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IT CAME FROM THE SPORTS PAGE!
Steve Rushin
December 24, 2001
SI's Steve Rushin spent 2001 collecting all the weird and outrageous stories that may have slipped under your radar. The result left no doubt that it was a shocking year in sports, but don't worry: It's over
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December 24, 2001

It Came From The Sports Page!

SI's Steve Rushin spent 2001 collecting all the weird and outrageous stories that may have slipped under your radar. The result left no doubt that it was a shocking year in sports, but don't worry: It's over

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Dog O.J. All You Like, but He Never Ran Through Airports

The Atlanta airport was shut down for three hours, stranding passengers nationwide, after bank vice president Michael Lasseter sprinted past security and the wrong way down an escalator in an effort to catch his flight to the Georgia- Ole Miss football game.

Chivalry Isn't Dead, but It Just Took a Called Third Strike That Was a Mile Low and Outside

When Andy Fletcher called him out on strike; in Toronto, Yankees catcher Jorge Posada cursed, bumped and spat on the umpire, whom he mistook for Justin Klemm, who'd called Posada out on strikes a month earlier.

Any Coach Will Tell You That The Biggest Key to Success in Sports Is Consistency

Six weeks after his first arrest for possession, Nate Newton was caught with 175 pounds of marijuana.

The ATP Immediately Received 3,000 Applications For Line Judge

Two security agents who found an unidentified powdery white substance in an envelope at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament were treated for exposure to anthrax before officials determined that the powder was cocaine.

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