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Too Good To Be True
Steve Rushin
December 25, 2006
Keeping track of all the miscreants in sports--from liquored-up trees to larcenous wideouts--is a dirty job, and nobody has to do it. But Steve Rushin did it anyway
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December 25, 2006

Too Good To Be True

Keeping track of all the miscreants in sports--from liquored-up trees to larcenous wideouts--is a dirty job, and nobody has to do it. But Steve Rushin did it anyway

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KEN WAS LATER FOUND DEAD IN THE TOY CHEST

A British company began marketing Little Hooliganz, action figures of English soccer thugs.

CURSED BY A BAMBINO

ESPN employed a five-second delay for its live Little League World Series broadcasts after a 12-year-old's obscenity was caught by a dugout microphone.

A SIGN THAT YOU MAY HAVE TOO MUCH PROTECTION

Serena Williams's pit bull bit her security guard.

DON'T FILL UP ON NUTS

After Italy's Marco Materazzi insulted France's Zin�dine Zidane during the World Cup final, Zidane's mother said of Materazzi, "I want his balls on a platter."

WHAT CAN BROWN DO FOR YOU?

The Knicks fired coach Larry Brown one year into his five-year contract, then paid him an $18.5 million buyout, bringing his total compensation to $28.5 million, or $1.24 million for each of his 23 wins last season.

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