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November 16, 2009
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November 16, 2009

Who's Hot Who's Not

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RAVENS DEFENSE

Ahead of Sunday's game, the Bengals' Chad Ochocinco sent Baltimore defenders gift baskets—replete with deodorant so they "don't sweat." They needed it. After not allowing a 100-yard rusher in 39 games, the Ravens were burned by Cedric Benson twice in five weeks. He had 117 in Cincy's 17--7 win.

TOYOTA IN FORMULA ONE

The world's biggest carmaker became the third factory in the past year to leave F/1. In eight seasons Toyota had 13 top three finishes but no wins. "Based on the economic environment, we realize we have no choice but to withdraw," Toyota president Akio Toyoda said.

CAL'S FUTURE

The faculty in Berkeley passed a resolution calling for an end to using campus subsidies and student fees to fund athletics programs. The resolution was nonbinding and ceremonial, but it will likely lead to stronger calls for smaller sports to be cut.

BUSTED GIANT

San Francisco ace—and dead ringer for Mitch, the star pitcher in Dazed and Confused—Tim Lincecum pleaded guilty to a civil infraction drug paraphernalia charge after a small amount of pot and a pipe were found in his car during a traffic stop. The incident cost him $372 in fines.

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