Posts Tagged ‘Associated’

McGrady, Pistons agree to 1 year, $1.3M (AP)

August 11th, 2010
Tracy McGrady is getting a chance to rejuvenate his career with a team hoping for a rebound of its own. McGrady and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been announced.

Haynesworth works first full practice (AP)

August 10th, 2010
Albert Haynesworth returned to work as $100 million backup Monday, working at second-string nose tackle in his first full practice at this year's Washington Redskins training camp. Haynesworth put on his No. 92 jersey and blended with his teammates, usually lining up between defensive ends Phillip Daniels and Darrion Scott as he ramps up his education in the team's new 3-4 defense.

NCAA probes Vols for possible violations (AP)

August 7th, 2010
The NCAA has interviewed several current and former Tennessee coaches and recruits regarding an investigation into possible recruiting violations, people with knowledge of the probe have told The Associated Press. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing. ESPN reported Friday that Tennessee expects to receive a letter of inquiry soon about possible violations...

Bills’ Spiller gets 5 years, up to $37M (AP)

August 7th, 2010
As belated birthday presents go, Buffalo Bills rookie first-round pick C.J. Spiller had no trouble waiting an extra day to get the one gift he really wanted: A signed NFL contract. A day after turning 23, the running back was excited to arrive at training camp Friday to sign a five-year deal that has the potential to be worth $37 million.

Woman in Pitino case claims unfair trial (AP)

August 7th, 2010
The woman convicted of trying to extort Rick Pitino said she didn't get a fair trial because of the Louisville coach's fame and power. Karen Cunagin Sypher told The Courier-Journal newspaper that Louisville is a small enough city for any jury to be influenced by Pitino. "I know now there is no justice system.

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