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  • Truck Driver Nearly Beaten to Death By Police For Not Signing Traffic Ticket

    09/09/2013 5:08:03 AM PDT · by rawhide · 102 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 5-19-13
    BERKELEY, CA -- A truck driver was beaten within an inch of his life by California Highway Patrol for not signing a traffic ticket that he could not read. The driver, who broke no laws, was beaten so badly that he woke up in a trauma hospital. Olegs Kozacenko, a local resident originally from Russia, was pulled over and cited by police for allegedly driving too many hours in one day. Kozacenko refused to sign the ticket because he had not or could not read it. CHP Officers didn't take kindly to the driver's refusal to sign. Two officers, one...
  • Jesse Ventura's defamation case should move to Texas, sniper's widow says

    08/05/2013 4:41:56 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 61 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 8-5-13 | David Hanners
    A Texas widow wants Jesse Ventura's defamation and libel case involving her late husband moved from Minnesota to the Lone Star State. Attorneys for Taya Kyle -- whose husband, Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, was shot and killed in February -- argue in a motion filed Monday that forcing the widowed mother of two to spend weeks in Minnesota to defend her husband's veracity in court is too much of a burden. "Bringing my children with me to Minnesota for trial isn't a good option," Taya Kyle wrote in a declaration accompanying her request. "I don't know who would take...
  • Woods misses cut at PGA Championship

    08/12/2011 4:41:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 82 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | August 12, 2011 | Gary Van Sickle
    JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Say goodbye to Tiger Woods. You won't see him this weekend, or on the PGA Tour for at least six weeks. Woods was 10 over par after two rounds and missed the cut at Atlanta Athletic Club, the first time he's ever missed a cut in 14 PGA Championship appearances, which means he will not qualify for the Tour's FedEx Cup playoff series. Somewhere, television executives have tears in their eyes. It was the fourth time Woods has missed the cut at a major championship. He previously failed to make the weekend at the 1996 Masters,...
  • Tawdry talk turns trial into cringefest

    03/29/2011 8:10:24 AM PDT · by SmithL · 7 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/29/11 | Gwen Knapp
    Cast as a gold-digging, scorned mistress desperate to promote a tell-all book and humiliate former lover Barry Bonds, Kimberly Bell pulled a shrewd maneuver on his defense team Monday. Asked whether she had tried to "disparage Mr. Bonds in the most vulgar ways possible" on Howard Stern's radio show, Bell parried with lawyer Cristina Arguedas about what constituted vulgarity and then asked to have her memory of the show refreshed. In other words, she wanted a transcript from the interview with Stern read to her and, by extension, into the record of Bonds' perjury and obstruction-of-justice trial. Arguedas went to...
  • Tiger Woods' Doctor Tony Galea Linked to Banned Doping Drugs HGH and Actovegin

    12/15/2009 8:02:24 AM PST · by marshmallow · 60 replies · 2,002+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/14/09 | Michael O'Keeffe, Teri Thompson and Nathaniel Vinton
    The Canadian doctor who performed a controversial medical procedure on Tiger Woods is under criminal investigation for drug violations on both sides of the border, bringing scrutiny to his colleagues, including one who worked closely with BALCO athletes and Yankee superstar Alex Rodriguez. Dr. Tony Galea was arrested in October and his Toronto clinic was raided by Canadian authorities after his assistant was detained at the U.S.-Canadian border and reportedly found to be in possession of illegal drugs, including human growth hormone (hGH) and Actovegin - a drug extracted from calf's blood that has been banned by the World Anti-Doping...
  • Woods Update: One of His Mistresses Allegedly Had an Abortion and There is a Sex Tape

    12/10/2009 6:23:14 AM PST · by marshmallow · 113 replies · 3,943+ views
    A disgraced Tiger Woods is terrified that the worst news is yet to come – that he fathered love children with his mistresses! And his many liaisons may have been caught on tape! That’s the bombshell charge that could wreck what’s left of his once squeaky-clean image, sink his badly tattered marriage and destroy his multimillion-dollar endorsement empire. The golf great had wild unprotected sex with a string of mistresses, sources tell The ENQUIRER- and now he fears claims that his out-of-control sexual proclivities may have produced children. “That would be the final straw for his wife – AND Tiger...
  • Tiger Woods' sponsors taking a timeout

    12/10/2009 1:13:25 AM PST · by malkee · 18 replies · 841+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Dec. 10 2009 | Diane Pucin
    As Tiger Woods uses silence to deal with the uproar over his alleged infidelities, his sponsors apparently are following suit, quietly not running his ads until the worst is over. Rick Burton, onetime brand manager for Miller beer and former chief marketing officer for the U.S. Olympic Committee, doesn't think this means Tiger is no longer a bulletproof brand. "If a sponsor cuts him loose, that makes it look like the relationship was tenuous to begin with," Burton said Wednesday. "I don't think Accenture, Nike or Gillette want to do that. Sometimes what they'll do is take an athlete and...
  • Steroid leaks were government's fault (MLB STEROID CASE BLOWS UP)

    08/28/2009 2:53:21 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 18 replies · 1,064+ views
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | Aug 27, 12:33 am EDT | Jonathan Littman
    The federal appeals court ruling against the government Wednesday in the long running Major League Baseball drug-testing case has several far-reaching ramifications. The decision means that leaking the names of steroid-tainted players to Sports Illustrated and The New York Times likely constituted crimes, and that an investigation could be launched to identify the leakers. It also means that the blockbuster revelations about steroid cheating by Alex Rodriguez(notes), Sammy Sosa(notes), Manny Ramirez(notes) and David Ortiz(notes) were based on evidence gathered in an illegal search by lead BALCO investigating agent Jeff Novitzky. Unless the Ninth Circuit decision is successfully appealed to the...
  • Canseco to Sue MLB and Union for Steroids Backlash

    06/18/2009 1:11:38 PM PDT · by Mind Freed · 17 replies · 475+ views
    NEW YORK — Jose Canseco plans to file a class-action lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the players’ association, saying he’s been ostracized for going public with tales of steroids use in the sport. Canseco said Wednesday that he has discussed the suit with lawyers and intends to enlist Sammy Sosa and Rafael Palmeiro to join in the suit. Canseco said the basis of the suit would be “lost wages—in some cases, defamation of character.” “Because I used steroids and I came out with a book, I was kicked out of the game, but I have not been inducted into...
  • How to tell if you've been FReeping too long

    06/10/2009 11:30:35 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 426 replies · 7,829+ views
    Me ^ | June 10, 2009 | AAABEST
    How to tell if you've been FReeping too longIf some, many or all of the following apply to you, you probably have been FReeping too long. You remember when you had to know basic HTML in order to form a decent post.  You remember when the entire thread had to be 86’d in order to remove a single post.  You remember when if someone forgot to close their italics, bold tags, the entire thread after that point was in bold or italics.  You remember when if a disruptor made a mess of things during the wee hours of the night,...
  • Bonds Agent: He Won't Play This Season

    07/14/2008 3:17:46 PM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies · 74+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 7/14/8 | John Shea
    Barry Bonds' agent said "it's pretty obvious" the home run king won't play in the majors this year, his strongest comments to date about the unlikelihood of Bonds returning to uniform. "I'm not optimistic any team will take him," agent Jeff Borris told The Chronicle on Monday. "I'm not a pessimistic person by nature, but it's pretty obvious he will not be a major-leaguer in 2008, because no team believes that he will be a good fit." Borris said the 43-year-old Bonds, who had 28 homers and 66 RBIs with a .480 on-base percentage for the Giants last year, isn't...
  • Judge unseals Barry Bonds' grand jury testimony

    02/29/2008 1:18:04 PM PST · by SmithL · 2 replies · 135+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 2/29/8 | PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press Writer
    San Francisco (AP) -- A federal judge is unsealing Barry Bonds' testimony to a grand jury investigating steroid use in professional sports, the evidence that federal prosecutors used to indict him on perjury charges. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston made the ruling on Bonds' December 2003 testimony on Friday
  • Report: Clemens to be named in Mitchell report

    12/13/2007 7:18:21 AM PST · by Hemingway's Ghost · 215 replies · 233+ views
    Boston.com ^ | 13 December 2007 | Steve Silva
    This just ran across the ESPN News scroll... "A source close to a former Yankees strength trainer tells ESPN The Magazine's Shawn Assael that the trainer told Mitchell investigators he supplied Roger Clemens with steroids; information supplied by this trainer is in the Mitchell report. According to one industry official who spoke to [the] Bergen Record, 'several' prominent Yankees will be named in the Mitchell report."
  • 'Roids raids

    09/24/2007 10:17:20 AM PDT · by El Conservador · 17 replies · 70+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | September 24, 2007 | Josh Peter
    An international investigation code-named Operation Raw Deal that culminated in the last four days could produce the next steroids scandal in sports – and perhaps the biggest yet. The undercover operation led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration resulted in the seizure of massive amounts of anabolic steroids from an illegal, underground network and the ability to identify hundreds of thousands of people who received steroids and other substances used by some athletes as performance-enhancing drugs, a DEA spokesman told Yahoo! Sports on Sunday. Most of the raids took place in the United States, and the DEA called the steroids...
  • Barry Bonds Cheated Us All

    08/12/2007 4:04:51 PM PDT · by kellynla · 85 replies · 2,097+ views
    humanevents.com ^ | 08/10/2007 | Brian Fitzpatrick
    Have you heard the latest Barry Bonds joke? He’s not just a ballplayer, he’s an inventor -- the first man to make an asterisk out of a syringe. It may not be very funny, but baseball fans don’t seem to be in the mood for laughter. Last night the tainted slugger finally hit his 756th career home run, passing Hammerin’ Hank Aaron as baseball’s all-time home run king. America ought to be enjoying a moment of exaltation, but the overwhelming sentiment seems to be indifference. As USA Today’s Mike Lopresti observed, “…the unconditional applause barely carried beyond the gates of...
  • The asterisk just doesn't apply (THE 2ND MOST CONTROVERSIAL HOME RUN IN BASEBALL HISTORY)

    08/08/2007 4:58:54 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 165 replies · 2,855+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 8, 2007 | CHRIS DE LUCA
    There's no denying 756 home runs, and if Selig wants to try, he'd better examine the rest of baseball history Baseball's most cherished record now belongs to Barry Bonds, and no matter what is said, written or alleged, there is no taking it away. Teeing off on a 3-2 pitch from Washington Nationals left-hander Mike Bacsik, Bonds launched his 756th career home run to the deepest part of AT&T Park on Tuesday night. The instant the ball left his bat and sizzled toward right-center field, there was no doubt the San Francisco Giants' controversial slugger had just elbowed his way...
  • Bonds hits 756th home run to set MLB record

    08/07/2007 9:10:49 PM PDT · by Nonstatist · 354 replies · 5,277+ views
    MarketWatch ^ | Aug 8, 2007 | staff
    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Barry Bonds became the most prolific home-run hitter in Major League Baseball history Tuesday night, slugging his 756th in front of more than 43,052 hometown fans to pass Henry Aaron. Bonds' record-setting homer came in the fourth inning to give the Giants a 5-4 lead over the Washington Nationals. Bonds hit a 3-2 pitch from Washington's Mike Bacsik deep to center field. The game was delayed by a standing ovation for Bonds, whose late father Bobby was a Giants player, coach and front-office employee.... Bonds also holds the season record for home runs with 73 in...
  • Bad cameo in horror flick (MARIOTTI IS BARRY APOPLECTIC AT MICHAEL JORDAN'S SELLOUT)

    07/29/2007 2:29:48 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 32 replies · 1,093+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 29, 2007 | BY JAY MARIOTTI Sun-Times Columnist
    The Natural -- Michael Jordan -- should know better than to give Barry Bonds a video salute after slugger's 754th homer SAN FRANCISCO -- He was real. He was natural. His muscular definition, by all accounts, was developed in weight rooms and not in some science lab. His only competitive sin on the court was trying to destroy one's dignity, and when you ponder it all, Michael Jordan's magnificent legacy only should be enhanced by the sleaze surrounding Barry Bonds. So why, after Bonds ripped his 754th home run at AT&T Park, would a tribute from Jordan suddenly appear on...
  • No asterisk required (JESSE JAGMO COMES TO BARRY BONDS' RESCUE; A PRE-1947 ASTERISK??)

    07/21/2007 2:03:33 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 44 replies · 695+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 21, 2007 | Jesse Jackson
    CHICAGO -- Responding to Rick Morrissey's July 18 column, my point is simply this: Barry Bonds will soon break the MLB home run record, hitting against the best pitchers in the world from Asia, Latin America, the U.S. and Canada. His will be a genuine world record. Barry Bonds has earned the title of home run king in the most advanced globalized playing field of Major League Baseball. Today's game is a truly international sport. And against the modern-day system of starters, middle relievers, setup men and closers. I applaud Morrissey for his analysis of the Winter Olympics, but am...
  • Bonds at Wrigley: Seeing is grieving (BARRY-MANIA (BONDS NOT OBAMA) GOES WILD IN CHICAGO)

    07/20/2007 9:07:10 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 38 replies · 849+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 20, 2007 | JAY MARIOTTI Sun-Times Columnist
    As the ball ripped through the summer sky, much like a syringe injected into soft tissue, a spooky sense of finality settled over Wrigley Field. The villain is going to win, isn't he? A grand jury can't stop him, the commissioner can't stop him, old age can't stop him, and the weight of overwhelming public disapproval can't stop him. Barry Bonds, creep of creeps, is about to own the mother of all baseball records. And there's nothing we can do about it except watch and grow physically ill. ''Fans like the game of baseball, regardless of what you guys are...