wednesday

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Ryan Hunter-Reay wins chaotic, rain-shortened Indy race in New Hampshire - The Huntsville Times -

With just nine laps to go and much of Sunday's race already eaten up with parade laps in the rain, IndyCar officials made the fateful decision to drop the green flag.
Before the field made it

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Memorable Pistons moments from Rodman era - Detroit Free Press

Dennis Rodman, a Piston in 1986-93, was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. Here are three of our favorite moments of Rodman as a Piston:April 1, 2011: Rodman finally

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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Katz: A&M Possible Jump to SEC Based on Ego - ESPN

On Wednesday in Indianapolis, a collection of university presidents, conference commissioners and NCAA administrators hailed a return to sanity in college sports.On Monday in College Station,Texas,

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Basketball / Hall of Fame / Emotional Rodman enshrined in 2011 Hall of Fame - Ha'aretz

A highly emotional Dennis Rodman cried his way into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night.

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Feyenoord crush Roda 3-0 to go top, PSV win

By Theo Ruizenaar ROTTERDAM, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Jerson Cabral struck twice to
lead Feyenoord to a 3-0 home win over Roda

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IndyCar notebook: Poor qualifying time for Rahal -

LOUDON, N.H. - Bobby Rahal won the first IndyCar race ever held at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway back in 1992.His son had a much rougher day on the mile oval Saturday.Graham Rahal had the 23rd

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Mullin, VanDerveer, Rodman are in Hall of Fame - San Francisco Chronicle

Springfield, Mass. --
Thanking his coaches and apologizing to his family for his shortcomings, Dennis Rodman brought basketball's Hall of Fame ceremony to an emotional close Friday night.

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Friday, August 12, 2011

As a Sport and an Event Grow, the US Is Grateful Just to Be There - New York Times

In their own personal Standard & Poor’s rating, the United States men’s rugby players have won exactly 2 matches and lost 15 in six previous Rugby World Cups.
The Eagles, as they

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Mullin enshrined to open basketball Hall of Fame ceremony - Washington Post

A five-time All-Star with one of the game’s best jump shots, Mullin also won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics.The left-hander followed a decorated amateur career by scoring more than 17,000 points

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Ferguson's shopping spree is over thanks to youngsters

By Sonia Oxley MANCHESTER, England, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Premier League
champions Manchester United are not planning any

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Previewing the MoveThatBlock.Com Indy 225 - Yahoo! Sports

History: After a 13-year absence, IndyCar racing returns to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on August 14 for the Indy 225. CART first brought

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Names & Faces - - San Francisco Chronicle

Shiny shoes: metallic footwear

'The Help' premiere

Light-filled Upper Rockridge home in...

'30 Minutes or Less' premiere

Celebrity tattoos

'One Day' premiere in New

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

MLS on NBC proves sport is expanding in America: A fan's reaction - Yahoo! Sports

Finally, some better news for soccer fans in the United States. On the same day Jurgen Klinsmann coached his first international match for the United States, NBC

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Jackson there for them – Zen, then and now - OCRegister

Phil Jackson will, at their request, be there for them.
Jackson's teacher, Tex Winter, and Jackson's student, Dennis Rodman, both asked, choosing him

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Iraq chase Zico as coach for World Cup campaign

(Adds Zico quotes) * Iraq want Zico for World Cup qualifiers * Brazilian shows interest in the position

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Gibbs partners with Toyota for motor program -

J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing, says that his organization is taking the next step in working closely with Toyota Racing Development with its engine program.

The two have

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Yao lauded for impact on NBA after early retirement - USA Today

Even though Yao Ming's era is over, the Chinese superstar has left a legacy of helping to grow the NBA into a global brand.


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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Student athletes beware sports injuries this school year - USA Today

Perfect advice for families whose kids are heading back to school — and sports.But "running" doesn't mean hitting sports fields with the gusto of an NFL running back, says Emmett, director of

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Basketball Hall honorees have Bulls flavor - Chicago Tribune

If there's one characteristic that binds Tex Winter, Artis Gilmore and Dennis Rodman, other than giving the Naismith Basketball

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Frick makes 100th appearance for Liechtenstein

VADUZ, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Striker Mario Frick made
his 100th appearance for Liechtenstein in their 2-1

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Slumping Dale Earnhardt Jr. still confident he'll make Chase - USA Today

CHARLOTTE — A wailing ambulance siren cut through the din of a rush-hour afternoon in this city's bustling uptown district

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Richmond arrested after dispute with woman - Chicago Tribune

If Jereme Richmond's basketball plans had worked out, he would be an NBA player deciding his next step during the lockout or he

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Ripken leading sports exchange with Japanese youth - The Associated Press

By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baseball players often say the best approach is to keep it simple. See the ball, hit the ball.Hall of Famer Cal

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Notes from campaign announcement - Jackson Clarion Ledger (blog)

Gotta write, but here are the key notes:
- Total plan is $ 150 million, with $ 100 million dedicated towards a new basketball arena and concourse-related renovations to Vaught-Hemingway

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West Brom recruit Reading forward Long

LONDON - Ireland forward Shane Long has
joined West Bromwich Albion from Championship side Reading on a three-year

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Ford Motor Deserves More Respect From Investors, Bank of America Says - Bloomberg

Ford Motor Co. (F), which fell below $ 10
yesterday for the first time in 13 months, is not receiving the
credit it deserves from investors, Bank of America Corp. said.

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Cal basketball schedule features tough teams - San Francisco Chronicle

Cal's men's basketball team will play 10 teams that received NCAA Tournament bids and five non-conference opponents that won at least 20 games in the schedule announced Monday by head coach Mike

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Monday, August 8, 2011

Top five multi-sport stars - Yahoo! Sports

In a culture now adept at multi-tasking, here's a look at five mega-athletes who were getting multiple jobs done at the same time before the term even existed. It's

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G Matt Derenbecker gets release from LSU basketball, considering Tulane -

Baton Rouge - Sophomore guard Matt Derenbecker has received his release from LSU and is free to explore transferring to another school, possibly Tulane, his father said late Monday.


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London riots force cup postponements

LONDON - West Ham United's English League
Cup game against Aldershot and Charlton Athletic's match with
Reading on

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Brain Stimulation Long-Term Help for Parkinson's - MedPage Today

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Royce Reed "BASKETBALL WIVES" STAR Suffers Seizure at Charity Event -

Royce Reed from "Basketball Wives" suffered a seizure during a charity softball game yesterday, but was not transported to a hospital ... sources close to her tell TMZ.

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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Athletic fees vary widely from one school to another - Chicago Sun-Times

By Phil Arvia and Zach Groth
Staff writers

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Illini bring back fond basketball memories in Alumni game - Alton Telegraph

There were flashes ... sudden bursts of inspiration ... a spectacular dunk by Deron Williams ... "Deeee for Threeee" on consecutive pops ... to

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Brazilian championship results and standings

Aug 7, Reuters - Brazilian championship
r esults and standings on Sunday
America-MG 3

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Nissan aims to grab 15% of Japan market by 2013 - Economic Times

TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co., Japan's second- largest automaker, aims to increase domestic sales to about 600,000 cars in a drive to hold 15% of the nation's vehicle market by 2013 as it recovers from

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Louisville women's basketball team visits Shoni Schimmels' reservation - Louisville Courier-Journal

PENDLETON, ORE. — Tia Gibbs didnt know much about Native-American culture before Friday. Now she knows more than most people. She and the rest of the University of Louisville womens basketball team

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Saturday, August 6, 2011

Former two-sport star Osweiler the key to Arizona State's chances this season - Washington Post

Whether the Sun Devils live up to the hype will likely hinge on one player: quarterback Brock Osweiler.The undisputed starter this season, Osweiler is out to prove that his two games under center in

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Shaunie O'Neal "Embarrased" Over What Basketball Wives Has Become - BET

Shaunie O'Neal created a monster. The reality TV producer, who is suffering a bitter divorce with her baller husband Shaquille O'Neal, is unhappy with the direction her brain child show Basketball

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PSG flop in opening game, Lyon win away

(Adds details) * PSG beaten by Lorient at home * Lille and Marseille draw * Lyon start with away win
PARIS, Aug 6

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Joey Logano's pole win 'really a big deal' - USA Today

LONG POND, Pa. — Joey Logano couldn't help but look over his shoulder in recent weeks with rumblings that Carl Edwards might be angling to take his

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NBA lockout has league, players and fans looking to DC - Politico

With the National Basketball Association’s upcoming season imperiled by a persistent lockout, league officials, players and even fan advocates are quietly preparing to take

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Friday, August 5, 2011

NFL Falls Short of a Leap on HGH - New York Times

N.F.L. players are not tested at all on game days, giving those players a window of at least 24 hours to use fast-acting drugs without fear of being caught. Major League Baseball players have been

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Basketball Hall of Fame: Chris Mullin is a "Bad Man" - SB Nation

Mark Jackson and Chris Mullin go back to the times when “honeys were wearin’ sassoon.” Coming up together in New York City’s legendary high school hoops scenes that has

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Dortmund start title defence with 3-1 win

* Hamburg easily beaten * Grosskreutz scores twice (adds details, quotes) BERLIN, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund made

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Honda to recall more than 2 million vehicles - Los Angeles Times

Honda Motor Co. will recall more than 2 million vehicles in the U.S. and China to update the automatic transmission software in several popular models.
The 1.5 million

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Love and basketball and a life cut short - Chicago Tribune

Located just east of the Dan Ryan Expressway in the Bronzeville neighborhood, Metcalfe Park is considered a safe place where young

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Ten things you didn't know about Ed Sabol - NFL News

In 1962, former overcoat salesman Ed Sabol bid $ 3,000 for the movie rights to the NFL Championship Game between the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers. The rest, as they say, is

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K-State Basketball Schedule Released - WIBW


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Real Madrid loan Canales to Valencia

MADRID - Real Madrid have agreed to loan
attacking midfielder Sergio Canales to Valencia for the next two

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GM profit nearly doubles, slowdown risk ahead - Reuters

By Ben Klayman and Kevin Krolicki

Thu Aug 4, 2011 5:06pm EDT

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's quarterly profit shot past Wall

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Mitch Albom: Lawrence Frank's the coach -- now where are the Pistons? - Detroit Free Press

Determination? In high school, Lawrence Frank tried out every year for the basketball team. Every year, he'd wait for the roster to be posted. Every year, it was the same.Cut."Finally, my

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Retribution in sports: The Code made me do it - Los Angeles Times

Buried deep within the soul of every sport is a select group of traditions that are followed religiously. Whenever a competitor

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NBA 2K12 to feature 15 basketball legends - (blog)

Posted by Ben Golliver. A few weeks back, we noted that a trio of NBA legends -- Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan, Los Angeles Lakers guard Magic Johnson and Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird --

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Brazil to meet Argentina in September friendlies

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Brazil will play Argentina
in two friendlies next month, one in each country, with

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Six Races, Wild Card Shakeup -

Paul Menard won the Brickyard 400 and jumped into the wild card race for the Chase For The Championship.

Six Races, Wild Card Shakeup
by John

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Auto Sales Stuck in Neutral - Wall Street Journal (blog)

By Neal E. Boudette and Jeff Bennett

The auto industry staggered through another sluggish month in July, as General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. posted modest sales gains while

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NBA goes on the offense against players - Los Angeles Times

The NBA opted for not one but two moves on the chessboard of litigation Tuesday, filing claims against the players' association

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

On TV, if Not on Field, Big East Is Still a Big Deal - New York Times

No Big East football team finished among the top 30 in last season’s final Associated Press poll. The league has lost three consecutive Bowl Championship Series games, each by an increasing

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More misery for Greek game as Panathinaikos go out

By Brian Homewood BERNE, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Greek soccer, already plagued by
match-fixing and crowd violence, suffered

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Are first-time winners good for the sport? - ESPN (blog)

Sunday we saw a trend continued with first-time winners in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this season as Paul Menard won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Menard brings the total of

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Courtney Vandersloot, Brittney Griner are added to US team pool | Basketball - The Seattle Times

Women's basketball

U.S. team adds Vandersloot,

Griner to its talent pool

Chicago Sky rookie Courtney Vandersloot, a former standout for Gonzaga and Kentwood High School in Covington,

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Two-in-One Tablets Sport New Looks to Lure Customers - Wired News

The Eee Pad Transformer is one of many Android tablets aiming to stand out among the crowd. (Photo courtesy Asus)
If you’ve seen one tablet, you’ve seen ‘em all: a flat slab

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Positions Harden as NBA and Union Debate How to Split Revenue - New York Times

The league and the players union had formal meetings Monday for the first time since the lockout began a month ago, and little appears to have been accomplished. Both sides promised to meet

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Penalties help Bayern steer clear of German Cup trouble

BERLIN, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Two first-half penalties
helped Bayern Munich to a 3-0 win at second division

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Paul Menard's Brickyard 400 win a family affair at Indy - USA Today

During its century-plus existence, the rich heritage of Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been synonymous with famous

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Heading Overseas in Name of Solidarity May Prove Divisive - New York Times

N.B.A. superstars are in demand, and speculation abounds that they may be about to teach Commissioner David Stern and his truculent owners a lesson they will never forget. But all things

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