1. SCANDAL: UVa's Scott Stadium Turf Grown In…Maryland!

    Evidently, U2’s 170-ton stage, which is the largest ever to be used for a concert tour according to Rolling Stone, wreaks havoc and destruction on local football fields...

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  2. THE RIDDLE REPORT

    No. 11 Elon’s Junior quarterback Scott Riddle of Ramseur, NC (hometown of T.A.H. Pop Culture Editor Young A.T.) grew up next door to T.A.H. loyalist and founding member John Allen (first cousin of T...

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  3. The Michael Vick Project: Nuh-Uh!

    Well, it had to happen...actually, both things had to happen. First off, you had to figure that sooner or later gossip mogul Perez Hilton would find his way to T.A.H. After all, T.A.H. Pop Culture Editor Young A...

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  4. Dear Jim Smith: Leave Bobby Bowden Alone

    M-E-M-O To: Jim Smith, Former Florida Attorney General and Gubernatorial Candidate and current Chairman of the Florida State University Board of Trustees.From: Editor, T.A.H. Knower-of-all-Things-ACC-Related...

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  5. Bolivian Soccer: A Kick In The Head

    We don’t know what kind of legal system they have in Bolivia, but they have at least one soccer player who needs some Prozac and some time in the hooskow… According to ...

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  6. College Football Programs in Big Trouble

    The Sports Illustrated college football issue is out and, to no surprise here at T.A.H., they have Florida State winning the Atlantic and Virginia Tech winning the Coastal. They pick the Hokies to win the Dr...

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  7. Quality Road Back on Track with Record-Setting Win

    It didn't look like a track record, but it was.And just when it appeared there wasn't a three-year-old in the country who could run with super-filly Rachel Alexandra, Edward P...

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  8. Michael Vick's Welcome Home Party Postponed—What's Next? Death? Taxes?

    Seriously, some bunch of knuckleheads are going to throw a party for Michael Vick. Rumor has it there was going to be a parade of injured dogs—just kidding...

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  9. Should Tom Watson Blame His Caddie for Open Stumble?

    Tom Watson had just hit a perfect drive on the 18th hole of the final round of the 138th Open Championship. He simply needed par to become the oldest golfer to win a major...

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  10. Nicanor Scratches From $750,000 Virginia Derby

    Virginia’s run of bad luck in big races for colts continues as Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro’s full-brother Nicanor has scratched from tomorrow’s $750,000 Virginia Derby Gr...

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  11. Barbaro's Brother Odd Morning Line Favorite In $750,000 Virginia Derby

    We were somewhat surprised when Babaro’s brother Nicanor, making only his sixth lifetime start and his third on the turf, was made the morning-line favorite at 7-2 for Saturday’s $750,000 Virginia Derby...

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  12. NCAA: A Twitter About Tweets

    Those suits out in Kansas, better known to most as the NCAA, are all worried about cyberspace yet again. Last month in Newport Beach, Calif...

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  13. Back Out on the Limb: Why Charitable Man Will Win the Belmont Stakes

    Short answer: Pace makes the race.Long answer: Keep reading…The odds-makers have made Mine That Bird and Virginia-bred Charitable Man the two favorites for tomorrow's Belmont Stakes...

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  14. Belmont Stakes Win for Charitable Man Would Make an Even Dozen for Virginia

    While fans of Virginia-bred racehorses were disappointed when Quality Road’s nagging foot injury prevented him from running in the Kentucky Derby, a new potential hero for the commonwealth ...

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  15. Out on Another Limb: Rachel Alexandra Should Skip the Belmont

    Exactly what does Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra have to prove by winning the Belmont Stakes?We say absolutely nothing.Two weeks ago, she became the first filly in 85 years to win the Preakness off a stunning 20...

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  16. A Letter From The Kentucky Derby Winner To The BCS

    Dear Mr. Swofford, Chairman of the Bowl Championship Series, I recently won the Kentucky Derby in a rather dramatic upset. In fact, it was the second-biggest dethroning of favorites in the 135 years of the race...

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  17. Calvin Borel's Unconventional Triple Crown

    Mine That Bird can't win the Triple Crown, but maybe jockey Calvin Borel can. Try as he did, Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird came up just a few jumps short and thus eliminated a potential Triple Crown at this year’s Belmont...

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  18. Can Mine That Bird Be Horse Racing's Much-Needed New Hero?

    Of course, the sport of horse racing could use a Triple Crown hero.The King of Sports started declining in the 1950s when it failed to a) embrace television as a way to communicate with its fans ...

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  19. Preakness Feud: "Greed Isn't Right"

    Say what? Via the PaulickReport.com, the following press release was issued on behalf of Mark Allen, co-owner of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird, concerning previously publicized ...

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  20. Preakness: Feud Over Jockey Brewing?

    Super filly Rachel Alexandra who won the Kentucky Oaks by 20.25 lengths last out, is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness...

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  21. ACC Bowl Games: So Long Blue Turf As Conference Eschews Boise for Mobile

    From various sources: The Atlantic Coast Conference has added a bowl to its lineup of nine postseason games.The league said Friday the Mobile, Ala.-based GMAC Bowl will replace the Humanitarian Bowl in Boise, Idaho, in the conference's postseason lineup..

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  22. Quality Road out of Belmont, Looking North to Saratoga

    Friday, Spring Hill farm manager Chris Baker told TodaysACCHeadlines.com that Quality Road will not be ready to race in the Belmont, due to the continued healing of his quarter crack in his right front foot...

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  23. Kentucky Derby Co-Owner Figure in Stevens Corruption Case

    As if horse racing needs more controversy, now a newspaper in Alaska is pointing out that Mine That Bird’s co-owner Mark Allen was involved in the corruption case that led to the resignation of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens...

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  24. UNC Football Recruit's Scholarship Withdrawn After Second Arrest

    From a phone conversation between UNC recruit Angelo Hadley and his mother: Angelo: Mom, I don’t want to go to college. It sucks. Angelo's mom: Well, son, go get arrested, and to be sure you get tossed, get arrested twice...

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  25. And The Winner Of The 135th Kentucky Derby Is...

    Who knows? But once again the starting gates are overcrowded. Some horse has a shot, and some don't. Every year there are horses that we would categorize as “marginal” Kentucky Derby contenders...

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