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Babe Ruth watch sells for $717k

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A 14-CARAT gold watch presented to baseball legend Babe Ruth for helping the Yankees win the 1923 World Series has sold at auction in Manhattan for $717,000.

Heritage Auctions — which called the watch “The most important baseball artifact in existence!” — refused to disclose the name of the new owner, who bid by phone. Continue reading ‘Babe Ruth watch sells for $717k’

Tonya Harding’s ex-hubby regrets “stupid” attack on Nancy Kerrigan

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Nancy Kerrigan

THE INFAMOUS attack on Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was “pretty darn stupid” admits the ex-husband of Tonya Harding.

On the 20th anniversary of the incident, Jeff Stone, who was named Jeff Gillooly, when his associate clubbed Kerrigan’s knee with a metal rod, told sports Web site Deadspin that the most common question he’s asked is “Do you regret what you did?” Continue reading ‘Tonya Harding’s ex-hubby regrets “stupid” attack on Nancy Kerrigan’

Tiger Woods’ brother in a hole lot of trouble

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Earl Dennison Woods Jr

TIGER WOODS’ half brother has hit a bogey – by calling in a fake bomb threat to the Arizona building where he works.

Cops busted Earl Dennison Woods Jr., 58, on charges of using an electronic device to terrify, intimidate, threaten or harass others after he allegedly called his Phoenix workplace, the Department of Economic Security, to say he had a bomb and was going to blow it up. Continue reading ‘Tiger Woods’ brother in a hole lot of trouble’

Probe launched into brutal boxing bout

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Mike Perez won his fight with Magomed Abdusalamov (left) 

AN investigation has been launched into the New York State Athletic Commission’s handling of a bruising boxing bout that left a Russian boxer with brain damage.

The New York Daily News reveals the probe into the November 2 brawl comes at the request of New York Secretary of State Cesar Perales, who oversees the Athletic Commission. Continue reading ‘Probe launched into brutal boxing bout’

Kenyans dominate New York City Marathon

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KENYANS Priscah Jeptoo and Geoffrey Mutai have won the women’s and men’s titles in the New York City Marathon.

The two runners triumphantly waved their flag in celebration while thousands cheered in Central Park. Continue reading ‘Kenyans dominate New York City Marathon’

Atlanta man feels the need for speed

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A SPEED junkie has broken the record for driving from New York to California – evading police and traffic to clock an amazing 28 hours and 50 minutes.

Ed Bolian and his crew drove a supercharged Mercedes at break-neck speed on the trip, installing the vehicle with a pair of GPS units, a police scanner, three radar detectors and a switch that would kill the car’s rear lights if the cops were on their tail. Continue reading ‘Atlanta man feels the need for speed’

McEnroe Senior – my son had to be a superbrat to win

THE Irish dad of tennis superstar John McEnroe says his volatile son had to be a superbrat to be successful.

John Patrick Senior – whose father was from Co. Cavan, and mother from Co. Westmeath – has been recalling his time as father of the world’s most controversial sportsman. Continue reading ‘McEnroe Senior – my son had to be a superbrat to win’


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