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Via NewsOne: The disgraced sprinter once called the world’s fastest woman was introduced Wednesday as the newest member of the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock and she offered no apologies for her steroids use or her time in federal prison. She was poised and ready for questions about her troubled past. “The word redemption is not in […]

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          The last time Marion Jones played competitive basketball was in 1997. Now, 13 years, five stripped Olympic medals and one prison term later, the former track star will make a return to the sport. Jones signed a one-year contract with the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock on Tuesday. In December she announced […]

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          Published reports say talks are underway for a rematch between former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield. If a deal is struck, the two aging fighters may tangle again perhaps as early as this year. Tyson supposedly has a deal with promoter Don King to get back into the […]

NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a rural Georgia nightspot early Friday, police said. Police talked to Roethlisberger, 28, and the 20-year-old woman at the scene immediately after the incident was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday morning at Capital City in Milledgeville, Georgia, said Deputy Police Chief Richard […]

KATY — The Yates Lions are Austin-bound for the second straight season. Before a standing-room-only crowd at the Merrell Center, the Lions won their 56th consecutive game, defeating La Marque 101-83 on Saturday to claim the Class 4A Region III championship for the second time in a row. The No. 1 Lions (32-0) also surpassed […]

The Texans have re-signed punter Matt Turk to a one-year contract, and they are trying to re-sign wide receiver Kevin Walter, who has become one of the hottest unrestricted free agents on the market, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Meanwhile, cornerback Dunta Robinson is in Atlanta preparing to sign with the Falcons, […]

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    Maybe LeBron James(notes) should change his jersey number to 15. After all, that’s what number Gerald Henderson(notes) wears, and he just beat Michael Jordan in H-O-R-S-E. Twice. From the AP: One of Michael Jordan’s first acts since reaching a deal to buy the Charlotte Bobcats: losing two games of H-O-R-S-E to guard Gerald […]

Retired basketball icon Michael Jordan bought a majority share of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats, officials said Saturday. Jordan, who was already a minority owner of the team, headed a group that bought a majority share of the team from businessman Robert Johnson, Johnson said in a statement. Johnson said he has signed a “definitive agreement” […]

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Philadelphia 76er’s player Allen Iverson will be taking an indefinite leave to care for his 4 year old daughter Messiah. According to the Associated Press, the Sixers announced yesterday that Iverson will not be playing the last 3 games of the West Coast wing and for the rest of the season for personal reasons: A […]

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After an 8-year stretch of legal woes, former NBA player Jayson Williams was sentenced Tuesday to 5 years in prison for shooting his hired driver, Costas Christofi in 2002. Williams had a previous trial in 2004 where he was acquitted of aggravated manslaughter but was still convicted of trying to cover up the shooting. According […]

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      Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress(notes) may not have a home to return to in Florida, once he emerges from prison. Other Popular Sports Stories NBA superstar fizzles in Knicks debut Rising UFC star ready for his title shot Danica Patrick angry after latest letdown The jailed Super Bowl hero […]