Rick Pitino’s lawyer says that his client gave $3,000 to a woman accused of trying to extort him so that she could buy health insurance. Earlier reports had stated that Pitino had paid for his mistresses’ abortion.
In one of the riskier moves by any team this NFL offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles signed free agent quarterback Michael Vick to a one-year, $1.6 million deal with a $5.2 million team option for 2010.
One of the big NFL rumors that circulated the web on Thursday was that the Buffalo Bills were interested in signing free agent quarterback Michael Vick. One rumor even had the Bills calling an afternoon press conference to announce the signing.
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino filed a police report on Thursday, one day after fielding a fly ball at Wrigley Field, as well as a beer shower from a Chicago Cubs fan who was sitting in the bleachers above him.