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LaShawn Merritt, gold medalist, fails drug test, faces ban

LaShawn Merritt failed a drug test after taking an erectile dysfunction drug, and the Olympic 400-meter champion may be suspended for two years.
LaShawn Merritt is pictured with two other runners.

NFL lockout loans: More money, more problems

The 2011 NFL lockout has spawned a controversial product called the lockout loan. Large-dollar same day loans to players can spell trouble.
A padlock with the NFL logo Photoshopped on.

Jackie Robinson Day honors memory of human rights legend

Jackie Robinson Day is on April 15. It celebrates the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color line in baseball back in 1947...
Black and white photograph of Jackie Robinson after his playing days. He looks distinguished in a business suit, which means that the photo may very well have been taken during one of his civil rights speaking engagements. He holds his arm around a young African-American boy.

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

‘Gatorade Tiger’ Sports Drink Pulled Off the Market

Gatorade issued a statement today about Gatorade Tiger, which it decided to discontinue BEFORE Tiger Woods became headline news in every rag on the planet...
Gatorade Tiger Image from Flickr.

IAAF can’t decide sex of 880m champ Caster Semenya

Runner Caster Semenya is livid that it has taken the IAAF eight months and counting to verify her gender. She just wants to compete. READ ON...
Medium close up of Caster Semenya, the South African sprinter who says she's a woman. The International Association of Athletics Federations isn't sure, so they're forbidding her from competing until they can verify her gender. It's been eight months since they began gender verification tests, in case you're keeping track.

UPDATE: Tests confirm Caster Semenya is a woman, can compete

The International Association of Athletics Federations took 11 months, but have finally decided that Caster Semenya is a woman. READ ON…
South African runner Caster Semenya awaits the official time for her race.

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

Chan Ho Park diarrhea comment reflects cultural divide

Chan Ho Park and diarrhea will forever be linked in Yankee fans minds now. But it was simply a case of culture clash, not potty humor...
Chan Ho Park and wife Ri-hye Park appear at a party, dressed in elegant formalwear.

The Mendoza Line | Bad in Sports, Bad For the Budget

If you're flirting with the Mendoza Line, you know things are going well for you. Whether it's a batting average, credit score or budget issue, stay above...
Mario Mendoza, "father" of the Mendoza Line (Photo: cdn.bleacherreport.com)

Toby Gerhart NFL Draft projections don’t match his resume

Toby Gerhart NFL Draft projections show that pro scouts have their doubts about his speed and running style translating to the NFL.
Closeup of a leather baseball glove

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Michael Vick Has Been Reinstated Into the NFL

Michael Vick has been reinstated into the NFL, which means that not only does the league need new leadership, but the team that signs him should be boycotted...
Justice. (Photo: thehollywoodgossip.com)

Bloomsday Race Results 2010

Bloomsday 2010 boasts over 50,000 participants and was held in Spokane, Washington, Sunday, May 2, 2010. Looking for your Bloomsday Results?
Know where to get the Bloomsday race results 2010.

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

2010-2011 College football bowl schedule pulls in huge money

The official bowl schedule for this season has been set - but with millions of dollars at stake, these games mean more than school matchups.
Football

LeBron James decision could backfire on NBA business

LeBron James goes to Miami, Dan Gilbert rants and curses and the NBA could lose out in TV ratings when Miami isn't on. READ MORE…
LeBron James stalking the court in his Team USA jersey, during the Beijing Summer Olympics.

German brewery markets no-alcohol beer in US as a sports drink

German brewer Erdinger is trying to increase its North American market share by marketing non-alcoholic beer Alkoholfrei at sporting events.
non alcoholic beer

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

Wonderlic : Should you take a sample test?

You have read about NFL players taking it, now you can take a sample Wonderlic test and get advice on how to read the results. READ MORE...
Tapping Pencils

Can Credit Cards Fix Tennis Damage?

Novak Djokovic performed a real no-no at the Shanghai Tennis tournament by slamming his racquet into the ground. Can he fix things with one of his credit cards?
Novak Djokovic may need one of his credit cards to help pay the fines for his latest on-court outburst.  (Photo: Wikipedia.org)