...envisioned himself still hanging on the way Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden did. "There's no chance I'll be doing this in my 70s or 80s," he said. Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org
...NASCAR hasn't said much about its legal battle plan. But with its deep pockets and non-nonsense attitude, the people in charge will do all they can to make sure he's nowhere near the racetrack. Reach Jim Litke at email@example.com.
...Wall's hometown of Raleigh, N.C., found him walking out of a vacant house, apparently little more than being in the wrong place at the wrong time. And as Calipari can attest, it can happen to anyone. Reach Jim Litke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...colleague of mine, Mr. Capuano of Massachusetts, wants to know what uniform will you wear into the Hall of Fame." Something tells me that's a question he won't have to worry about for a long time. Reach Jim Litke at email@example.com.
...a problem than Parcells and owner Jerry Jones are willing to deal with. That's what happened in San Francisco and Philadelphia. It's no coincidence that trouble never has a hard time finding T.O. Reach Jim Litke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...Armstrong said. "My home is America. I live here full-time now, my kids live here, my work, my mission now is here. "And so I have to be concerned with this army," he added, "not that one." Reach Jim Litke at email@example.com.
...That's true, of course. But showing up at Tuesday's clinic would have meant every bit as much to his father, knowing that the son he left behind has become a man who knows how to take directions. Reach Jim Litke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...the background. And Thursday, as the chuckles rippled through a crowd outside Baffert's barn, someone asked him where he finds fresh material. "I've had three years to work on it," Baffert said. Reach Jim Litke at email@example.com.
...tainted in the bargain, but at least there's this consolation. Bonds' overreaching ambition to be recognized as the best player ever won't be realized, precisely because of the era he played in. Reach jim litke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...decides to let him in through the front door, it would only be a matter of time before the furniture would start turning up for sale on eBay. Jim Litke is the national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at email@example.com