Recent Posts by lex2000

January 24, 2007

Former Portland Timbers star accused of scamming retired couple: A former Portland Timbers soccer star is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from a retired couple, police said.

posted by lex2000 to soccer at 12:51 PM - 4 comments

November 14, 2006

Knight: I didn't do anything wrong, would do it again: Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight told on Tuesday afternoon that he was trying to raise Michael Prince's confidence when he flipped his chin up during Texas Tech's game with Gardner-Webb Monday night in Lubbock.

posted by lex2000 to basketball at 05:45 PM - 67 comments

September 27, 2006

University of Phoenix gets naming rights to Cardinals stadium: The Arizona Cardinals played for 18 years at a college stadium in Tempe. Now the University of Phoenix, the nation's largest private university, will pay the NFL team $154.5 million over the next 20 years to put its name on the Cardinals' new home.

posted by lex2000 to football at 12:28 PM - 42 comments

September 26, 2006

It doesn't pay to punt: Once again this weekend the NFL landscape was littered with Preposterous Punts. Trailing 24-3, San Francisco punted on fourth-and-1 on the Philadelphia 40. Even the great Bill Belichick ordered a punt from the Broncos' 35.

posted by lex2000 to football at 02:28 PM - 25 comments

September 19, 2006

USC complains Musburger gave away team sign: Southern California formally complained that ABC-TV's Brent Musburger revealed privileged information in play-by-play commentary during Saturday's game against Nebraska.

posted by lex2000 to football at 05:01 PM - 33 comments

September 18, 2006

Pac-10 suspends officials for 1 game: The Pacific-10 Conference, finding merit in Oklahoma's complaints about the officiating in its loss to Oregon, issued a one-game suspension Monday to the officiating crew and the instant replay officials who worked the game and an apology to the Sooners.

posted by lex2000 to football at 06:47 PM - 25 comments

August 28, 2006

Raiders go way back, sign inactive quarterback George: The Oakland Raiders signed Jeff George to a contract Monday, bringing back a player who hasn't thrown an NFL pass in five seasons.

posted by lex2000 to football at 06:32 PM - 31 comments

May 17, 2006

One minor setback: The United States dropped into a fifth-place tie in the May FIFA rankings, the last before next month's World Cup.

posted by lex2000 to soccer at 12:14 PM - 33 comments