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January 3, 2010
Gilbert Arenas said he used "bad judgment" in bringing guns into the Wizards locker room. He also denied that he gambles and said there are misconceptions in stories about a dispute between him and teammate Javaris Crittenton . His remarks came following the Wizards' 97-86 loss to the Spurs on Saturday night after two days of reports about the investigation into the guns he kept at the Verizon Center - and about an hour after the family...
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By Richard Irwin | June 2, 2000
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Western District Burglary: Cash and clothing, all valued at $2,000, were stolen yesterday from a house in the 1400 block of W. Fayette St. Eastern District Robbery try/assault: An employee of Kennedy Fried Chicken in the 2300 block of E. Monument St. was injured Wednesday when a gunman struck him in the mouth with his weapon during an attempted robbery....
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By RICK MAESE | January 17, 2006
Room for rent: 2,500 square feet. Plenty of closet space. Multiple showers. Hi-tech toys. Been vacant since last Thursday. Price: 100 percent effort, OBO. If interested, call Randy. There are certain bits of oddity that only seem to exist within the boundaries of sports. Today's example is the athletic locker room, which until now has been a wonderful place for the storage of equipment, for the changing of clothes, for the taking of showers. Now, at least on the campus of UMBC, the athletic locker room is the perfect place for the stillness of sports.
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By Don Markus | March 9, 1998
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Suffering from the effects of a weeklong battle with the flu, Duke guard Steve Wojciechowski fainted in the shower after yesterday's 83-68 loss to North Carolina in the championship game of the ACC tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum.Several dozen reporters were interviewing the Blue Devils in their steamy, cramped locker room when a thud was heard in the adjacent shower area.Forward Roshown McLeod, one of several players in the shower with Wojciechowski at the time, called for Duke's medical staff, and the reporters were ordered out of the locker room.
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By Mike LITTWIN | October 5, 1990
Bulletin: Victor Kiam has found religion (turns out, it was neatly tucked away inside a Lady Remington gift set lying around the house). The owner of the New England Patriots, the man who only recently said he had no problem if his players "wiggled their waggles" in the face of a woman reporter, is suddenly a champion of women's rights.Already, Kiam is hard at work in support of his new-found cause. He took out full-page ads in several newspapers, apologizing for whatever he might have said, decrying male chauvinism and praising Lisa Olson, the reporter who apparently was sexually harassed in the Patriots locker room.
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By Kristin Huckshorn and Kristin Huckshorn,Knight-Ridder | October 4, 1990
WHY DOESN'T Lisa Olson shut up?I admit it. That is what I have been thinking ever since Olson, a Boston sportswriter, began publicly explaining how she was sexually harassed by five New England Patriots in their locker room last month.That is what I thought again Tuesday, when I heard that another sportswriter, Denise Tom of USA Today, had been denied access to the Cincinnati Bengals' locker room after their loss Monday night to the Seahawks.Denise and I became sportswriters more than a decade ago (I switched to news three years ago.)
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By Heather A. Dinich | August 17, 2005
SHE WAS a petite reporter with blond hair, seemingly perfect skin and tan, and toned legs that caught the players' eyes as she wandered around the Philadelphia Phillies' locker room in a knee-length skirt. I remember wondering if she was sleeping with any of them. Then, I wondered if she thought the same thing about me. Truth is, it happens. But not like the media or Hollywood might lead you to believe. It doesn't make it any easier to establish credibility, though, when someone like Fox sports reporter Carolyn Hughes allegedly crosses the line.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | October 9, 2003
Seven months after their abrupt divorce, the Ravens and Jeff Blake finally reached an agreement yesterday - their separation worked out best for everyone. New beginnings - from Blake getting his guaranteed money with the Arizona Cardinals to the Ravens getting to start their franchise quarterback Kyle Boller immediately - will ignite old conflicts at Sun Devil Stadium. Whether it was the Ravens refusing to break the bank or Blake breaking their trust, the Ravens and their former starting quarterback meet Sunday for the first time since their free-agent courtship turned sour.
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By Mike Freeman and Mike Freeman,Boston Globe | September 25, 1990
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots, under the eye of NFL headquarters, yesterday fined one of the five players who sexually harassed a female reporter last week in their locker room, calling the player's behavior "unacceptable and unwarranted."The Patriots did not release the player's name or the amount of the fine, but team sources said it is tight end Zeke Mowatt, a free agent picked up from the New York Giants during the off-season. According to the sources, Mowatt, who will make $460,000 this year, will be fined $2,000, spread out over 14 weeks.
NEWS
By Anna Quindlen | October 5, 1990
I'VE COVERED politics and I've covered crime, and I've liked them both. But one thing I understood about those assignments: Sometimes you found yourself hanging around with a questionable class of people.I've never covered sports, but I hear the same is true.Lisa Olson covers sports for the Boston Herald. No matter what people think about getting free tickets and meeting celebrities, being a sports reporter is hard work.And the last thing you need, along with deadline pressure and road trips and working weekends for your foreseeable life, is to have a clutch of football players position their genitals close to your face and make lewd suggestions while you're trying to work.
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