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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
YOGI BERRA received an honorary doctorate degree from NJ''s Montclair State College. Berra''s advice to the graduating class: "During the years ahead, when you come to the fork in the road, take it. .
Patriots QB DREW BLEDSOE has chosen his father, MAC BLEDSOE, to head the new Drew Bledsoe Foundation, which will focus on improving home life for young people. The group will be backed by $1M from Ble
The 76ers have named FRAN CASSIDY VP of Sales (76ers). ....The Lightning have re-upped GM PHIL ESPOSITO with a new three-year deal (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 5/15)....ROY TURNER is the new GM of the CISL and wil
BRETT FAVRE, last season''s NFL MVP, voluntarily entered the league''s substance abuse program due to a dependence on pain killers he developed over the last two seasons. Favre, who had a seizure foll
MAGIC JOHNSON''s decision to retire a third time came without warning Tuesday, even to Lakers management, according to the L.A. TIMES. Johnson: "I am going out on my own terms, something I couldn''t s
The Orange Bowl Committee has elected nine new members and a member-at-large: Marlins President DONALD SMILEY; BARRY KATES of Miami Motorsports Joint Venture; ROBERT BEATTY; THOMAS DANIEL; MICHAEL DYE
Polls give former tennis star ILIE NASTASE a wide lead in the race for mayor of Bucharest, Romania (N.Y. TIMES, 5/13)....Marquee Group President & CEO BOB GUTKOWSKI will serve as Honorary Chair of the
St. John''s Univ. Sports Information Dir FRANK RACANIELLO has resigned. St. John''s AD EDWARD MANETTA said through a spokesperson that Racaniello is seeking outside opportunities, but sources say Raca
"Saturday Night Live''s" NORM MACDONALD, as BOB DOLE, announced his VP pick this weekend -- DENNIS RODMAN. Rodman, shirtless with a feather boa: "I''m running for Vice President. And if you don''t lik
Through multiple lawsuits, JOY MCCANN CULVERHOUSE, widow of late Bucs Owner HUGH CULVERHOUSE, has sued the three trustees charged with managing her husband''s estate. In one suit, she claims attorney