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By Philip Hersh and Philip Hersh,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | July 9, 2004
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Everyone associated with track and field in this country finally has stopped denying there is an elephant in the room. The pachyderm actually has taken over the whole house at the most inopportune time, the few weeks every fourth year when company is expected in the form of rare fan interest. With the added attention created by the Olympics, most sports fans should be aware a doping beast has lived among U.S. track athletes for at least two decades. Six athletes scheduled to compete in the U.S. Olympic trials beginning today are even facing doping charges.
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SPORTS
March 17, 1995
(At Albany, N.Y.)2. Massachusetts (26-4)Coach: John Calipari.Tourney fact: Making fourth straight appearance but has not advanced beyond Sweet 16, losing to Maryland in second round last year.Key players: rr Senior forward Lou Roe, the Atlantic 10 regular-season and tourney MVP, averages 17.0 points and 8.2 rebounds. Sophomore center Marcus Camby was among nation's leaders with 85 blocks.Comment: Minutemen won Atlantic 10 regular-season and tourney titles for fourth straight year.3. Villanova (25-7)
NEWS
By From staff reports | June 23, 1998
The city's Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission has approved three more candidates for a forthcoming vacancy on the city Circuit Court.The commission voted by secret ballot to place Stuart R. Berger, George M. Lipman and John B. Sinclair on a list of approved judicial candidates. They join a pool that includes Nancy E. Gregor, William S. Little and Susan M. Marzetta.The vacancy will occur July 17 when Judge Robert I. H. Hammerman retires. The names of the candidates were forwarded to Gov. Parris N. Glendening, who will make the selection.
SPORTS
November 22, 2009
Kentucky center DeMarcus Cousins saw Rider's Brandon Penn pull up from well behind the 3-point line and stretched every last inch of his 6-foot-11 frame in an effort to get a hand on the ball. Guarding an opponent 22 feet from the basket isn't something Cousins does often. And he plowed into Penn as the ball clanged off the rim, but Cousins' effort was perhaps the surest sign that Kentucky coach John Calipari's message to his team that it needed to get serious about defense had come through loud and clear.
SPORTS
July 14, 2001
Baseball Angels: Acquired IF Desmond Figgins from Rockies for former Orioles minor-league OF Kimera Bartee. Cardinals: Placed P Mike James on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 7, with inflamed right rotator cuff. Recalled P Bud Smith from Triple-A Memphis. Dodgers: Traded P Wade Parrish to White Sox for OF McKay Christensen. Placed SS Hiram Bocachica on 15-day DL with injured right ankle. Pirates: Placed OF Derek Bell on 15-day DL with strained right hamstring. Recalled OF Tike Redman from Triple-A Nashville.
SPORTS
May 30, 2001
Baseball Commissioner's Office: Suspended Indians manager Charlie Manuel two games and fined him for excessive arguing May 23. Angels: Optioned OF Jose Nieves to Triple-A Salt Lake. Activated OF Glenallen Hill. Brewers: Waived IF Tony Fernandez for purpose of unconditionally releasing him. Cubs: Placed 1B Hee Seop Choi on 15-day DL with injured left hand. Diamondbacks: Activated P Armando Reynoso. Sent IF Juan Sosa to Double-A El Paso. Indians: Recalled P Jake Westbrook from Triple-A Buffalo.
NEWS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | October 5, 1995
A developer who wants to build a 27-home subdivision on almost 58 acres in Pasadena said he expects some questions and doubts to be raised today during a county review of his proposal."
SPORTS
June 8, 1991
BaseballNational League -- Suspended Atlanta Braves OF Otis Nixon 4 games and Philadelphia Phillies P Wally Ritchie 1 game for their part in brawl Tuesday.California Angels -- Added P Fernando Valenzuela to roster. Optioned P Cliff Young to Class AAA Edmonton.Cleveland Indians -- Sent C Sandy Alomar (inflammation and irritation of right rotator cuff) to Class AAA Colorado Springs for 20-day rehabilitation assignment.Houston Astros -- Purchased contract of P Mike Capel from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League.
NEWS
October 19, 2007
Nathaniel Benjamin Sr., a driver for FedEx Corp., died Oct. 12 when he was struck by a car while unloading freight on Reisterstown Road in Reisterstown. He was 24 and lived in Northwest Baltimore. Born in Baltimore, he was a 2000 graduate of Northwestern High School and attended the Community College of Baltimore County from 2000 to 2002, where he played lacrosse. He also studied at the Allstate Truck Driving School and the North American Trade School. Mr. Benjamin drove a tractor-trailer to make freight deliveries for FedEx.
SPORTS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | March 20, 2000
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Stanford chose to toss 22 of its 58 shots from behind the three-point arc. North Carolina decided to fly at the Cardinal on nearly every one of those shots, to clip the Cardinal's wings and roll forward to the Sweet 16. Eighth-seeded North Carolina mesmerized the South Regional's top-seeded team, beating the Cardinal, 60-53, yesterday in a game of persistent Carolina defense, opportunistic Carolina offense and a blueprint Carolina finish....
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