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January 11, 2004 - 1:06am
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Maurice Clarett's lawyers are looking to settle the misdemeanor case regarding an exaggerated police report... Clarett had pled innocent originally, but willing to plead guilty to a lesser charge that wouldn't appear on his criminal record
January 9, 2004 - 1:34am
5 years 11 weeks ago
As if Winston to Nextel wasn't enough.

Major changes may be on the way for NASCAR this year. The sport is considering a proposal where only the top 10 drivers after 26 races would be eligible to win the championship. Those 10 would compete over the final 10 races of the season.

The discussions come after Matt Kenseth won the 2003 Winston Cup Championship despite only winning one race during the year. Ryan Newman won eight races but finished sixth in the final standings.
January 9, 2004 - 1:31am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Ohio State wide receiver Santonio Holmes pleaded not guilty in Franklin County Municipal Court Thursday to charges of disorderly conduct. Holmes, backup OSU quarterback Troy Smith, and five women were charged following a fight outside a dorm in November. It was the night after Ohio State defeated Purdue. Smith's due in court next month.
January 5, 2004 - 11:15pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Cleveland acquired one reliever while watching another leave Monday.

The Indians traded two minor-league players to Montreal for left-handed reliever Scott Stewart Monday. Stewart saved 17 games for the Expos in 2002.

On the same day, former Tribe closer Danys Baez signed a deal with Tampa Bay.

Baez lost his job as Cleveland's closer during 2003. He still saved 25 games while posting a 3.81 ERA.

Stewart went 3-1 with a 3.98 ERA in 51 relief...
January 5, 2004 - 11:06pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
What were the odds on this?

Pete Rose reversed his stance Monday. After denying that he bet on baseball for 15 years, Rose told ABC news that he did gamble on the sport while managing the Cincinnati Reds.

Rose also makes a confession in his new autobiography, "My Prison Without Bars," which is set for release this Thursday.

"I've consistently heard the statement: 'If Pete Rose came clean, all would be forgiven,' " he writes. "Well, I've done what you've asked....
January 5, 2004 - 12:49am
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Bobby Knight dominated a press conference once again.

But instead of a profanity-laced tirade, the Texas Tech coach captivated his audience with warm words about Ohio State.

Knight was in a jovial mood after his Red Raiders defeated the Buckeyes 80-72 Sunday afternoon. It was Knight's first visit to his alma mater in five years, when he was the head coach at Indiana.

"I've never really forgotten about all Ohio State has done for me -- when I was here as a...
January 4, 2004 - 12:23am
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ZHS grad Kevin Martin led five Catamounts in double figures as Western Carolina pounded North Greenville 106-61 Saturday night.

Martin scored 26 points despite playing only 17 minutes. The 6-7 junior guard made 9-of-11 shots, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range.

Martin entered the game leading the nation in scoring at 26.7 points per game.

WCU (7-4, 1-0 SoCon) next plays Wednesday night when the Catamounts host the College of Charleston.
January 4, 2004 - 12:02am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Steve Hollins' Christmas gift came nine days late.

The Zanesville sophomore hit a turn-around shot from the baseline with 2.2 seconds left to give ZHS a 65-63 win against Massillon Washington Saturday night.

It was only the fourth varsity game for the 6-4 center.

"I just seen it and I went up and got it," Hollins told WHIZ after the game. "I just threw it up there."

ZHS coach Scott Aronhalt promoted Hollins from the JV team four games into the season...
January 3, 2004 - 2:47am
5 years 11 weeks ago
FIESTA BOWL

Ohio State 35
Kansas St. 28

-KSU QB Ell Roberson starts despite the sexual assault allegations and team curfew violations. Buckeyes jump out to a 21-0 first half lead, only to see the Wildcats creep back to make it a one-possession game late. Craig Krenzel wins the game's offensive MVP for his 4 TD passes, 2 each to Michael Jenkins and Santonio Holmes. Jenkins finishes with 96 yards and becomes the Buckeye record-holder in receiving yardage. Defensive...
January 3, 2004 - 2:41am
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New Jersey 97
Cleveland 82

-Jason Kidd scores 26 points, grabs 10 boards and adds 9 assists for the Nets... Lebron James held to 14 points... Carlos Boozer scored 16 and had 13 assists for Cleveland
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