Coach says it’s ‘nothing of a serious nature’
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rick Pitino wouldn’t say what caused him
to take a two-day medical leave, but the Louisville coach said
Friday that there was nothing seriously wrong with him.
“There is a diagnosis to it all, but it’s really not worth
going into,” Pitino said. “All I can say is this will not take
away from me coaching Louisville for another eight or 10 years.
I’ve got a clean bill of health.”
The 51-year-old Pitino rejoined his team Thursday after two days
of tests at the… [ESPN.com]
Kim Clijsters hits a forehand against fellow Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne during the Womens Singles Final of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia.
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When the big iTunes/Pepsi promo kicks off on Sunday during the Super Bowl, indie music advocacy group Downhill Battle will launch a promotion of their own, one aimed at taking some of Pepsi’s dollars away from the major music labels. They’re calling it Tune Recycler; Downhill Battle will use it to take some of the unwanted winning codes from among the 100 million being given away and use them to buy “quality music from honest independent labels,” according to group member Holmes Wilson. [MacCentral]
The online Apple Store features a 10 percent off sale on all 15, 20 and 40GB iPod models and select accessories, this weekend only. The deal is also available at Apple Store retail locations. [MacCentral]
University angered by DA’s accusations
DENVER — In an explosive case involving the state’s
flagship university, a prosecutor says the University of Colorado
is using sex parties to lure football recruits and police may have
helped cover up problems that include the alleged rapes of three
In testimony given for a civil rights lawsuit against the
school, Boulder County District Attorney Mary Keenan said the
athletic department resisted demands to halt the parties.
University officials called a late… [ESPN.com]
Pitino resumes job after 2 days of tests
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rick Pitino resumed his coaching duties at Louisville on Thursday morning, two days after taking an indefinite medical leave.
The 51-year-old Pitino ran the afternoon practice, which included installing the game plan for Saturday’s game against Marquette.
Pitino will provide an update on his condition at a news conference on Friday.
Pitino visited the Cleveland Clinic on Tuesday for medical testing to determine the cause of a pain in his left side. He had… [ESPN.com]
Billed as “the missing link,”Miraizon’sCinematize allows you to extract a video or audio clip — even a complex one — from a DVD after you’ve created it. You can then save that clip in a format compatible with such applications as QuickTime, iMovie, or Final Cut Pro. If you’d like to try it for yourself, the publisher announced on Thursday that a demo is now available. [MacCentral]
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